U.S President Barack Obama walks past the flag-draped coffin of former Israeli President Shimon Peres, after eulogising him at his funeral ceremony
U.S President Barack Obama walks past the flag-draped coffin of former Israeli President Shimon Peres, after eulogising him at his funeral ceremony.Reuters

Here are some of the top stories from International Business Times India to start your day with:

1. Uri fallout: Pakistan forced to postpone SAARC Summit

Pakistan on Friday postponed the 19th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit, which was scheduled to take place in Islamabad on November 9 and 10. The announcement comes after five countries including India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Afghanistan and Sri Lanka pulled out of the summit. Read more...

2. Shimon Peres funeral: Barack Obama, Prince Charles, Angela Merkel and others pay respect to late Israeli leader

Former Israeli Prime Minister, President Shimon Peres' funeral, held on Friday, was attended by world leaders, including US President Barack Obama, Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, former US president Bill Clinton, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Perez was considered to be the last link to the generation of politicians that founded Israel. Read more...

3. Ryder Cup 2016: McIlroy leads Europe comeback, leaving USA with narrow lead after day one

It looked bleak, really bleak, when the US, in their weakest format of the Ryder Cup – the foursomes – took a 4-0 lead against Europe, after playing some brilliant golf. Then came the European comeback in the afternoon in the fourballs, leaving this Ryder Cup 2016 tantalisingly poised after day one at Hazeltine. Read more...

4. Uri aftermath: Salman Khan says Pakistani artistes are not terrorists, have visas and legal permission to enter India

Actor Salman Khan on Friday came out in defence of Pakistani artistes, many of whom have been forced to leave India. Some of them have also had their performances cancelled following protests by right-wing outfits in the aftermath of the terror attack on an Indian Army base in Uri in the Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir on September 18. Read more...

5. Now a movie on drug lord Pablo Escobar; Javier Bardem, wife Penelope Cruz to star in new drama

After a crime web television series, now a movie will be made based on the life of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar. The movie on Escobar will feature Oscar-winning Spanish actors Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem. Read more...

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