"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."
"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
Fighters from the Rohingya community in northern Myanmar have a Pakistani-born leader and many Saudis in top echelon says Brussels-based NGO International Crisis Group.
Some 99 million years ago, a juvenile dinosaur got its feathery tail stuck in tree resin, a death trap for the small creature.
Amnesty International says Rohingya Muslims are being “squeezed by the callous actions of both the Myanmar and Bangladesh authorities.
President Obama announces US to lift sanctions against Myanmar during a meeting with Aung San Suu Kyi in Washington
It is significant that the Burmese Foreign Minister, Aung San Suu Kyi, called out for help to find a solution to the Rohingya’s situation.
Hundreds of people rallied in Myanmar on Tuesday to denounce an advisory commission, led by visiting former UN chief Kofi Annan, which is charged with probing the plight of the country’s Muslim…
Hundreds of representatives of ethnic groups have gathered in the capital of Myanmar, as Aung Sun Suu Kyi opened peace talks to end decades of fighting between the military and…
The UN, along with Japan and China, have offered to help restore dozens of damaged structures in Myanmar following Wednesday large earthquake.
Myanmar – otherwise known as Burma – has marked Sunday’s UN international day against drug trafficking and abuse by burning a vast quantity of substances in a public…
It marks the first such wave of releases pledged by Aung San Suu Kyi as a top priority for the new government.
New president Htin Kyaw is a close confidante of Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi
Myanmar is in the process of forming its first democratically-elected government
Htin Kyaw reassured public servants their jobs are secure despite government cost-cutting plans
Myanmar’s parliament has elected Htin Kyaw as the country’s new president. Kyaw is a close friend of the Aung San Suu Kyi, head of the governing
A close friend and confidant of Aung San Suu Kyi has been confirmed as the presidential candidate of Myanmar’s lower house of parliament. The Nobel
Aung San Suu Kyi’s party has nominated her former driver and close aide to be Myanmar’s next president. The National League for Democracy (NLD) is
Myanmar’s National League for Democracy (NLD) has proposed Htin Kyaw who is a close friend of party leader Aung Sun Suu Kyi , as presidential
The first democratically-elected assembly for 50 years is voted in, but the military retains key ministries
They are doctors, poets, teachers, farmers, fishermen. Many are new to politics, and had to receive intensive instruction in law and constitutional
Myanmar’s election-winning party, the National League for Democracy, is preparing to form a government and take charge of the country. The party’s