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World 28 Oct 2020 | 3:35 AM

Two Swiss Muslim leaders convicted of spreading al Qaeda propaganda

ZURICH (Reuters) - A Swiss court handed suspended jail terms on Tuesday to two senior officials from a Swiss Islamic group for spreading propaganda supporting al Qaeda, in a retrial which followed their earlier acquittal.

World 28 Oct 2020 | 1:54 AM

IS militants kill 5 family members in eastern Iraq: official

BAGHDAD, Oct. 27 (Xinhua) -- The extremist Islamic State (IS) militants killed five family members and wounded two others on Tuesday in Iraq's eastern province of Diyala, a local official said.

World 27 Oct 2020 | 5:52 PM

American citizen kidnapped in southern Niger, sources say

NIAMEY (Reuters) - An American citizen was kidnapped near the town of Birnin Konni in southern Niger in the early hours of Tuesday, three security sources and an official said, but no group immediately claimed responsibility.

World 23 Oct 2020 | 10:48 PM

Factbox: What does Libya's ceasefire deal contain?

(Reuters) - Libya's warring sides signed an agreement for a permanent ceasefire on Friday in Geneva, representing a step forward in diplomatic efforts to resolve the conflict though there is scepticism the truce will last.