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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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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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WA Today
Syria vows to recapture Aleppo from rebels, risking 300,000 livesSyrians walk towards the Turkish border at the Bab al-Salam gate as government
Syria vows to recapture Aleppo from rebels, risking 300,000 lives
WA Today / Posted 8 hours ago
Syrians walk towards the Turkish border at the Bab al-Salam gate as government troops close in on Aleppo. Photo: AP Damascus: Syria is moving to secure its border with Turkey and recapture the city of Aleppo with its latest military offensive,... Read more
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Yahoo News
Russia is 'trying to draw Turkey into a fight' in Syria, and it may be working Turkish President Recep Erdogan. The Russian Ministry of Defense warned Turk
Russia is 'trying to draw Turkey into a fight' in Syria, and it may be working
Yahoo News / Posted 11 hours ago
Turkish President Recep Erdogan. The Russian Ministry of Defense warned Turkey against launching a military incursion into Syria last week, announcing on Thursday that... Read more
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The Star
Turkey summons U.S. envoy over comments on Kurdish PYD in SyriaANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey summoned the U.S. ambassador to express its displeasu
Turkey summons U.S. envoy over comments on Kurdish PYD in Syria
The Star / Posted 14 hours ago
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey summoned the U.S. ambassador to express its displeasure on Tuesday after a State Department spokesman said Washington did not regard Syria's Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) as a terrorist organisation, a Turkish foreign... Read more
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Business Insider
Russia is 'trying to draw Turkey into a fight' in Syria, and it may be workingSome experts say, however, that Russian President Vladimir Putin appears to be
Russia is 'trying to draw Turkey into a fight' in Syria, and it may be working
Business Insider / Posted 14 hours ago
Some experts say, however, that Russian President Vladimir Putin appears to be trying to bait Turkey into entering the Syrian battlefield in order to retaliate for Ankara's decision to down a Russian warplane in November. "Russia is trying to draw... Read more
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Aljazeera
Turkey summons US envoy over support for Syrian KurdsTurkey has summoned the US ambassador after a US State Department spokesman sai
Turkey summons US envoy over support for Syrian Kurds
Aljazeera / Posted 14 hours ago
Turkey has summoned the US ambassador after a US State Department spokesman said Washington did not regard Syria's Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) as a terrorist organisation, a Turkish foreign ministry official said. A Turkish foreign ministry... Read more
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Reuters
Turkey letting in Syrian refugees in 'controlled fashion': foreign ministerSyrians line up as they wait to cross into Syria at Oncupinar border crossing i
Turkey letting in Syrian refugees in 'controlled fashion': foreign minister
Reuters / Posted 15 hours ago
Syrians line up as they wait to cross into Syria at Oncupinar border crossing in the southeastern city of Kilis, Turkey February 8, 2016. BUDAPEST/ONCUPINAR, Turkey Turkey is admitting Syrian refugees in a "controlled manner" and has let in... Read more
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ABC News
Turkey Summons US Ambassador Over Syrian Kurdish Forces SpatThe issue has strained ties between the two allies and President Recep Tayyip E
Turkey Summons US Ambassador Over Syrian Kurdish Forces Spat
ABC News / Posted 16 hours ago
The issue has strained ties between the two allies and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan even called on Washington to choose between Turkey and the Kurdish Democratic Union Party, or PYD, as its partner. A Foreign Ministry official said Ambassador John... Read more
17h
Namibia Economist
Getting off the trainWhat Koza Ipek supporters thought of the state takeover FOR 400 YEARS, says a
Getting off the train
Namibia Economist / Posted 17 hours ago
What Koza Ipek supporters thought of the state takeover FOR 400 YEARS, says a founding myth common to Turkic peoples from China to the Aegean sea, forebears of the Turks were trapped in the rocky valley of Ergenekon. But one day an ingenious... Read more
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The Star
Turkey letting in Syrian refugees in 'controlled fashion' - foreign ministerBUDAPEST/ONCUPINAR, Turkey (Reuters) - Turkey is admitting Syrian refugees in a
Turkey letting in Syrian refugees in 'controlled fashion' - foreign minister
The Star / Posted 19 hours ago
BUDAPEST/ONCUPINAR, Turkey (Reuters) - Turkey is admitting Syrian refugees in a "controlled manner" and has let in thousands fleeing Russian air strikes, its foreign minister said on Tuesday, warning the numbers of new migrants could reach a million... Read more
