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(image courtesy of CNN) Eight people are dead and 50 seriously injured following a head-on collision between two trains in Germany's southern state of Bavaria, a police spokesman says. Altogether, between 100-150 people sustained injuries in the collision, police say. The crash...
North Korea has successfully launched a satellite into space, its state-run TV said, an action immediately condemned by the United States as "destabilizing and provocative." The Kwangmyongsong carrier rocket blasted off from the Sohae launch facility at 9 a.m Sunday (7:30 p.m...
Novak Djokovic (CNN photo) When Roger Federer dominated men's tennis a decade ago, few would have predicted that another player would come along in the same era and replicate the Swiss' achievements. But Novak Djokovic is doing just that. One could make the point, too, that he...
An avalanche near McBride, British Columbia, has killed five people, according to Donita Cuzma of the British Columbia Coroners Service. The avalanche struck at 1:30 p.m. local time (4:30 p.m. ET) Friday. Two groups of snowmobilers were involved, Cuzma said. A search team...
After days of delays, the Syrian peace talks led by the United Nations will start Friday, a U.N. spokesman said. "All I can say about the talks is that they will start as planned ... I don't have a time. I don't have the exact locations," spokesman Ahmad Fawzi told journalists...
Europe should be prepared for more of the ruthless and coordinated attacks that ISIS carried out in Paris last year, officials say. The militant group is planning more large-scale, "special forces-style" assaults that don't even necessarily need to be coordinated from Syria...
(CNN) -- An American college student has been arrested in North Korea. Otto Frederick Warmbier was detained in Pyongyang on January 2, according to Young Pioneer Tours, the China-based travel company he was with. The tour group said that Warmbier's family has been informed and...
Alexander Litvinenko in the hospital after his poisoning and before his 2006 death (CNN photo) (CNN) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin probably approved the operation by Russian officials to kill former FSB spy Alexander Litvinenko in 2006, a detailed UK inquiry has concluded...
(CNN) -- Militants raided a university in northwest Pakistan on Wednesday, timing their attack to a ceremony at the school to ensure maximum casualties. After security forces combed the campus block by block after the massacre, Mehmood Khan, provincial home minister of Khyber...