"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."
In the city of Benghazi at least nine people have been killed and almost fifty wounded in clashes between Libyan troops and militants, according to
Lay down your arms or join the army, Libya’s militias have been told.
New army chief Colonel Salem Qineydi issued the ultimatum after deadly
The Libyan government, following a mass public demonstration of support, is taking tentative steps to consolidate military force more than a year
The head of Libya’s national congress has vowed to dissolve the country’s militias, in the wake of demonstrations against them.
Fresh fighting erupted in west Libya on Wednesday after two days of deadly clashes near the border with Tunisia.
The clashes have left at least 16
Three days of clashes in southern Libya that have killed dozens of people have spread to Sabha, the country’s fourth largest city.
Libyan army conscripts have held a military parade to celebrate the anniversary of their victory in the battle for Benghazi.
It is a year since
Libya’s former head of intelligence Abdullah al-Senussi has been arrested in Mauritania.
Al-Senussi, one of the most prominent figures in the
Bullet-scarred and abandoned buildings bear testament to the battle for Bani Walid, the last Libyan stronghold of Muammar Gaddafi.
Calm has once