"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."
"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
United Arab Emirates
Dubai International Airport has been closed until further notice after an Emirates flight crash landed and burst into flames.
Rescuers in China are searching for 34 people missing after a landslide hit the construction site for a new hydroelectric power station, according to
At least 73 people are known to have died in a road accident on a busy highway in Afghanistan, according to the country’s health ministry. Scores
The Kenyan Red Cross says a six-month-old baby girl has no visible physical injuries – despite being buried in the rubble of a collapsed building in
The death toll in the Pemex plant blast has surpassed 20 and could continue to rise, officials fear.
More than two hundred migrants arriving into the Sicilian port of Augusta on Thursday. They were picked up at sea by a joint Italian and Greek
Wednesday's explosion at a petrochemical plant in Mexico killed at least 13 people and injured more than 130.
Rescuers dig with their bare hands to find those buried alive after a double earthquake disaster
Police in India were questioning at least five people on Monday over this weekend’s deadly fireworks display at a Hindu temple, captured on camera in
A judicial inquiry has been ordered by the Indian authorities into an explosion and fire at a Hindu temple in Kerala that killed at least 110 people
In the Khyber and Kashmiri regions of northern Pakistan flash floods triggered by heavy rains have killed at least 55 people. An emergency
Video from the SMART News Agency shows a damaged building in Aleppo and members of the Syria Civil Defence rescue group finding people among the
Eagles of Death Metal make an emotional return to Paris to play their first gig since November's deadly attacks in the capital.
Rescue teams were continuing to search on Sunday evening for around 120 people believed to still be trapped inside a collapsed apartment block in the
Drone footage shows the collapsed Wei-guan Golden Dragon Building, an apartment tower in Tainan, Taiwan. The building was toppled by a 6.4 magnitude
More than 24 hours after a deadly earthquake hit Taiwan, a young man has been pulled alive from a toppled, high-rise apartment block. The 20-year-old
Witnesses to the Ouagadougou attack say suspected Islamist militants shot indiscriminately at them and did not speak French – the national language
Supplies passed down via boreholes
A fatal crash in Argentina has left at least 42 dead when a bus careered over a cliff and into a ravine. It happened in the northern province of
Some incredible accounts are emerging about how some people managed to survive the Paris massacres while gunmen killed others around them. Some