"It should become clear to all that the continuing, systemic and vicious attacks on Polish courts and their judges are bound to produce consequences beyond Polish borders and constitute a clear and present danger to the EU legal system as a whole. This is no time for further dialogue or half measures."Laurent Pech / Patryk Wachowiec
Laurent Pech is Professor of European Law, Patryk Wachowiec is Legal Analyst
"I do believe the solution to kids' obsessions with their phones starts with a look in the mirror. The problem is you and your addiction to your phone; it's not your kid. Your kid is simply doing what he or she has seen you do."Jamie Lee Curtis
Award-winning actress, author of 12 best-selling children's books
"I don't see how Trump could achieve the kind of autocratic takeover Orbán achieved in Hungary so long as democracy remains vibrant - and the opposition continues to control government - in many powerful states in the Union (such as California and New York)."R. Daniel Kelemen
Professor of Political Science and Law, and Jean Monnet Chair in European Union Politics, Rutgers University, USA
"A rational and seemingly well-intentioned readiness towards dialogue with the Kremlin resulted in irrationally demeaning us all."Danylo Lubkivsky
Former Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine
"Every trivialisation strengthens the far right, as experience shows."Caro Keller
Anti-fascist collective NSU Watch
"“You ask me when and why I decided to leave, but, in fact, I did not have any choice.""Somali man, age 24
Mercy Corps study interviewee
"Viktor Orbán is leading Hungary away from the rule of law, from our fundamental rights, from EU solidarity, from the EU project. He is using public funds to wage a massive propaganda campaign against the European Union, against free movement and against the rule of law."Viviane Reding
Former Vice-President of the European Commision, responsible for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship
""As politicians... our values are much more connected to the ethics of responsibility than to free opinions and feeling""Piotr Glinski
Polish Deputy PM and Minister of Culture
A five day long army mutiny over pay has ended in Ivory Coast after the mutineers accepted an increase in bonus payments.
Despite the African country's defence minister announcing that an agreement had been reached, the mutineers are refusing to return to their barracks.
Ivory Coast’s military has announced it is launching an operation to put down a mutiny within the ranks.
Marc Wilmots has been appointed head coach of the Ivory Coast.
The fate of a crocodile species considered as Africa's newest and rarest is being tied to a zoo in the heart of Ivory Coast's economic capital Abidjan, which faced an uncertain future not long ago.
Ivory Coast’s Defence Minister Alain-Richard Donwahi pursued talks with mutinous soldiers’ leaders on Friday in Bouake, the city where he had been held against his will just a week…
The heads of Ivory Coast’s army, police and gendarmerie have been dismissed by the country’s president following a two-day army mutiny.
Ivory Coast’s Defence Minister Alain-Richard Donwahi and dozens of others have been allowed to leave a house where they had been trapped following a mutiny by disgruntled…
An updated version of this story published on Sunday is available here.
Gunfire has been reported in several cities in Ivory Coast on Saturday, suggesting that an uprising by soldiers protesting over pay and bonuses may be spreading.
UPDATE: Defence Minister says soldiers demanding salary increases and bonus payments were behind the seizure of Ivory Coast’s second largest city of Bouake.
Ivory Coast international Yaya Toure on Tuesday announced his retirement from International football.
The IMF says the Ivory Coast economy continues to grow and will post 8.5% this year, a tad down on last year’s 8.6%. Inflation is also forecast to
African country is left reeling after its first attack by Islamic militants
At least 16 people including four Europeans were killed on Sunday after gunmen opened fire at a beach resort in Ivory Coast, according to a police
Former Ivory Coast president goes on trial in the Hague
The trial of former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo began on Thursday at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague. Gbagbo and his
Dozens of Laurent Gbagbo's supporters gather outside the court building in The Hague
Ivory Coast’s former president Laurent Gbagbo goes on trial today at the International Criminal Court to face charges of crimes against humanity
Alessane Ouattara has won a second five-year term as president of Ivory Coast. The 73-year-old was re-elected easily in the first round with almost