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Kurds near victory in Kobani: Airstrikes crucial

The Foreign Policy website reported that Kurdish forces defending Kobani are on the verge of victory in Kobani. The town, on the border between Turkey and Syria is virtually under the complete control of the Kurdish forces, with ISIS terrorists holding on only in pockets around the south and east, according to the British based Syrian observatory for Human Rights. 145 more words


Mogherini: Bosnia is going definitely in the right direction

Following Monday’s meeting of EU Foreign Council, High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini, addressed recent visit by German and United Kingdom Foreign Ministers to Bosnia and Herzegovina and the written statement issued by Bosnian Presidency. 522 more words

Councils seek contributions towards Thames flood defence scheme

Utility companies, local enterprise partnerships and businesses will be asked to contribute to a £300 million River Thames defence scheme under plans unveiled at a meeting with the government’s flooding envoy Philip Hammond. 348 more words

Surrey County Council

RTÉ Horizons 2015

The RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra’s long-running contemporary music series of lunchtime concerts returns for its 2015 series with concerts featuring the work of Irish composers Gráinne Mulvey, David Coonan, Philip Hammond and John Buckley. 292 more words

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Saint, Rebel and Dog Whisperer - HPP Meets... Ilford North's Lee Scott

In a bumper Christmas edition of ‘HPP Meets…’, Joseph Perry talks to Tory MP Lee Scott about life in Westminster, spin doctors and mistaking canines.  They also look at his chances of success at next year’s general election in the Labour target seat of Ilford North. 2,588 more words

Ed Miliband

Women soldiers to serve in front-line combat units

Britain: Senior Whitehall source says that MoD is ‘leaning towards making the change’ to allow women in front-line combat units after a six-month review

British female troops share a joke as they wait for the 904 Expeditionary Air Wing’s sunset flag lowering and end of mission ceremony at Kandahar airfield, Afghanistan Photo: Matt Cardy/Getty Images… 828 more words