May 28th, 2010
06:02 AM ET

World update: Authorities blame rebels for train deaths

An update from London on some of the international stories we expect to develop on Friday:

Rail crash kills dozens: At least 56 bodies have been pulled from the wreckage after two trains crashed in eastern India. Authorities are linking the incident to Maoist rebels. Full story

Beijing in Korea talks: Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao is in the South Korean capital Seoul as regional tensions mount between North and South Korea. Full story

Witnesses: Bodies burning in Jamaica: Security forces have burned bodies in a Kingston neighborhood ravaged by a failed attempt to arrest a suspected drug kingpin, say residents. Police have denied the claims. Full story

Flood waters recede: The Polish Interior Ministry reports that heavy rains have now left 17 people dead nationwide.

U.S. issues World Cup alert: The State Department has warned U.S. citizens in South Africa to be aware of increased terrorism risks during the World Cup. Full story

Australia, Japan face off over whaling: Australia will take its case against Japan's whaling practices to international court early next week, Australian officials said Friday. Full story

iPad launches internationally: Apple fans have stood in line outside stores overnight as the touchscreen device goes on sale in the UK, Japan, France, Germany and Australia among others. Full story

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  1. Damião Carlos

    My condolenses from their families, rest in peace. http://www.englishtips-self-taught.blogspto.com

    May 28, 2010 at 6:27 am | Report abuse |