The coast guard did not give the baby's nationality

Greek coast guard discover body of baby on Kos

04 Oct Greece's coast guard has recovered the badly decomposed body of a baby on the shore of the island of Kos, a major entry point into the European Union for thousands of migrants and refugees who cross the Aegean Sea from nearby Turkey.

Portuguese Prime Minister and Social Democratic Party's leader Pedro Passos Coelho casts his vote

Coalition government claim Portuguese election win

04 Oct Portugal's centre-right ruling coalition has claimed victory in a national election after exit polls put it well ahead of the main opposition socialists, although likely shy of an outright parliament majority.

A suspected US airstrike killed at least 19 people at the hospital

MSF calls for 'full and transparent investigation'

04 Oct Medical aid group Medecins Sans Frontieres has demanded an independent international inquiry into a suspected US air strike that killed 22 people in an Afghan hospital it runs, branding the attack a "war crime".

The two Israelis were killed in an alleyway of Jerusalem's Old City

Palestinians stab Israelis in two attacks

04 Oct A Palestinian man stabbed and wounded an Israeli teenager in Jerusalem today, just hours after another knife-wielding attacker killed an off-duty Israeli soldier and a rabbi nearby in the walled Old City, police said.

Pope Francis leads a mass for the opening of the synod on the family at St Peter's basilica

Pope reaffirms Catholic opposition to gay marriage

04 Oct Pope Francis today reaffirmed Catholic opposition to gay marriage as he opened a three-week gathering of bishops from around the world but said the Church had to show love and understanding towards all.

MSF said their staff were in shock  after the strikes

US military conducted air strike near MSF hospital

03 Oct The US military has said it conducted an air strike near a hospital run by Medecins Sans Frontieres in the Afghan city of Kunduz where 19 staff and patients, including three children, were killed in a blast.

The identities and nationalities of the victims have not yet been provided

Two killed in attack in Jerusalem

03 Oct The Islamic Jihad group has claimed responsibility for a deadly attack in Jerusalem that has left two people dead and one in a serious condition.

Russian Defence Ministry image of an air strike on a target in Syria

Russia carries out more than 60 Syrian flights

03 Oct Russia's Air Force has carried out more than 60 flights in Syria in the past 72 hours, significantly reducing the military potential of terrorists there, a senior official in the Russian army told Russian news agencies on Saturday.

Rescue workers search for survivors of the landslide

At least 59 dead following landslide in Guatemala

03 Oct Rescue workers in Guatemala are continuing to search for survivors of a massive landslide that has claimed the lives of at least 59 people, with hopes fading for hundreds of others who are still missing.