Eight people were killed when two trains collided head-on in southeast Germany on Tuesday, police said, adding about 150 people were injured, including 50 seriously.
North Korea launched a long-range rocket on Sunday carrying what it has called a satellite, but its neighbours and Washington denounced the launch as a missile test, conducted in defiance […]
The death toll from a suicide attack in Damascus on Sunday that was claimed by the Islamic State militant group has risen to more than 70, the Syrian Observatory for […]
A piece of suspected plane wreckage found off the coast of southern Thailand does not belong to a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet that disappeared almost two years ago, the Malaysian […]
Terrorism is the unlawful use of force and violence against persons or property to intimidate or coerce a government, the civilian population, or any segment thereof, in furtherance of political […]
Russia is ready to work with all Western partners on issues of common interests provided the feeling is mutual, President Vladimir Putin said recently.
More than 100 people have been quarantined in Sierra Leone after coming in contact with a woman who died of Ebola last week, highlighting the potential for the disease to […]
French investigators have confirmed that Belgian-Moroccan Chakib Akrouh, who blew himself up when trapped by police on November 18, was the third member of the three-man unit that killed dozens […]
China will stick to family planning restrictions for up to 30 years, a senior Chinese official said on Monday, rejecting concern that limits on the number of children had shrunk […]
As drought continues to cripple its hydropower plants, Tanzania is struggling to produce enough electricity — and is moving toward using more fossil fuels to make up the shortfall.