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Deadline passes; Hong Kong leader refuses to meet protesters
The Globe and Mail
Hong Kong's leader refused to meet with pro-democracy demonstrators by their midnight deadline Tuesday, despite their threats to expand the protests that have clogged the streets with tens of thousands of people in the stiffest challenge to Beijing's authority ...
Meet Joshua Wong, the teenager taking on communist China
Hong Kong protests: Thunderstorms can't drown out campaigners' calls for ...
Hong Kong's leader refuses to meet with pro-democracy protesters
Netanyahu to tell Obama: Don't reward Iran for role in Islamic State fight
Prime Minister's meeting with U.S. president on Wednesday to be shorter than previous talks, with both men expected to be on best behavior. By Barak Ravid | Sep. 30, 2014 | 7:40 PM | 2. Tweet. Netanyahu speaks to U.S. Jewish leaders. Prime Minister ...
Israel, Palestinians Part Ways in Dueling Speeches
Benjamin Netanyahu trolled on Twitter by liberal group using Beyonce lyrics to ...
Is it volcano season? From Japan to Iceland, scientists probe the reasons why ...
The Earth seems to have been smoking a lot recently. Volcanoes are erupting in Iceland, Hawaii, Indonesia, Ecuador and Mexico right now. Others, in the Philippines and Papua New Guinea, erupted recently but seem to have calmed down. Many of these ...
New tremors reported at deadly Japan volcano
Japan volcano shows signs of second dangerous eruption as rescuers thwarted ...
Fears over fresh eruption halt Japan volcano search
New York Times
Kurdish Forces in Iraq Advance Against IS Fighters
Voice of America
Kurdish fighters launched a series of attacks against Islamic State positions Tuesday in Iraq, supported by the Iraqi military and the U.S.-led coalition. U.S. Central Command said 11 airstrikes Monday and Tuesday were focused largely on the Islamic State ...
Kurdish and Iraqi Forces Widen Offensive Against ISIS in Northern Iraq
Islamic State crisis: Heavy fighting on Iraq-Syria border
Iraqi Forces Retake Crucial Crossing From IS
Afghanistan, US sign security agreement
U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan James Cunnigham during a news conference at the U.S. embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. (AP). KABUL, Afghanistan ? Afghanistan and the United States signed a security pact on Tuesday to allow U.S. ...
Afghanistan, US sign Bilateral Security Agreement
Officials: ISIS fighters struck Iraqi army near Baghdad
(CNN) -- Shortly after ISIS claimed to have carried out attacks within miles of Baghdad, police officials confirmed Tuesday that the ISIS militants had struck Iraqi military checkpoints on the southern outskirts of the capital during the weekend. Police officials told ...
UK reports first anti-ISIS airstrikes in Iraq
British Military Conducts First Airstrikes Against ISIS In Iraq
Hajj pilgrims denounce IS 'virus' but doubt US-led war
As they gather in Saudi Arabia`s holy city of Mecca for the annual hajj, some pilgrims have denounced atrocities by Islamic State group jihadists as ?a virus? threatening the world. But many also expressed concerns about the US-led air war against them.
Hajj pilgrims now can carry 47kg of goods on return flights
Hajj pilgrims denounce ISIS 'virus'
Nigerian Pilgrims in High Spirit, Commend Officials for Improved Services
British Man Raped At Oktoberfest Beer Festival
The 24-year-old was attacked by two men while he was urinating in a bush and a hunt is on to find the culprits. 2:33pm UK, Monday 29 September 2014. Oktoberfest. The Briton was attacked on Saturday evening. Pic: File. Tweet ...
Oaklands celebrates Oktoberfest
Oktoberfest beer breaks ?10 mark as rivals beg to be let in
Leeds man raped at Oktoberfest beer festival in Germany
Terror plan's fatal flaw: picking one of the FBI's dirty dozen
WHEN Melbourne pizza shop employee Hassan El Sabsabi allegedly trawled the internet for a Western jihadist whom he could help pay to fight for terror groups in Syria, he made a mistake ? he chose an American. Unlike in Europe, where several thousand ...
Acting on FBI tip, Australia arrests alleged Islamic State financier
Melbourne man charged with financing terrorism
Jihadist sponsor accused may have made one fatal error that led to his arrest
EU's new digital commissioner calls celebrities in nude picture leak 'stupid'
GŁnther Oettinger during his hearing at the European parliament GŁnther Oettinger said celebrities 'stupid enough' to put nude photos online did not deserve protection. Photograph: /Zuma/Rex. Former EU energy commissioner GŁnther Oettinger, 61, is used ...
Oettinger EU commission nomination emphasises that 'digital is the new oil'
Future Commissioner 'vague' on Euro cinema
Oettinger blames celebs for nude photo hack