""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
Videos purporting to show the murder of suspected ISIL fighters at the hands of their militia and security forces captors have emerged on social media.
Iraqi forces conduct 'clearing operations' to remove jihadists holed-up in Mosul Old City
A look at how the nine-month battle has left Iraq's second city.
Amnesty International accuses all sides in battle for Mosul of committing possible war crimes against civilians
Displaced Iraqis mull returning home to Mosul
Thousands of civilians were killed in the battle which has left large parts of the city in ruins
The last remaining militants have been cleared from the city, a day after it was recaptured by the Iraqi army.
Iraq: Mosul civilians flee
Iraq's prime minister is expected to travel to Mosul to declare victory over ISIL.
Civilians and security forces expressed joy as fresh advances were announced
Iraqi authorities believe victory in the city is imminent and are planning a week of nationwide celebrations
Aid workers are reporting higher levels of malnutrition as desperate families flee ISIL
US-backed troops say they're just days away from fully retaking Iraq's second-largest city but the battle is a tough one, with die-hard ISIL fighters and snipers dug in among civilians.
Footage has emerged of the famous Iraqi mosque that was blown up last week by ISIL.
The aerial pictures (see below) show what’s left of the
Musicians are celebrating the departure of ISIL in the way they know best.
Iraqi forces believe the city will be recaptured from so-called Islamic State within days
What many believe to be ISIL's last stand in Iraq is coming to a head.
In a statement posted online, ISIL says the iconic mosque and its 840-year-old minaret were destroyed by a US airstrike.
The Iraqi military’s Joint Operations Command has circulated a video which it claims shows the moment ISIS destroyed Mosul’s al-Nuri mosque.
The iconic landmark is where ISIL leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared the so-called caliphate in 2014.