""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
""All the hard work of actually negotiating the details, all of that has been pushed until later""
International Crisis Group
""It is the mark of great people to treat trifles as trifles and important matters as important.""
""What is amazing is that whatever issues they are having at home, whatever is missing from their lives or causes them pain, our school is theirs""
Winner, Global Teacher Prize
"#MSF is concerned that again politics are being placed above people’s lives. The priority must be the importance of the well being & safety of the people on board."
French international medical assistance NGO
""The ocean is a horrible, horrible place for anything manmade. The engineering has been a challenge.""
Winner European Entrepreneur of the Year
The diamond just fell short of breaking a world record.
With big demonstrations against President Trump's visit, security is tight
Trump is widely known to opt for hamburgers, well-done steak and meatloaf - all with a side of ketchup - over more exotic cuisines.
Melania's low-key, high-fashion wardrobe in Asia.
The US president has issued a stark warning to leader Kim Jong-un
A court in Kyoto has convicted a 70-year-old Japanese woman of a series of killings of elderly men by poisoning
Donald Trump has arrived in Tokyo for his tour of Asia and issued a warning to nations which underestimate the US.
The phenomenon is caused by a type of plant called Sueda.
A large dragon kite with 1,088 LED bulbs caught the eyes of many visitors at the 2017 New Taipei City North Coast International Kite Festival in
Many commentators attribute "rationality" to Kim's regime but it is hard to see how he wins by escalating tensions
The human rights group has released "irrefutable evidence of an targeted campaign" to push Rohingya people of of Myanmar
President Duterte's son denies involvement in a methamphetamine smuggling operation as his father carries out a deadly crackdown on drug crime.
With the media focus on the chaos wrought by Hurricane Harvey in the US, floods have killed many more people in Africa and Asia this year, as climate change worsens extreme weather worldwide.
Ashgabat, the Turkmenistan capital, awaits the guests of the Fifth Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games, also known as AIMAG.
A kitten trapped in a car was delivered on Thursday in Qinhuangdao of north China’s Hebei Province, thanks to hours of people’s joint efforts
More than 70 roof-tile workers representing over 30 factories participated in a bodybuilding contest as part of Indonesia Independence day in
Chinese sand sculptors have built and opened their country’s largest sand sculpture park in northwest China’s Shaanxi Province. The park covers an
1,000-ton palm oil spill
Firefighters struggle to contain a blaze at Tsukiji fishmarket, the world's largest and one of Tokyo's most popular tourist sites
It's not a crepe - though it sure looks like one: introducing the qutab, a traditional flatbread from Azerbaijan.