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Plutonium has been found in the soil at the Fukushima nuclear power station in Japan.
The plant’s operator Tepco said traces of the radioactive
Military leaders in Egypt have announced that parliamentary elections will be held in September.
The country’s Higher Military Council has also
What links China, Saudi Arabia, Yemen and Iran to the United States?
The first group of countries are known for their “difficulties” in respecting
The 28-member NATO military alliance has agreed to be in charge of the UN-backed, western-led coalition intervening in Libya.
A structure has been
France and Britain have called on those loyal to Gaddafi to drop him before it is too late.
A joint statement by President Nicolas Sarkozy and
Libyan rebels have continued advancing westward amid conflicting reports they may have taken Colonel Gaddafi’s hometown of Sirte.
Explosions at a bullet factory in Yemen have reportedly killed at least 110 people.
It happened during clashes between militants and soldiers in
Security forces in the Syrian town of Deraa are said to have opened fire in the air as hundreds of demonstrators called for an end to emergency
President Sarkozy’s UMP party is in turmoil after predictably bad local election results, barely a year before France chooses its next
In Japan, euronews went to the small fishing community at Yamada Funakoshi, one of the towns devastated by the tsunami.
Our reporter Chris Cummins
Libya’s Muammar Gaddafi now has all of NATO to reckon with. The 28-member military alliance has agreed to be in charge of the UN-backed western-led
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has admitted her party’s poor performance in regional elections is painful and will take a long time to get over
Euronews asked NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen for a clear view of alliance-led military activity. Our correspondent in Brussels made
Student-centred education, where pupils have their say about what they learn, is gaining momentum around the world. It encourages teachers to think
Mexican alternative rock band Zoe has just released their acoustic album Musica de Fondo. The unplugged CD includes 13 songs, including many of the
The 2011 Brain Prize has been awarded to three Hungarian scientists for their work on the circuits in our brains involved in memory.
The Fribourg International Film Festival is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. Held in the Swiss city, the event focuses on cinema from
They are forced to bury their dead in mass graves.
It is an almost unthinkable practice in Japan where most people believe cremation is needed to
The world’s television manufacturers are closely watching public reaction to the launch of Nintendo’s 3DS handheld gaming device.
It features 3
Porsche shares fell on Monday after it released details of its sale of nearly five billion euros worth of new stock.
The debt-laden German sports
Workers have returned to some of Toyota’s factories in Japan for the first time since the devastating earthquake and tsunami disrupted car industry
German train drivers at private regional rail companies went on strike for 24 hours on Monday in Berlin and the states of Brandenburg and Saxony. The
Crude prices have fallen after Libyan rebels retook key oil towns in the east of the country, including Brega, the main oil-export terminal and the
Italy’s Prime Minister has appeared in court for the first time in almost eight years in a trial over alleged fraud.
Silvio Berlusconi and several
Highly radioactive water has been detected outside one of the reactors at Japan’s crippled nuclear plant at Fukushima for the first time.
Russia has slammed the West’s intervention in Libya saying its actions against pro-Gaddafi forces are not backed by the UN.
In one of the
An explosion at a weapons factory in south Yemen has killed at least 50 people, according to doctors at a local hospital.
One report by the
Our growing consumption of eggs and egg-products raises the question of how to kill the dangerous bacteria found on the shells.
A new machine
There is real concern authorities are struggling to cope with the number of migrants arriving on the small Italian Island of Lampedusa.