1. Pak offsets Lakhvi detention suspension, arrests him for abduction
    ISLAMABAD: Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist and 26/11 plotter Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi was arrested on Tuesday in an unrelated case a day after a local court suspended his preventive detention.
  2. Suicide car bomb targets Libya parliament
    A suicide bomber detonated his car outside the headquarters of the internationally recognized Libyan parliament in the eastern city of Tobruk on Tuesday, Al Arabiya News Channel reported.
  3. US air strike ‘kills militant boss’
    A US air strike has killed the intelligence chief of the al-Shabab terror group, according to Somalia’s intelligence service.
  4. Bahraini Shia leader charged for ‘regime change’
    Bahraini prosecutors have charged the leader of the country’s main opposition party, al-Wefaq, with a bid to change the ruling Al Khalifa regime in the Persian Gulf kingdom.
  5. Militants shell residential area in Aleppo
    More civilians are killed in attacks by foreign-backed militants in Syria, as militants shell a residential area in the northwestern city of Aleppo.
  6. Nearly quarter million displaced over Malaysian floods
    At least 10 people have been killed and nearly a quarter of a million displaced from their homes as more bad weather is forecast to add to Malaysia’s worst flooding in three decades.
  7. ISIL threatens to kill Lebanon hostages unless Beirut frees leader’s ex-wife
    The ISIL terrorists have threatened to execute Lebanese soldiers in their captivity unless Beirut fulfills their demands regarding the release of the ISIL leader’s ex-wife.
  8. Boko Haram kills 15 near Chibok
    Fifteen people have been killed following an attack on a remote town near the abducted schoolgirls’ town of Chibok, south of Borno State by Boko Haram fighters.
  9. 25 Brotherhood members sentenced to life
    An Egyptian court has sentenced 25 Muslim Brotherhood members and supporters to life imprisonment for torching a police station in the country’s northern Sharqiya Governorate.
  10. Searchers resume hunt for bodies from AirAsia jet
    A massive hunt for the 162 victims of AirAsia Flight 8501 resumed in the Java Sea on Wednesday. The search will focus on the area of the aqua-colored waters where the first bodies and debris were located a day earlier.