LONDON, Oct 9: A 21-year-old man was arrested on Friday for scaling a gate at Queen Elizabeth’s London residence, Buckingham Palace, police said.

ISTANBUL, Oct 9: Turkey's state-run news agency says eight soldiers have been killed and five wounded after Kurdish militants detonated a car bomb outside a military station in the southeastern town of Semdinli.

SRINAGAR, Oct 9: When massive anti-India protests erupted in Indian-control Kashmir three months ago after the killing of a charismatic militant leader, Aqib Mir was among tens of thousands of Kashmiris who defied curfew and clashed with government forces.

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 9: United Nations says initial reports from health officials in Yemen's capital indicate that over 140 people were killed and more than 525 wounded in an airstrike on a funeral hall.

CHARLESTON, Oct 9: A weakening Hurricane Matthew lashed Georgia and the Carolinas on Saturday in what appeared to be the last leg of its march up the East Coast, leaving in its wake millions of Americans relieved that one of the most fearsome storms on record in the U.S. wasn't that bad after all.

NEW YORK, Oct 8:  In a videotaped midnight apology, Donald Trump declared "I was wrong and I apologize" after being caught on tape making shockingly vulgar and sexually charged comments. Yet he also defiantly dismissed the revelations as "nothing more than a distraction" from a decade ago and signaled he would close his presidential campaign by arguing rival Hillary Clinton has committed greater sins against women.

WASHINGTON, Oct 8: Hillary Clinton told bankers behind closed doors that she favored "open trade and open borders" and said Wall Street executives were best-positioned to help reform the U.S. financial sector, according to transcripts of her private, paid speeches leaked Friday.

QUETTA, Pakistan, Oct 7: A powerful bomb exploded on a passenger train in southwest Pakistan on Friday, killing six people and wounding 19, officials said.

OSLO, Norway, Oct 7:  Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for his efforts to end a five-decades-long civil war that has killed more than 200,000 people in the South American country.

Jamaica's government has discontinued a hurricane warning and replaced it with a tropical storm warning as Hurricane Matthew's center tracks closer to Haiti.