"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,”"
Rides & Experiences
The UN releases data suggesting forced displacement globally is at its highest in decades.
Record-breaking bartenders prove their skills in Mexico City.
A 101-year-old D-Day veteran has broken the world record for the oldest tandem skydiver.
An 85-year-old man from Nepal, who was attempting to become the oldest person to climb Mount Everest, has died.
Kenyan athlete Eliud Kipchoge has narrowly missed out on his bid to become the first ever person to run a sub-two hour marathon.
In Mexico, the world’s reportedly heaviest man is finally set to undergo surgery.
Three athletes are gearing up to attempt the impossible and run a marathon in under 2 hours.
Getting into the record books is often a very hard slog, just ask Austrian speed cyclist Markus Stockl.
Robert Marchand cycled his way into the record books on Wednesday.
Standing at over half a kilometre high, the bridge that Chinese state media are calling the "world's highest" has opened in southwestern China.
A huge 19-metre-high wave has made a splash among weather experts after it was claimed as the biggest ever recorded.
Russia's Valery Rozov has beaten his own world basejumping record in the Himalayas
Jamaica and Jamaicans around the world have been saluting the genius of Usain Bolt on the Olympics track, now with eight gold medals across three Olympics and bidding for a “triple-triple” in the 4×10
It was gold medal number 22 for US swimming legend Michael Phelps on Thursday in Rio.
American Luke Aikens have dived into the record books by becoming the first person ever to leap from twenty five thousand feet without a parachute or wing suit.
Skydiver Luke Aikins makes history by successfully jumping and landing without a parachute from 7.6km (25,000ft) in California.
Russian adventurer Fedor Konyukhov has landed safely in West Australia after setting a new world record for circumnavigating the world solo in a hot air balloon.
The final touches were put to a 600-square metre maze of over 80,000 balloons in Mol, Belgium. This construction is the biggest of its kind
It’s officially the largest Zumba class ever held in a single venue. A suburb of Manila, the capital of the Philippines, now holds the Guinness World
More than half a million bricks and five days of labour from thousands of children has resulted in a Guinness World Record for the tallest Lego tower