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Mursitpinar (Turkey) (AFP) - US-led strikes hit Islamic State group fighters closing on a key town on Syria's border with Turkey overnight as Ankara prepared Tuesday to request parliamentary authorisation to join the coalition.
By Jan Strupczewski BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Euro zone inflation slowed further as expected in September because of falling prices of unprocessed food and energy, a first estimate by the European Union's statistics office showed on Tuesday. Eurostat said consumer prices in the 18 countries sharing the euro rose 0.3 percent year-on-year, slowing from 0.4 percent year-on-year increases in August and July. The September was in line with market expectations, according to polling data. Unprocessed food prices fell 0.9 percent year-on-year in September and energy was 2.4 percent cheaper. ...
Hong Kong (AFP) - 08:55 GMT - Social networks - A social messaging app that allows users to contact each other even if a mobile phone network is overloaded or switched off has become a hit with protesters.