India's border with Nepal will be sealed today, 48 hours before the municipal polls in the neighbouring country, to prevent anti-social elements from crossing the international boundary and vitiating the election atmosphere.
People in the Iraqi city of Mosul celebrated their first Muslim Eid holiday without ISIS in years today after the terrorists were ejected from much of the city, and hoped the battle to recapture the remaining area would soon be over.
An English teacher in the UK asked over 60 teenage students to draft a suicide note for homework as part of a module on Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth, sparking outrage and prompting the school to apologise.
Ten security personnel and four others have been injured in a terror attack, reportedly carried out by Taliban, in Afghanistan's Herat province. The attack took place nearly 13 kilometres from the Salma dam, rebuilt by India, in Chist-i-Sharif district in the western province. However, India's Ambassador to Afghanistan Manpreet Vohra confirmed that the dam was not attacked.
At least six people were injured today after a car mounted a pavement outside a sports centre in the northern English city of Newcastle, but the incident is not believed to be terrorism-related, police said today.
More than 10,000 people took part in the final event marking the third International Day of Yoga in China today, the largest participation of enthusiasts in a yoga programme organised in the communist nation this year.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives widened their lead over the Social Democrats (SPD) to 15 points in a weekly opinion poll by the Emnid institute published on Sunday, three months before the Sept. 24 election.
Philippine and Vietnamese navies have been playing soccer, volleyball and tug-of-war games together on a South China Sea island, the latest get-together by two countries concerned by Chinese assertiveness in the disputed waters.
Britain's Brexit minister David Davis said today he was "pretty sure" he could negotiate a good deal to leave the European Union, something that would require a transitional arrangement for around one or two years.