1. Croatia closes border crossing with Serbia
Following thousands of migrant refugees flooded from Middle East, Croatia closes seven of its eight road border crossing with Serbia on Thursday. The border crossing that connects Zagreb and Belgrade, at Bajakovo is the only border crossing appears to be opened.
2. Militants attacked Pakistan air force base in Peshawar
Gunmen, dressed in police uniforms stormed the Badaber air base in the northern city of Peshawar, and killed at least 17 people. 16 of the victims were prayers at a mosque, and the other is an army officer. The Pakistani Taliban said they ordered the attack.
3. Trump doesn’t correct properly on anti-Muslim questioner
Donald Trump came under fire for handling on anti-Muslim questioner at a town hall event in Rochester, New Hampshire. The unidentified man mention said “We have a problem in this country. It’s called Muslims,” and also said “You know our current president is one. You know he’s not even an American”. Trump did not correct the questioner about his claims about Obama before moving on to another.
4. Air France pilot reported seeing a floating object in the Indian Ocean
Nearly two months after debris from the vanished Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 washed up on Reunion Island, a large object reportedly floating off the island has piqued the interest of French officials there.
5. The GOP debate on Wednesday night is the most watched show in CNN’s history
According to Nielsen data, the three-hour broadcast drew an average of 22.9 million viewers, making it the most-watched program in CNN history. Debate between Al Gore and Ross Perot in 1993 was viewed by 16.8 million become second most watched show for CNN.