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Iraqi plea for US troops as Islamic State advances in key province – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald Iraqi plea for US troops as Islamic State advances in key provinceSydney Morning HeraldBeirut: An Iraqi provincial leader has issued a plea for US ground forces to head off total collapse in the country's largest province, a … Continue reading

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State too benefitted from Nobel winner’s fight – Times of India

Firstpost State too benefitted from Nobel winner's fightTimes of IndiaKOCHI: Much before the Nobel committee decided to confer the peace prize on Kailash Satyarthi, his fight for child rights had led to introduction of legal aid clinics in police stations … Continue reading

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China’s state sector leaders embrace pay cuts

SOE leaders face a poorer future but still far out-earn their staff Asia homepage

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Actress Misty Upham reported missing in Washington state: police

SEATTLE/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Actress Misty Upham, who played a housekeeper in the movie adaption of “August: Osage County,” has been missing in Washington state for six days, police said on Friday. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Middle East Updates / Swiss ban Islamic State – Haaretz

Haaretz Middle East Updates / Swiss ban Islamic StateHaaretzSix airstrikes target IS near Kobani; 14 dead as Kurds protest in Turkey, Iran says nuclear talks set for next week in Vienna; Iraq humanitarian crisis may turn deadly in winter, UN … Continue reading

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China military calls for stronger cybersecurity, domestic software -state media

BEIJING (Reuters) – China's armed forces will ramp up their cybersecurity and speed domestic development of software, state media said on Wednesday, as the world's largest military seeks to shore up potential technological weaknesses. The statement underscores China's increasingly vocal … Continue reading

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Turkey says Syria town about to fall as Islamic State advances – Reuters

Reuters Turkey says Syria town about to fall as Islamic State advancesReutersMURSITPINAR Turkey/BEIRUT (Reuters) – Turkey's president said the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani was "about to fall" on Tuesday as Islamic State fighters pressed home a three-week assault that … Continue reading

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Turkey’s President Calls for Ground Troops to Fight Islamic State – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal Turkey's President Calls for Ground Troops to Fight Islamic StateWall Street JournalTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday the besieged Syrian city of Kobani was in imminent danger of falling to Islamic State and called on the … Continue reading

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Islamic State gains ground in besieged Kurdish town despite US air strike – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald Islamic State gains ground in besieged Kurdish town despite US air strikeSydney Morning HeraldMursitpinar, Turkey-Syria border: A single United States air strike overnight did little to halt the advance of Islamic State militants into the centre of … Continue reading

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Street Fighting In Kobani As Islamic State Advances – RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

Fox News Street Fighting In Kobani As Islamic State AdvancesRadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyIslamic State militants are fighting street battles with Kurdish forces protecting the Syrian city of Kobani near the Turkish border. Reports say that the jihadists broke into the east of the … Continue reading

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