Matthias Schrader and Kirsten Grieshaber, Associated Press | Posted Feb 9th - 5:10am
Two commuter trains crashed head-on Tuesday morning in a remote area in southern Germany, killing at least nine people and injuring some 150, some of whom had to be cut out of the wreckage and transported across a river for medical care, police said.
Christopher Torchia, Associated Press | Posted Feb 9th - 4:41am
South African prosecutors plan to charge four former members of the apartheid-era security forces for the 1983 murder of a young woman who had recently graduated from university and was a courier for the then-banned African National Congress.
Shawn Pogatchnik, Associated Press | Posted Feb 9th - 4:31am
As Dublin's gangland tensions deepened, Ireland's justice minister urged gang members to seek police protection Tuesday after gunmen shot to death the brother of a Dublin crime kingpin in apparent retaliation for last week's deadly attack on a boxing ceremony.
Indonesia has sentenced seven men for conspiring with the Islamic State, the first time it has sent anyone to prison for IS links, as the jailed radical cleric Abu Bakar Bashir filed an appeal to have his conviction overturned.
The International Organization for Migration says 409 people have died this year trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea, and migrant crossings in the first six weeks of 2016 are running at nearly ten times the rate of the same period last year.
Aijaz Hussain, Associated Press | Posted Feb 9th - 4:00am
An Indian soldier buried by an avalanche for six days in the Himalayan region of Kashmir has been found alive and pulled from the snow, along with the bodies of nine other soldiers, officials said Tuesday.
Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press | Posted Feb 9th - 12:20am
Japan's parliament condemned North Korea's long-range rocket launch Tuesday, calling it a serious provocation against international peace and demanding that the communist nation immediately stop such activity.
Mohammed Daraghmeh, Associated Press | Posted Feb 8th - 11:50pm
After Dr. Saleem Haj-Yahia performed the first-ever successful artificial heart transplant in the West Bank last month he was greeted with flowers, balloons and cheering crowds and publicly praised by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.