"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 has closed its diplomatic missions until further notice in Turkey’s two main cities – Ankara and Istanbul – due to security concerns.
Kazakhstan is celebrating its ancient roots with around 100 events across the country marking the @550th anniversary of the Kazakh
Ukraine is marking 24 years of independence from Soviet rule. There have been ceremonies in the centre of Kiev, including a show of military might
France is today putting its feet up to mark Pentecost today – one of a dozen public holidays the country will enjoy in 2015.
But how does France –
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Barack Obama is the first US president to be guest of honour at India's annual Republic Day parade, a flamboyant display of the South Asian nation's military might and cultural diversity.
It may be a micro-state but Monaco held a big party for its National Day, and Prince Albert had some good news for the crowds as well. He and
Azerbaijan celebrates its 5th National Flag Day and the upcoming Baku 2015 European Games – billed as “the first ever major multi-sport event for the
Tens of thousands took to the streets of Moscow to mark Unity Day. This year the parade had a distinct flavour of defiance against the West.
“Let them tear it down if they can. They ordered its suspension, yet they can’t stop this building. I’ll be opening it; I’ll be moving in and using
An estimated half a million people packed the streets of Barcelona on Thursday to call for Catalonia to be separated from Spain.
Hundreds of thousands of Catalans have taken to the streets of Barcelona to demand the right to vote on separation from Spain.
As Scotland’s referendum on independence approaches, separatist politicians in the Spanish region of Catalonia hope it could add momentum to their
September 11 is Catelonia’s “Diada”, its national day.
This year as always dignitaries mark the fallen in past disputes. But today’s battle is with
Ukraine celebrated its independence from the Soviet Union on Sunday. During a ceremony marking Independence Day, President Petro Poroshenko vowed to
Americans celebrate 238th anniversary of the nation’s independence.
Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets of Budapest marking Hungary’s National Day and the failed anti-Soviet uprising of 1956.
Crown Prince Felipe has replaced his ailing father at Spain’s National Day parade – inspecting troops in an austerity-hit show of military
Final preparations are underway in Belgium for Sunday’s abdication of King Albert II.
After 20 years on the throne, he is handing over the royal
The annual Bastille Day parade in Paris has been celebrated with troops from Mali and 12 other African countries marching with the French military