Cairo, Jan 17 At least eight security personnel were killed and three others injured in a terror attack on a checkpoint in Egypt's New Valley Governorate, some 600 km south of Cairo, according to a statement of Egypt's Health Ministry.
Mexico City, Jan 17 At least four persons were killed, three of them security guards, and 12 injured in a shooting at the BPM Music Festival in Mexico, organisers of the event said.
Rome, Jan 16 (IANSAKI) A Brazilian was taken to hospital with a fractured pelvis after he fell four metres from security railings at Rome's ancient Colosseum monument on Monday.
Kathmandu, Jan 16 Nepal's Health Ministry and the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) will conduct free healthcare programmes for the 2015 earthquake survivors.
Kula Lumpur, Jan 16 Three Malaysian militants from the Islamic State (IS) terror group were killed during an airstrike in Raqqa in Syria, a media report said Monday.
Kabul, Jan 16 Unknown gunmen shot dead a government official in Baghlan province of Afghanistan on Monday, police said.
Seoul, Jan 16 South Korea's state-run pension fund chief was indicted on Monday, a special prosecutor's team said, in a widening probe into an influence-peddling scandal that has led to President Park Geun-hye's impeachment.
Bishkek, Jan 16 At least 28 people were killed on Monday when a Turkish Airlines cargo plane crashed into a residential area close to the airport in Bishkek, capital of Kyrgyzstan.
Beijing, Jan 16 China will quadruple its new energy vehicle annual output to 2 million by 2020, a Cabinet Minister said.
Kabul, Jan 16 Four Taliban militants and one police personnel were killed after Taliban attacked security checkpoints in Afghanistan's northern Kunduz province on Saturday night, a local official said.