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‘Kurds have staged a protest rally in the Syrian town of Kobani to warn Turkey against a potential military incursion into the town.

The protest took place as reports that Turkish forces were preparing to enter Kobani were circulated by the People’s Protection Units (YPG), an armed Kurdish group, among residents on Saturday.

“We will not allow them to enter, we will stay here if necessary for days and months and… defend this land,” said one Kobani resident.’

Read more: No incursion into Kobani: Kurds warn Turkey


‘Palestinian resistance fighters have reportedly shot down an Israeli reconnaissance drone on a mission over the northeastern part of the besieged Gaza Strip.

Local sources, speaking on condition of anonymity, said Palestinian fighters targeted the unmanned aerial vehicle late on Saturday as it was flying over the city of Beit Hanoun, Arabic-language Palestine al-Aan news agency reported.

Israeli military officials, however, dismissed the reports, asserting that they had not lost any unmanned aerial vehicles.’

Read more: Palestinian fighters shoot down Israeli spy drone: Report


‘Students from a German school in Argentina visited a nightclub wearing swastika armbands and Hitler mustaches, provoking a brawl with Jewish patrons. The school apologized for the incident and brawl participants will be sent to the Holocaust museum.

The incident happened at a combined night club and bowling alley in a resort city of Bariloche, with the students from Lanus Oeste German School in Buenos Aires heading to the venue to celebrate their graduation. They confronted Jewish students from an ORT school.’

Read more: Argentinian students wear Nazi armbands to club, provoke brawl with Jewish teens


‘Thousands of people in Honduras have taken to the streets in the country’s capital of Tegucigalpa, protesting President Juan Orlando Hernandez’s plans to once again run for the highest office in the country.

The Honduran left-wing opposition party, headed by former President Manuel Zelaya, staged the protest rally on Saturday, attracting — by some estimates — about 15,000 people to the rally.

Waving red and black flags in front of the country’s Supreme Electoral Tribunal building in Tegucigalpa, the protesters chanted “Respect the Constitution: Out JOH,” referring to Hernandez by his initials.’

Read more: Hondurans rap president’s plans to seek office again


‘The UK government is allocating additional funding to protect the country’s nuclear power plants against potential terror attacks, according to a report.

The money being spent on the armed police force tasked to protect 14 nuclear power stations in Britain has almost tripled since the July 7, 2005 bombings in London which killed 52 people and injured over 700, The Independent reported.

The funding going to the nuclear authority has increased by 55 percent since 2010.’

Read more: UK increases funding to protect nuclear sites: Report


‘Two Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in a fresh wave of fighting between government forces and pro-Russia militants in the east of the country.

The Ukrainian military claimed on Sunday that the two were killed as the pro-Russia militants violated a peace agreement by shelling government-held areas with heavy weaponry including mortars and cannons.

“Over the past 24 hours, as a result of fighting, we lost two of our servicemen while another four soldiers were wounded,” Ukrainian military spokesman, Andriy Lysenko, said without elaborating on the location where the soldiers had perished.’

Read more: Two soldiers killed as fresh clashes erupt in eastern Ukraine


‘Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has confirmed that Abubakar Shekau, the leader of the Boko Haram Takfiri terrorist group, has been injured in an airstrike.

“We learned that in an airstrike by the Nigeria air force he was wounded,” Buhari said in a statement on Sunday from the Kenyan capital Nairobi, where he is attending a development conference.

The Nigerian president also stated that Boko Haram militants are in disarray and the group no longer holds any territory in Nigeria.’

Read more: Boko Haram leader injured in airstrike: Nigeria president