For the third time in recent weeks, Islamabad’s government has refused to allow Indian leaders to use Indian airspace. Last month, similar requests by Indian President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Modi were rejected by Pakistan. The above moves took place amid the strained relations between the two countries regarding territorial disputes.
Eight immigrants, including four children, were found to have mild hypothermia on a refrigerated truck on a journey from a French seaport to a ferry to England. The source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the migrants, allegedly Afghans, were spotted at a checkpoint in the French port of Calais around 5 am local time. The temperature in the car then only about 7 degrees C.
On October 27, Belgian Budget Minister Sophie Wilmes officially took office, becoming the first female Prime Minister of the kingdom after being enthroned by King Philipe. Incumbent Prime Minister Charles Michel, who is about to take over as Chairman of the European Council (EC) on December 1, will resign in early November.
Since October 27, the national emergency has been extended for an additional three months by order of Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi. The decree instructs the military and police forces to take all necessary measures to “deal with terrorist threats, ensure the maintenance of security, protect people’s lives and property” after the incident. the dual bombing of two churches in the cities of Gharbiya and Alexandria, killing 47 people and injuring 120 in April 2017.
The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) led by the Kurds on October 27 said they would redeploy outside the entire area along the Syrian border to comply with the Russia-Turkey agreement. Accordingly, Damascus-backed forces will replace the SDF in this area. In a statement, SDF said the force was “redeploying to new locations outside the Syrian-Turkish border” in order to comply with the agreement signed in Sochi, Russia last week.
In a message broadcast live from the White House, US President Donald Trump said terrorist Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi killed himself in a bomb-filled shirt after being cornered. The leader of a self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS) organization is identified by DNA tests 15 minutes after death. Earlier, sources from Syria, Iraq, and Iran simultaneously announced that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was allegedly killed in a US military operation in Syria.
At least 2 people were killed and 14 injured in the shootings that took place on the night of October 26 at a festival attended by hundreds of attendees organized by Texas A&M-Commerce University in Texas, USA. The shooting took place in the town of Greenville, 24 km southwest of Texas A & M-Commerce, just 15 minutes after police were called to the scene to solve illegal parking cases. The culprit is said to have used a semi-automatic rifle to carry out the act of shooting.
On October 27, tens of thousands of people in the Barcelona city of Catalonia, northeastern Spain, marched on the streets to protest the separatist movement in the region. Barcelona police said the march was attended by 80,000 people, many of whom carried Spanish and regional flags of Catalonia. The rally calling for Spanish unification took place amid protests in Barcelona and many other parts of Catalonia that have turned violent, leaving hundreds of injured and dozens arrested.