U.S. transportation officials say the Amtrak passenger train that crashed Tuesday night in Pennsylvania was traveling at more than 160 kilometers per hour.
Thousands of Bangladeshis and ethnic Rohingya from Myanmar remain stranded on boats off the coasts of Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia.
A proposed 12-nation Pacific Rim trade deal has failed in its first major test in the United States Congress.
Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif arrived in Kabul Tuesday, along with the Pakistani army chief, General Raheel Sharif.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said he had “frank” — or direct — discussions with Russian President Vladimir Putin Tuesday in the city of Sochi.
The Philippines and Japan have held their first-ever bilateral naval training.
International organizations and non-governmental groups are worried about the safety of girls and women in Nepal.
A five-day cease-fire began Tuesday between a coalition of Arab countries and Houthi rebels in Yemen.
The leader of Saudi Arabia will not take part in talks with U.S. and other Arab officials this week.
Not many people consider a bacterium that makes millions of people sick … a friend.