Twenty tonnes of insecticide-tainted eggs have been sold in Denmark, the country's food safety authority says.
The boiled and peeled eggs were mainly sold to cafeterias, cafes and catering firms, the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration said in a statement.
Denmark is the latest European country to discover eggs contaminated fipronil in its food chain.
The insecticide can damage...
A suspected unexploded bomb has been found at the site of the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan.
The US is thought to have dropped the 89cm-long (3ft) device during WW2.
It was found by workers building a car park at the site where a four-decade-long decommissioning process is under way.
Tens of thousands of residents had to evacuate the area after a reactor meltdown in 2011 following an...
Israel is to accelerate the building of a huge barrier along its boundary with Gaza aimed at preventing militants from tunnelling under the border.
The 64km (40-mile) long construction will reach a depth of 40m (131ft) below and 6m above ground, at a cost of 3bn shekels ($833m).
An Israeli army commander said the barrier should be completed in 2019.
Israel has sought to neutralise the...
About 700,000 eggs from Dutch farms in a contamination scare have been distributed in the UK, up from an earlier estimate of 21,000.
The latest figure came from the UK's Food Standards Agency (FSA).
The FSA says the new figure is 0.007% of the eggs eaten in the UK every year, so "it is very unlikely that there is any risk to public health".
Dutch and Belgian police are searching several...
A Colombian judge has rejected an Australian woman's plea bargain over cocaine-smuggling charges.
Cassie Sainsbury, 22, was stopped at an airport in Bogotá on 12 April after being found with 5.8kg (12lb 13oz) of cocaine in her luggage.
Ms Sainsbury has said she was coerced into taking the drugs after threats were made to her family.
She will now face trial at a later date. If convicted,...
North Korea says its plan to fire four missiles near the US territory of Guam will soon be ready, as a war of words with Washington intensifies.
State media said Hwasong-12 rockets would pass over Japan and land in the sea about 30km (17 miles) from Guam, if the plan was approved by Kim Jong-un.
It denounced Donald Trump's warnings of "fire and fury" and said the US leader was "bereft of...
Two murals depicting President Donald Trump have appeared on the wall that separates the Palestinian West Bank town of Bethlehem from Jerusalem.
In one 25-foot-tall drawing, Trump is wearing a Jewish skullcap -- called a kippah -- and placing a hand on a wall.
A cartoon "thought bubble" next to him says, "I'm going to build you a brother," a likely reference to Trump's plans to build a wall...
A verbal warning from U.S. President Donald Trump threatening "fire and fury" against North Korea, and subsequent remarks from Pyongyang to create an "enveloping fire" around the U.S. territory of Guam is raising concerns in South Korea.
But South Koreans who spoke to UPI on Wednesday said war on the Korean peninsula is highly unlikely, pointing to past experience with similar or even higher...
People are voting in Kenya's general election amid fears that the result could trigger communal violence.
President Uhuru Kenyatta called for unity, saying he would accept the result and urged rivals to do the same.
Queues at polling stations formed early and some minor stampedes were reported. Kenyan radio said one person was killed in clashes in the southern Kilifi area.
The contest pits...
A 10-year-old girl who is pregnant and has been refused an abortion is at the centre of a media storm in India. The BBC's Geeta Pandey travelled to the northern city of Chandigarh to piece together her story.
"We have seen lots of cases of teenage pregnancies involving 14 to 15-year-olds, but this is the first ever case that I have seen of a 10-year-old," said Mahavir Singh, of the Chandigarh...