MURSITPINAR (Turkey), Oct 26 (AFP) - US-led warplanes have bombarded the Islamic State group with new air strikes as heavily armed Iraqi Kurdish fighters were on Sunday readying to reinforce the besieged Syrian border town of Kobane.

SINGAPORE, Oct 24 (Bernama) -- Jetstar Asia will take over operations of Valuair flights between Singapore and its four ports in Indonesia from Oct 26 following the Indonesian government's lifting of foreign low cost carriers (LCCs) operating restrictions.

NOVOSIBIRSK, Oct 24 (Bernama) -- Russia has launched production of a trial batch of the Ebola vaccine Triazavirin.

ISLAMABAD, Oct 24 (Bernama) -- Pakistani and Iranian troops on Friday exchanged fire along the border in the latest flare-up between the two sides days after a clash killed a Pakistani soldier and injured three others.

KOCHI, Oct 24 (Bernama) -- A bomb threat or a possible suicide attack on Air India flights has sparked a security alert at Kochi International Airport in south western Kerala state

GREATER NOIDA, Oct 24 (Bernama) -- Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said India wants peace with China but that cannot be achieved "at the cost of honour", Press Trust of India (PTI) reported.