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 77908895 77908132 Thousands more join HK protests 30 September 2014 Last updated at 17:15 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. A drone captured the scale of the protests on Saturday 29 September Thousands more people have been joining pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, ahead of what organisers hope will be the largest day of protests so far. Tens of thousands of people have been blocking central parts of the territory for several days. They are demanding that China withdraw… Continue reading
 77914837 023675389 1 Kurds fight IS on Iraq Syria border 30 September 2014 Last updated at 15:14 Iraqi Kurdish forces claim to have recaptured the strategic town of Rabia Heavy fighting is reported on both sides of a key border crossing between Iraq & Syria, where Kurdish forces are battling Islamic State militants. Iraqi Kurdish troops are said to have recaptured the town of Rabia, yet suffered heavy casualties. Meanwhile, IS fighters have been trying to dislodge Syrian Kurdish forces on the other side of… Continue reading
 77902978 77902398 Afghans sign deal to keep US troops 30 September 2014 Last updated at 11:55 US troops – here seen at the site of a suicide attack in Kabul – are handing over to Afghan security forces across the country The new Afghan government has signed a security deal with American officials that will allow US troops to remain in the country beyond 2014. The agreement was signed by Afghanistan’s newly appointed national security adviser, Hanif Atmar. The previous president, Hamid Karzai, refused… Continue reading
 77904484 77904483 Hong Kong leader in protest appeal 30 September 2014 Last updated at 11:23 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Ali Moore: Protesters are taking time to clean up after themselves Hong Kong leader CY Leung has urged pro-democracy protesters to stop their campaign “immediately”, as huge crowds continue to bring parts of the territory to a standstill. Tens of thousands of people have been blocking streets in several areas. The protesters want Beijing to donate Hong Kong a… Continue reading
 77905383 hi023845629 Argentina in contempt of US court 30 September 2014 Last updated at 10:27 In Buenos Aires, Argentines have protested against the repayment of money to so-called “vulture funds” A US judge has ruled that the Republic of Argentina is in contempt of court for refusing to obey an order to repay the debt it owes to two US hedge funds. Argentina has been mired in a US court dispute with the funds, which bought the country’s debt at a discount after… Continue reading
afp secret lives an evening in a ugandan gay bar Secret lives: an evening in a Ugandan gay bar © AFP/File Isaac KasamaniA member of the Ugandan gay community enjoys a night out at a pub in Kampala, on September 21, 2014Kampala (AFP) – Just as he attends church on Sunday morning, there’s another sacred place Nick, a 23-year-old Kampala stylist, flocks to every Sunday night.”It gives me fuel for the whole week,” he says, standing beer in hand outside an inconspicuous bar, in a red check shirt & jeans.”When I come here I… Continue reading
After an intruder was able to jump over the fence & enter the White House, the Secret Service, an agency in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), is talking about augmenting security procedures & widening the White House security perimeter to include surrounding areas in the executive mansion’s neighborhood. Because I work across Lafayette Park from the White House, I experience the already oppressive security around it everyday. The street in front of the president’s… Continue reading
0331 carquiz1 standard 218x145 Shareholders balk as Ford hedges profit outlook Dearborn, Mich. — Higher recall costs in North America & steeper losses in Russia and South America have caused Ford Motor Co to slash its forecast for pretax profit this year to $6 billion, from $7 billion to $8 billion previously, executives told investors at a briefing on Monday.Chief Financial Officer Bob Shanks said record profits in North America aren’t enough to offset trouble in South… Continue reading

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