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27 January 2015 Last updated at 01:56 ET

Islamic State 'driven out of Kobane'

Kurdish forces have driven Islamic State (IS) militants from of Kobane, officials say, ending a four-month battle for the northern Syrian town.


James RisenEx-CIA officer guilty over Iran leak

A former CIA officer has been convicted of leaking classified details of a US operation against Iran to a New York Times reporter.

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