WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Jan 22: A powerful magnitude 8 earthquake hit the Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands on Sunday and the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said it could generate

Women took to the streets in unexpectedly large numbers in major U.S. cities on Saturday in mass protests against U.S. President Donald Trump, in an early indication of the strong opposition the newly inaugurated Republican may face in office.

NEW DELHI, Jan 22: At least 36 people were killed and 50 injured on Saturday night when nine coaches of a passenger train derailed in Andhra Pradesh, in the latest disaster to hit the vast and accident-prone state railways, police said.

ROME, Jan 21:  Italian police say 16 people died when a bus carrying Hungarian school students returning home from France crashed into the side of a highway near Verona. Thirty-nine people survived.

BEIJING, Jan 21: At least two people have been killed and 10 others are missing after a hotel in central China was buried in a landslide.

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Jan 21:  A bomb exploded Saturday in a market in a northwest tribal region that borders Afghanistan, killing 20 people and wounding at least 50, officials said.

WASHINGTON, Jan 21: Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States on Friday, succeeding Barack Obama and taking control of a divided country in a transition of power that he has declared will lead to “America First” policies at home and abroad.

Donald Trump took over as U.S. president on Friday in the same way he conducted his upstart campaign, with a mixture of blustery salesmanship and naked contempt for the established political order.

Donald Trump began the ceremonial events leading up to his swearing-in later on Friday as the 45th president of the United States, when he will take power over a divided country after a bitter campaign and set the country on a new, uncertain path at home and abroad.

WASHINGTON, Jan 20:  Protesters and supporters of President-elect Donald Trump clashed outside a pro-Trump event in Washington the night before his inauguration. Police used chemical spray on some protesters in an effort to control the unruly crowd.