""Beppu has the highest number and the richest variety of hot springs. There's no other place like it. That's the reason Beppu is considered world's number one.""
Keiichirou Kawaguchi, Onsen expert
"Nobody would argue against preventing deaths. But subjecting people to unbearable conditions in camps on the Greek islands and threatening them with being sent back is not the answer to this."
Migration Researcher, Amnesty International
""Over 90 per cent of our population has been wiped out and more than 43,000 people have been killed in just a two or three-month operation,""
Rohingya refugee in Australia
""There's a lot of preparations that go into these kinds of meetings so we'll have to consult our American partners and to make sure that if it takes place it's a meaningful meeting with good outcome.""
South Korean Foreign Minister
""This is a major breach that must be investigated. It’s clear these platforms can’t police themselves. I've called for more transparency & accountability for online political ads.""
US Democratic Senator
"“Every tank driver who advances one meter forward has changed the political map of the world,”"
""Here is the reality: I am being singled out and treated this way because of the role I played, the actions I took, and the events I witnessed,""
Former FBI Deputy Director
"To rush way ahead of the evidence being gathered by the police, in a fevered parliamentary atmosphere, serves neither justice nor our national security"
British opposition Labour leader
Costa Rica’s World Cup hero Keylor Navas was officially presented at Real Madrid on Tuesday.
The 27-year has signed a six-year contract with the
Copacabana has a new tourist attraction that is drawing in art lovers from far and wide.
Football fan and painter Marcos Jambeiro has created a
World Cup-winning coach Joachim Löw confirmed on Wednesday that he will see out his contract with Germany which runs until the 2016 European
Ecuador have sacked World Cup coach Reinaldo Rueda following the team’s failure to progress beyond the group stage in Brazil.
The 57-year-old, who
Real Madrid presented their newest signing on Tuesday in Colombia’s World Cup star James Rodriguez.
The 23-year-old has signed a six-year contract
Less than a week after steering his nation to World Cup glory Germany captain Philipp Lahm has retired from international football.
Germany’s World Cup winners shared their fourth title with hundreds of thousands of fans by parading the trophy through cheering throngs to celebrate
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Hundreds of thousands of screaming German fans welcomed their triumphant national team home in Berlin on Tuesday, waving flags and wearing the
A week after Brazil’s humiliating demolition by Germany in the World Cup comes confirmation that coach Luiz Felipe Scolari is leaving.
The British boss of a FIFA hospitality partner firm which is being investigated over alleged illegal World Cup ticket sales has turned himself in to
This edition of FIFA’s flagship event has seen plenty of records broken and some exploits that really lit up the stage of this Brazilian football
Hard to say what ordinary Brazilians in difficult economic straits thought of FIFA President Joseph Blatter saying: “Where is all this social unrest
Jubilant German fans celebrated in Berlin on Sunday evening as Germany beat Argentina to win its fourth World Cup title. The fans cheered
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff handed over the reigns to the next World Cup to Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday.
The ceremony took
Argentinians watching the final in Buenos Aires were hoping for a repeat of 1986 when Diego Maradona inspired his team-mates to World Cup glory
Celebratory fireworks marked the end of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil after Germany’s 1-0 win over Argentina.
It is the country’s fourth World Cup
Germany celebrated their fourth World Cup title when they beat Argentina 1-0 after extra-time in the final at the iconic Maracana Stadium in
Germany is reaping the rewards of its youth development programme after they were eliminated from Euro 2004 after the group stages, says coach
Brazil fans have been left disappointed yet again after watching their side lose 3-0 to the Netherlands in the World Cup third place play-off