Eight injured as train derails during rush hour in Hong Kong

A rare train derailment disrupted services during rush hour in Hong Kong on Tuesday, the rail operator said, injuring eight people and dealing another setback to a company targeted by pro-democracy protesters. The disruption to a normally seamless network used by nearly 6 million people every weekday happened after a train derailed while leaving a… Read More Eight injured as train derails during rush hour in Hong Kong

Thirty dead following Taliban suicide bomb attacks in Afghanistan

Taliban suicide attackers killed at least 30 people in Afghanistan on Tuesday, their deadliest bombing taking place near an election rally by President Ashraf Ghani, although he was unhurt. The attacks happened 11 days before Afghanistan’s presidential elections, which Taliban commanders have vowed to violently disrupt, and follow collapsed peace talks between the United States… Read More Thirty dead following Taliban suicide bomb attacks in Afghanistan