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The Star
Scant hope of Syria peace breakthrough as Russia pounds rebelsPARIS/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Major powers meeting in Germany on Thursday ai
Scant hope of Syria peace breakthrough as Russia pounds rebels
The Star / Posted 4 minutes ago
PARIS/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Major powers meeting in Germany on Thursday aim to revive Syria peace efforts, but with Russia backing a government push for a military victory, opposition delegates and Western officials see little hope of a... Read more
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CTV News
Canada to help Lebanon, Jordan deal with impact of Syrian civil war: DionOTTAWA - Lebanon and Jordan are at a critical "tipping point" and need more Can
Canada to help Lebanon, Jordan deal with impact of Syrian civil war: Dion
CTV News / Posted 11 minutes ago
OTTAWA - Lebanon and Jordan are at a critical "tipping point" and need more Canadian help in order to survive the pressure of the Syrian civil war, says Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion. That's why Canada will beef up its military and... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Cope to lay incitement charge against ANCYL’s MaineThe Congress of the People (Cope) will on Wednesday lay a criminal charge again
Cope to lay incitement charge against ANCYL’s Maine
Daily Dispatch / Posted 17 minutes ago
The Congress of the People (Cope) will on Wednesday lay a criminal charge against African National Youth League (ANCYL) president Collen Maine. “We are seriously alarmed at the war talk emanating from the ANC‚” said Bloem said on Monday. “On Sunday... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
UN to discuss Syria humanitarian situation ahead of Munich talksThe closed-door consultations are scheduled for 11:30 a.m. ET (1630 GMT) on Wed
UN to discuss Syria humanitarian situation ahead of Munich talks
Bdnews24.com / Posted 19 minutes ago
The closed-door consultations are scheduled for 11:30 a.m. ET (1630 GMT) on Wednesday and were jointly requested by New Zealand and Spain, backed by other Western powers. "There are reports of at least 30,000 people displaced from Aleppo and it's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Olivia Machel Explores Investment Opportunities With SudanKhartoum — A big Mozambican investment delegation led by Olivia Machel, the dau
Olivia Machel Explores Investment Opportunities With Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 minutes ago
Khartoum — A big Mozambican investment delegation led by Olivia Machel, the daughter of late Mozambican President Samora Machel, provides an opportunity for African companies to be acquainted with the Sudan's natural resources as well as its human... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pentagon Plans for Renewed War in LibyaReports abound of foreign troops' presence and plans for major Western deployme
Pentagon Plans for Renewed War in Libya
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 minutes ago
Reports abound of foreign troops' presence and plans for major Western deployment motivated by the instability, and the threat of terrorism and to take decisive military action to check ISIL's expansion. General Joseph F. Dunford, Jr., the Chairman... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
In Mogadishu, WFP Is Supporting the Most Vulnerable People With Cash-Based TransfersLaila Ali — Across Somalia, more than a million people are struggling to meet t
In Mogadishu, WFP Is Supporting the Most Vulnerable People With Cash-Based Transfers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 minutes ago
Laila Ali — Across Somalia, more than a million people are struggling to meet their basic food needs, particularly internally displaced people and the urban poor. With support from the European Union's humanitarian aid and civil protection... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Security Council Boosts Number of Corrections Officers for UN MissionDetermining that the situation in the Central African Republic (CAR) remains a
Security Council Boosts Number of Corrections Officers for UN Mission
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 minutes ago
Determining that the situation in the Central African Republic (CAR) remains a threat to international peace and security, the United Nations Security Council decided today to maintain the current personnel ceiling of more than 12,800 personnel in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Books Not Bombs for Sudan RefugeesYida — One of the first stops for people fleeing the conflict in Sudan's South
Books Not Bombs for Sudan Refugees
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 minutes ago
Yida — One of the first stops for people fleeing the conflict in Sudan's South Kordofan region is the town of Yida, 20 kilometres across the border in South Sudan. The town shelters more than 70,000 Sudanese refugees who have set up homes,... Read more
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Reuters
Scant hope of Syria peace breakthrough as Russia pounds rebelsPARIS/UNITED NATIONS Major powers meeting in Germany on Thursday aim to revive
Scant hope of Syria peace breakthrough as Russia pounds rebels
Reuters / Posted 27 minutes ago
PARIS/UNITED NATIONS Major powers meeting in Germany on Thursday aim to revive Syria peace efforts, but with Russia backing a government push for a military victory, opposition delegates and Western officials see little hope of a diplomatic... Read more
