A fire broke out Tuesday morning on a railway car ferrying passengers in central Israel, injuring up to 40 people, mostly from shock or smoke inhalation, one of them in serious condition, local medics said.
For once-confident Japan, 2010 may well mark a symbolic milestone in its slide from economic giant to what experts see as its likely destiny……
The White House said Monday that it was "deeply concerned" over a Russian court's conviction of two former Russian business tycoons- Mikhail Khodorkovsky and Platon Lebedev.
Twin suicide bombings rocked a government compound in Iraq's western city of Ramadi on Monday, killing 17 people, a deputy interior minister said.
A powerful East Coast blizzard marooned thousands of would-be air, rail and road travelers Monday, shutting down major airports and rail lines for a second day.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says he's being forced into penning an autobiography to keep his organization from going under.
A survey shows that nearly two-thirds of Japanese believe the country should seek for deeper interdependence with China.
In Indonesia's Banda Aceh, survivors gathered in neighbourhood mosques or homes to remember those killed by tsunami triggered by an undersea earthquake off the island of Sumatra six years ago.
The leftist New People's Army in southern Philippines said on Sunday the group's armed wing has continued to gain an upper hand in the war against government forces in the region.
Railways and one international airport in Moscow region were affected by the power outage caused by freezing rain Sunday, local media reported.
Japan's top government spokesman Yoshito Sengoku said Sunday the ruling Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) might form a new coalition government, according to a Kyodo News report.