WASHINGTON -- The U.S. military airdropped weapons, ammunition and medical supplies Sunday to Kurds fighting so-called Islamic State militants in Kobane.
TOKYO -- With about 375 orders already generated, the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) is set to conduct test flights in 2015 and enter service in 2017.
NEBRASKA -- Transfusions of convalescent serum and a potent new oral antiviral drug could offer a new treatment to thousands of Ebola victims in West Africa.
CUPERTINO -- Apple’s new iPad Air 2 shaves over a millimetre off its previous depth, making it less than half as thick as the original 1st generation iPad.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Google is coming out with bigger, more expensive versions of its Nexus phone and tablet which run on its new Android "Lollipop" operating system.
LONDON -- Star Wars – Episode VII, the first in a new movie trilogy, is nearing the end of principal photography in the UK and various other locations.
VIENNA -- The AeroMobil 3.0 prototype flying car, which can be refueled at a regular filling station, will be unveiled in Vienna during the Pioneers Festival on October 29.
BRUSSELS -- The new European Commission, a body consisting of 28 Commissioners from each EU country, is expected to take office on November 1.
DARMSTADT -- The European Space Agency announced Monday that the robot lander of the Rosetta spacecraft will descend to "site J" on November 11.
BARCELONA -- Catalonia’s president Artur Mas has said a non-binding vote on independence from Spain will go ahead on Nov 9, in defiance of Madrid.
LONDON -- Bayern Munich travel to Roma, Barcelona host Ajax, and Chelsea take on Maribor. On Wednesday Liverpool face Real Madrid, Olympiacos take on Juventus and Monaco host Benfica.
NEW YORK -- The New York City Marathon, the world’s largest marathon, and the concluding race of the six annual World Marathon Majors takes place on Sunday, November 2.