"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."
Tens of thousands of Egyptians swarmed around President Mohamed Mursi’s palace in Cairo on Friday. The protesters want the President to retract a
Cairo was quiet early on Wednesday, the morning after the night before. Tuesday saw tens of thousands of Egyptians take their protest to the doors of
Cairo on Saturday belonged to the Muslim Brotherhood and supporters of President Mohammed Mursi, who flooded the streets in a show of strength for
Following Friday prayers, the numbers protesting against Egypt’s draft constitution in Cairo’s Tahrir Square grew.
The demonstrators say the
In Egypt a final draft of a new constitution was completed early on Thursday and politicians will now vote on it.
Cairo and the country will later
Early morning protesters in Egypt’s Tahrir Square have been hit with a volley of teargas as anger continues to rise against President Mohamed Mursi
Thousands of opponents of Egypt’s President Mursi have taken to the streets in protest against his special decree.
In scenes reminiscent of the
The Egyptian President held talks with senior judges on Monday to try to diffuse tensions after he seized new powers.
Egypt’s justice minister says
Cairo’s Tahrir Square has once again seen thousands
of Egyptians converge, this time to denounce President Mohammed Mursi’s decision to grant himself
Cairo is in uproar following President Mursi’s announcement that he will rule by decree until a new parliament is installed.
Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi’s decision to award himself sweeping new powers has – once again – brought demonstrators out onto the streets of
Egypt’s Prosecutor General is refusing to step down from his position after new President Mohamed Mursi reassigned him to the role of Vatican
Clashes broke out between protesters in Cairo after chants against the new Islamist president.
Activists called Friday’s protest to demand more
Clashes in Cairo between supporters and opponents of Egypt’s President Mursi have left well over a hundred people injured.
Fighting began during
It had been promised for several weeks, and when it came Friday’s protest against Egypt’s new president Mohamed Mursi led to violent clashes between
Tahrir Square in central Cairo was again humming with crowds late on Tuesday night.
The crucible of Egypt’s Arab Spring was for several hours alive
Newly elected Egyptian President Mohamad Morsi has moved to the presidential palace where he will now form a government after promising to be a
Two villages important to both of Egypt’s presidential candidates, but only separated by eight kilometres show the deep divide in opinion over who
Egypt’s Islamist presidential candidate says his movement will go on protesting a power grab by the ruling military.
Mohammed Morsy said the army
Both sides in Egypt’s presidential election are stepping up the war of words amid the vacuum created by the delayed result.
To the delight of his