""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
Fighting in eastern Ukraine reached the separatist stronghold of Donetsk as pro-Russian fighters and government troops exchanged rocket fire in
A journalist and sound engineer working for Russian television have been killed near Luhansk, in eastern Ukraine. Of their team only the cameraman
Two Russian journalists have been killed covering fighting near Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, according to local media reports.
Igor Kornelyuk, a
Ukraine has declared a national day of mourning after pro-Russian rebels shot down a military transport plane, killing all 49 crew and troops on
Ukraine’s President Poroshenko has consulted his defence and security chiefs following the shooting down of a military transport plane killing all 49
A Ukrainian military spokesman says 49 government troops were killed when pro-Russian separatists shot down a cargo plane over the eastern city of
Members of the separatist militia in east Ukraine have taken over the border guards camp near Luhansk which was the scene of fierce fighting earlier
Kyiv has launched an offensive against the separatists who led an attack on a border guards camp outside the city in the east of Ukraine.
Hundreds of pro-Russian insurgents have reportedly attacked a border guard base near the city of Luhansk in eastern Ukraine.
At least five rebels
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said progress in de-escalating the Ukraine crisis is possible only if both sides hold direct talks. He said
Voters in Donetsk and Luhansk are digesting the fallout from Sunday’s disputed “self-rule” ballot that saw the ‘yes’ camp carry the day by a huge
In Ukraine’s troubled east, hundreds of demonstrators have stormed an administration building in Luhansk.
The Ukrainian government said local
Russia told the West on Wednesday that four-way talks between representatives of Ukraine, Russia, the United States and European Union must focus on