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Reuters
Turkish soldiers clash with Kurdish militants crossing from Syria: armyISTANBUL One Turkish soldier was killed and another wounded when security force
Turkish soldiers clash with Kurdish militants crossing from Syria: army
Reuters / Posted 27 minutes ago
ISTANBUL One Turkish soldier was killed and another wounded when security forces clashed with Kurdish militants crossing over from Syria, the army said on Wednesday, hours after Ankara summoned the U.S. ambassador over Washington's support for Syrian... Read more
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Irish Central
The crucial facts about Ireland’s 1916 Easter Rising in one easy infographic“Ruins of bombed & burned buildings” after the 1916 Easter Rising depicted in h
The crucial facts about Ireland’s 1916 Easter Rising in one easy infographic
Irish Central / Posted an hour ago
“Ruins of bombed & burned buildings” after the 1916 Easter Rising depicted in historic newsreels. Photo by: NLI READ MORE: 50 facts about the 1916 Easter Rising (PHOTOS) If in the midst of all the discussion about the Rising and 1916 you’re... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Your guide to area meetings and eventsLocal American Chemical Society Meeting: Wednesday, 7 p.m., room 203, Center fo
Your guide to area meetings and events
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted an hour ago
Local American Chemical Society Meeting: Wednesday, 7 p.m., room 203, Center for Natural and Health Sciences, Marywood University. Email grayeski@maryu.marywood.edu. 570-348-6211 ext. 4598. Upcoming Waverly Community House:Lil Spanish Explorers,... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Proud to be a TurkAnother day, another Kurdish funeral in Diyarbakir “I AM A Turk, honest and ha
Proud to be a Turk
Namibia Economist / Posted an hour ago
Another day, another Kurdish funeral in Diyarbakir “I AM A Turk, honest and hard-working.” So began the oath of allegiance to their country chanted by generations of schoolchildren before the practice was scrapped three years ago. This proud,... Read more
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Charleston City Paper
How well do you know the shared history of blacks and whites in Charleston?This Feb. 22 is a special day for me. It's the day I take the test to become a
How well do you know the shared history of blacks and whites in Charleston?
Charleston City Paper / Posted an hour ago
This Feb. 22 is a special day for me. It's the day I take the test to become a licensed, Charleston tour guide. I know it's not civilization rocking, but it has been on my bucket list for about 25 years. Whenever family members or new acquaintances... Read more
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Eye Witness News
'Burundi is on the brink' – a crisis explained The situation in Burundi has gone from bad to worse, but still the world seem
'Burundi is on the brink' – a crisis explained
Eye Witness News / Posted an hour ago
The situation in Burundi has gone from bad to worse, but still the world seems distracted by other crises. FILE: A protester opposed to the Burundian president’s third term throws a rock at members of... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Pentagon seeks funding for Libya, Africa military operationsWASHINGTON (AP) - The Pentagon is seeking $200 million in the 2017 budget for c
Pentagon seeks funding for Libya, Africa military operations
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 2 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Pentagon is seeking $200 million in the 2017 budget for counterterrorism operations in Libya and other portions of North and West Africa, but Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday that Libyans must take the lead in... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Pentagon seeks funding for Libya, Africa military operationsWASHINGTON (AP) - The Pentagon is seeking $200 million in the 2017 budget for c
Pentagon seeks funding for Libya, Africa military operations
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 2 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Pentagon is seeking $200 million in the 2017 budget for counterterrorism operations in Libya and other portions of North and West Africa, but Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday that Libyans must take the lead in... Read more
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Boston Globe
N. Korea nuclear effort seen as a top threat to USWASHINGTON — The national intelligence director, James R. Clapper, warned Tuesd
N. Korea nuclear effort seen as a top threat to US
Boston Globe / Posted 2 hours ago
WASHINGTON — The national intelligence director, James R. Clapper, warned Tuesday that North Korea had expanded its production of weapons-grade nuclear fuel, making clear that the Obama administration now regarded the reclusive government in... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Sona security will be same as every year, says MbeteThe security to be deployed at this year’s state of the nation address (Sona) w
Sona security will be same as every year, says Mbete
Daily Dispatch / Posted 2 hours ago
