"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."
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Mexican security forces have arrested suspected drug kingpin Damaso Lopez.
US negotiators agree on a deal to avert a possible government shutdown, but there's no money in the budget for the president's proposed border wall.
The families, supported by activists, have been highly critical of the government's handling of the case.
The US Attorney General has warned America’s so-called “sanctuary cities” protecting immigrants from potential deportation that “enough is enough”.
A human rights group says the investigation into the disappearance of 43 student teachers in 2014 has failed to make significant progress for 16 months.
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