Three people were condemned to death on Friday and one given life in prison for a mass stabbing that killed 31 people in China, state television said, an attack authorities blamed on separatists from largely Muslim Xinjiang.
In a suicide attack, a female bomber blew herself up at the entrance of a train station in the Russian city of Volgograd on Sunday killing at least 16 people, including one child.
More than 16 bogies were gutted when a major fire broke out on Friday on a goods train carrying petrol and headed for Gonda.
A train caught fire near Gulbarga in north Karnataka, killing two passengers and injuring seven others.
Violent protests continued in Bihar`s district headquarters town of Madhubani, with four people injured in police firing.
A vial of what the church says is the late Pope John Paul II`s blood was almost lost when three men stole a backpack from a priest.
With a total length of 15.42 km, the Yangmingtan bridge was claimed to be the longest in north China.
The accident took place at Jiamusi railway station when most of the passengers were ready to get off the train.
No group claimed responsibility for the blast though such attacks are usually blamed on Baloch nationalist groups.
Tunisia is on edge after President Ben Ali ended his 23 years of rule.
Police discovered a bomb in a car near a railway station in northern Russia on Thursday, days after a train bombing killed 26 people, local news agencies reported.
Day in Pics: 25th October
Showbiz World - October 25, 2014
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