"If the bill on Supreme Court is passed, the coffin called rule of law will be shut definitely"
Ex-head, Poland's Constitutional Tribunal
""In the book of life every page has two sides: we human beings fill the upper side with our plans, hopes and wishes, but providence writes on the other side, and what it ordains is seldom our goal." Nizami Ganjavi"
"We laugh with Ariodante, we suffer, we cry with Ariodante."
"You have to become Superman, in the sense that you have to fly, literally."
"My parents got me out of bed in the middle of night to go and watch the landing"
Franck de Winne
Head of the European Astronaut Centre
"Our discovery reveals how small stars can be."
Master's Student, University of Cambridge
"MEPs don’t feel that they are doing anything which their constituents would care about."
Ex-UK parliament administrator
"All of us [...] must make sure that the local people are aware of [...] the partnership with the Chinese and they must benefit from every inch of what the Chinese people are bringing."
IS de facto capital Raqqa under heavy assault
Thousands of Syrians have been lining up at the border to go home for the first time in two years
When two-year-old Emad's mother took him to the Iranian parliament in Teran to request treatment for his illness, the pair found themselves caught up in a deadly terror attack in which gunmen killed 17 people.
In a statement posted online, ISIL says the iconic mosque and its 840-year-old minaret were destroyed by a US airstrike.
"An admission of defeat" is how Iraq's PM greeted the news ISIL had destroyed the al-Nuri mosque in Mosul.
Russia’s Defence Ministry said the Russian military will consider any flying objects within reach of its war planes as possible targets after the US shoots down a Syrian military jet near Raqqa.
The number of radicalised Islamists in Sweden is now in the thousands, according to the country’s intelligence chief.
Anders Thornberg, head of
Iraqi forces have begun to push into Mosul's Old City, ISIL's last stronghold there, but 100,000 civilians are trapped inside.
We know that we know little about him. He has been reported dead by the media several times.
Kurdish, Democratic Syrian and US forces have begun what they hope will be the fianl assault on ISIL's Syrian stronghold, Raqqa.
London’s Metropolitan police have named two of the three men who allegedly killed seven people and injured dozens more near London Bridge late on
The siege of the Philippines’ southern city of Marawi by ISIL-aligned Islamist fighters marks a shift in Southeast Asian terrorism and clearly
There is intense fighting in Mosul as Iraqi troops attempt to recapture the last ISIL-held enclave in the city.
The area targeted takes in the Old
A picture of a heavily-armed policeman blowing a kiss at two women in Manchester sums up the spirit of the city, it’s been claimed.
British aircrew wrote ‘Love from Manchester’ on a missile set to target ISIL in Syria, it’s been confirmed.
Ministry of Defence officials said the
Gunmen attacked buses and a truck taking a group of Coptic Christians to a monastery in southern Egypt on Friday, killing 26
The suicide bomber who killed at least 22 people at a Manchester pop concert was born in the city.
NATO leaders are meeting in Brussels today (25th May, 2017) as part of US President Donald Trump’s first foreign trip as commander-in-chief.
The NATO summit is President Donald Trump's first, and is held in a new Brussels HQ where the alliance will commit more resources to fight ISIL.
Our journalists are working on this story and will update it as soon as more information becomes available.