"We don't get involved in the politics of the nations that we visit. We are above that. I don't want to criticize why we couldn't use a soprano that sang alone on stage. I like to see the other part - that in the orchestra women and men can sit together. It's a great step forward."
"It always runs on time, it's very fast, it's comfortable."
"The problem is that one in five workers are paid less than ten euros an hour."
Trade union representative (ver.di)
"Just enough money for a kebab"
Music teacher (Berlin)
"Each halva has five layers of ground rice, hazelnuts, sugar and a syrup made with water and lemon. You have to leave it to rest overnight."
"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."
Hundreds of people have marched through central Moscow calling for internet freedom after rules tightened again recently
Donald Trump says 'US President has complete power to pardon' in a Twitter rant against Russia probe.
Sergey Lavrov has downplayed the hype over President Trump's meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin. He says there may have been several other meetings between the two men at the G-20 summit.
Donald Trump Jr. is set to appear before US Senate committees next week.
Russia has showcased its new multi-purpose fighter jet, the Mikoyan MiG-35, at the 13th International Aviation and Space Salon (MAKS). The airshow
One of the founders of a controversial online challenge that encourages participants to kill themselves has been jailed.
Philipp Budeikin, who
Another day, another allegation against Donald Trump of secret collusion with Russia.
This time the US president is defending himself against
The leader of a pro-Russian separatist group says he wants to carve a new state from rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine.
Powerful earthquake strikes Russia's Kamchatka Peninsular - epicentre Alaska's Aleutian islands
Russia slams US for setting preconditions on the return of its property in Maryland and New York, seized last year in the ongoing hacking row
After Sunday’s rest day, the drivers raced for the first time on the proper dunes of the Gobi desert
These are the beautiful bovines in the running to triumph at beauty pageant for cows.
Participants say getting their livestock ready for
The “Nine values cup” is a special prize given by the Football for Friendship (F4F) programme which is awarded to the most socially responsible
Vladimir Putin turned up at his favourite retreat driving a black 4×4.
It’s unusual for the Russian president to be driving himself, by what was
The Russian cyber security firm has responded to a US government move to limit its activities.
President Donald Trump's pick to head the FBI says he rejects his description of the probe into Russian election meddling as a "witch hunt."
Donald Trump Jnr yesterday released a series of emails as part of a bid to support his version of the events surrounding a meeting with a Russian
Donald Trump Jr denies his father knew about his meeting with a Russian national last year.
The Russian lawyer who met with Donald Trump Jr. during the presidential campaign denies she had any connection to the Kremlin or any sensitive information about Hillary Clinton.
Russia’s foreign minister Sergey Lavrov and EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini address a press conference in Brussels after holding talks.