TEHRAN, October 19 - A commuter train traveling at high speed struck a crowd of people seated on tracks in northern India on Friday and at least 50 were feared killed, Punjab state police and witnesses said.
TEHRAN, October 19 - Some 130 Palestinian protesters, including 25 children, have been injured by Israeli fire during anti-occupation protests at the Gaza border, according to the Gaza Health Ministry, amid Amnesty International's condemnation of Israel's newly proclaimed "zero tolerance" towards protesters.
TEHRAN, October 19 - Malaysia's former deputy prime minister was charged Friday with abuse of power, corruption and money laundering involving millions of dollars in another graft investigation against leaders ousted in shock election results earlier this year.
TEHRAN, October 19 - The assassination of a powerful police commander has left Afghanistan reeling ahead of parliamentary elections on Saturday and raised questions over talks begun recently between the Taliban and U.S. officials.
TEHRAN, October 19 - Having found Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s antics too costly for its already stained reputation, Saudi Arabia’s ruling family is looking to replace the young prince with his less ambitious brother, Khalid, a new report suggests.
TEHRAN, October 17 -A so-called monitoring group says tens of thousands of internally displaced Syrians stranded in a refugee camp in southern Syrian are facing dire conditions as food, water and medical supplies are quickly running out.
TEHRAN, October 17 -Yemeni armed forces have fired a ballistic missile at a gathering of Saudi-led mercenaries in Saudi Arabia’s southern border region of Najran, a report says.
TEHRAN, October 17 -One of Afghanistan's most powerful security officials has been killed and two Americans injured in a shooting at a high-level security meeting in Afghanistan, attended by top US commander General Scott Miller.
TEHRAN, October 17 -An independent human rights group says it documented 2,165 cases of grave human rights violations in Bahrain last year as the ruling Al Khalifah regime relentlessly continues with its crackdown on human rights activists and pro-democracy campaigners in the kingdom.
TEHRAN, October 18 - Afghan and NATO officials say a bombing targeted a NATO convoy near the capital, Kabul. An Afghan spokeswoman says the attack involved a suicide bomber and killed at least two civilians.