TOKYO Asian shares fell on Monday, uninspired after a downbeat day on Wall Street and led by a plunge in Japan's Nikkei after the dollar notched a fresh 18-month low against the yen.
ANKARA Shelling by Turkish artillery and drones which took off from the Incirlik air base in southern Turkey struck Islamic State targets in Syria on Sunday, killing 34 militants, the Turkish military said on Monday.
LONDON Slightly more Britons want to leave the European Union than want to stay, according to an ICM poll for the Sun on Sunday taken after U.S. President Barack Obama's warning that Britain would go to the "back of queue" in striking trade deals after Brexit.
LONDON Mike Ashley, the billionaire owner of sports goods chain Sports Direct , could step in to save BHS, the 88-year-old British retailer that collapsed last Monday, the Sunday Telegraph reported.
LONDON Sadiq Khan of opposition Labour Party is the strong favourite to win London's mayoral election on Thursday after a contest marked by religious tensions and accusations of racism.
GAZIANTEP, Turkey Two police officers were killed and 22 people wounded in a suicide car bomb attack in the southeastern Turkish city of Gaziantep, the governor and police sources said, in one of three attacks on the security forces on Sunday.
FRANKFURT Deutsche Bank has "serious" and "systemic" failings in its controls against money laundering, terrorist financing and sanctions, according to a confidential letter by the UK's financial regulatory agency, the Financial Times reported.
BERLIN The United States is threatening to prevent the easing of export controls on European cars in order to force Europe to buy more U.S. agricultural products, Germany's Sueddeutsche Zeitung newspaper and ARD public broadcaster reported on Sunday.