Ukraine claimed full control of Russia's eastern logistics hub Lyman, its most significant battlefield gain in weeks, setting the stage for further advances aimed at cutting Russia's supply lines to its battered troops to a single route ... .
Europe faces “unprecedented risks” to its natural gas supplies this winter after Russia cut off most pipeline shipments and could wind up competing with Asia for already scarce and expensive liquid gas that comes by ship, the International Energy Agency said ... The EU has already filled storage to 88%, ahead of its goal of 80% before winter ... ....
The United Nations humanitarian agency is warning that about 5.7 million Pakistani flood survivors will face a serious food crisis in the next three months, as the death toll from the deluge rose on Monday ... .
Reformists who ran on fighting corruption and clientelism in public office appeared set to win an important race in Bosnia's elections Sunday that could give them greater sway over the direction of the country which has never fully recovered from its 1992-95 sectarian war and remains divided along ethnic lines ... Two contenders claim victory ... .
Indonesia’s government called on the country’s police on Monday to identify and punish whoever was responsible for a stadium stampede that left 125 people dead, as anger mounted over one of the deadliest disasters in the history of football ... “One of our messages is for the authorities to investigate this (incident) thoroughly ... ‘Murderer!’ ... .
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — People kayaking down streets that were passable just a day or two earlier. Hundreds of thousands without power. National Guard helicopters flying rescue missions to residents still stranded on Florida’s barrier islands ... It was clear the road to recovery from this monster storm will be long and painful. And Ian was still not done.
Brazil's bitterly divisive presidential election will go to a runoff on 30 October, as incumbent Jair Bolsonaro beat expectations to finish a relatively close second to frontrunner Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva... With 99.9% of electronic votes counted, Mr Lula had taken 48.4% of votes versus 43.2% for Mr Bolsonaro ... .
There has been a significant rise in shooting attacks in the West Bank and Jerusalem over the past month, an increase of around 47 percent according to new data released by the Shin Bet internal security agency. The numbers released by the agency showed that in the month of September there were a total of 34 shooting attacks ... ... Maj ... .
MOGADISHU, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- The Somali government confirmed Monday that a top leader of the al-Shabab terror group was killed in a joint operation by the Somali National Army (SNA) and international partner forces ... ■. EXPLORE XINHUANET. News ... .
Yemen could return to civil war due to the inability of various sides of the conflict to renew a truce, the UN had backed a truce since April as it was supposed to be renewed ...ErinHutchinson, the Norwegian Refugee Council’s Country Director in Yemen, put out a statement about the failure to renew the truce ... The war in Yemen ... .