"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."
Russia blocks a French-drafted resolution calling for an end to airstrikes on Aleppo, while its own text fails to gain enough support.
Kristalina Georgieva, an EU commissioner, has been nominated by her native Bulgaria as a candidate to become the next UN Secretary General.
Officials say Aleppo is not on the list of destinations for deliveries that could resume as early as Thursday.
Moscow and Washington trade blame during a high-level meeting at the UN Security Council in New York.
The US and Russia say they want to extend the ceasefire they have brokered in Syria.
South Korea has called on the world to pressure Pyongyang into giving up its nuclear programme.
Ttate television said the test elevated the country's nuclear arsenal and was part of its response to international sanctions following its earlier nuclear test and long-range rocket launch in January
A monthly meeting of the United Nations Security Council on the Middle East deteriorated into a shouting match on Monday as Israeli and Palestinian
North Korea faces harsh new sanctions after the United Nations Security Council unanimously passed a resolution drafted by the regime’s closest ally
The United Nations Security Council is due to vote on Wednesday on a resolution that would dramatically tighten sanctions on North Korea, following
The US and China have agreed on a draft resolution that would expand UN Security Council sanctions against North Korea over its latest nuclear test
The United Nations Security Council has approved international observers to monitor a long-awaited peace agreement between Colombia and the country’s
Addressing Japan’s parliament, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has condemned North Korea’s reported test of a hydrogen bomb as a threat to his country’s
The United Nations Security Council has unanimously endorsed an agreement between Libya’s warring factions to form a national unity government. Four
Iraq has appealed to the United Security Council that Turkey immediately and unconditionally remove its troops from northern Iraq. Baghdad has called
Concern over spiralling violence in Burundi has led the European Union to announce it is temporarily making a small reduction in staff and pulling
Ukraine has seen its worst fighting since February, with President Poroshenko warning of a huge threat of Russian military operations. The UN Security Council is to hold an emergency session on Friday
The UN Security Council will meet on Sunday to discuss the deadly turmoil in Yemen. It comes after the country’s president called for an “urgent
As the war drags into a fifth year accusations are flying about who is to blame for the lack of action to end the bloodshed.
On the fourth anniversary of the Syrian conflict, a report by several charities and humanitarian organisations finds that in 2014, the worst year of the war to date, three United Nations Security Coun