"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."
Armed Russian coastguards forcibly boarded Greenpeace’s Arctic Sunrise ship, according to the environmental group.
Russian authorities have
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He says the new venture
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All its crew has been
A host of international politicians are in London for meeting to discuss the future of Somalia – often referred to as a ‘failed state’.
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Within minutes of its
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A day without access to some information exchange websites has been a major worry for millions of users around the world.
Wikipedia was among many
The online encyclopedia, Wikipedia’s English-language service is going offline for 24-hours on Wednesday to protest against planned anti-piracy
The US Navy says they’ve rescued an Iranian fishing boat which had been captured by suspected Somali pirates.
American forces on the guided-missile
An Italian-owned oil tanker and its crew have been released by Somali pirates amid reports a ransom of over 8.5 million euros has been paid.
A French court is prosecuting six Somali men accused of holding a French couple hostage on their boat. The trial begins in Paris today