"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
The story is familiar. A contingent of soldiers is dispatched to the Afghan dust. This time they are Danish. Their mission is simple, at least on
Bill Murray is back with a new comedy. In ‘Rock the Kasbah’, he plays a washed up rock manager who takes his last client on a tour of Afghanistan to
The Taliban only held the northern Afghan city of Kunduz for three days. But stories have emerged of a reign of terror by the extremists, with women
Afghanistan is marking fourteen years since the death of national hero Ahmad Shah Massoud .. with a ceremony attended by high-ranking officials and
Civilian casualties, particularly those of women and children, have hit a new record in Afghanistan. In the first half of this year; nearly 5,000
Reclusive Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar has purportedly written a message seeming to signal approval for peace talks with Afghanistan’s
A Taliban suicide bomber and several gunmen have attacked the Afghan parliament.
“A suicide bomber blew himself up just outside the parliament
Queen Elizabeth joined veterans of the Afghan war and relatives of those who died, at commemorations in London marking the end of Britain’s
NATO has officially ended its war in Afghanistan with a ceremony in Kabul, replacing its combat mission with one to back up local forces.
President Obama and his administration are coming under increased criticism over the release of five senior Taliban militants in exchange for a
The exchange of five Taliban militants for the freedom of one US soldier has caused a row in the US Congress .
The five Guantanamo detainees, who
The bullet holes in the car which was carrying two foreign journalists in Afghanistan are a reminder of the violent end which met photographer Anja
A former detainee at Guantanamo Bay has been arrested on suspicion of Syria-related terrorism offences, police say.
Moazzam Begg, who spent around
Denmark exits Afghanistan after twelve years. The Danish contingent of combat troops began their withdrawal from Camp Price in Helmand Province on
NATO has handed over full control to Afghanistan’s own security forces for the first time since the Taliban were overthrown in 2001.
In a ceremony
British Prime Minister David Cameron has announced that nearly half of the country’s 9000 troops based in Afghanistan will withdraw over the next two
Taliban suicide bombers have struck outside a major US base in Afghanistan, killing five people.
Local police said the multiple attacks around the
France is ending its combat mission in Afghanistan.
Some 400 troops are preparing to leave Kapisa, the province where France has lost most of its
The British Ministry of Defence says seven Royal Marines have been arrested on suspicion of murder.
The detentions relate to an incident in
Pakistani politician, Imran Khan, is leading a “peace march” into the dangerous FATA region of the country this weekend, in protest against US drone