- 5 held for planning attacks on Indian religious, other sites
HYDERABAD, India (AP) — India's federal investigative agency says it has arrested five people for allegedly collecting weapons and explosive materials to attack religious sites and sensitive government building in various parts of the country.
- Australia teen pleads guilty to plot to kill policeman
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A teenager pleaded guilty Thursday to plotting to run over and behead a police officer as part of an Islamic State group-inspired attack on an Australian Veterans' Day ceremony.
- Asian shares mostly up as markets get over Brexit shock
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly up Thursday as markets continued to gradually get over the shock set off by Britain's vote last week to leave the European Union.
- Pakistan extends stay of Afghan refugees until year end
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has permitted registered Afghan refugees to remain in the country until the end of the year, the government said as an earlier deadline was set to expire.
- Nepal agrees to speed up aid grants to quake victims
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal's government has agreed to provide aid grants in two instead of three installments to people who lost their homes in last year's devastating earthquake.