"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."
Japan has remembered the nearly 20,000 victims of an earthquake and subsequent tsunami and nuclear crisis. Friday (March 11) marked five years since
Japan’s Emperor Akihito led the tributes, five years on from the Fukushima disaster on Friday, but for those who lived through it, the wounds have
One of the biggest earthquakes in history shook Japan’s northeast five years ago. It triggered a 10-metre tsunami which smashed into the Fukushima
People in Japan have remembered the 6,434 victims of an earthquake that struck two decades ago. About 300,000 light-emitting diodes were turned on in
A magnitude 8.5 earthquake struck off the east coast of Japan on Saturday, shaking buildings in Tokyo, but there was no danger of a tsunami and no
Four years ago on 11th March the earth shook Japan. The magnitude nine quake went on for six minutes, the strongest the archipelago had ever
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 jolted central Japan on Saturday evening (November 22), temporarily trapping people in collapsed
Footballers from Japanese side Sanfrecce Hiroshima celebrated a goal with a touching tribute to victims of the 2011 tsunami.
The players, with the
A memorial ceremony was held on Sunday in the tsunami-stricken city of Rikuzentakata, in Iwate Prefecture, ahead of the 3rd anniversary of the
A strong earthquake estimated at magnitude 6.3 struck Awaji Island in Hyogo Prefecture, western Japan, on Saturday morning.
Japan has been marking the second anniversary of the devastating tsunami and earthquake that claimed an estimated 19,000 lives and caused the worst
Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko at a special memorial service at the National Theatre in Tokyo, and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, once more
A powerful quake shook the eastern part of Hokkaido, in northern Japan, on February 2. Twelve people were injured and several buildings’ ceilings
Japan’s has been hit by a massive earthquake off its northeastern coast.
Tremors from the 7.3 magnitude quake could be felt as far away as
A strong earthquake centred off the coast of northeastern Japan shook buildings as far as Tokyo, and led to a one-meter-high tsunami on friday.
A strong earthquake centred off the coast of northeastern Japan shook buildings as far as Tokyo and led to a tsunami warning for coastal areas of the
Exactly a year on from the enormously destructive earthquake and tsunami, Japan has commemorated the events of that day in ceremonies around the
Cities across northeastern Japan have been holding their own memorials for the tsunami’s victims, and those of the nuclear crisis that followed.
Exactly a year on from the enormously destructive earthquake and tsunami, Japan is remembering.
Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko led a minute of
One year on, the search for missing children continues in the tsunami-hit city of Ishinomaki in northern Japan. Most of the missing students’ bodies