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30th September 2014 - The Wall Street Journal

Iran Could Win ‘Substantial’ Sanctions Relief Early On Under Nuclear Deal

Negotiations on Iran's nuclear program will continue within the next two weeks, a senior Western diplomat said Monday.

30th September 2014 - BBC News

Islamic State ‘Adapting to US-Led Air Strikes’

Nearly two months on since the US began air strikes against Islamic State (IS) positions in northern Iraq, there are signs that the militants are adapting to the new reality.

30th September 2014 - Reuters

Hesitant Turkey Seeks Mandate for Military Action Against Islamic State

Turkey is likely to gain parliamentary approval for cross-border military operations in Syria and Iraq this week as Islamic State insurgents threaten its territory, but it will be hesitant to send in troops without an internationally-enforced no-fly zone.

30th September 2014 - Reuters

Hong Kong Protesters Stockpile Supplies, Fear Fresh Police Advance

Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters filled the streets of Hong Kong late on Tuesday, stockpiling supplies and erecting makeshift barricades ahead of what some fear may be a push by police to clear the roads before Chinese National Day.

30th September 2014 - The New York Times

Afghanistan and U.S. Sign Bilateral Security Agreement

Nearly a year after a long-term deal to keep American troops in Afghanistan was suddenly derailed amid worsening relations, Afghanistan and the United States signed the security pact on Tuesday.