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By Balint Szlanko
Islamic State has blown up a historic landmark in Mosul, the city's famed 12th century al-Nuri mosque with its leaning minaret known as al-Hadba.

Fighter planes from US-led coalition shoot down Syrian air force jet

By Nataliya Vasilyeva and Bassem Mroue, in Moscow
Warplanes from the US-led coalition operating over Syrian government-controlled areas west of the Euphrates River will be tracked as potential targets, Russia's defence ministry said, a day after the US military shot down a Syrian air force jet.

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