""This is something that happened in the past, and of course it will happen in the future again.""
Director, Museum of Natural History Vienna & Professor, University of Vienna
""Priority must be given to the rescue of human lives and then the immediate docking at a safe port.""
Communications Officer, UNHCR
"I hope that one day I, my family and all displaced Syrians will be able to return to our homeland freely and independently."
""His effots have led to other countries taking up Operation ENABLE and later this year there will be a pan-European operation.""
European Traffic Police Network
"It is too early to say North Korea government is starting to play games with America and Chinese government."
Director of the Korean Peninsula Centre at Peking University
""This standoff shows how Europe has lost its moral compass in the Mediterranean""
Head of MSF Emergency Desk
""People have continued to come and die in this tense kind of limbo where the EU itself cannot reach a united policy""
World news editor, The Daily Beast
""When we put our foot on the pedal, we go all the way""
Russian national coach
At least 11 people have been injured after a float collapsed during Rio's world-famous Carnival Parade.
It comes after a float belonging to the Paraiso de Tuiuti samba school crashed on Sunday, injuri
At least a dozen people have been injured, one seriously, following a float crash at Rio de Janeiro’s world famous carnival parade.
Rio de Janeiro’s annual samba extravaganza got into full swing on Saturday in typical style.
Organisers promised the Rio de Janeiro Olympics would bring long-term benefits to the Brazilian city and its residents.
Thousands of revelers took part in colourful street parties in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday ahead of the famous Carnival.
In a plot-twist worthy of a telenovela, a policeman from Rio de Janeiro has confessed to murdering the Greek ambassador to Brazil, who is said to have been his lover’s…
Brazilian police looking for the missing Greek ambassador to the country have found a body inside a burnt-out car.
An Italian tourist has been shot dead after mistakenly entering a hillside favela in Rio de Janeiro.
The 2016 Rio Paralympic Games are the 15th edition of the competition The Games first took to the world stage in Rome in 1960, a week after the regular summer Olympics ended in the…
Andrei Fomochkin has been banned from the Rio Paralympic Games after waving a Russian flag at the opening ceremony.
Almost everything has been scaled back, from venues to seating and staffing, after the organising committee ran out of money.
What the wind and rain isn’t bringing down is starting to come down as workers begin to dismantle the Olympics infrastructure not needed for the upcoming…
Women’s javelin throw is up next and Croatia’s Sara Kolak takes home the gold and sets a new national record.
Four US swimmers who said they were robbed at gunpoint made up the story police say to cover up a vandalism incident.
Top European Olympic official Patrick Hickey has temporarily stepped down from his duties, after being arrested in Rio in connection with a police probe into illegal ticket…
Welcome to euronews’ coverage of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio De Janeiro!
The head of international football’s governing body from 1974 to 1998, Joao Havelange, has died at the age of 100 in his hometown Rio de Janeiro.
One of the massive successes of RIO 2016 has been the Olympic Boulevard, in the rejuvenated port district, which boasts an Olympic flame, live music on three stages, a hot air balloon, bungee jumping,
During the Olympics opening ceremony, Brazil paid tribute to its favelas.
The people of Rio de Janeiro's City of God' favela are hoping that a gold medal win by one of their own - Rafaela Silva - will help remove the stigma they face daily.