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Massacre in Syrian Kurdish town would end PKK’s peace talks with Turkey: Ocalan

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Jailed Kurdish militant leader Abdullah Ocalan has warned that peace talks between his group and the Turkish state will come to an end if Islamic State militants are allowed to carry out a massacre in a predominantly Kurdish town on the Syrian border. Islamic State militants have besieged the border of town of Kobani for more than two weeks, sending more than 150,000 Syrian Kurds fleeing to Turkey and piling pressure on the NATO member to intervene. …

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Source: Massacre in Syrian Kurdish town would end PKK’s peace talks with Turkey: Ocalan

Russia sees chance of six-party talks on North Korea resuming

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said after talks with North Korea’s foreign minister on Wednesday that he saw a possibility of six-party talks resuming on Pyongyang’s nuclear programme but that it would take time. North Korea, South Korea, Japan, China, Russia and the United States began talks in 2003 with the aim of ridding the Korean peninsula of nuclear weapons but they were suspended after Pyongyang launched a ballistic missile. “The talks today confirmed that resuming the six-party talks is possible. …

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Source: Russia sees chance of six-party talks on North Korea resuming

Japan’s SoftBank in talks to buy DreamWorks: source

By Kevin Krolicki and Paritosh Bansal TOKYO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Japan’s SoftBank Corp is in talks to acquire DreamWorks Animation SKG , the Hollywood studio behind the “Shrek” and “Madagascar” movie hits, a person with knowledge of the situation said. An acquisition of DreamWorks by SoftBank would make it part of a cash-rich Japanese communications and media company that, under founder and chief executive Masayoshi Son, has shown a willingness to take big bets on combining disparate businesses. …

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Source: Japan’s SoftBank in talks to buy DreamWorks: source

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