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Importance of Kobane; Global crisis and climate change in 17th century

July 6th, 2015

Episode 216 of 536 episodes

The liberation of Kobane in northern Syria in January was a turning point in the war against Islamic state militants. But the battle for control hasn't ended since the liberation. In the past week ,raids by Isis have killed up to 260 civilians. Kobane is more than a city, it's also a symbol of Kurdish political independence.

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