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Kurds reject Erdogan report of deal with Syrian rebels to aid besieged Kobani

Smoke rises over the Syrian town of Kobani after an airstrike, as seen from the Mursitpinar crossing on the Turkish-Syrian border in the southeastern town of SurucBy Humeyra Pamuk and Sylvia Westall ISTANBUL/BEIRUT (Reuters) - A senior Syrian Kurdish official on Friday rejected a report from Turkey's president that Syrian Kurds had agreed to let Free Syrian Army fighters enter the border town of Kobani to help them push back besieging Islamic State insurgents. The Free Syrian Army is a term used to describe dozens of armed groups fighting to overthrow President Bashar al-Assad but with little or no central command. They have been widely outgunned by Islamist insurgents such as Islamic State. ...


Date Posted : Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:11:44 -0400
Canada vows tougher laws as citizens worry in face of attacks

Sentries return to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during a ceremony at the National War Memorial in OttawaBy Randall Palmer, Richard Valdmanis and Scott Malone OTTAWA/HAMILTON Ontario (Reuters) - Canada vowed on Friday to toughen laws against terrorism in ways that critics say may curtail civil liberties as a country that prides itself on its openness mourned the second soldier this week killed by homegrown radicals. Prime Minister Stephen Harper joined a crowd at the National War Memorial in Ottawa to mark the death of Corporal Nathan Cirillo, who was shot by a troubled and drug-addicted convert to Islam on Wednesday while on ceremonial guard at the memorial in the center of the country's ...


Date Posted : Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:23:05 -0400
Brazil presidential campaign ends in slugfest over corruption

Presidential candidates Neves of Brazilian Social Democratic Party and Rousseff of Workers Party pose before a television debate in Rio de JaneiroBy Anthony Boadle BRASILIA (Reuters) - Presidential candidates traded accusations over political corruption on Friday night in a last ditch attempt to sway undecided voters before Sunday's election runoff in Brazil's closest race in decades. In the final television debate of a bitter campaign, leftist President Dilma Rousseff and pro-business opposition candidate Aecio Neves sparred over who was best suited to restore growth to a stagnant economy, fight inflation, bring down rents and deal with open sewers in Brazilian cities. ...


Date Posted : Sat, 25 Oct 2014 01:21:56 -0400
U.S. says Palestinian-American killed by Israeli forces

Israeli police detain a Palestinian youth in East JerusalemRAMALLAH West Bank (Reuters) - Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian-American youth during clashes on Friday, the U.S. State Department said, calling for a quick and transparent investigation. Orwah Hammad, 14, was shot in the head in the village of Silwad, north of the Palestinian seat of government in Ramallah. An Israeli army spokesman told Reuters Israeli forces "managed to prevent an attack when they encountered a Palestinian man hurling a molotov cocktail at them on the main road next to Silwad. They opened fire and they confirmed a hit. ...


Date Posted : Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:22:13 -0400
Protesters march against Renzi labor reforms in Rome

Italy's Prime Minister Renzi speaks during a meeting on the sidelines at a Europe-Asia summit (ASEM) in MilanROME (Reuters) - Demonstrators from across Italy filled the streets of Rome on Saturday to protest against labor market reforms which the government of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has made a cornerstone of its policy. Red flags bearing the logo of Italy's largest union, the CGIL, waved over town squares as thousands of people rallied behind the group's call for job creation and job security. Renzi won backing from his party late in September for plans to change employee protection rules that critics say deter companies from hiring new staff, contributing to chronic economic weakness. ...


Date Posted : Sat, 25 Oct 2014 06:49:46 -0400
Modi takes tea, but no questions, in first press event as PM

India's PM Modi gives a speech at his lecture meeting hosted by Nikkei Inc. and JETRO in TokyoNEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi took tea, but no questions, on Saturday at his first staged meeting with the Indian press since coming to power five months ago, underscoring the delicate relationship he has with the fourth estate. Modi said he wanted to strengthen ties with journalists and thanked them for reporting on a 'Clean India' campaign he launched recently by taking a broom to a rubbish-strewn street in New Delhi. "The prime minister cannot pick up the broom alone," Modi told invited journalists in New Delhi. ...


