"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."
The Saudi authorities have denied suggestions that more than a thousand people died in the tragedy last week – and say the death toll stands at 769
Thousands of Iranian protesters took to the streets of towns and cities across the country to condemn the Saudi government over the deaths of
More than 700 dead and over 850 injured is the sickening death toll following a stampede near Mecca during the Hajj religious festival. Pilgrims were
More than 100 people are killed and over two hundred injured after a crane collapses at Mecca's Grand Mosque
The Saudi Civil Defence agency says severe rain contributed to the collapse of a crane which has killed more than 100 people in the Muslim holy city
A crane has collapsed in the Muslim holy city of Mecca killing at least 87 people, according to Saudi authorities. Some 183 more have been injured
A crane has collapsed in the Muslim holy city of Mecca killing at least 87 people, according to Saudi authorities. At least 65 killed in crane
Lasting several days the festival began with the start of the lunar month of Shawwal which differs every year.
Muslim pilgrims from around the world headed to Mount Arafat on Friday as part of the annual Hajj pilgrimage.
Saudi authorities said there are 1.4
This year’s Haj is taking place with a backdrop of Ebola, which is preventing Muslim pilgrims from three African countries from traveling to Mecca
It’s the narcissistic trend that has seemingly swept the world – the ‘selfie’.
First it was celebrating movie stars at the Oscars, then the
Millions of Muslims from across the world are arriving this week in Saudi Arabia for the annual pilgrimage – known as the Hajj.
The focus is Mecca
Thousands of Muslims observing the hajj hurled pebbles at three pillars, believed to represent the devil, in Mina, east of Mecca. It is part of the
Muslims around the world have been celebrating Eid al-Adha, the Feast of the Sacrifice, which marks the end of the annual Hajj pilgrimage to
Muslims from across the world converged on the Saudi Arabian city of Mecca on the first day of the annual Hajj pilgrimage. Around two million people
Pilgrims from around the world have been arriving at Mount Arafat near the Saudi Arabian city of Mecca for the Day of Arafat, part of the annual Haj
Authorities in Saudi Arabia have stepped up security for the annual Haj pilgrimage, which begins today.
Officials are worried about possible
Millions of people have arrived in Mecca for the annual Islamic haj pilgrimage to the site. Haj is a religious duty for all Muslims, both Sunni and
Around three million Muslim pilgrims are in Saudi Arabia on the penultimate day of the Hajj festival. They symbolically stoned Satan in a valley near
Millions of Muslims from around the world were in the holy city of Mecca for the first day of Hajj, the annual pilgrimage that every Muslim is