"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."
Hopes for the quick formation of a new inclusive Iraqi government have been dashed.
Sunnis and Kurds walked out of the first session of the
Turbulence in the east has triggered violence in Ukraine’s parliament which has passed a law envisaging long jail terms for acts against the
Scuffles erupted in Ukraine’s parliament and communist deputies walked out during a debate about ongoing pro-Russian protests in the east of the
Earlier on Friday Ukraine’s parliament overwhelmingly voted in favour of a return to the country’s 2004 constitution.
While it means President
Scuffles erupted in Ukraine’s parliament as the opposition demanded a snap presidential election, a constitutional reform and freedom for jailed
Before Tuesday’s street violence in Kyiv there were stormy scenes inside Ukraine’s parliament.
Staff refused to register an opposition resolution
A militant group of activists who occupied the Agriculture Ministry on Wednesday have been forced out by other moderate protesters.
Tempers flared in the Turkish parliament for the second day running as the justice commission debated a draft bill that would give the government
An MP has been arrested after trying to shoot another lawmaker during a row in Jordan’s parliament.
Talal al-Sharif fired an AK-47 towards
About 50 Taiwanese lawmakers pushed and struggled during a parliamentary session on Tuesday. Ruling Kuomintang party lawmakers occupied the podium to
The so-called ‘pigs mess’ in Italy shows no sign of ending as parliament votes for a 5th time to elect a new president, a vote that is doomed to
The Italian parliament will try again on Friday to elect a new president following Thursday’s spectacular crash by the candidate of the centre-left
Political stalemate continues in Italy; not only does the country not have a government since the deadlocked general election in February, but early
Opposition parties in Ukraine have blocked parliament in protest, paralysing the legislature since February 5.
They accuse the ruling Party of
Deputies from Ukraine’s nationalist Svoboda (Freedom) party brought down part of the fence surrounding parliament on its first session on December
The first session of Ukraine’s new parliament saw politicians from opposition and ruling parties fighting and climbing over each other to be able to
Early elections have been called in Japan by the country’s sixth prime minister in six years.
Yoshihiko Noda has been forced to dissolve
Tahrir Square in central Cairo was again humming with crowds late on Tuesday night.
The crucible of Egypt’s Arab Spring was for several hours alive
Egypt’s new president has ordered parliament to reconvene in a move likely to put him at odds with the country’s powerful army.
The speaker of Ukraine’s parliament has offered to resign over a move to boost the status of the Russian language.
Violence erupted on Tuesday when