"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 of pro-democracy protesters chanting and waving smart phones at a rally in Admiralty district
There has been more brawling on the streets of Hong Kong as pro-democracy protesters held another overnight rally.
Police used pepper spray to push
Hong Kong’s top leader has told pro-democracy protesters they must clear the city by Monday. CY Leung’s warning follows fears that the worst unrest
China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs repeated on Monday its opposition to the “Occupy Central” movement in Hong Kong which has blocked main roads
From a demonstration to save trees in Turkey’s Taksim Gezi park, a movement to remove the government has taken root.
One week on protesters
Police descended on Istanbul’s Taksim Gezi Park to remove protesters occupying it. The demonstrators, who had been camping out in the park for three
The effects of the financial crisis have been seen and felt vividly on the streets of Madrid.
Protestors, mostly the young, have clashed with
It started as what organisers had said would be a peaceful protest outside the Spanish Parliament. Within hours clashes had broken out between
Occupy Wall Street protesters marked the movement’s one-year anniversary on Monday by taking to the streets of New York’s financial district.
On Monday, exactly a year after putting economic inequalities under the global spotlight with its rallying cry of “We are the 99%”, Occupy Wall
Police cleared a few remaining Occupy Hong Kong protesters from an open-air plaza beneath HSBC’s Asian headquarters, nearly a year after the
Occupy movement protesters took to the streets of Charlotte, North Carolina, during the Democratic National Convention, to protest against President
A court in Hong Kong has ordered the final members of the Occupy protest movement to leave the area in the heart of the city’s financial district
Police have cleared anti-capitalist protesters from the Occupy Frankfurt camp set up 10 months ago.
While some left voluntarily, others had to be
The Olympic Games are a time for the world to come together to celebrate its athletes. The winning of gold, silver and bronze medals decided on a
In Frankfurt, Germany’s financial capital at least 20,000 demonstrators took to the streets to protest against austerity measures aimed at tackling
Police detained at least 400 people on Friday amid anti-capitalist protests in Frankfurt, the city that houses the European Central Bank.
A small number of Spain’s “indignados” protesters demonstrated outside the Madrid headquarters of the country’s fourth largest bank, accusing it of
Police moved in to evict protesters from central Madrid on Monday morning, on the eve of the first anniversary of the grassroots ‘Indignados’
Protesters once again filled Madrid’s Puerta del Sol square on Sunday night, this time calling for the release of around 18 of their number, detained