Sixteen Egyptian policemen were killed in a shootout with militants on the road between Cairo and the Bahariya oasis in the Western Desert, the interior ministry said on Saturday (Oct 21), in a rare flare-up outside the Sinai Peninsula.
The United Nations has failed to bridge differences between rival Libyan factions at month-long talks in Tunisia aimed at stabilising the oil producing nation and paving the way for elections.
Captain Graeme Cremer took four wickets as Zimbabwe restricted West Indies to 219 all out on the opening day of the first test at the Queens Sports Club on Saturday.
Barcelona will offer Lionel Messi a lifetime contract at the club, CEO Oscar Grau said on Saturday.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in Riyadh on Saturday at the start of a six-day trip which will also take him to Qatar, a fellow Gulf Arab state which is in a diplomatic dispute with Saudi Arabia.
Uruguay have left Luis Suarez out of their squad for November friendlies against Poland and Austria to help him overcome a knee problem.
Saudi Oil Minister Khalid al-Falih made a high profile visit to Iraq on Saturday, calling for increased economic cooperation and praising existing coordination to boost crude oil prices.
The Spanish cabinet was meeting on Saturday to prepare to impose direct rule on Catalonia and thwart a drive by the autonomous region to breakaway from Spain.
Increasing the supply of organs available for transplant is the key goal of policies governing deceased organ donation but there are other important ethical considerations, say Centre for Biomedical Ethics’s Voo Teck Chuan.
A 23-year-old man has been arrested in Malaysia and extradited back to Singapore on Friday for his suspected involvement in a scam. He, along with three other suspects, are believed to be involved in a police officer impersonation scam amounting to $270,000. A 39-year-old woman made a police report on July 14 this year, saying she received a call on July 11 from an unknown person claiming to be a police officer.
A 37-year-old man has been arrested for setting off fireworks at Block 307A Ang Mo Kio Avenue 1 on Deepavali (Oct 18). Stomp reported on the incident after Stomper Ning shared how she had woken up to the sounds of fireworks going off at about 10.27pm.
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