The security to be deployed at this year’s state of the nation address (Sona) was “no different” from every other Sona over the past 21 years, speaker of the National Assembly Baleka Mbete said. Briefing the media on tomorrow’s Sona, Mbete said that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Leeway Out of Oil-Induced Economic CrisisFrom the Central bank, commercial banks, economic/public affairs analysts to th
Leeway Out of Oil-Induced Economic Crisis
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
From the Central bank, commercial banks, economic/public affairs analysts to the average man on the street, the verdict on Nigeria's development woes has now been unanimously agreed in few lines: That overdependence on oil, profligacy and impunity... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Return of the Bad BoysDuring his recent outing at the African Union summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia,
Return of the Bad Boys
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
During his recent outing at the African Union summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria met with several old timers of the ultimate Boys Club. One of those members of the club who welcomed our President was Robert Mugabe,... Read more
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Eye Witness News
3 technologies that will transform warfare participants at the WEF discussed how the 4th Industrial Revolution will chan
3 technologies that will transform warfare
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 hours ago
participants at the WEF discussed how the 4th Industrial Revolution will change the character of warfare. FILE. A rebel fighter holds a position in a rebel-held area of the Syrian northern city of Aleppo... Read more
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Colorado Springs Independent
Fine Arts Center take Miss Daisy for a rideDriving Miss Daisy is an American story, and Alfred Uhry's script is storytelli
Fine Arts Center take Miss Daisy for a ride
Colorado Springs Independent / Posted 2 hours ago
Driving Miss Daisy is an American story, and Alfred Uhry's script is storytelling at its best. The play won Uhry the 1988 Pulitzer Prize for drama, and for good reason. It's a look back in time, and a look in the mirror. It's a snapshot of who we... Read more
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Orange County Register
A look at Obama's final budget proposalWASHINGTON – President Barack Obama proposed a record $4.1 trillion budget on T
A look at Obama's final budget proposal
Orange County Register / Posted 2 hours ago
WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama proposed a record $4.1 trillion budget on Tuesday. Here’s a look at each agency and department: AGRICULTURE Up or down? Down 5.3 percent Highlight: • Obama’s budget for the Agriculture Department includes a... Read more
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asianage
US looks to shore up allies' support to battle Islamic StateUnited States has long-standing concerns that many allies are not contributing
US looks to shore up allies' support to battle Islamic State
asianage / Posted 3 hours ago
United States has long-standing concerns that many allies are not contributing nearly enough to combat the jihadist group. Brussels: The United States said on Tuesday it hoped allies demonstrate a willingness to ramp up their contributions to the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Budget 2016 a Litmus Test for BuhariAfter being initially stigmatised in the "missing budget" saga, the 2016 Approp
Budget 2016 a Litmus Test for Buhari
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
After being initially stigmatised in the "missing budget" saga, the 2016 Appropriation Bill, which is being tooth-combed for passage by the National Assembly, if properly implemented, could revive the economy and rapidly exit Nigeria, for the first... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ICGLR Secretary Considers Burundi Situation WorryingLuanda — The outgoing ICGLR executive secretary, Ntumba Luaba, considered worry
ICGLR Secretary Considers Burundi Situation Worrying
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
Luanda — The outgoing ICGLR executive secretary, Ntumba Luaba, considered worrying the political and military situation in Burundi and reaffirmed the combination of efforts to avoid a civil war in that country. The official was speaking to... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
REVIEW: Tarantino storytelling at best in new movieQUENTIN Tarantino represents storytelling at its most compelling. And his late
REVIEW: Tarantino storytelling at best in new movie
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 3 hours ago
QUENTIN Tarantino represents storytelling at its most compelling. And his latest flick to hit the cinemas, The Hateful Eight, is no exception to his remarkable method of madness. Top it off with prime star actors like Samuel L. Jackson (who has... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Finally — progress on Basalt’s Pan and ForkAfter 18 months of community debate that has turned steadily sourer, the Basalt
Finally — progress on Basalt’s Pan and Fork
The Aspen Times / Posted 3 hours ago
After 18 months of community debate that has turned steadily sourer, the Basalt Town Council approved a “game plan” Tuesday night for resolving the Pan and Fork debate by November. It’s an effort to bring a close to a debate that’s divided the... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Group asks permission to parade in Martinsburg"It will be a celebration of Southern heritage and the Confederate flag," Paul
