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42, mainly pensioners perish in bus collision – France’s worst road accident in three decades

PUISSEGUIN: At least 42 people were killed when a coach carrying elderly day-trippers collided with a lorry and burst into flames in southwest France yesterday, in the country’s worst road…

Russia hold Syria talks with US, Saudi Arabia and Turkey – Chilly atmosphere, scant hope for progress

VIENNA: Top diplomats from Russia, the US, Saudi Arabia and Turkey held talks in a frosty atmosphere yesterday on how to end the Syrian conflict, with the sides sharply at…

Serbia, Croatia agree to speed up migrant flow – ‘We have agreed to stop this torture’

BAJAKOVO: Serbia and Croatia agreed yesterday to ease the flow of migrants over the border between the countries after thousands of people, including children, were forced to spend the night…

China cuts rates again as growth stalls – Move comes ahead of key economic meeting next week

BEIJING: China’s central bank cut interest rates yesterday for the sixth time in less than a year, and it again lowered the amount of cash that banks must hold as…

With Clinton done, Democrats may quit GOP Benghazi panel – ‘We have learned absolutely nothing’

WASHINGTON: House Democrats are signaling they may quit a Republican-led committee investigating the 2012 Benghazi attacks after Hillary Rodham Clinton endured a grueling interrogation by GOP lawmakers at a marathon…

Masked stabbing attack in Swedish school – Swordsman kills two including teacher and child

Migrants trade punches with police – Austria opens barriers at refugee reception center

Stakes high for Clinton, GOP as Benghazi takes center stage

Pakistan’s unfinished war against extremism

All work and no play: Myanmar’s children help support economy – Worst records for child labor in the world

Brazil’s women get their kicks in MMA fighting

Nearly 5,000 cholera cases, 74 deaths in Tanzania