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22h
Aljazeera
Turkey can't avoid new post-Arab Spring mindsetBefore the onset of the Arab uprisings, Turkey had a functionalist approach to
Turkey can't avoid new post-Arab Spring mindset
Aljazeera / Posted 22 hours ago
Before the onset of the Arab uprisings, Turkey had a functionalist approach to the region. It prioritised economic integration over the push to open up politics, in the belief that deepening economic ties would inevitably have a political spillover.... Read more
23h
The Star
Kremlin rejects Merkel's criticism of Russia over Syria bombingsMOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Tuesday there was no credible evidence of its
Kremlin rejects Merkel's criticism of Russia over Syria bombings
The Star / Posted 23 hours ago
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Tuesday there was no credible evidence of its air strikes causing civilian deaths in Syria, rejecting German Chancellor Angela Merkel's criticism of the bombing campaign. Merkel said on Monday that Russian bombing... Read more
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iol.co.za
Merkel's Turkish asylum appealThe German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday that she was “not just appal
Merkel's Turkish asylum appeal
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
The German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday that she was “not just appalled, but horrified” by Russian attacks on Syrian civilians that have created a fresh wave of refugees, as she asked Turkey to make sure they cannot reach Europe. Speaking... Read more
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iafrica.com
Somali plane bomb meant for other airlineA man suspected of detonating a bomb on a Somali passenger plane had initially
Somali plane bomb meant for other airline
iafrica.com / Posted yesterday
A man suspected of detonating a bomb on a Somali passenger plane had initially intended to board a Turkish Airlines flight, the company's chief said on Monday. The February 2 blast ripped a hole in the fuselage of the Daallo Airlines plane shortly... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Lucky few cross Turkey’s border as Syrians flee offensive Published: 9 February 2016 2:27 PM Turkey which is already hosting 2.7 milli
Lucky few cross Turkey’s border as Syrians flee offensive
The Malaysian Insider / Posted yesterday
Published: 9 February 2016 2:27 PM Turkey which is already hosting 2.7 million Syrian refugees could see a fresh influx of up to 600,000 from the latest fighting. – Reuters file pic,... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Crowds stranded at Turkey borderTens of thousands of Syrians were stranded at the border with Turkey yesterday
Crowds stranded at Turkey border
Daily Dispatch / Posted yesterday
Tens of thousands of Syrians were stranded at the border with Turkey yesterday after escaping a Russia-backed government offensive in Aleppo, as Germany’s chancellor prepared to visit Ankara to press for tighter border controls. Turkey has vowed to... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Russian & Iranian firepower helps Syrian forces edge towards Turkey border Rebels say the move threatens the future of their nearly 5-year-old insurrect
Russian & Iranian firepower helps Syrian forces edge towards Turkey border
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
Rebels say the move threatens the future of their nearly 5-year-old insurrection against Bashar al-Assad. FILE: Members of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent search for survivors... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Russian firepower helps Syrian forces push towards Turkey borderA young girl waiting in line on Monday to pass through a border gate as a small
Russian firepower helps Syrian forces push towards Turkey border
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
A young girl waiting in line on Monday to pass through a border gate as a small number of Syrian refugees were allowed to return to Syria in Kilis, Turkey. Photo: Getty Images Oncupinar: The Syrian army has advanced towards the Turkish border in a... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Turkey, Saudi Arabia Mull Syria Ground Invasion As Russia, Hezbollah Decimate Rebels“What’s going on in Syria can only go on for so long. At some point it has to c
Turkey, Saudi Arabia Mull Syria Ground Invasion As Russia, Hezbollah Decimate Rebels
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
“What’s going on in Syria can only go on for so long. At some point it has to change,” Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told reporters on a plane back to Turkey from Latin America over the weekend. As we’ve documented extensively over the past... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The Historic Battle for Syria2016-02-08As the Russian-backed Syrian army threatens to liberate Aleppo, poten
The Historic Battle for Syria
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
