Images and video from the scene shows one of the train carriages in flames, as people were evacuated from the area.
British tourist Laura Plummer told Egyptian prosecutors she 'didn't do anything wrong' moments after being arrested for bringing Tramadol tablets into Egypt.
Two people have died while attempting to climb South Africa's Table Mountain. The accident left hundreds stranded at the summit.
Another Egyptian pop singer Leila Amer has been arrested for 'inciting debauchery' in racy music video.
The kidnap-for-ransom gang of Ibrahim Umar, 25, was among the most vicious, say the Nigerian police.
Egypt's Grand Mufti Shawki Allam called for a Bitcoin ban, issuing an official fatwa against the cryptocurrency.
The scam involved people being told that they had been named benefactors by an African royal and had to share their personal information to get the money.
U.N. Congo mission spokeswoman Florence Marchal said at least 82 people have been arrested across the country in connection with Sunday's protests.
Legendary ex-footballer George Weah is set to become Liberia's president following a run-off election victory against opponent Joseph Boakai.
Saudi Arabia, like other rich Gulf nations, is a magnet for hundreds of thousands of people from impoverished East African nations like Ethiopia and Somalia.
Zbigniew Reket, a Polish sailor, and his cat have been found in a rudderless lifeboat in the Indian Ocean where he claims they had been drifting for seven months.
Gilfred Powys, the director of the 43,000 acre Suyian Ranch in northwest Laikipia, was out on his regular patrol when he was charged at by the animal.
The Egyptian government hangs 15 extremists linked to the Islamic State in two prisons located in northern Egypt.
Laura Plummer, 33, travelled to Egypt with nearly 300 tablets of Tramadol, as well as some Naproxen, which she claimed were for her sick partner.
British tourist Laura Plummer wept in an Egyptian court on Christmas Day over a drug smuggling charge that could lead to a death penalty.