Kurdish fighters force Kobane ISIL jihadists to retreat

Some of the stories I’m following this morning on AIR News include Kurdish fighters forcing a retreat of ISIL jihadists in the Syrian border town of Kobane, and the Ebola outbreak showing no signs of improving.

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Australians support involvement in Iraq, while Brits do not

This morning’s top stories on AIR News include the differing views on involvement in the US-led war in Iraq, with a poll showing Australians are behind our government’s action, while protests are underway in Britian against their government’s decision to join the fight.

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Another reported beheading by ISIL extremists has shocked the world

Some of the stories I’m following this morning on AIR News include another reported beheading by ISIL extremists – this time, believed to be British aid worker Alan Henning, who was kidnapped in December.

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New Zealand PM celebrates unprecedented ‘govern-alone’ election result

This morning’s top stories on AIR News include the New Zealand PM John Key, celebrating an unprecedented ‘govern-alone’ election result after winning a clear majority for the first time since the MMP voting system was introduced in 1996.

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Sweeping new counter-terrorism laws set to be introduced

Some of the stories I’m following this morning on AIR News include sweeping new counter-terrorism laws, which are expected to be introduced to Parliament next week after the biggest counter-terrorism raids in Australia’s history.

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