Workers setup the stage for the 19th Life Ball in front of the city hall in Vienna May 20, 2011. Life Ball is Europe's largest annual AIDS charity event and will take place on May 21, 2011.
Over 250 people were wounded after two trains carrying passengers returning from work collided in Soweto, local media reported.
Japan is taking a first step toward joining an international child custody convention amid foreign pressure on Tokyo.
Japan's nuclear crisis remains very serious but there are some signs of progress, the head of the U.N. atomic agency said on Thursday.
Anti-government "red-shirt" leader said Thursday the mass rally to commemorate last year's protest in downtown Bangkok will be peaceful.
Andrew Feustel, STS-134 mission specialist, moves supplies on the middeck of the space shuttle Endeavour.
The gentoo penguins which are native to Antartica, were acquired from Edinburgh Zoo and are a new attraction at the aquarium.
The wife and daughter of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi crossed the border into Tunisia.
Pakistan already has paid dearly for its failure to know or acknowledge that Osama bin Laden was hiding for more than five years.
Al Qaeda released a posthumous audio recording by Osama bin Laden posted on Jihadi websites.
Hoang Quy Phuoc became the first swimmer of Vietnam to secure a ticket to the 2012 London Olympic Games.
Japan was to release a revised roadmap Tuesday for stabilizing its stricken nuclear plant.