"We don't get involved in the politics of the nations that we visit. We are above that. I don't want to criticize why we couldn't use a soprano that sang alone on stage. I like to see the other part - that in the orchestra women and men can sit together. It's a great step forward."
"It always runs on time, it's very fast, it's comfortable."
"The problem is that one in five workers are paid less than ten euros an hour."
Trade union representative (ver.di)
"Just enough money for a kebab"
Music teacher (Berlin)
"Each halva has five layers of ground rice, hazelnuts, sugar and a syrup made with water and lemon. You have to leave it to rest overnight."
"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."
ISIL describes as one of its fighters a gunman, killed by police, who had a long criminal record but was free on parole.
US President Donald Trump has followed up his criticism of Mayor of London Sadiq Khan by accusing him of making a “pathetic excuse”.
A spokesperson for the British Transport Police (BTP) says its believed an officer who was stabbed in the face during Saturday’s (June 3) London
Dozens more injured after gunman sets fire to gaming tables in the Philippine capital. Police suspect the motive was robbery.
Tens of thousands of people have fled the besieged Philippine city of Marawi, amid fierce clashes between government forces and Islamist
The Maute militant group, which has pledged allegiance to ISIL, captured parts of the southern city of Marawi earlier this week.
Iraqi security forces are said to be only days away from retaking Mosul from the self-styled Islamic State group.
Insiders takes an in-depth look at how Europe is responding to the threat of terrorist attacks.
Usman Raja is a cage fighting coach.
Jordan Horner is a former convicted extremist who served two prison sentences.
Usman Raja is a British-Pakistani cage-fighting coach.
Sophie Claudet speaks to former French intelligence official,Louis Caprioli about what can be done to combat radicalisation in prisons.
The Council of State ordered the French state to pay 15,000 euros to the parents of a girl who left a Paris airport heading for Syria even though she was on a wanted list.
Video has emerged of last weekend’s attack at a Paris airport, when an armed man briefly took a soldier hostage before being shot dead.
Syrian forces engaged in fierce fighting with rebels and jihadists on Sunday, responding to an onslaught with intense bombardments.
Somali police sources say two blasts in Mogadishu have killed more than ten people and wounded over a dozen.
Russia’s Defence Ministry claims its forces played a decisive role in the recapture of Palmyra.
German police have launched a series of anti-terror raids across Berlin linked to a mosque visited by the Christmas market truck attacker Anis Amri.
The Palestinian group Hamas has elected a commander of its armed wing as overall leader in Gaza.
Police in Germany say they have arrested two Islamic extremists during dawn raids in the central city of Goettingen.