A passenger train has crashed and exploded into flames killing an estimated 30 people in south Jakarta.
Palestinians are remembering Nelson Mandela as their most loyal champion, honouring him with prayers and vigils.
Protesters topple statue of Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin in Ukraine's capital and tell president: You are next.
Bus driver who suffered nervous shock when he unwittingly ferried military cadets to a ''graphic'' simulated massacre wins payout.
More than a dozen same-sex couples race down the aisle in Australia.
'Pure terror' as woman burnt alive (graphic content)
A winter storm is delivering a sloppy smorgasbord of snow, freezing rain and sleet to parts of the US, causing at least one massive pile-up.
British police say they have freed three men believed to be victims of slavery and human trafficking.
Storm hits Europe with hurricane force, bringing massive tidal surge, sweeping away houses.
French scientists say Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat wasn't poisoned, contradicting earlier findings by a Swiss lab.
The government is back at work, and markets are laden with fruits, pork, fish and bread.
Past and present Kiwi leaders will head to Nelson Mandela's memorial, with PM leaving tomorrow.
Military head convicted of plotting to overthrow strongman Voreqe Bainimarama and planning to kill supporter.