At least 36 people were killed when nine carriages of an express train came off the tracks in the state of Andhra Pradesh
Hopes had been fading fast of finding any of the 30 people including four children reported missing
Rescuers are digging through the rubble of a collapsed building in Tehran, Iran, looking for as many as 25 missing people including firefighters.
A driver has ploughed his car into pedestrians in a busy street in Melbourne, Australia, killing three people including a young child
Rescue workers face treacherous conditions as they fight against time and the elements to find survivors after an avalanche struck a luxury mountain hotel in central Italy, hours after a series of str
Brazilian singer Loalwa Braz, who found fame with the 1980s hit Lambada has been found dead near her home in Saquarema, Brazil.
A group linked to al Qaeda’s North African affiliate has said it carried out a suicide bombing at a military camp in northern Mali earlier on Wednesday that killed dozens of people and injured over…
The Norwegian government is presenting its closing statement in an appeal involving mass murderer, Anders Breivik.
A Turkish cargo plane crashed on Monday in a residential area just outside the main airport in Kyrgyzstan, killing dozens of people both on the ground and on the plane, the Emergency Situations Minist
At least 37 people die after a Turkish cargo plane crashes into a village in Kyrgyzstan.
At least 27 inmates have now thought to have died in the latest violence to erupt in a Brazilian prison.
Syria has accused Israel of carrying out what it called a “flagrant” rocket attack on a major military base outside Damascus.
Dozens of people have been killed in Afghanistan in one of the worst outbreaks of violence in recent weeks.
Clare Hollingworth, the rookie reporter who broke the news that World War Two had begun, has died.
Portugal has paid its final respects to former President Mario Soares, following his death on Saturday at the age of 92.
The funeral in Tehran of former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani presents a rare occasion for Iranians to voice discord.
Tens of thousands of Iranians have turned out for the funeral of former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani in the Iranian capital. The 82-year-old died of a heart attack on Sunday.
In the West Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani was widely regarded as a reformer.
At least 10 people, mostly police officers, have been killed in northern Sinai after a suicide bomber rammed a lorry into a security check point.
Reports say the bus was taking Portuguese nationals to Switzerland when it crashed, possibly due to icy conditions.