|Car bomb kills at least eight at police headquarters in Turkey|
By Dasha Afanasieva and Humeyra Pamuk ANKARA/KARKAMIS, Turkey (Reuters) - A car bomb at a police headquarters in Turkey's largely Kurdish southeast killed at least eight and wounded dozens on Friday, officials said, two days after Turkey launched an incursion against Islamic State and Kurdish militia fighters in Syria. ...
|Top French court to rule on legality of burkini bans|
France's highest administrative court is considering whether it's legal for towns to ban body-covering burkini swimsuits, which have become a symbol of tensions around the place of Islam in secular France. ...
|Car bomb attack in Turkey kills 8 police; 70 wounded|
|ANKARA, Turkey (AP) â€” Kurdish militants on Friday attacked a police checkpoint in southeast Turkey with an explosives-laden truck, killing at least eight police officers and wounding 70 other people, the state-run news agency and Turkish officials said.|
|Indonesia steps up fire response as haze blankets Singapore|
|JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) â€” Six Indonesian provinces have declared states of emergency as forest fires blanketed a swath of Southeast Asia in a smoky haze.|
|Hundreds of displaced in Nigeria's northeast demand more food|
By Lanre Ola MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Hundreds of people displaced by a Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria's northeast staged a protest in the region's main city on Thursday to demand more aid, accusing officials of stealing food rations, witnesses said. The U.N. food program WFP last week warned that up to 5.5 million people in the volatile northeast might need food aid by next month as soaring inflation was pushing up food prices. The Nigerian army, backed by its neighbours, has retaken most territory previously lost to Boko Haram jihadists, which have been staging a seven-year insurgency in the northeast.