LONDON, Oct 2: U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May said Sunday that Britain would trigger the formal process for leaving the European Union before April, putting to rest weeks of speculation on the timing of the move.

BISHOFTU, Ethiopia, Oct 2: Several people were killed in a stampede near the Ethiopian capital on Sunday after police fired tear gas at protesters during a religious festival, according to an AFP photographer at the scene.

BEIJING, Oct 2: A Chinese man has confessed to killing 19 people in a village in southwestern China after an argument with his parents over money, official media said on Friday.

GRAND RAPIDS, UNITED STATES, Oct 2: Donald Trump is encouraging voters to check out a "sex tape" featuring the former beauty queen with whom he's feuding. Hillary Clinton's campaign is suggesting that a better rental is the adult film in which Trump himself appears.

Bulgaria’s parliament approved on Friday legislation outlawing face-covering Islamic veils in public, joining a small number of EU countries as debate rages across Europe about religious freedoms.

A Czech-Polish team said Friday it had discovered the world’s deepest underwater cave in the eastern Czech Republic.

NEW DELHI, Oct 1: India and Pakistan exchanged fire across their de facto border in the Kashmir region on Saturday, in minor skirmishes that come at a time of heightened tension between the nuclear-armed neighbors.

BEIJING, Oct 1: China has blocked a tributary of the Brahmaputra river in Tibet as part of the construction of its hydro project, which could cause concern in India as it may impact the water flow into the country.

NEW YORK, Oct 1:  "A clear and present danger to our country." ''Xenophobia, racism and misogyny." ''Beneath our national dignity."

WASHINGTON, Sept 30: Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is leading Republican rival Donald Trump by 4 per cent after their first televised debate, according to a poll.