"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."
They came from far and wide to pay their respects and snatch a last glimpse of the man who led their nation out of apartheid and onto the path of
There have been emotional farewells to South Africa’s much-loved former leader, Nelson Mandela, as his body lies in state.
Former South African
For the first time dogs are now being trained to sniff out the previously undetectable explosive “Mother of Satan”, Braveheart Bio-Dog Academy said
The trial of South African Olympic and Paralympic athlete, Oscar Pistorius, accused of the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp is due to start
Four weeks after he was admitted to a Pretoria clinic, what has become known as “the wall” bursting with tributes to Nelson Mandela, is testament to
Doctors treating former South African president Nelson Mandela have denied rumours that he is in a “permanent vegetative state”.
Qunu, the site of the Mandela family burial ground and the ailing anti-apartheid hero’s chosen resting place continues to fuel a bitter family feud
Prayers continue to be said for Nelson Mandela outside the Pretoria hospital where he has spent the last three weeks being treated for a severe lung
US President Barack Obama says his government will provide nearly 5.4 billion euros over the next five years to help combat power blackouts in
In a visit dominated by the fading health of former South African president Nelson Mandela. US President Barack Obama attended banquet with current
Barack Obama has paid tribute to Nelson Mandela during his visit to South Africa.
Out of deference to the ailing anti-apartheid leader’s peace and
Several leading South African figures and family members have been visiting the hospital in Pretoria where Nelson Mandela remains in a critical
For many among South Africa’s more than 50 million people who see Nelson Mandela almost as a family member, this is a particularly difficult
The South African president Jacob Zuma has confirmed that Nelson Mandela’s health continues to improve.
At a Rally to mark National Youth day, Zuma
Nelson Mandela’s family say the ailing former South African president is recovering well from a lung infection, which had kept him hospitalised for
South African citizens are praying for the recovery of former President Nelson Mandela.
The nation’s first black president remains in hospital in
Oscar Pistorius had to force his way through a media scrum to attend a pre-trial hearing in Pretoria.
The South African paralympic champion has
Former South African President Nelson Mandela has been discharged from hospital in Pretoria after a nine-day stay for treatment of pneumonia and is
The prayers of Oscar Pistorius’ family appear to have been heard as a South African court released him on bail.
The Olympic and Paralympic star was
Oscar Pistorius was granted bail by a South African court on Friday after his lawyers successfully argued he was not a flight risk. The man known