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Kurdish peshmerga forces enter Syria's Kobani after further air strikes 01:23 GMT

SURUC Turkey/BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A convoy of Iraqi Kurdish forces in Turkey rolled late on Friday across the border into Syria to help Syrian Kurds defend the besieged town of Kobani that has become the focus of a Western-backed war against Islamic State insurgents.  Full Article   |  Video

 
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Army officer takes charge in Burkina Faso, ousting general 05:52 GMT 

OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - An officer in Burkina Faso's presidential guard seized power on Saturday promising to lead the West African country to elections after the resignation of longtime President Blaise Compaore, in an apparent putsch against the military chief of staff.  Full Article  |  Video  

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Judge rejects isolation for U.S. nurse who treated Ebola patients 06:03 GMT 

FORT KENT Maine (Reuters) - A Maine judge ruled on Friday that a U.S. nurse who treated victims of Ebola in West Africa does not need to be confined to her home, declaring Ebola fears in the United States "not entirely rational."  Full Article  |  Video  

 
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