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Shehnila Taufiq and her three children died in the fire last September

Fatal arson attack targeted wrong house

15.09 An innocent family perished in a blaze at their home when it was mistakenly targeted in a revenge attack following the fatal stabbing of a fitness coach, a court in England has heard.

(L-R) Palestinian legislator Mustafa Barghouti, Palestinian Fatah delegation chief Azzam al-Ahmed, Hamas prime minister Gaza Ismail Haniya, Hamas deputy leader Musa Abu Marzuk, and secretary-general of the Palestinian Arab Front Jameel Shehadeh

Palestinians to form unity govt in weeks

16.59 Gaza-based Hamas and President Mahmoud Abbas's Palestine Liberation Organization have agreed to implement a unity pact, both sides announced in a joint news conference.

At least 63 people were killed and 80 were seriously injured in Democratic Republic of Congo's Katanga province

63 killed, 80 injured in Congo train crash

17.28 At least 63 people were killed and 80 were seriously injured in Democratic Republic of Congo's Katanga province when a train speeding too fast round a bend derailed.

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