17 soldiers killed after militants attack Indian army brigade headquarters near Pakistan border

17 soldier have been killed and 35 others injured after four gunmen stormed Indian army brigade headquarters in Kashmir. India is blaming Pakistan for the attack. The assault, in which four commando-style gunmen burst into the brigade headquarters in Uri at 5.30 am (midnight GMT) was among the deadliest in Kashmir and has sharply ratcheted up tension between the nuclear-armed rivals. The army deployed helicopters to evacuate soldiers injured in the dawn attack that was followed by a gunfight. The raid comes amid heightened tension in Indias only Muslim-majority region which has faced more than two months of protests following the 8 July killing of a popular separatist field commander. 19 days ago

Russian opposition claims election was not free and fair

Former prime minister and Russian opposition leader of the Parnas party, Mikhail Kasyanov, has claimed that the vote in the parliamentary elections was not a free and fair vote. Russias liberal opposition failed to get over the five percent threshold needed for party representation, the exit poll and preliminary results showed. Kasyanov was also concerned at the low turn out for the election as it was just 39.3%. 19 days ago

Emmys 2016 highlights: Game of Thrones sweeps the board with 12 wins

Hit TV show Game of thrones won 12 Emmy awards on 18 September in Los Angeles, whilst FXs 10-hour dramatisation of O.J. Simpsons double murder trial took home nine Emmys. Comedy Veep also won Emmys for a second straight year with star Julia- Louis-Dreyfus won her fifth straight Emmy for he role. 19 days ago

Tim Farron: Were stronger and more relevant than ever

During the Liberal Democrats Autumn Conference Supporters will flock to a four-day event that kicks off today (17 September) in Brighton, with the party having attracted 10,000 new members since the EU referendum. 21 days ago