Fri 24 Oct 2014 | 10:41 EDT

Kurds deny Erdogan report of deal with Syrian rebels to aid besieged Kobani 10:20am EDT

ISTANBUL/BEIRUT (Reuters) - A senior Syrian Kurdish official on Friday denied a report from Turkey's president that Syrian Kurds had agreed to let 1,300 Free Syrian Army fighters enter the border town of Kobani to help defend it against besieging Islamic State insurgents.  Full Article

Exclusive: Chad says Nigeria deal with Boko Haram to free girls still on 7:22am EDT 

N'DJAMENA (Reuters) - Chad said it believed Nigeria's secret deal with Boko Haram Islamists to free more than 200 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls would go ahead despite the breakdown of a truce, and revealed that the key to the agreement was a prisoner swap.  Full Article  

Canada regulator says Kinder Morgan wins battle with B.C. suburb Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 

CALGARY Alberta (Reuters) - Canada's energy regulator ruled on Thursday that Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP must be allowed access to a park in a Vancouver suburb in order to complete technical work for the planned C$5.4 billion($4.81 billion) expansion of its Trans Mountain oil pipeline.  Full Article