Date Posted : Sat, 25 Oct 2014 04:28:33 -0400
Greece's anti-bailout party leads conservatives in latest poll

Greece's main opposition Syriza party leader Tsipras addresses lawmakers before a confidence vote for the country's coalition government in AthensATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's radical leftist Syriza party would beat Prime Minister Antonis Samaras's conservatives if an election were held now but its lead has slipped from last month, an opinion poll showed on Saturday. Syriza, ahead by 8.5 percentage points, is deeply opposed to the international bailout that helped Athens avoid a debt default in return for tough measures to repair its finances and make its economy more competitive. ...


Date Posted : Sat, 25 Oct 2014 06:58:46 -0400
Iran hangs woman for killing alleged rapist
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran hanged a woman on Saturday who was convicted of murdering a man she said was trying to rape her, the official IRNA news agency reported.
Date Posted : Sat, 25 Oct 2014 06:56:25 -0400
Western Sydney takes 1-0 lead over Al Hilal

Saudi Arabia's Al Hilal's Mihai Doru Pintilii rolls on the ground after he clashed with Western Sydney Wanderers' Mateo Poljak during their Asian Champions League Final in Sydney, Australia, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)SYDNEY (AP) — Western Sydney Wanderers took an important step toward being the first Australian club to win the continental title by defeating Saudi Arabia's Al Hilal 1-0 in the first leg of the the Asian Champions League on Saturday.


Date Posted : Sat, 25 Oct 2014 06:54:22 -0400
Number of Rohingya fleeing Myanmar tops 100,000

In this June 26, 2014 photo, Rohingya children travel in a rickshaw in north of Sittwe, Rakhine State, Myanmar. A growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from western Myanmar, with at least 8,000 members of the long-persecuted minority fleeing by boat in the last two weeks, according to an expert. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from western Myanmar, with the number fleeing by boat since communal violence broke out two years ago now topping 100,000, a leading expert said Saturday.


Date Posted : Sat, 25 Oct 2014 06:51:42 -0400
Williams beats Wozniacki to reach champs final

Serena Williams of the US reacts during her semifinal match against Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki at the WTA tennis finals in Singapore, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)SINGAPORE (AP) — Serena Williams advanced to the final of the WTA Finals after beating Caroline Wozniacki in a third-set tiebreaker on Saturday, winning 2-6, 6-3, 7-6 (6) to remain on course for a third-straight title in the season-ending championships.


Date Posted : Sat, 25 Oct 2014 06:43:09 -0400
Iran hangs woman in defiance of international campaign

Reyhaneh Jabbari was arrested for the murder of a former intelligence official in July 2007Iran hanged Saturday a woman convicted of murdering a former intelligence officer she claimed had tried to sexually assault her, defying international appeals for a stay of execution. Reyhaneh Jabbari, 26, who had been on death row for five years, was put to death at dawn, the official IRNA news agency quoted the Tehran prosecutor's office as saying. Amnesty International condemned her killing, describing it as "a bloody stain on Iran's human rights record" and "an affront to justice". A message posted on the homepage of a Facebook campaign set up to try to save Jabbari noted the "sad news" of her death, adding the words "Rest in Peace" alongside pictures of her as a young child.


Date Posted : Sat, 25 Oct 2014 06:43:09 -0400
Lebanon army attacks gunmen in historic Tripoli market

A Lebanese soldier takes cover during clashes with Islamist gunmen in Tripoli's historic centre -- which is on the shortlist for possible nomination as a UNESCO world heritage siteLebanese troops attacked Islamist gunmen holed up in the historic market of the northern city of Tripoli Saturday, after deadly clashes rocked the longtime tourist attraction, an AFP correspondent reported. It was the first time since the civil war in neighbouring Syria erupted in 2011 that violence had spread to the market in Tripoli's historic centre, which is on the shortlist for possible nomination as a UNESCO world heritage site. The AFP correspondent heard shelling and heavy gunfire as the army launched its assault on the gunmen's positions. Tripoli has seen repeated clashes between Sunni militants sympathetic to the rebels in neighbouring Syria and Alawites who back the Damascus regime.


