"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."
Police fired tear gas as clashes broke out in the south eastern Turkish district of Nusaybin. They happened after a group of deputies from the
The Kurdistan Workers’ Party, the PKK, said on Thursday it was calling off a month-long ceasefire. The announcement came a day after Turkey’s
Ankara has launched a crackdown against the PKK-Kurdistan Workers Party, as well as airstrikes against ISIL targets in Syria
Hundreds of people took to the streets of Ankara to protest against Monday’s suicide bombing, blamed on Islamic State militants, as well as condemn
Hundreds of people from the French Kurdish community have turned out for a demonstration in Paris. They are protesting against the attack by
Turkish forces have launched airstrikes against Kurdish militants in northern Iraq. It comes amid fresh attacks on ISIL targets in Syria.
Turkish Air forces have expanded their cross border operations to Iraq and hit several PKK (Kurdistan Workers’ Party) bases. The PKK responded by
Iraq puts its Tikrit offensive on pause, asking for more airstrikes as Kurdish officials claim two new chemical attacks by ISIL.
It emerged as an offshoot of al-Qaeda and was reinforced by the chaos generated by the civil war in Syria. In 2014 the self-styled Islamic State
In Iraq’s Kurdistan region a two-day military assault by Peshmerga forces has helped free hundreds of minority Yazidi people who have been trapped on
ISIL insurgents clashed with Kurdish peshmerga forces south of Iraq’s strategic oil city of Kirkuk late on Tuesday (November 25) and continuing into
According to a recent paper by UNESCO, half of the 57 million children currently out of school live in conflict zones. Despite urgent calls by the
Deserted streets in a desolate town, Makhmour, shows all the signs of a community on the frontline. Lying between Mosul and Kirkuk in north central
For months, only the Kurds have been fighting Islamic State radicals (ISIL) on the ground, first in Iraq, also in Syria, notably in Kobani. Without
Iraqi forces supported by militias and local recruits are said to have liberated the town of Duluiya from control of Islamic extremists known as
Turkish government forces have clashed with Kurd protesters on the Turkish-Syrian border, where there is growing anger about the advance of
Hundreds of Syrian refugees flocked into Turkey on Monday.
Some 130,000 Syrian Kurds have fled to Turkey since Friday to escape the advance of
Fierce clashes took place on the Turkish-Syrian border on Monday (September 22) as security officials fought to prevent a crowd of Kurdish youths
A spokesman for militant group Islamic State (ISIL) has
issued a statement urging the group’s followers to attack civilians in countries fighting to
A new video has emerged of a British national believed to be missing journalist John Cantlie, allegedly held hostage by Islamic State (ISIL)