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September 18 2014

From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Thu Sep 18 2014, 20:19:54

The U.S. Senate approved President Barack Obama's plan for training and arming moderate Syrian rebels to battle Islamic State militants on Thursday, a major part of his military campaign to "degrade and destroy" the radical group.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Thu Sep 18 2014, 16:24:10

The US will send $46 million in military assistance to Ukraine's military but declined a request from President Petro Poroshenko (left) to send lethal aid to help in the battle against Russian-backed separatists in east Ukraine.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Thu Sep 18 2014, 14:55:06

The polls have closed and vote counting is under way in Scotland in a historic referendum on whether to declare independence from the United Kingdom. FRANCE 24 special correspondent Sam Ball sends live updates from an Edinburgh pub.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Thu Sep 18 2014, 13:25:56

At his biannual press conference on Thursday, French President François Hollande discussed his response to Islamist militants in Iraq, controversial plans to deliver a French warship to Russia and the Ebola crisis in West Africa.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Thu Sep 18 2014, 11:07:16

After months of speeches, heated debates, and passionate pleas from politicians, celebrities and sports stars, the waiting is finally over.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Thu Sep 18 2014, 08:41:16

President François Hollande is holding his biannual press conference in Paris on Thursday following turbulent weeks that included a shock cabinet reshuffle and fiery allegations published in a tell-all memoir by former partner Valérie Trierweiler.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Thu Sep 18 2014, 06:06:46

At 6pm on a mild evening in the small town of Linlithglow, just outside of Edinburgh, the streets are quiet, most of the shops are already closed and the only signs of life are from commuters making their way home from the town's train station.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Thu Sep 18 2014, 02:18:55

Huge counterterrorism raids in Sydney on Thursday were sparked by security intelligence that the Islamic State movement was planning a random, violent attack in Australia as a demonstration of its reach, the prime minister said.

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September 17 2014

From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Wed Sep 17 2014, 19:54:04

The U.S. House of Representatives approved President Barack Obama's plan on Wednesday to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels in the fight against Islamic State (ISIS) rebels, but questions remain on the strategy's effectiveness.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Wed Sep 17 2014, 15:13:22

A French volunteer working for Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) in Liberia has contracted the Ebola virus, the medical charity said in a statement on Wednesday.

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