Kirby Says Kurds Retain Control of Most of Kobani

Oct. 21 (Bloomberg) -- Pentagon spokesman Navy Rear Admiral John Kirby talks about Iraqi Kurdish fighters' battle against Islamic State forces in Kobani, the strategy of the U.S. in Iraq and Syria, and North Korea's release of Jeffrey Fowle, one of three U.S. detainees who had been held. Kirby, speaking at a Pentagone news briefing, also discusses air drops of weapons and a bundle that went astray. (Source: Bloomberg)

China Begins Privatization Push
08:08 - China is continuing to overhaul its bloated state-owned enterprise sector with a share sale at its second largest mobile carrier. Tech leaders Tencent and Alibaba are among those buying the 35% stake in China Unicom. Bloomberg's Stephen Engle and Tom Mackenzie report on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia." (Source: Bloomberg)
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