"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."
Thousands have taken part in one of the US’s oldest January the first parades.
Making a New Year splash in Rome's Tiber
As the hunt intensifies for the gunman behind Turkey’s New Year nightclub massacre, security forces are seeking clues at the scene of the bloodbath.
Pope Francis has condemned the deadly attack in Istanbul and offered prayers for the victims, their families and the entire Turkish people.
Hundreds of thousands of merrymakers witnessed the descent of the kaleidoscopic New Year’s Eve ball in Times Square at midnight on Sunday, celebrating a century-old New York tradition under an unprece
Revellers packed Terreiro do Paço Square in Lisbon to ring in the New Year.
A bell tolled to mark the New Year at Japan’s Zentsu Temple in Zentsuji City.
From Giza to London, Amsterdam to Dubai, the world rings in 2017.
Millions of people are welcoming in 2017.
Millions of people have already been celebrating the arrival of 2017.
With Germany still reeling from the deadly Berlin truck attack, Angela Merkel has used her annual New Year’s message to insist the country and its democratic values are ‘stronger than…
People on the streets of a central Romanian town performed a traditional New Year’s bear dance on Friday.
The annual air worthiness test for the all-important confetti to be used in New York's New Year's Eve celebrations took place in wet conditions.
Britain & Germany win three awards each at International Emmy Awards
Campaigners say millions of goldfish perish during the festival of Nowruz
Turkey’s Kurdish minority marked the annual spring festival of Newroz on Monday (March 21)with a call for peace talks to resume between Ankara and
China and Taiwan celebrated the end of Lunar New Year on Monday night with a spectacular Lantern Festival. Hundreds gathered to release paper
The world's biggest annual mass migration gets underway
The police chief of Cologne has been “relieved of his duties” following criticism of his handling of a wave of attacks in the German city on New
Police in Cologne are being strongly condemned for the way they dealt with the mass New Year sex attacks.