Date Posted : Sat, 25 Oct 2014 06:41:10 -0400
Korda, Pace share lead in Blue Bay LPGA
HAINAN ISLAND, China (AP) — American Jessica Korda rebounded from an opening double bogey for a share of the lead Saturday in the Blue Bay LPGA.
Date Posted : Sat, 25 Oct 2014 06:36:00 -0400
Top Asian News at 10:30 a.m. GMT
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from western Myanmar, with the number fleeing by boat since communal violence broke out two years ago now topping 100,000, a leading expert said Saturday. Chris Lewa, director of the nonprofit advocacy group Arakan Project, said there has been a huge surge since Oct. 15, with an average of 900 people per day piling into cargo ships parked off Rakhine state.
Date Posted : Sat, 25 Oct 2014 06:33:04 -0400
WHO: Number of Ebola cases passes 10,000

In this photo taken on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, a billboard reading 'Stop Ebola' on the Masiaka Highway, forming part of a trans-West African highway, which links all West African States, on the outskirts of the capital city of Conakry, Guinea. Despite stringent infection-control measures, the risk of Ebola’s spread cannot be entirely eliminated, Doctors Without Borders said Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, after one of its doctors caught the dreaded disease while working in Guinea and went to New York City. (AP Photo/ Youssouf Bah)DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The number of people believed sickened by Ebola has passed 10,000, according to figures released Saturday by the World Health Organization, as the outbreak continues to spread.


Date Posted : Sat, 25 Oct 2014 06:30:03 -0400
Number of Islamic extremists growing in Germany

FILE - In this June 11, 2013 file picture the president of the Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution, Hans-Georg Maassen attends a press conference in Berlin, Germany. The head of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency says the number of Islamic extremists in the country is growing rapidly. Hans-Georg Maassen says his agency counts estimates that some 6,300 people in Germany are adherents of a fundamentalist strain of Islam known as Salafism. Maassen told rbb-Inforadio in an interview broadcast Saturday Oct. 25, 2014 that the number of Salafis could rise to 7,000 by the end of the year. (AP Photo/dpa,Stephanie Pilick,File)BERLIN (AP) — The head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency says the number of Islamic extremists in the country is growing rapidly.


Date Posted : Sat, 25 Oct 2014 06:20:20 -0400
Zimbabwe out for 240 in 1st test vs Bangladesh
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Shakib Al Hasan claimed 6-59 to help Bangladesh dismiss Zimbabwe for 240 on the first day of the first test on Saturday.
Date Posted : Sat, 25 Oct 2014 06:09:03 -0400
Top Asian News at 10:00 a.m. GMT
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from western Myanmar, with the number fleeing by boat since communal violence broke out two years ago now topping 100,000, a leading expert said Saturday. Chris Lewa, director of the nonprofit advocacy group Arakan Project, said there has been a huge surge since Oct. 15, with an average of 900 people per day piling into cargo ships parked off Rakhine state.
Date Posted : Sat, 25 Oct 2014 06:03:04 -0400
Egypt's Sinai in lockdown after suicide blast kills 30 troops

Sinai has turned into a hotbed for extremist militants who have killed scores of security personnel since the overthrow of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi in July 2013A state of emergency came into force on Saturday across much of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula after 30 soldiers were killed in a suicide car bombing by suspected jihadists. It was the deadliest attack on the country's security forces since the army deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi last year, to the fury of his supporters. The state of emergency, which took effect from 0300 GMT in the north and centre of the Sinai, will remain in place for three months, the president's office said. Egypt also announced it would close the Rafah crossing into the Gaza Strip, the only route into the Palestinian territory not controlled by Israel.


Date Posted : Sat, 25 Oct 2014 05:45:35 -0400
Clashes in northern Lebanon wound 12 people
BEIRUT (AP) — The Lebanese army says troops are battling Islamic militants in the northern city of Tripoli for a second day, with 12 people wounded in the clashes.
Date Posted : Sat, 25 Oct 2014 05:43:06 -0400
Top Asian News at 9:30 a.m. GMT
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from western Myanmar, with at least 8,000 members of the long-persecuted minority fleeing by boat in the last two weeks, according to residents and a leading expert. Chris Lewa, director of the nonprofit Rohingya advocacy group Arakan Project, said an average of 900 people per day have been piling into cargo ships parked off Rakhine state since Oct. 15.
Date Posted : Sat, 25 Oct 2014 05:33:06 -0400
US skier Shiffrin leads World Cup GS in 1st run

Skiracer Mikaela Shiffrin of the US smiles during the FIS annual Alpine Forum at the alpine skiing World Cup in Soelden, Austria, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. The alpine skiing World Cup season 2014/2015 will be opened on Oct. 25, 2014 in Soelden. (AP Photo/Keystone, Jean-Christophe Bott)SOELDEN, Austria (AP) — American teenager Mikaela Shiffrin had the fastest first run in the season-opening women's World Cup giant slalom on Saturday, underlining her ambition to start winning races in the discipline.


