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    US, UK, France, Italy, Germany to meet on Syria

    Reuters | Updated at 09:06pm on October 04, 2016

    Senior officials from the United States, Britain, France, Italy and Germany are to meet in Berlin on Wednesday to try to find ways to resolve the conflict in Syria, a German foreign ministry official said, confirming a story in the Tagesspiegel daily...

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    India bans Kashmir newspaper, fearing anti-state violence

    Associated Press | Updated at 06:47pm on October 04, 2016

    Authorities in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir have banned the publication of a local newspaper, saying that its contents could incite violence in the troubled...

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    Afghan forces flushing Taliban out of Kunduz

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 05:51pm on October 04, 2016

    Fighting continued on the outskirts of Kunduz Tuesday as some frightened residents fled the city a day after the Taliban launched an hours-long assault that was repelled by Afghan forces backed by NATO...

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    Turkey purges 13,000 police officers over failed coup

    BBC | Updated at 05:47pm on October 04, 2016

    Turkey has suspended almost 13,000 police officers for their alleged links with the US-based Muslim cleric...

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    4,650 migrants saved, 28 die trying to reach Italy

    Reuters | Updated at 01:29pm on October 04, 2016

    More than 4,650 migrants were saved on Tuesday and 28 bodies recovered in more than 30 rescue missions off the Libyan coast, Italy's...

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    Nobel physics prize awarded to three for topology work

    Associated Press | Updated at 01:03pm on October 04, 2016

    The 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded for discoveries about strange forms of matter. Three Britons, David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and...

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    Bangladeshi charged with killing plot for IS

    Associated Press | Updated at 12:38pm on October 04, 2016

    A Bangladeshi citizen who lives in Maryland has been charged with plotting to kill a member of the US military on behalf of Islamic State, the US Justice Department...

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    Forget SAARC, focus on BIMSTEC, Indian think-tank tells Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 12:31pm on October 04, 2016

    Observer Research Foundation, a Delhi-based leading think tank, seeks greater focus on strengthening the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation taking...

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    Egypt says it killed senior Muslim Brotherhood leader in shootout

    Reuters | Updated at 10:11am on October 04, 2016

    Egypt's interior ministry said early on Tuesday that it killed a senior Muslim Brotherhood leader it said was responsible for the group's ‘armed wing’ and another member of the group in a shootout on Monday...

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    Colombia's president Santos tries to save peace deal

    BBC | Updated at 10:00am on October 04, 2016

    Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos has appointed a team of senior government officials to launch talks with the opposition on changes to a peace deal with the Farc rebel group...