Group asks permission to parade in Martinsburg
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 3 hours ago
"It will be a celebration of Southern heritage and the Confederate flag," Paul Williams, commander of the West Virginia Division SCV, said Tuesday in a telephone interview. "We will be celebrating all Confederate flags, including the battle... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
U.N. fears for civilians if Syria troops encircle AleppoWorld News of Wednesday, 10 February 2016 Hundreds of thousands of civilians c
U.N. fears for civilians if Syria troops encircle Aleppo
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 4 hours ago
World News of Wednesday, 10 February 2016 Hundreds of thousands of civilians could be cut off from food if Syrian government forces encircle rebel-held parts of Aleppo, the United Nations said on Tuesday, warning of a new exodus of refugees fleeing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
IDPs - Dogara Seeks UK's SupportThe Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, on Tuesday solicited B
IDPs - Dogara Seeks UK's Support
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
The Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, on Tuesday solicited Britain's support in resettling people displaced from their communities in North-East by the insurgency in the area. Dogara made the appeal for the Internally Displaced... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
CalendarSubmit items at least one business week before publication via email, events@le
Calendar
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 4 hours ago
Submit items at least one business week before publication via email, events@lewistownsentinel.com; voice mail, 248-6741 or (800) 827-6397 (voice mail ext. 112); online, Virtual Newsroom at www.lewistownsentinel.com; or mail or drop off, The... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Refugee kitchen helps Syrian chef spotlight his native foodIt is a description of the 40-year-old refugee's new life in Salt Lake City as
Refugee kitchen helps Syrian chef spotlight his native food
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 4 hours ago
It is a description of the 40-year-old refugee's new life in Salt Lake City as much as it is of the food he has prepared. From the East - where the Syrian-born Abdul Bari has spent most of his life - comes a colorful mound of basmati rice mixed with... Read more
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The Advocate
Actor Anthony Mackie grew up catching throws from Bacchus. For Mardi Gras 2016, he IS BacchusNew Orleans native Anthony Mackie will reign as Bacchus XLVIII on Sunday, ridin
Actor Anthony Mackie grew up catching throws from Bacchus. For Mardi Gras 2016, he IS Bacchus
The Advocate / Posted 5 hours ago
New Orleans native Anthony Mackie will reign as Bacchus XLVIII on Sunday, riding high above streets he once scoured for beads and doubloons. He’s the superkrewe’s first black monarch, and the first since John Larroquette (1995) and Harry Connick Jr.... Read more
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New Kerala
Security Council boosts number of corrections officers for UN mission in Central African RepublicNew York, Feb 10 : Determining that the situation in the Central African Republ
Security Council boosts number of corrections officers for UN mission in Central African Republic
New Kerala / Posted 5 hours ago
New York, Feb 10 : Determining that the situation in the Central African Republic (CAR) remains a threat to international peace and security, the United Nations Security Council decided on Wednesday to maintain the current personnel ceiling of more... Read more
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The Gadsden Times
Bill would stop removal of Confederate, historic markersMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) � Confederate monuments first erected after the Civil War
Bill would stop removal of Confederate, historic markers
The Gadsden Times / Posted 5 hours ago
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) � Confederate monuments first erected after the Civil War to honor Southern soldiers have increasingly been targeted by civil rights activists who say they are offensive to blacks and should be taken down. An Alabama legislator... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Kerry: Russian bombs hurting Syria peace talksSecretary of State John Kerry speaks during a news conference with Colombian Pr
Kerry: Russian bombs hurting Syria peace talks
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 hours ago
Secretary of State John Kerry speaks during a news conference with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in the Benjamin Franklin room at the State Department in Washington. AP Photo WASHINGTON, United States—US Secretary of... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Australian I.S fighters 'untrained and naive'Counter-terrorism agents are closely monitoring about 40 foreign fighters alrea
Australian I.S fighters 'untrained and naive'
Sky News Australia / Posted 5 hours ago
Counter-terrorism agents are closely monitoring about 40 foreign fighters already returned from battlefields in Syria and Iraq. Australian Security and Intelligence Organisation director Duncan Lewis has confirmed at least 45 Australians have been... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
