300 Kurds cross from Turkey to Syria to fight jihadists
Kurdish fighters take position in the majority-Kurdish Sheikh Maqsud district of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on April 14, 2013
Beirut (AFP) - At least 300 Kurdish fighters crossed from Turkey into Syria overnight to battle jihadists from the Islamic State group trying to seize a strategic border town, a monitor said Saturday. [...]
Sat, Sep 20, 2014
Source: Europe
Turkey: 49 hostages have been freed
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Dozens of Turkish hostages seized by the Islamic State group in Iraq were freed Saturday, resolving a serious crisis which Turkish officials had long cited as a reason to avoid moving aggressively against the violent militant group. [...]
Sat, Sep 20, 2014
Source: World
Exclusive: Hyundai directors kept in dark on size of $10 billion land bid - sources
File photo of Hyundai Motor Group chairman Chung attending the company's new year ceremony in Seoul
By Hyunjoo Jin SEOUL (Reuters) - Hyundai Motor and two listed affiliates did not seek board clearance for the size of their record $10 billion bid for a plot of land in Seoul, more than triple its appraised value, four board members of the companies told Reuters. Thursday's winning bid for the land sent shares in Hyundai Motor, Kia Motors and Hyundai Mobis plunging, wiping out $8 billion in shareholder value, and sparked howls of protest from investors, rekindling worries about corporate governance at South Korea's conglomerates, or chaebol. ... [...]
Sat, Sep 20, 2014
Source: Business
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