Wednesday 10 February 2016

India floods derail two trains, 20 killed

Two express trains were partially swept off a flooded bridge over a river in central India overnight, killing at least 20 people and injuring 100, the government said on Wednesday. Divers using gas cutters pulled out passengers tr


At least 77 killed after Spanish train derailed

A train derailed outside the ancient northwestern Spanish city of Santiago de Compostela on Wednesday, killing at least 77 people and injuring up to 131 in one of Europe's worst rail disasters. Seventy-three people died at the


Zain verdict 'won't derail $950m Saudi deal'

A court ruling against Kuwait's Zain will not derail a $950 million deal to sell its quarter-stake in affiliate Zain Saudi, the chief executive of joint bidder Bahrain Telecommunications (Batelco) said on Monday. Peter Kaliaropoulos told R


Saboteurs derail Syrian train, driver killed

A train carrying 400 passengers derailed on Saturday and its driver was killed when 'saboteur groups' dismantled a section of a northern railway, Syrian officials said. The incident occurred near the central city of Homs, which has

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