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Four months ahead of presidential elections, France’s Nicholas Sarkozy has found himself in the middle of a corruption scandal.
‘Work more, earn less’ may be the mantra for many Italians this year with the country facing a new level of economic hardship.
Hungary under Prime Minister Viktor Orban has brought in a new constitution in spite of strong criticism from the opposition at home and from other
Iran’s testing of long range missiles and a veiled threat to close access to the Persian Gulf have ratcheted up tensions with the West. The Islamic
The Secretary General of the Arab League said on Monday that the Syrian military has withdrawn from residential areas and is on the outskirts of the
Germany’s president is under fire for allegedly threatening journalists not to publish a damaging story about his private home loan deal.
Turkey’s relations with Gaza’s Hamas leadership have grown closer with a visit by the Palestinian territory’s prime minister Ismail Haniyeh.
In a gym that was once part of a Taliban punishment centre an Olympic dream has blossomed.
Nineteen-year-old Shabnam Rahimi and her 18-year old
The number of Christians in Iraq has more than halved since Saddam Hussein was toppled in 2003, according to UN figures. The amount is now down to
J. Edgar Hoover was at the helm of America’s law enforcement for almost 50 years.
As the FBI’s first director he was both feared and admired.
For decades his designs have graced the shapes of celebrities and fashionistas around the world including Madonna, Janet Jackson and most recently
The new leaders of two of the countries most affected by last year’s Arab Spring met for the first time on Monday since taking office.
Those living along Nigeria’s coastline said on Monday that officials are not doing enough to clean up last month’s deep sea oil spill.
The Midwestern US state of Iowa this Tuesday hosts the country’s first major electoral event of the year.
Voters here will kick off the process to
The former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has been back in court after a two month delay in his trial over the deaths of hundreds of
All over the world the economic downturn is having a negative impact on education. Public spending is being slashed and schools have not been spared
It is a troubled start to 2012 for Hungary which is welcoming in the new year with a new constitution, and continued protests against it. Sweeping
The islamist militant group Boko Haram is threatening to confront Nigerian soldiers after the decision by the president to declare a state of
To mark the anniversary of the arrival of the euro in the form of notes and coins, euronews spoke with Romano Prodi, who in 2002 was President of the
On new year’s day 2002 euro notes and coins hit the streets for the first time. They were introduced with much enthusiasm and optimism as a currency
Tensions between Israel’s secular and ultra-orthodox Jewish communities are rising amid a debate over gender separation. Protesters boarded buses to
The South Korean president is calling on North Korea’s new leader to take the opportunity to return to negotiations after the death of his father Kim
Italians marked the start of 2012 by diving into the river Tiber, a tradition dating back more than 50 years.
The New Year was celebrated in cities across Europe with spectacular fireworks displays.
The US space agency NASA has succeeded in sending twin satellites into orbit around the moon.
They are hoping the new spacecrafts – known as grails
Iran says it has test-fired two long-range missiles in the Persian Gulf. On Sunday state TV showed the navy test- firing medium-ranged missiles which
New Year’s Eve in New York saw dozens of anti-Wall street protesters arrested only streets way from where revellers were celebrating.
Republican presidential hopefuls are vying for position ahead of the Iowa caucus on January 3.
Front-runner moderate, Mitt Romney is counting on a
Denmark says it is determined to bring unity to the European Union as it takes over the bloc’s rotating presidency.
In her New Year address, Prime
More amateur video said to show funerals of the latest victims killed by Syrian security forces has been published on the internet.
An Arab League