Date Posted : Sat, 25 Oct 2014 05:24:04 -0400
Pakistan 116-1 at lunch, leads Australia by 267
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Pakistan built a strong lead of 267 runs by lunch as Ahmed Shehzad scored a half century on the fourth day of the first test against Australia on Saturday.
Date Posted : Sat, 25 Oct 2014 05:13:05 -0400
Top Asian News at 9:00 a.m. GMT
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from western Myanmar, with at least 8,000 members of the long-persecuted minority fleeing by boat in the last two weeks, according to residents and a leading expert. Chris Lewa, director of the nonprofit Rohingya advocacy group Arakan Project, said an average of 900 people per day have been piling into cargo ships parked off Rakhine state since Oct. 15.
Date Posted : Sat, 25 Oct 2014 05:03:03 -0400
Marquez grabs record 13th pole in Malaysia MotoGP practice

Marc Marquez performs a wheelie during the qualifying session for the Malaysian Grand Prix at the Sepang Circuit on October 25, 2014Recently crowned world champion Marc Marquez will start in top position for Sunday's Malaysian MotoGP, surpassing the record for the most poles in a single season. The Spanish Repsol Honda rider clocked a record lap time of one minute 59.791 seconds in Saturday qualifying at Sepang, 0.182 seconds ahead of his team-mate and compatriot Dani Pedrosa. In third place was Spain's Jorge Lorenzo, while his Yamaha teammate Valentino Rossi, who is battling him for the season's runner-up title, qualified in sixth. It was Marquez's 13th pole of the year, breaking the previous record of 12 front-row starts in a season jointly held by Australians Mick Doohan and Casey Stoner.


Date Posted : Sat, 25 Oct 2014 04:52:51 -0400
England beats Samoa 32-26 in Four Nations opener
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Sam Tomkins' 70th minute try helped England hold on against underdogs Samoa 32-26 in the opening match of rugby league's Four Nations tournament on Saturday.
Date Posted : Sat, 25 Oct 2014 04:49:54 -0400
16 killed in northwest China coal mine collapse

In this photo provided by China's Xinhua News Agency, rescuers work at the accident site after a coal mine collapsed in Tiechanggou township, China's Xinjiang regional capital of Urumqi, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. China's official news agency says 16 coal miners were killed after their shaft collapsed in the country's northwest. (AP Photo/Xinhua, Zhao Ge) NO SALESBEIJING (AP) — A coal mine shaft collapsed in northwestern China, killing 16 miners, an official said Saturday, highlighting the persistence of safety problems in the industry despite a leveling off of demand.


Date Posted : Sat, 25 Oct 2014 04:43:35 -0400
Tunisians skeptical on eve of historic election

A woman walk past electoral campaign posters for the upcoming parliamentary elections in Tunis, Tunisia, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. Tunisians will flock to the polls on Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, to elect representatives for a four year parliament in one of the final steps for the country's transition to democracy after overthrowing its leader more than three years ago. (AP Photo/Hassene Dridi)TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — In a raucous cafe in a Tunis slum, men talked in loud voices and paid little attention to the politicians debating on the television mounted on the wall. Qais Jebali swiftly made espressos behind the bar and explained why no one in the gritty neighborhood of Tadamon cared about the upcoming elections.


Date Posted : Sat, 25 Oct 2014 04:34:24 -0400
Top Asian News at 8:30 a.m. GMT
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from western Myanmar, with at least 8,000 members of the long-persecuted minority fleeing by boat in the last two weeks, according to residents and a leading expert. Chris Lewa, director of the nonprofit Rohingya advocacy group Arakan Project, said an average of 900 people per day have been piling into cargo ships parked off Rakhine state since Oct. 15.
Date Posted : Sat, 25 Oct 2014 04:33:05 -0400
Women on front lines in Syria, Iraq against IS

In this Thursday, July 3, 2014 photo, an elite unit of women Kurdish Peshmerga fighters trains in Sulaimaniyah, 160 miles (260 kilometers) northeast of Baghdad, Iraq. Among the Kurdish fighters defending the Syrian town of Kobani against the IS are thousands of women. In April, Kurdish fighters created all-female combat units that have grown to include more than 10,000 women who played a major role in battles against IS, said Nasser Haj Mansour, a defense official in Syria's Kurdish region.(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)SURUC, Turkey (AP) — Just over a year ago, Afshin Kobani was a teacher. Now, the Kurdish Syrian woman has traded the classroom for the front lines in the battle for Kobani, a town besieged by fighters from the Islamic State extremist group.


