Argentina train accident kills 49
BUENOS AIRES: A packed train slammed into the end of the line in Buenos Aires busy Once station Wednesday,killing 49 people and injuring 600 commuters in Argentinas worst train accident in decades. Federal Police Commissioner Nestor Rodriguez says the dead include 48 adults and one child. The commuter train came in too fast and hit the barrier at the end of the platform at about 26 kph.
DSK questioned again after night in cell
LILLE: Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn spent the night in a seven-square-metre cell before police questioned him for a second day Wednesday over an alleged sex ring. The case centres on allegations that a prostitution ring organised by acquaintances of his supplied clients of Lilles luxury Carlton Hotel.
Pak health workers linked to US raid fired
ABBOTTABAD: A Pakistani government official Zafeer Ahmed said Wednesday that 17 health workers have been fired for allegedly participating in a CIA scheme to confirm the presence of Osama bin Laden in a northwestern town.
Italy: Divers find 8 more bodies in ship wreckage
ROME: Italian authorities say divers searching the capsized Costa Concordia cruise ship have spotted eight more bodies in a submerged section of a passenger deck.
Indian-origin Americans in Obama campaign team
WASHINGTON: Three Indian-origin Americans,actor Kalpen Modi,California Attorney General,Kamla Harris and Sai Iyer,a White House intern in 2011,were Wednesday appointed to the 35-member national co-chairs of the Obama Campaign.
Iran n-work to go on after failed IAEA visit
TEHRAN: Irans nuclear work will defiantly go on,supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Wednesday,after UN inspectors left Tehran following talks that failed to lift their suspicions of atomic weapons research.
Aus Foreign Minister quits amid power tussle
MELBOURNE: Australian Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd resigned Wednesday saying he could no longer work without the support of Prime Minister Julia Gillard,amid speculation he may pose a challenge to her.
Chavez says his cancer may have returned
CARACAS: President Hugo Chavez said Wednesday he needs to have a lesion removed that is probably malignant. Chavez said the lesion was in the same place where a tumour was removed last year.