"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."
France paid tribute to its elite armed assault units as they took part in the annual military parade on Bastille Day for the first time. Many wore
In Moscow, rehearsals by night have been leading up to Russia’s celebration of Victory in the Second World War. Western leaders will not see it this
North Korean media claims leader Kim Jong-un has climbed Paektu Mountain, the secretive state's highest peak.
Thousands of Greeks braved rainy weather to line the streets of Athens for National Day commemorations. March 25 marks the start of Greece’s 1821
Pro-Russian separatists have marched dozens of captured Ukrainian soldiers through the streets of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine.
Hundreds of people
Russia held its annual Victory Day Parade in Red Square marking the Soviet Union’s victory over Nazi Germany in the Second World War.
It was staged
Armoured vehicles flying Russian flags have rolled into Slovyansk in eastern Ukraine.
Pro-Russian militia already control the city’s government and
In Japan the government of Shinzo Abe has approved a new defence policy designed to meet the challenge posed by a rising China.
It is the latest
Soldiers of the Moscow military garrison, military cadets and volunteers have recreated the military parade that took place on November 7 1941 when
Russian soldiers were out in force in Moscow to mark the anniversary of a war-time military parade.
They recreated a march which took place on
Britain’s Prince Harry sailed through Sydney Harbour aboard a navy ship on Saturday for the International Fleet Review, his first official visit to
North Korea has marked its 65th anniversary with a huge military parade in the capital Pyongyang.
The country’s leader Kim Jong Un watched as
Both North and South Korea held commemorative events to mark the 60th anniversary of the armistice that ended the Korean war in 1953.
Korean war veterans headed to Pyongyang to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the end of the conflict which divided the country into North and South
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev attend annual Victory Day Parade on Moscow’s Red Square.
Thousands of North Koreans have turned out for a mass rally in Pyongyang, in support of their leaders’ call to arms.
Romanians celebrated their National Day. 15,000 people attended the military parade composed of 1500 army men and women who performed through the
Romania celebrated its National Day with a huge military parade in Bucharest on Saturday. Recently re-instated President Traian Basescu was among the
The South Korean military staged a rehearsal for the 64th Armed Forces Day celebration before South Korean Defence Minister Kim Kwan-jin on at
Turkey is celebrating Victory Day to mark the final battle in the Turkish War of Independence in 1922.
Turkish President Abdullah Gul, however, did