Cameroon train disaster toll rises to at least 60
Yaoundé (AFP) - At least 60 people were killed and nearly 600 injured when a packed train derailed between Cameroon's two main cities, officials said Saturday, as distraught relatives desperately sought news of missing loved ones. At Yaounde's main hospital, where the morgue was holding 29 bodies including those of babies, distraught relatives thronged the corridors. The train, travelling from the capital Yaounde to the economic hub of Douala, came off the rails near the central city of Eseka at around midday on Friday.
Attacks on the internet keep getting bigger and nastierNEW YORK (AP) ? Could millions of connected cameras, thermostats and kids' toys bring the internet to its knees? It's beginning to look that way.
Marcello Lippi - one of the world's great coaches
Italians with selective memories might remember Marcello Lippi as the coach who quit moments after the Azzurri's first-round elimination, as defending champions, from the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. Lippi, named coach of China on Saturday, won't be expected to work the same magic with a team that is ranked 84th in the world and likely to miss the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Hundreds march to protest bullfighting's return to Barcelona
Somali pirates free 26 Asian sailors held since 2012By Abdi Sheikh MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somali pirates have freed 26 Asian sailors held captive in a small fishing village for more than four years since their ship was hijacked in the Indian Ocean, a government official said on Saturday.
Kremlin: demands for Assad's departure "thoughtless"
MOSCOW (AP) ? The entire territory of Syria must be "liberated," Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman said in remarks televised Saturday, dismissing demands for Syrian President Bashar Assad's departure as "thoughtless."
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Venezuela's Maduro says oil producers close to output cap deal
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was quoted on Saturday as saying that OPEC and non-OPEC nations were "very close" to an agreement on oil production curbs, Azerbaijan's state news agency Azertag reported. "Today with (Azeri) President Ilham Aliyev we talked about reaching agreements between OPEC and countries that are not members of the cartel. This will pave the way for a new era of stability and investments, stable output and new oil price formula," he said.
Nobel academy member calls Bob Dylan's silence 'arrogant'COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) ? A member of the Swedish Academy that awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in literature to Bob Dylan says the American singer-songwriter's silence since receiving the honor is "impolite and arrogant."
Venezuela braces for turbulence after recall is stalled