""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
Italy’s caretaker prime minister Paolo Gentiloni has won the backing of the Senate in a confidence vote allowing his government to take office, turning the political turmoil down from boil to…
Italy's largest bank, UniCredit, is to raise 13 billion euros in a share issue to shore up its balance sheet. It will also cut 14,000 jobs.
A look at the factors driving this turnover.
Caretaker Prime Minister Matteo Renzi resigned last week after losing a referendum on constitutional reform.
Italy’s president has begun talks with political leaders to find a quick resolution to the political crisis unfolding in the country following the resignation of prime minister Matteo…
Talks begin in Italy on Thursday to try to end the country’s political crisis.
As promised, Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi has formally tendered his resignation to the president.
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has officially tendering his resignation, stepping down after losing a referendum on Sunday.
The world’s oldest operating bank Monte dei Paschi needs to raise five billion euros by the end of this month.
Italy’s outgoing Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has agreed to stay in office for a few more days after talks at the presidential palace.
Sociologist Luca Ricolfi speaks on the Italian 'no' vote and the future of the country as PM Matteo Renzi steps down.
This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
The referendum result in Italy has prompted reaction from leaders across Europe.
Italians have woken up to political instability and the threat of a banking crisis.
Italy is today searching for a new prime minister after the resignation of Matteo Renzi, who quit after losing Sunday’s referendum on constitutional reforms.
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is to resign following a heavy defeat in Sunday’s constitutional reform referendum.
Italians have voted to reject constitutional reforms in a referendum largely seen as a confidence vote in their prime minister.
This is the Brief from Brussels, a round-up of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
Forecast If Italian voters reject a raft of proposed constitutional reforms on December 4, the government will likely resign.
Italy to vote on constitutional reform