Ankara bans public gatherings, demonstrations in terror alert

Ankara bans public gatherings, demonstrations in terror alert

October 18, 2016 - 11:10 AMT  07:10 GMT
The governorate said it had received intelligence "that banned terror organisations were preparing actions in our province".
Pentagon declines to say whether Yemen  fired missiles at U.S. ship

Pentagon declines to say whether Yemen fired missiles at U.S. ship

October 18, 2016 - 10:56 AMT  06:56 GMT
Earlier, the U.S. cruise missiles knocked out three coastal radar sites in areas of Yemen controlled by Houthi forces.
Philippine President's visit restores trust, China says

Philippine President's visit restores trust, China says

October 18, 2016 - 10:55 AMT  06:55 GMT
Duterte's visit will help define how far he wants to shift allegiance from the United States to an Asian superpower.
At least 20 die in India hospital fire

At least 20 die in India hospital fire

October 18, 2016 - 10:42 AMT  06:42 GMT
They say the fire started in an intensive care unit (ICU) of the SUM hospital, a private facility in the city of Bhubaneswar in Orissa state.
Azerbaijan uses SVD sniper rifles in truce violations overnight

Azerbaijan uses SVD sniper rifles in truce violations overnight

October 18, 2016 - 10:38 AMT  06:38 GMT
The Karabakh frontline units continue controlling the situation on the contact line and protecting their positions.
Hitler's birth house in Austria to be demolished

Hitler's birth house in Austria to be demolished

October 18, 2016 - 10:30 AMT  06:30 GMT
A new building in Braunau am Inn, in western Austria along the border with Germany, will erase links to the Nazi dictator's birthplace.
Italy PM heads to U.S., looks to boost referendum campaign

Italy PM heads to U.S., looks to boost referendum campaign

October 18, 2016 - 10:22 AMT  06:22 GMT
Italians will vote on Dec. 4 on the constitutional overhaul, which the center-left PM says will bring greater political stability to the country.
Rio police fire tear-gas during Brazil govt spending cap protest

Rio police fire tear-gas during Brazil govt spending cap protest

October 18, 2016 - 09:54 AMT  05:54 GMT
The police action marks the first time a new wave of Brazilian street protests, this time against the signature economic policy of Temer govt.
Ecuador cuts Assange’s internet access amid Clinton emails scandal

Ecuador cuts Assange’s internet access amid Clinton emails scandal

October 18, 2016 - 09:48 AMT  05:48 GMT
The transparency activist has been claiming asylum at London's Ecuadorean embassy since 2012 to avoid extradition over sex assault allegations.
Yemen truce to start on Oct 20: UN envoy

Yemen truce to start on Oct 20: UN envoy

October 18, 2016 - 09:44 AMT  05:44 GMT
Yemeni President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi's forces have been fighting Houthi rebels, who control the capital Sanaa.