"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."
President Barack Obama has announced that the United States is to lift its arms embargo on Vietnam, which has been in place for 50 years.
President Barack Obama has lifted a decades-old embargo on sales of lethal weapons to Vietnam during his first visit to the communist country, in an attempt to quell the “lingering vestige of the Cold
More than 30,000 people took part in a military parade in the Vietnamese capital of Hanoi on 2 September to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the
US Secretary of State John Kerry has praised the warming of relations with Vietnam twenty years after ties were established while also urging the
Parts of South East Asia have been battered by fatal floods. The Indian state of Manipur has been under incessant monsoon rains for several weeks
With the world distracted by seemingly more immediate stories of war, migration and elections, a spat between the US and China wasn’t exactly
Parades are held in Ho Chi Minh City to celebrate 40 years since the fall of Saigon and the end of the Vietnam War.
US war veterans visit the area that divided north and south Vietnam as the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War approaches. The group
The US is partially lifting its ban on the sale of lethal weapons to Vietnam, nearly 40 years after the Vietnam War ended.
It follows talks between
Millions of children around the world have no family and will never know family life. Millions of couples in Europe want to adopt children. Why is it
Vietnamese police in Ho Chi Minh City broke up an anti-China rally on Sunday, May 17, making several arrests.
Beijing is sending five ships to
At least 20 workers have been killed as anti-China protests continue near Ho Chi Minh City in the most serious outbreak of public disorder in
Anti-China protests in the south of Vietnam have turned violent. Protesters are angry about a Chinese oil rig drilling in waters claimed by
He is rarely seen in public these days, but a series of photos show 87-year-old former Cuban leader Fidel Castro meeting with Vietnamese President
A search by two Vietnamese aircraft responding to information provided by a Chinese satellite has failed to locate objects suspected of being
Could newly released satellite images from China provide the clue searchers have been waiting for in the hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines
US efforts to find the missing Malaysian Airlines plane are focused on a new clue, according the US media.
A Pentagon official quoted by ABC news
Conflicting statements are adding to the mystery of Malaysia Airlines’ missing jetliner.
A massive air and sea search – now into its fifth day –
Stolen EU passports were used by at least two non-EU passengers to board missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370, which gives Interpol a timely
The search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane has been widened, now covering a massive area that takes in sea and land.
Officials admit they