Nine people were killed and more than 100 were injured when two passenger trains collided head-on near a Bavarian spa town about 60 km (37 miles) southeast of Munich on Tuesday, German police said.
09 Feb 2016 20:05
Camps for the displaced along Syria's border with Turkey are at full capacity, aid workers say, as tens of thousands flee a major government offensive in Aleppo province.
09 Feb 2016 20:52
Voting began in New Hampshire on Tuesday in the first US presidential primary, where Donald Trump leads the packed Republican field and Bernie Sanders was polling ahead of Hillary Clinton.
09 Feb 2016 19:10
A week ago, it looked like the stars were aligning for Marco Rubio. Now, as New Hampshire holds its pivotal primary on Tuesday, the Republican presidential contender has to hope the sky does not come crashing down on him.
09 Feb 2016 18:40
Iraqi forces recaptured territory from Islamic State militants on Tuesday which links the recently recaptured city of Ramadi to a major army base in western Iraq, the military said.
09 Feb 2016 20:25
South African opposition protesters on Tuesday (Feb 9) marched on the country's Constitutional Court in Johannesburg, where judges heard a case over public money spent on President Jacob Zuma's private house.
09 Feb 2016 16:05
European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker's flagship plan to stem Europe's migration crisis by redistributing refugees around the bloc risks crumbling as EU states balk at sharing the burden, diplomats, officials and experts have told AFP.