Three people were killed and 30 injured after a train derailed near the northern city of Serres, to the north of Greece. According to officials, the inter-city train collided with a small truck.
The newly released pictures of the horrifying tortures that took place in the Iraqi Abu Ghraib prison have fuels new fears in the US and against it, media comments. The new images are said to have been taken at the same time the now-infamous pictures of
An Australian TV channel broadcast previously unpublished images showing apparent US abuse of prisoners in Iraq's Abu Ghraib jail in 2003. The images shown on SBS television were from the same source as those that caused an outcry around the world and led
A bomb that has blasted in the centre of Baghdad has killed three children, who were on their way to school. Authorities believe that the blast was intended for a police patrol that circled the area around that time.
Athens mayor Dora Bakoyianni has been named as the new Greek foreign minister, becoming the first woman to take over the post. Bakoyianni, 51, is the oldest child of former conservative prime minister Costas Mitsotakis.
A German political cartoonist has been threatened with death after publishing a caricature in which the Iranian national soccer team wear belts of explosives next to German soldiers. Klaus Stuttmann, whose caricature was published in the Friday edition of
Serbia's police have launched an investigation into the case with the emptied Bulgarian gas cisterns. So far police could not reveal any further information but after the end of the investigation the collected material will be handed to the Prosecutor's
One man died and five people were wounded in an explosion at an Istanbul supermarket on Monday, CNN Turk commercial television said. Police, ambulances and fire engines rushed to the scene of the blast, which came days after a bomb exploded at an Internet
US Vice-President Dick Cheney accidentally shot and injured a man during a quail hunting trip. The victim, named Harry Whittington, was on the trip with Cheney at a ranch in Texas when the incident took place on Saturday.
An angry Saddam Hussein has appeared in court saying he was being forced to attend after boycotting earlier sessions with his seven co-defendants. The former Iraqi leader shouted "Down with Bush" and continued a stormy exchange with the new chief judge wh
An administrative building in Moscow, home of Russia's most circulated newspaper "Komsomolskaya Pravda", burst into flames on Monday. Part of the burning building, which also houses several other publications, collapsed, and even though there were over 50
The UK has started an investigation into a video showing British soldiers abusing and beating four Iraqi teenagers. The News of the World has published pictures from the video, saying it was shot in southern Iraq in 2004.
US Immigration officials have arrested a Haitian woman after finding a human head in her luggage. Myrlene Severe, 30, has arrested at a Florida airport and charged with failing to declare the head on a customs form and transporting "hazardous material".
The Parliament of Kosovo elected Friday Fatmir Sejdiu from the Democratic Alliance of Kosovo (DSK) for new President of Kosovo. After three rounds of secret vote, Fatmir Sejdiu, the sole candidate for President, won 80 votes in favor, 12 against, while 17
The first case of H5N1 bird flu in Africa is likely to be followed quickly by others, creating a "very severe situation", a UN top expert was cited as saying by the BBC. Dr David Nabarro of the World Health Organizaton (WHO) told the BBC the virus "might
The deadly strain of bird flu has been found in poultry in northern Nigeria, the world organisation for animal health said in statement. The Paris-based organisation said this was the first time the disease had been detected in Africa.
A supermarket roof in southern Germany has collapsed, but police said there were no signs that people have been buried under the rubble so far. Twelve people were pulled out of the debries, a p police spokesman said.
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