Friday October 24, 2014, Istanbul, Turkey
Packets of an unidentified yellow powder were sent to the Canadian, US, Belgian and German consulates in Istanbul on Friday, prompting security alerts following two militant attacks in Canada this week.
Canada's capital faced a third day of heightened security on Friday as police searched for any clues that the man who shot and killed a soldier and charged into the parliament building had help in plotting his attack.
The hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in a remote patch of the Indian Ocean is progressing well but will likely take many months because of the huge area involved, an Australian official said on Friday.
Hong Kong protesters plan to hold a straw poll on government proposals they rejected earlier in the week as their street campaign pushing for democracy for the Chinese-controlled city entered its fifth week on Friday.
India today offered Pakistan "full cooperation" for eradicating polio from its soil and said it is a "cause for concern" for it that the neighboring country accounts for 85 per cent of the world's polio cases.
British Prime Minister David Cameron upstaged an EU summit on Friday over a demand from Brussels for extra budget billions from member states, overshadowing talks meant to tackle Europe's stalling economy.