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Isis onslaught against Kurds in Syria brings 'man-made disaster' into Turkey
Syrian Kurds fleeing Isis cross into Turkey Isis has taken more than 100 villages in the Kurdish enclave of Kobani, forcing about 130,000 refugees into Turkey. Photograph: Getty. In the small bus shuttling passengers between Gaziantep and the small ...
130000 Syrian Kurds Flee to Turkey as IS Nears Border
Turkey Bars Kurds From Entering Syria to Fight Islamic State
200000 flee in biggest displacement of Syrian conflict, monitor says
Thousands of Hong Kong students protest for democracy to start week-long ...
Sydney Morning Herald
Thousands of students braved sweltering heat in Hong Kong on Monday to demand greater democracy as they launched a week-long boycott of classes, underscoring a restive younger generation's determination to challenge the Chinese Communist Party.
Hong Kong Tycoons Visit Beijing as Students Boycott Classes
Thousands of Hong Kong students protest Chinese voting limits
Hong Kong Students Boycott Classes to Protest Beijing Policies
Air strikes on Islamic State bases in Syria inadmissible without Damascus ...
MOSCOW, September 23. /ITAR-TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin has held a telephone conversation with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to discuss the fight against the Islamic State extremist group, the Kremlin press service reported on Tuesday ...
Russian Lender VTB Warns of Hit From Ukraine Crisis
Kremlin Says Putin Did Not Discuss Cutting Russia Off From the Internet
The Long Game in Eastern Europe
Isil-linked jihadists threaten to murder French hostage
An Algerian group linked to Islamic State jihadists has threatened to kill a French hostage within 24 hours unless Paris halts air strikes on the IS in Iraq in a video released on Monday evening. Jund al-Khilifa (Soldiers of the Caliphate), which has pledged ...
Algerian Islamists threaten to execute hostage unless France halts Isis attacks
'Islamic State splinter group' kidnap French holidaymaker in Algeria
Video Appears To Show Abducted French Tourist
At least two dead from explosions in China's Xinjiang region
Christian Science Monitor
Three blasts were reported Sunday from the troubled province in western China. Meanwhile, the central government blamed more than a dozen local officials for their response to a July attack. By John Ruwitch, Reuters September 22, 2014. Shanghai ? Two ...
China militants getting IS 'training'
2 killed, many injured in explosions in China's Xinjiang
Blasts in China's Xinjiang kill two; govt censures officials
Rouhani: Iran 'will never bow to pressure by superpowers'
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani addressed concerns about his country's nuclear programme on Monday, saying it was not interested in making weapons of mass destruction. However, he said Iran's rights over nuclear technology must be respected.
Talking With the Enemy
Iran military parade acts as coded message to ISIS terrorists
Iranian Hardliners Warn New York-Bound Rouhani Against US Ties
Obama to meet Iraqi leader in New York
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will hold talks with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi while attending the United Nations General Assembly this week, the White House said on Monday. It will be Obama's first face-to-face meeting with ...
Obama to meet leaders of Iraq, Israel, Egypt
Obama will meet with Netanyahu, Sisi and Abadi
Obama to meet Iraq's new prime minister at UN
Leonardo DiCaprio meets Ban Ki-moon ahead of climate summit
We are a pivotal turning point in human history and the effects of rapid climate change are in the news every week, Leonardo DiCaprio has said as he met with United Nations secretary-general, Ban Ki-moon. The UN's new envoy for climate change gave a ...
Leonardo DiCaprio's Clinton Global Citizen Award is Worth More Than Winning ...
DiCaprio receives Clinton Global Citizen Award
Leonardo DiCaprio honored for conservation work
Australia says jets to help with air strikes against Islamic State
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Australia's defense minister David Johnston said on Monday during a visit to Baghdad that his country's fighter jets will play a part in U.S.-led air strikes on Islamic State positions in Iraq. Johnston told reporters that up to eight Super ...
Australians named as targets
PM Tony Abbott promises jail for returning Australian jihadists
Security before freedoms: Australia to introduce tougher anti-terror laws
No special route, govt tells China to bid for highways
China wants to invest in Indian infrastructure on an unprecedented scale, but would like to get the projects on a platter. SummaryNew Delhi asks Beijing to participate in the tenders to be floated for PPP projects under the BOT mode.
Paranoid about the deficit
As Ladakh stand-off continues, Chinese military says there are 'differing ...
China hopeful of end to border row