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28th Aug 2016

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France to ship arms to Iraqi Kurds

French leader Hollande has said he will begin supplying weapons to Iraqi Kurds "in the coming hours" to fight the Islamic State after an EU meeting Tuesday gave him the green light. UK PM Cameron also said Britain will "play a role" in rescuing refugees besieged by the Islamist fighters.

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  6. Merkel becomes digital resident of Estonia
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