US seeks funding to battle Islamic extremist groups in Libya, AfricaThe US defence department is seeking $200 million in the 2017 budget for counte
US seeks funding to battle Islamic extremist groups in Libya, Africa
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 7 hours ago
The US defence department is seeking $200 million in the 2017 budget for counterterrorism operations in Libya and other portions of North and West Africa, as the Islamic State threat in that region continues to grow. The new funding provides the... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Syria vows to recapture Aleppo from rebels, risking 300,000 livesDamascus: A top adviser to President Bashar al-Assad says Syria won't stop Alep
Syria vows to recapture Aleppo from rebels, risking 300,000 lives
Brisbane Times / Posted 7 hours ago
Damascus: A top adviser to President Bashar al-Assad says Syria won't stop Aleppo offensive until it secures the border with Turkey, potentially cutting off 300,000 people from humanitarian aid. Bouthaina Shaaban, a top adviser to Mr Assad said on... Read more
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New York Post
Euro-feminists in meltdown over immigrant rapeEuropean feminists are in a bind. The current crisis over North African and Mi
Euro-feminists in meltdown over immigrant rape
New York Post / Posted 7 hours ago
European feminists are in a bind. The current crisis over North African and Middle Eastern migrants’ violence toward women is proving that the PC culture they have so carefully constructed is cracking around them, forcing into conflict two of their... Read more
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The Age
Syria vows to recapture Aleppo from rebels, risking 300,000 livesDamascus: A top adviser to President Bashar al-Assad says Syria won't stop Alep
Syria vows to recapture Aleppo from rebels, risking 300,000 lives
The Age / Posted 8 hours ago
Damascus: A top adviser to President Bashar al-Assad says Syria won't stop Aleppo offensive until it secures the border with Turkey, potentially cutting off 300,000 people from humanitarian aid. Bouthaina Shaaban, a top adviser to Mr Assad said on... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Syria vows to recapture Aleppo from rebels, risking 300,000 livesDamascus: A top adviser to President Bashar al-Assad says Syria won't stop Alep
Syria vows to recapture Aleppo from rebels, risking 300,000 lives
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 hours ago
Damascus: A top adviser to President Bashar al-Assad says Syria won't stop Aleppo offensive until it secures the border with Turkey, potentially cutting off 300,000 people from humanitarian aid. Bouthaina Shaaban, a top adviser to Mr Assad said on... Read more
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Canberra Times
Syria vows to recapture Aleppo from rebels, risking 300,000 livesDamascus: A top adviser to President Bashar al-Assad says Syria won't stop Alep
Syria vows to recapture Aleppo from rebels, risking 300,000 lives
Canberra Times / Posted 8 hours ago
Damascus: A top adviser to President Bashar al-Assad says Syria won't stop Aleppo offensive until it secures the border with Turkey, potentially cutting off 300,000 people from humanitarian aid. Bouthaina Shaaban, a top adviser to Mr Assad said on... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Refugee crisis may escalate in Syria | Irish Examiner Wednesday, February 10, 2016 Government forces and allies
Refugee crisis may escalate in Syria
Irish Examiner / Posted 8 hours ago
| Irish Examiner Wednesday, February 10, 2016 Government forces and allies launch major offensive on Aleppo. Hundreds of thousands of civilians could be cut off from food... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Trump, Sanders wins 30 years in the making: ColumnDon't feel badly, New Hampshire primary losers. No messaging tweaks, get-out-th
Trump, Sanders wins 30 years in the making: Column
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 8 hours ago
Don't feel badly, New Hampshire primary losers. No messaging tweaks, get-out-the-vote tricks or advertising blitzes would have helped. The Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders victories were more than 30 years in the making. In fact, I’m pretty sure I can... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Trump, Sanders wins 30 years in the making: ColumnDon't feel badly, New Hampshire primary losers. No messaging tweaks, get-out-th
Trump, Sanders wins 30 years in the making: Column
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 8 hours ago
Don't feel badly, New Hampshire primary losers. No messaging tweaks, get-out-the-vote tricks or advertising blitzes would have helped. The Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders victories were more than 30 years in the making. In fact, I’m pretty sure I can... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
U.S. Churches Offer Safe Haven For A New Generation Of ImmigrantsU.S. churches are again defying federal immigration authorities. Across the cou
U.S. Churches Offer Safe Haven For A New Generation Of Immigrants
KPBS San Diego / Posted 8 hours ago
U.S. churches are again defying federal immigration authorities. Across the country, a handful of congregations are opening their doors to offer safe haven to Central American immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally and are under deportation... Read more
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