Morning Must Reads: October 9


Turkey Feels the Heat

Clashes erupted this week over fears of a possible bloodbath in a Syrian Kurdish town on Turkey’s border and frustration with its unwillingness to confront the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria, and the Kurds are angry Ankara isn’t doing more to help them fight

Closed Borders Hurt Ebola Fight

Officials and aid agencies say the fight against Ebola is being hampered by the shortage of transportation to the epicenter of the disease in West Africa

Hong Kong Leader Faces Scandal

The city’s embattled Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying faces allegations of financial impropriety after receiving undeclared payments

Officer Fatally Shoots Man in St. Louis, Sparking Protests

An off-duty officer fatally shot an 18-year-old who opened fire during a chase, igniting protests in the area, the city’s police chief said Thursday. Evidence from the scene indicates the man fired three rounds before his weapon jammed, with…

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