"Was this data used to help elect Donald Trump?"
""We have left behind the most important stage of Operation Olive Branch""
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
President of Turkey
""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,”"
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Waiting for the train on your daily commute is never the most pleasant of experiences and it just got harder for smokers in Denmark, where the
A chain-smoking pensioner in Germany has been ordered by a judge to move out of his flat because his neighbours could not stand the smell.
Russia has introduced a “No smoking” ban in bars, restaurants hotels and trains.
As of June 1 cigarettes will also no longer be allowed to be
Laws have been introduced in New York and Chicago making it illegal to use an electronic cigarette in indoor public places, such as restaurants and
Britain’s parliament has voted in favour of banning smoking in cars carrying children.
The UK government said a ban would be introduced before the
Chinese party officials who smoke in public should be “criticised and educated about their evil influence”, it has been claimed.
The call is part
New York city council has voted to ban the use of electronic-cigarettes indoors.
Restaurants, bars and other private establishments have four
European Union diplomats approved new anti-tobacco legislation on Wednesday placing new restrictions on how products are made and sold.
Main elements of deal on EU tobacco controls
Graphic picture and text warnings will have to cover 65 percent of the front and back of
Bulgaria’s ban on smoking in public places is to stay.
The parliament voted on Thursday to reject two bills that would have eased the ban.
The anti-smoking mayor of New York now has a law to raise the minimum age required to buy cigarettes in the city to the highest in the country: 21
Euro MPs have rejected calls to class electronic cigarettes as medicine. It means that they can continue to be sold over the counter.
Russia is taking steps to kick its smoking habit – with new tobacco legislation that came into force on Saturday, June 1
It is now illegal for
Their use has boomed in the USA, where smokers of electronic cigarettes doubled in 2011, but now the French are going to ban them in all public
Just one day after World No Tobacco Day, a ban in Russia will mean no smoking in certain public areas.
From June 1, no one will be allowed to
World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) is observed around the world every year on May 31. It aims to encourage a 24-hour period of abstinence from all forms of
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a law that will ban smoking in most public places and restrict cigarette sales in the world’s
The European Commission has acknowledged the difficulty of combating drug trafficking in the EU.
It says the complexity and constant innovation by
The EU’s health chief wants bigger warnings on cigarette packets and bans on flavours such as menthol.
Commissioner Tonio Borg unveiled proposals