India has rejected a four-point peace plan for Kashmir proposed by Pakistan but said talks among officials of both countries on terrorism that collapsed in August should be revived.
Bahrain late on October 1 ordered the acting Iranian charge d'affaires to leave the country within 72 hours and recalled its own ambassador over allegations that Tehran has sponsored "subversion" and funneled weapons to militants in Bahrain.
Russia’s first personal bankruptcy law came into force on October 1 – a development that is expected to result in a wave of legal action by Russians who are struggling to pay back loans.
An Austrian court on October 1 handed down jail sentences to three Chechen asylum-seekers -- a man, his wife, and his mother – after ruling that they tried to join Islamic State (IS) extremists in Syria.
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal by Iran's central bank against a $1.75 billion judgment over a 1983 bomb attack on a U.S. Marines barracks in Lebanon.
Hungary's government says it is preparing to seal off its border with Croatia, as it did in September with Serbia, but also wants Austria and Germany to decide whether they will accept more migrants.
The Ukrainian government says it will pull out small-caliber weapons from the war-torn east in two days' time if the cease-fire holds.
The Pakistani Army says 25 suspected militants have been killed in air strikes on northwestern strongholds near the border with Afghanistan.
Iran has nearly doubled its death toll from last week's hajj stampede, saying there was no hope of finding pilgrims missing after the tragedy.
Afghan officials say government forces are in control of much of the strategic northern city of Kunduz three days after Taliban insurgents captured the provincial capital. (Reuters)
U.S. presidential contender Donald Trump appeared to endorse Russia's air raids in Syria and said he would send thousands of Syrian refugees home if he is elected in November 2016.
Afghan officials say government troops have recaptured much of the strategic northern city of Kunduz from Taliban insurgents.