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.
09 Feb 2016 08:44
The Electrify Africa Act, which unanimously passed the House of Representatives and Senate, leverages partnerships with the private sector in order to bring first-time electricity access to some 50 million people in underserved parts of Africa.
09 Feb 2016 06:36
At least four Russian servicemen were killed when a military helicopter crashed in the west of the country late Monday, the defence ministry said.
09 Feb 2016 05:50
Investigators examining an explosion that blew a hole in a Somali airliner last week believe the damage was caused by a bomb hidden in a laptop computer, U.S. officials said on Monday.
09 Feb 2016 04:54
US presidential candidates, including billionaire Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton, fanned out across snowy New Hampshire seeking to convert undecided voters with just hours to spare before Tuesday's crucial primary.
09 Feb 2016 01:07
Canada announced on Monday it will end air strikes targeting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria and bring home its six fighter jets on Feb 22.
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.