International news updates on Sep 22

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Bangalore, Sept 22: Get international news in brief here:

9.00 pm: Armed Kenyan guards opened fire at the entrance to a major shopping mall here following an accident at the parking lot caused by a sick customer.

8.00 pm: Two-way trade between India and the US is poised for "exciting times" at this juncture and has scope of increase in bilateral trading volumes, a US official said.

7.00 pm: At least 23 suspected terrorists were killed in aerial strikes on terrorist hideouts in the country's tribal region of North Waziristan, the Pakistani Army said

6.45 pm: Japanese newly-appointed Industry minister Yuko Obuchi says it would be 'very difficult' for Japan to do without nuclear energy.

6.00 pm: Prince Charles has made it clear that he is disappointed that much has not yet been done to tackle global warming.

5.35 pm: Bangladesh's main opposition leader and former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia went on trial. He is accused of embezzling about USD 680,000 in two corruption cases that could see her jailed for life if found guilty.

5.05 pm: The Syrian National Coalition (SNC), the main opposition political alliance, has dissolved the leadership of its armed wing, the Free Syrian Army (FSA) led by Gen. Abdelila al-Bashir, on the grounds that it does not represent all the opposition forces.

4.40 pm: At least nine people were killed and four others injured when a truck and two cars collided in Pakistan's northwest Haripur district.

3.50 pm: Afghanistan's Taliban militants decried a pact by rival election candidates to form a government of national unity as a "sham" orchestrated by the United States and unacceptable to the Afghan people.

3.15 pm: The Islamic State (IS) Sunni extremist group has urged its cadres to attack civilians of the West, including Australia.

3.10 pm: Lt Gen Rizwan Akhtar, considered a close confidante of army chief Gen Raheel Sharif, is appointed as new head of Pakistan's powerful spy agency ISI.

2.45 pm: Haj pilgrims arriving at Jeddah's King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) are being screened, tested and given preventive medication against the Ebola virus.

2.25 pm: A three-day curfew aimed at containing the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone ended and has been declared a success.

1:55 pm: CBI summons former Union minister Abu Hasem Khan in connection with Saradha scam probe, say sources

1.20 pm: Asian Games 2014: India's Dipika Pallikal takes historic bronze.

12.45 pm: Israel has joined the international effort to help combat the Ebola outbreak across West Africa.

12.30 pm: Two Indian-origin leaders have made it to parliament in the recently concluded general elections in New Zealand.

12.05 pm: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Monday left for New York to attend the 69th session of the UN General Assembly and is expected to have talks with his counterparts during the trip.

11.25 am: Fiji coup leader in 2006, Voreqe Frank Bainimarama, will be sworn-in Monday as the prime minister of the country.

10:30 am: NASA's MAVEN Enters Mars Orbit

10:00 am: Obama to Lead U.N. Effort to Halt Movement of Terror Recruits

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