"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 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
Myanmar said on Friday that it was freeing around 100 people from jail – just days before the first sitting of a new parliament dominated by the
It is hoped her presence will build bridges ahead of her party taking power in March
Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has held talks with the country’s president Thein Sein to discuss the smooth transfer of power to her
The party of democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi has won a majority in Myanmar’s parliament, the election commission said on Friday, giving it enough
Although only a fraction of results have been officially announced, opposition supporters are claiming a landslide win in Myanmar’s historic
Aung San Suu Kyi was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize as an icon of peaceful democratic resistance. She could only receive it in person in 2012, after
Myanmar, officially the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, held a general election on Sunday, its second since polls in 2010 ended almost a
The opposition National League for Democracy of Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi says it has won a landslide victory in Myanmar’s first free
Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy party is expected to make large gains, but even with a landslide, she cannot become president.
Voters in Myanmar were on Sunday morning heading to the polls in the country’s first openly contested general election in 25 years. Opposition leader
Campaigning ends ahead of Myanmar's historic parliamentary elections, with the opposition NLD hailed as the most popular party running.
Aung San Suu Kyi held her biggest rally yet ahead of Myammar’s November 8 election. Supporters of Aung San Suu Kyi listen as she speaks during a
Early voting has begun in Myanmar’s historic election. Expats in Thailand lined up to cast their ballots on Saturday at their county’s embassy in
As official campaigning starts in Myanmar’s long-awaited general election the leader of the National League for Democracy, Aung San Suu Kyi is
Amid a show of strength by security forces, the head of Myanmar’s powerful ruling party has been ousted. Shwe Mann, who is also the speaker of
Hope for change in Myanmar is approaching a crucial test. The Southeast Asian nation is preparing for the first free national ballot since 1990. The
The armed forces’ powerful political role remains in tact in Myanmar. A move to amend the Asian country’s constitution, to remove the military’s