Date Posted : Sat, 25 Oct 2014 04:32:25 -0400
Two dead in US school shooting after online warnings

A student embraces a family member after being evacuated from Marysville-Pilchuck High School in the aftermath of a shooting on the high school's campus on October 24, 2014 in Marysville, WashingtonA US student who had issued chilling warnings on Twitter opened fire in a school cafeteria on Friday, killing at least one person and critically injuring three before taking his own life. Terrified classmates dived for cover as the gunman, identified by media reports and fellow students as Jaylen Fryberg, launched his attack in a school in the northwestern state of Washington. We want to make sure we do this right and have all of the right answers," local police spokesman Robb Lamoureux told a press conference late Friday. As with previous such shootings, the episode revived debate on gun control, even though the gun involved was legally acquired.


Date Posted : Sat, 25 Oct 2014 04:16:45 -0400
Afghan president visits Saudi Arabia
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Saturday made his first overseas trip since taking office, fulfilling an election promise to undertake a religious pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia.
Date Posted : Sat, 25 Oct 2014 04:13:17 -0400
Top Asian News at 8:00 a.m. GMT
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from western Myanmar, with at least 8,000 members of the long-persecuted minority fleeing by boat in the last two weeks, according to residents and a leading expert. Chris Lewa, director of the nonprofit Rohingya advocacy group Arakan Project, said an average of 900 people per day have been piling into cargo ships parked off Rakhine state since Oct. 15.
Date Posted : Sat, 25 Oct 2014 04:03:03 -0400
Le Minh Thai, Vietnam war photographer, dies in US

This 1972 photo provided by Quynh Thai shows former Vietnamese photographer Le Minh Thai during the battle of An Loc in Vietnam during the war in Vietnam. Thai, a photojournalist who covered the Vietnam war for U.S. media outlets, died on Oct. 10, 2014. He was 93. The eldest son of a merchant family in Vietnam’s ancient port city of Hoi An, Minh went on to become a member of the Saigon press corps who first worked for The Associated Press and later for Time-Life magazine, covering his country’s civil war. (AP Photo/Quynh Thai)SAN DIEGO (AP) — Le Minh Thai, a photojournalist who covered the Vietnam War for The Associated Press and Time Life, has died. He was 93.


Date Posted : Sat, 25 Oct 2014 03:53:02 -0400
Olesen leads Perth International 3rd round lead
PERTH, Australia (AP) — Thorbjorn Olesen's bunker shots and putting helped him grind out a 5-under 67 Saturday to lead the Perth International golf tournament by three strokes after the third round.
Date Posted : Sat, 25 Oct 2014 03:41:42 -0400
Top Asian News at 7:30 a.m. GMT
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from western Myanmar, with at least 8,000 members of the long-persecuted minority fleeing by boat in the last two weeks, according to residents and a leading expert. Chris Lewa, director of the nonprofit Rohingya advocacy group Arakan Project, said an average of 900 people per day have been piling into cargo ships parked off Rakhine state since Oct. 15.
Date Posted : Sat, 25 Oct 2014 03:33:05 -0400
Top Asian News at 7:00 a.m. GMT
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from western Myanmar, with at least 8,000 members of the long-persecuted minority fleeing by boat in the last two weeks, according to residents and a leading expert. Chris Lewa, director of the nonprofit Rohingya advocacy group Arakan Project, said an average of 900 people per day have been piling into cargo ships parked off Rakhine state since Oct. 15.
Date Posted : Sat, 25 Oct 2014 03:03:04 -0400
WTA plans World Cup teams event

Serbia's Ana Ivanovic celebrates after winning a point against Romania's Simona Halep during their singles match at the WTA tennis finals in Singapore, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)SINGAPORE (AP) — The WTA is considering setting up its own World Cup team event, separate from the existing Fed Cup organized by the ITF.


Date Posted : Sat, 25 Oct 2014 02:46:55 -0400
 

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