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International

Russia steps up Syria attacks; Obama says Putin wrong on Syria

DAMASCUS, Syria, Oct 3, (Agencies): Russian warplanes have attacked the Islamic State group and other insurgents in central and northern Syria with a wave of …

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Pakistani pilots’ strike grounds some 51 flights

ISLAMABAD, Oct 3, (AFP): Some 51 flights scheduled by the Pakistani flag carrier have been cancelled in three days after pilots refused to work following …

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Japanese man shot dead in Bangladesh

DHAKA, Oct 3, (AFP): AJapanese citizen was shot dead by gunmen in a northern Bangladesh town on Saturday, police said, days after an Italian aid …

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Suicide bombings in Nigeria kill 18; Buhari, US condemn attacks; 41 wounded in blasts

ABUJA, Oct 3, (Agencies): Two suicide explosions that ripped through the outskirts of Nigeria’s capital Abuja have left at least 18 people dead and 41 …

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Saudi arrests Syrian, Filipina

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Oct 3, (Agencies): Saudi Arabia said Saturday it had arrested a Syrian man and a Filipina for allegedly manufacturing suicide bomb belts …

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US, allies demand Russia halt Syria strikes outside IS areas

BEIRUT/MOSCOW, Oct 2, (Agencies): Russia bombed Syria for a third day on Friday, mainly hitting areas held by rival insurgent groups rather than the Islamic …

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‘Migrant influx turning Britons against EU’

LONDON, Oct 2, (RTRS): Europe’s rushed acceptance of hundreds of thousands of migrants is turning many Britons against the European Union ahead of a vote …

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India rejects Pakistan peace plan

WASHINGTON, Oct 2, (RTRS): India on Thursday rejected a four-point peace plan for Kashmir proposed by Pakistan but said talks among officials of both countries …

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UK teen jailed for Anzac ‘terror’ plot

LONDON, Oct 2, (AFP): Britain’s youngest person convicted of terrorism was sentenced Friday to a minimum of five years in jail for plotting an Islamic …

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IS militants attack forces guarding Libya oil port

BENGHAZI, Libya, Oct 2, (RTRS): Islamic State militants attacked forces guarding one of Libya’s main oil ports on Thursday with a gun assault and an …

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