""This is something that happened in the past, and of course it will happen in the future again.""
Director, Museum of Natural History Vienna & Professor, University of Vienna
""Priority must be given to the rescue of human lives and then the immediate docking at a safe port.""
Communications Officer, UNHCR
"I hope that one day I, my family and all displaced Syrians will be able to return to our homeland freely and independently."
""His effots have led to other countries taking up Operation ENABLE and later this year there will be a pan-European operation.""
European Traffic Police Network
"It is too early to say North Korea government is starting to play games with America and Chinese government."
Director of the Korean Peninsula Centre at Peking University
""This standoff shows how Europe has lost its moral compass in the Mediterranean""
Head of MSF Emergency Desk
""People have continued to come and die in this tense kind of limbo where the EU itself cannot reach a united policy""
World news editor, The Daily Beast
""When we put our foot on the pedal, we go all the way""
Russian national coach
The US president's visit to Asia is the longest tour by an American leader in a quarter of a century
Cook and van Riel take home gold in the 2017 ITU Trithlon World Cup
Donald Trump has arrived in Tokyo for his tour of Asia and issued a warning to nations which underestimate the US.
The organisers of the 2019 Rugby World Cup have announced the schedule for all 48 matches at the ninth tournament to be held in Asia for the first time
The new incentive was brought into play after an employee complained about the amount of time other staff members spent on their breaks
Capybaras at a zoo north of Tokyo enjoy a hot spring bath as visitors take photos of the relaxing rodents
The spoon sends signals to an app that plays an artificial flushing noise to cover up slurping noodles
Two Americans and their two dogs have been rescued from their sailing boat in the Pacific Ocean after drifting for five months.
Festival opens with rare Chinese-Japanese co-production, "The Legend of the Demon Cat".
The wave of Japanese architects who are leaving an indelible mark on 21st century European architecture
Buoyed by his big election win, Shinzo Abe has vowed strong “counter-measures” against North Korea.
The victory saw the Japanese PM retain his
The ruling coalition of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is on track for a big win in the country’s general election.
According to one
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is seeking a mandate to revise the post-war pacifist constitution.
Tunnel beneath the surface is thought to have been formed by volanoes.
A japanese press reports siuggests March 2019 as the abdication date for Emperor Akihito, the first sovereign to step aside in nearly 200 years.
A sumo grand champion, or Yokozuna, has performed a ring-entering ceremony at a UNESCO World Heritage site in Japan's ancient capital of Kyoto.
A volcano in southwestern Japan that had been dormant for six years began erupting on Wednesday, spewing ash over farms, towns and cities.
A court in Fukushima has ruled that Tokyo Electric Power and the Japanese government are liable for damages of almost 38 million Euros
Lewis Hamilton's stunning pole to flag win at Suzuka sets up a possible fourth F1 crown
Deer at Nara park in Japan have had their antlers trimmed in a centuries-old ceremony.