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US airdrops for Kurds battling IS

US military aircraft drop weapons, ammunition and medical supplies to Kurdish fighters battling IS militants in the key Syrian town of Kobane.

Barroso appeals to pro-EU Britons

The outgoing European Commission president is to call on pro-European politicians in the UK to make a more positive case for staying in the EU.

HK protesters deny 'foreign link'

Pro-democracy activists criticise comments by Hong Kong leader CY Leung, who says "external forces" are involved in protests in the territory.