*** South Yorkshire Police have begun detailed excavation work on Kos in the hope of finally solving the mystery surrounding the disappearance of Ben Needham. ***
Labour says it will make up any shortfalls in funding for deprived regions resulting from Britain's departure from the European Union. ***
*** West Ham boss Slaven Bilic says he's taking responsibility for turning around their poor start to the season. ***
Manchester City have been dealt a blow, with key player Kevin de Bruyne ruled out for a month after picking up a hamstring injury. ***
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In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Syed Ali Gilani has expressed concern over the dubious standards of Delhi rulers exhibiting gross and visible contradiction in their words and deeds.
In a statement issued in Srinagar, he said that India is giving bad name of cross border infiltration to the legitimate and just struggle of Kashmir for right to self-determination.
Japan says it scrambled fighter jets on Sunday after eight Chinese military aircraft flew between Japanese islands.
The planes, thought to be bombers, surveillance planes and one fighter jet, flew along the Miyako Straits, between Okinawa and Miyakojima.
China said about 40 of its aircraft had been involved in what it said was a routine drill.
The planes did not cross into Japanese airspace, but the move is being seen as a show of force by China.
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos says peace with the Farc rebel group will boost economic growth and enable the country to rebuild its social fabric.
Mr Santos and Farc leader Timoleon Jimenez, known as Timochenko, will sign a historic peace deal later on Monday.
But it will take a long time for Colombian society to recover from more than five decades of conflict, he said.
The Farc will be relaunched as a political party as part of the deal, which is due to be put to Colombian voters in a popular vote on 2 October.
India, one of the world's largest greenhouse gas emitters, will ratify the Paris global climate agreement pact next month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said.
CO2 emissions are believed to be the driving force behind climate change.
The Paris deal is the world's first comprehensive climate agreement.
It will only come into force legally after it is ratified by at least 55 countries, which between them produce 55% of global carbon emissions.
"Ratification is yet to be done and India too is yet to do it. I announce that India will ratify the decision on October 2, the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi," Mr Modi said in a speech at a national meeting of his ruling party in the southern state of Kerala.
Last December, countries agreed to cut emissions in a bid to keep the global average rise in temperatures below 2C.