30 Sep

Events of Interest and Analyses, A Foreign Perspective



Many killed in string of Iraq attacks

Bomb and gun attacks in multiple cities kill at least 37 people and leave more than 90 wounded, authorities say.
Last Modified: 30 Sep 2012 16:26 GMT

Middle East

Turkey’s PM says era of military coups over

Recep Erdogan addresses thousands of party members, trumpeting his country’s credentials as a rising democratic power.
Last Modified: 30 Sep 2012 16:38 GMT


Anti-austerity rallies hit Spain and Portugal

 Protesters surround parliament in Madrid, while thousands take to the streets of Lisbon in new anti-austerity protests.
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2012 23:47 GMT


Four Days in Guantanamo


30 Sep 2012 08:23 GMT
Video footage reveals a high-stakes game of cat and mouse between captor and captive at Guantanamo Bay prison.

Ann Romney: ‘I’d be worried for his mental well-being’             

In TV interview, candidate’s wife admits her fears if he should win White House race

Clinton’s contraception deal will help millions

30 September 2012 12:00 AM

A new buy-in-bulk deal to provide cheaper contraception for developing countries is set to be finalised by a coalition of governments and private donors headed by Bill Clinton and a leading drug company, potentially helping up to 27 million women.

Gun and bomb attacks kill more than 32 across Iraq

30 September 2012 01:32 PM

Bombings and shootings killed more than 32 people across Iraq on Sunday, underscoring the government’s struggle with a stubborn insurgency more than nine months after the last U.S. troops withdrew.

Fish to shrink by up to a quarter due to climate change, study reveals

COP15 climate change and biodiversity : fishes swim over the coral reef at Sharm el-Sheikh in Egypt
 Scientists predict 14-24% reduction in fish size by 2050 as ocean temperatures increase
Workers clean up oil on a beach in Grand isle, Louisiana

Deepwater Horizon settlement talks stall as US demands $18bn from BP

Reports indicate talks over payment for the 2010 disaster have hit a snag as BP split over whether to push for $15bn payout

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