The strike is part of a string of attacks this week that have killed more than 130 people.
As promises of prosperity falter, shoppers are spending less ahead of Diwali.
Many Rohingya wonder: Were we wrong to ever have hoped?
Sharif faced corruption charges based on the Panama Papers leaks.
If the polls are right, Shinzo Abe will be reelected as prime minister on Sunday.
The Chinese leader set out an ambitious vision to keep the Communist Party at the center of every aspect of life.
In one assault, a commando-style raid on a police compound began with twin car bombs.
The government wants to allow them, but concerns over addiction and crime remain.
The driver of a truck holding three tons of explosives was thwarted at a checkpoint, authorities said.
Caitlan Coleman and Joshua Boyle were abducted in October 2012 while traveling in a remote area of Afghanistan outside Kabul.
Before a major party congress, speculation mounts that the president wants to stay in power for the long term.
Official data appear to confirm signs of a decline in cross-border trade.
The couple had three children while held by a Pakistan-based militant faction. Pakistan announced the release, but few details were given.
A school official, his wife and two daughters were taken from their home in September.
The disclosure comes at a time of heightened tensions over North Korea.