"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."
Roads and highways across Iraq have filled with hundreds of thousands of Shi’ite pilgrims heading to Kerbala to celebrate a religious ceremony amid
Millions of Muslims from across the world are arriving this week in Saudi Arabia for the annual pilgrimage – known as the Hajj.
The focus is Mecca
German Chancellor Angela Merkel began a two day visit to Spain by going for a walk with her host, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy.
The two leaders
The Catholic church insists on a long road to sainthood, and a long road also awaits Polish pilgrims who have begun their journey to Rome for the
Hundreds of clowns marched to the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City on Tuesday as part of an annual pilgrimage to thank the country’s
Suicide bombers targeting Shia Muslims have killed at least 60 people in Iraq.
The attack happened as pilgrims walked to a Shia shrine and come on
In the town of Assisi preparations are underway for the Friday visit of Pope Francis, named after its patron saint.
700 journalists are expected to
A husband was unable to save his wife after their car was submerged by flash floods near the famous French pilgrimage site of Lourdes.
Ten thousand Christians streamed along the famous Via Dolorosa of Jerusalem’s Old City on Good Friday.
In the holy city of Karbala in Iraq, tens of thousands of Shiite Muslims pilgrims have celebrated the end of a 40-day period of mourning.
Thousands of pilgrims made their way on foot to Iraq’s holy city of Karbala to attend the Arbaeen religious festival.
Hundreds of thousands of Iraqi Shi’ite pilgrims filled the shrine city of Kerbala for the climax of the Ashura rituals.
Those attending beat their
Authorities in Saudi Arabia have stepped up security for the annual Haj pilgrimage, which begins today.
Officials are worried about possible
Millions of people have arrived in Mecca for the annual Islamic haj pilgrimage to the site. Haj is a religious duty for all Muslims, both Sunni and
There were scenes of relief at Beirut airport as a group of Lebanese women arrived home from Syria – but the Shi’ite men they were with are still
Thousands of faithful Cubans participate in the annual pilgrimage to Saint Lazarus altar at the El Rincon Church on the outskirts of Havana.
Millions of Muslims from around the world were in the holy city of Mecca for the first day of Hajj, the annual pilgrimage that every Muslim is