US official: 'Psychological blow' in ISIS killing of Iranian general in Syria
Washington (CNN) The death of a top Iranian military commander in Syria this week has dealt a "psychological blow" to elements backing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, according to a U.S. intelligence official. The killing of a commander in the ...
ISIS just killed a top Iranian general in Syria
Russia's Syrian bombing gives boost to Iran
Iran loses top commander helping Assad in Syria
North Korea to hold huge parades for 70th anniversary
North Korea is to hold what is expected to be one of its biggest celebrations ever, marking the 70th anniversary of the ruling Workers' Party. A cavalcade of armoured vehicles and ballistic missiles is expected to rumble through the capital Pyongyang ...
US official: North Korea 'likely preparing' weapons test
Inside North Korea
New Zealand 47-9 Tonga: Rugby World Cup 2015 – as it happened
Sam Cane of the All Blacks is tackled by Halani 'Aulika and Sione Kalamafoni of Tonga. Photograph: Jan Kruger/Getty Images. This content is sponsored. Michael Butler · @michaelbutler18. Friday 9 October 2015 17.10 EDT Last modified on Friday 9 October ...
New Zealand 47 Tonga 9 - All Blacks march on into Rugby World Cup quarter ...
Overseas media unenthusiastic about All Blacks' Rugby World Cup efforts vs Tonga
Rugby World Cup 2015: Strong-finishing All Blacks beat Tonga
Exclusive: US warns governments, bankers Iran sanctions still in place
LONDON/WASHINGTON The Obama administration has privately reminded foreign governments and U.S. bankers that sanctions against Iran remain in effect, cautioning against a rush by Western companies to invest in Iran's oil industry and other ...
China warns US it will not allow violations of its waters
BEIJING/WASHINGTON China said on Friday it would not stand for violations of its territorial waters in the name of freedom of navigation, as the United States considers sailing warships close to China's artificial islands in the South China Sea. A U.S ...
US Navy to China: We'll sail our ships near your man-made islands whenever we want
US naval manoeuvres in South China Sea risk clash with Beijing
Navy will challenge Chinese territorial claims in South China Sea
How Paranoid North Korea Is Still Waging War on the United States
PYONGYANG, North Korea - North Korea is showing the world the war that never ended. Government officials proudly took NBC News to see weapons captured from the U.S. Army and American planes shot down during the Korean War. The fighting ended ...
North Korea prepares for one heck of a parade to glorify its central party
Cash Crunch Hits North Korea's Elite
North Korea readies massive anniversary celebration
Mother Teresa's Missionaries Of Charity Says No More Adoptions In India
The Missionaries of Charity founded by Mother Teresa says it has shut down its adoption services in India over religious objections to the country's new adoption rules. The Catholic sisters known for their blue and white habits and vow of free service ...
New York Times
Australia Negotiating to Send Refugees to Philippines
New York Times
Australia is in talks with the Philippines about the possibility of that country's accepting asylum seekers, currently being held on remote Pacific islands, who had tried to reach Australia by boat, the immigration minister said Friday. A similar plan ...
Somali refugee raped on Nauru likely to be brought to Australia for abortion
Australia in talks to send refugees to the Philippines
Australia seeking refugee resettlement deal with Philippines, say reports
China is becoming a big red flag for US stocks
China is fast becoming a major source of worry for the stock market again, after commentary from a number of U.S. companies this week warned that demand from the second-largest economy may have dropped sharply over the past month. That doesn't bode ...
Who's next after Yum, NuSkin China shockers?
Yum's China missteps amplify calls for spinoff, other change
Yum Brands Cuts Profit Outlook on China Woes
The Guardian (blog)
Rugby World Cup 2015 power rankings: Australia bump All Blacks off top
The Guardian (blog)
Bernard Foley kicks at the England defence during Australia's convincing win at Twickenham. Photograph: Tom Jenkins for the Guardian. This content is sponsored. Gerard Meagher. Friday 9 October 2015 06.32 EDT Last modified on Friday 9 October 2015 ...
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