A crowded commuter train crashed into a fuel tanker on the outskirts of the Indonesian capital on Monday, killing at least 10 people in a huge explosion and injuring scores.
A cold snap that has gripped much of the US is being blamed for a handful of deaths and has forced people to deal with frigid temperatures, power outages by the thousands and treacherous roads.
Thailand's main opposition party announced Sunday its members were resigning en masse from Parliament to protest a government they claim is illegitimate, a move sure to deepen the country's latest political crisis.
Some 20 thousand Ukrainians continued their demonstrations in Kiev's Independence Square on Saturday as they press on with demands of integration with the European Union.
People in South Africa are taking part in a day of "prayer and reflection" for late President Nelson Mandela, who died on Thursday.
A Malaysian man today admitted to fixing football matches in Melbourne, Australia as part of an international syndicate.
One of Princess Diana's favorite dresses, dubbed the "Fairytale" dress, sold for 102 thousand pounds at a London auction on Tuesday.
About 200 people lifted a 10-ton bus to rescue a young woman who was trapped underneath in Shenyang, China on Monday.
The Malaysian police have denied a report claiming that they recently arrested an Islamist militant, Fadli Sadama, who had broken out of jail during a prison riot in Tanjung Gusta prison in Medan, Indonesia.
Protestors swarmed into the compounds of the Prime Minister's office and police headquarters in Bangkok today, with the help of the police.