"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
""You know, I really believe, you don't know until you test it. But I think I really believe I'd run in even if I didn't have a weapon.""
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The world’s most popular search engine, Google, faces a record-breaking €2.42 billion fine from the European Commission after a seven-year investigation found it violated EU anti-trust laws.
This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the top stories from the EU's de facto political capital
For the European Union, the record 2.4 billion fine against Google is all about choice and protection for consumers.
EU anti-trust regulators say
The EU says it for abusing its dominant position to manipulate search engine results for its own benefit.
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Google's parent company - Alphabet - is to pay 306 million euros to settle a tax dispute with Italy covered 13 years up to 2015.
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America's biggest healthcare retailer joins the list of companies stopping You Tube advertising as the row over lack of scrutiny of controversial content continues.
Google promised better controls for its websites, particularly YouTube, after complaints companies' adverts have appeared next to hate-filled videos.
Google has apologised for allowing ads to appear alongside offensive videos on YouTube as more high-profile firms pulled their advertising.