Egypt police kills two suspected jihadists in Cairo raid

 Egyptian police killed two alleged jihadists suspected of involvement in the recent bombing of the Italian consulate in Cairo in a raid on an apartment in the capital, security officials said.

 Iraq football pitch blasts kill four: security sources

 Bombs went off during a local football game in Iraq's restive Diyala province today, killing at least four people, security officials said.

 11 killed in violence in northeast Mexico

 Mexican officials say 11 people have been killed in violence along the Texas border.

 Farmers protests in Pb; threaten nation-wide stir

 A group of farmers under the banners of Kisan Sabha and Bhartiya Kisan Union today held a protest here against the Centre to pitch for their demands and threatened to launch a nation-wide stir in October, if they were not met.

 Gurdaspur attack: Terrorists sneaked via Pathankot village

Preliminary investigations into the Gurdaspur terror strike indicate that the three suspected Lashker-e-Taiba militants had entered the country through Bamiyal village in Pathankot, located close to the international border.

 NATO holding rare emergency meeting at Turkey's request

 For just the fifth time in its 66-year history, NATO ambassadors will meet in emergency session tomorrow to gauge the threat the Islamic State extremist group poses to Turkey, and the debated actions Turkish authorities are taking in response.

 WTO formally accepts Kazakhstan as new member

 The World Trade Organization today formally accepted Kazakhstan's bid to join the body, ending nearly two decades of negotiations that the WTO has called among the most difficult in its history.

 MP Governor, Chief Minister condole Kalam's death

 Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav and CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan expressed their profound grief over the death of former President A P J Abdul Kalam today.

 UGC asks HRD Min to give breather to PhD holders registered

 UGC today once again proposed to the HRD Ministry to provide certain relaxation to PhD holders registered before 2009, a move which could provide breather to thousands of candidates applying for teaching jobs in universities.

 Indonesia, Britain to step up efforts to fight Islamic State

 Indonesia and Britain agreed today to step up joint efforts to fight terrorism and the Islamic State group.