BREAKING NEWS

2011-04-01

World

Portuguese debt crisis

As Portugal prepares for a general election in June, all eyes are now on the country’s ability to pay back its huge debts. The uncertainty caused

World

Japan PM says long battle ahead

At reactor one at the stricken Fukushima nuclear power station the Tokyo Electric Power Company says the water at the base is 10,000 times beyond the

World

Afghan deaths in UN attack

In Afghanistan at least eight people have been killed in an attack on a United Nations compound. The violence in Mazar-i-Sharif erupted as hundreds

Europe

EU Parliament anti-bribe drive

Bribery allegations in the European Parliament have brought promises of tighter rules to govern relations between the members and lobbyists. Some

World

Portuguese crisis deepens

Portugal’s President says the country’s next government faces an unprecedented challenge. The warning comes as economic pressure increases to