Nine people were killed and at least 81 injured when two passenger trains collided head-on at high speed in southern Bavaria.
Wildlife officials in Indian city of Bengaluru captured a leopard from a school after it reportedly mauled six people. [VIDEO]
Rescuers in Taiwan pulled more people alive from a collapsed apartment tower, a day after a strong quake shook the island.
More than 3 100 pregnant Colombian women are infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus, President Juan Manuel Santos said.
Congolese troops killed two UN peacekeepers after civilians accused the Tanzanian UN troops of providing supplies to Islamist Ugandan rebels.
The UN peacekeeping mission for Central African Republic said it has identified seven new cases of sexual abuse by its troops.
Italy's Foreign Ministry summoned the Egyptian envoy to Rome to express concern about the suspicious death of Giulio Regeni.
A United Nations panel has ruled that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been "arbitrarily detained", the BBC reported.