Inater national news
October 7, 2015, 11:33 am
Istanbul: Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned Moscow against taking "undesirable steps" following accusations Russia deliberately violated Turkish air space in its bombing campaign in Syria.
Russian fighter jets entered Turkish air space in two separate incidents at the weekend, prompting Ankara to summon the Russian ambassador twice to protest both violations.
Meanwhile, the Turkish military has said its fighter jets were harassed by a MIG-29 plane from an unidentified country close to Syria on Sunday and Monday.
Guatemala City: The toll from a landslide that hit a Guatemalan village has risen to 131, the government said.
While rescue teams continue to comb the rubble, their hopes of finding any survivor are rapidly dwindling.
Xinhua quoted a senior official as saying on Sunday that as many as 500 people were likely to have been buried following the landslide.
The landslide occurred on Thursday (October 1) night following heavy rains in the village of El Cambray II, near the town of Santa Catarina Pinula, 15 km from here.
October 4, 2015, 1:20 pm
Islamabad: Pakistan has arrested 100 Indian fishermen for allegedly entering its waters, the media reported on Sunday.
The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) in Karachi made the arrests and confiscated 12 Indian boats, Radio Pakistan reported. The report did not say when the arrests were made.
October 4, 2015, 1:18 pm
United Nations: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon on Saturday strongly condemned airstrikes that killed medical staff and civilians in a hospital in Afghanistan, calling for "a thorough and impartial investigation into the attack in order to ensure accountability".
October 4, 2015, 9:54 am
Moscow: Russia's air forces will intensify airstrikes against the posts of extremist group Islamic State (IS) in Syria, a senior military official has said.
"We will not only continue conducting our airstrikes, but will also increase their intensity," Andrey Kartapolov, deputy chief of the general staff of the Russian Armed Forces told reporters on Saturday.
Kathmandu: The process to elect a new president, vice president, prime minister and parliament speaker in Nepal in accordance with the constitution promulgated on September 20 will begin soon, an official said on Friday.
The first session of parliament after the adoption of the constitution started on Friday.
Nepal's Prime Minister Sushil Koirala will meet President Ram Baran Yadav later in the evening to urge him to start the process.
October 2, 2015, 10:51 am
Kabul: At least 12 people were killed after a US transport plane crashed at a local airport in Afghanistan's Jalalabad city late Thursday, sources said early Friday.
"The C-130 American plane crashed at Jalalabad airport at around midnight, leaving the causalities," a source told Xinhua anonymously.
Five US military soldiers were among the killed, according to sources.
Details about the incident and cause of the crash remained unknown.
October 2, 2015, 10:48 am
San Francisco: At least 10 people were killed and 20 injured in a shooting at a college in the US state of Oregon on Thursday, police said.
The gunman was said to be a 20-year-old man who started the carnage at the community college campus in Oregon before having an exchange of fire with police, Xinhua news agency reported.
Sheriff John Hanlin of Douglas county told a news briefing about three hours later that the lone shooter was dead on the scene at the Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, southern Oregon.
October 1, 2015, 11:34 am
Kabul: The Afghan special forces recaptured Kunduz city from Taliban militants on Thursday, the government said.
Sediq Sediqqi, spokesman for the interior minister, said on Twitter that the city was retaken and there was heavy casualty on the side of Taliban militants, Xinhua reported.
Taliban militants captured Kunduz on Monday.
October 1, 2015, 10:06 am
United Nations: After raising the Kashmir issue at the General Assembly, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif proposed a four-point peace initiative for India that embraces renouncing the use or threat of use of force, demilitarising Kashmir, withdrawal from Siachen Glacier and formalising ceasefire along the Line of Control.