While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, July 20 edition

Soldiers who took out Santoso lay in wait for eight days

Soldiers who took out Santoso were lying in wait for days to strike, said Indonesian military chief, General Gatot Nurmantyo.

"The team had to lay low for eight days in an area where they suspected Santoso would be, waiting for the right time to move in," said the general. "It was near the village of Santoso's wife."

General Gatot was speaking to reporters a day after the leader of the East Indonesia Mujahideen militant group and Indonesia's most-wanted terrorist was killed during a fire-fight with security forces in the jungles of Poso, Central Sulawesi.


Bosnia's Pokemon Go players urged to avoid wartime mine fields

People playing the wildly popular smartphone game Pokemon Go in Bosnia were urged to avoid areas littered with unexploded mines left over from the 1990s conflict.

"Today, we received information that some users of the Pokemon Go app in Bosnia were going to places which are a risk for (unexploded) mines, in search of a pokemon," the NGO Posavina bez mina said on its Facebook page.

"Citizens are urged not to do so, to respect demarcation signs of dangerous mine fields and not to go into unknown areas," it added.


Canadian pilots thought to be drunk before flying passenger jet are remanded

Two Canadian pilots charged on suspicion of being drunk as they prepared to fly a passenger jet from Glasgow in Scotland to Toronto were remanded in custody, the prosecutors' office said.

Jean-Francois Perreault, 39, and Imran Zafar Syed, 37, appeared in court the day after they were arrested as they were due to pilot an Air Transat A310 plane, which carries up to 250 passengers.

They also face charges relating to "threatening or abusive behaviour".


Lady Gaga no longer engaged: Reports

Pop diva Lady Gaga and actor Taylor Kinney have called off their engagement, reports said, more than a year after she thought she had found the right match.

The singer has in recent days appeared without her engagement ring in photos she posted on Instagram from the resort town of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, where she has been volunteering at a charity for needy children.

Neither artist or their representatives have commented but celebrity news sites E! News and TMZ both quoted unnamed sources saying they recently broke up. E! News said it was unclear who initiated the split but that they had agreed to keep it private.


'Ghostbuster' Leslie Jones quits Twitter over racist abuse

Ghostbusters star Leslie Jones says she has left Twitter because of "sickening" cyberbullies who were racially abusing her on the social network.

Jones, who is African American, was inundated by disturbing tweets over the weekend containing racial slurs, accusing her of being ugly and likening her to the recently-slain Cincinnati Zoo gorilla Harambe.

Supporters started a #LoveForLeslieJ hashtag, encouraging Jones to "stay strong" and return to Twitter, while celebrities including actors John Boyega and Jada Pinkett Smith publicly offered their support.