2016-02-08As the Russian-backed Syrian army threatens to liberate Aleppo, potentially determining the outcome of five years of civil war, Saudi Arabia is challenging the US to lead a ground invasion that could escalate... Read more
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The Star
Migrants' boat capsizes off Turkish coast, 22 drown - coast guardBRUSSELS (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan threatened in November to
Migrants' boat capsizes off Turkish coast, 22 drown - coast guard
The Star / Posted yesterday
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan threatened in November to flood Europe with migrants if European Union leaders did not offer him a better deal to help manage the Middle East refugee crisis, a Greek news website said on... Read more
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Air Force Times
Erdogan: U.S. should choose between Turkey, Kurdish forcesANKARA, Turkey — Turkey's president lashed out at the United States a week afte
Erdogan: U.S. should choose between Turkey, Kurdish forces
Air Force Times / Posted yesterday
ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey's president lashed out at the United States a week after President Obama's envoy visited a northern Syrian town that is under the control of Syrian Kurdish forces, which Ankara considers terrorists. In comments published... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Syrian forces threaten to overrun rebelsThe Syrian army has advanced towards the Turkish border in a major offensive ba
Syrian forces threaten to overrun rebels
Sky News Australia / Posted yesterday
The Syrian army has advanced towards the Turkish border in a major offensive backed by Russia and Iran that rebels say now threatens the future of their nearly five-year-old insurrection against President Bashar al-Assad. Iranian backed-militias... Read more
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The Star
Russian firepower helps Syrian forces edge towards Turkey borderBEIRUT/ONCUPINAR, Turkey (Reuters) - The Syrian army advanced towards the Turki
Russian firepower helps Syrian forces edge towards Turkey border
The Star / Posted yesterday
BEIRUT/ONCUPINAR, Turkey (Reuters) - The Syrian army advanced towards the Turkish border on Monday in a major offensive backed by Russia and Iran that rebels say now threatens the future of their nearly five-year-old insurrection against President... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Syria forces edge towards TurkeyThe Syrian army advanced towards the Turkish border in a major offensive backed
Syria forces edge towards Turkey
Otago Daily Times / Posted yesterday
The Syrian army advanced towards the Turkish border in a major offensive backed by Russia and Iran that rebels say now threatens the future of their nearly five-year-old insurrection against President Bashar al-Assad. Iranian backed-militias played... Read more
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Orange County Register
Syrians desperate to escape what U.N. calls 'extermination' by governmentKILIS, Turkey – Tens of thousands of Syrians who were running for their lives p
Syrians desperate to escape what U.N. calls 'extermination' by government
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
KILIS, Turkey – Tens of thousands of Syrians who were running for their lives piled up near the border crossing with Turkey here Monday. They were fleeing a crushing wave of Russian airstrikes and government ground forces advancing toward the... Read more
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Canberra Times
Angela Merkel outraged over Russian air strikes in SyriaGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed outrage over Russian-backed attacks i
Angela Merkel outraged over Russian air strikes in Syria
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed outrage over Russian-backed attacks in Syria as a government offensive drives thousands of civilians to the Turkish border, exacerbating the already critical refugee crisis Ms Merkel is struggling to... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Angela Merkel outraged over Russian air strikes in SyriaGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed outrage over Russian-backed attacks i
Angela Merkel outraged over Russian air strikes in Syria
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed outrage over Russian-backed attacks in Syria as a government offensive drives thousands of civilians to the Turkish border, exacerbating the already critical refugee crisis Ms Merkel is struggling to... Read more
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The Age
Angela Merkel outraged over Russian air strikes in SyriaGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed outrage over Russian-backed attacks i
Angela Merkel outraged over Russian air strikes in Syria
The Age / Posted yesterday
German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed outrage over Russian-backed attacks in Syria as a government offensive drives thousands of civilians to the Turkish border, exacerbating the already critical refugee crisis Ms Merkel is struggling to... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Russian firepower helps Syrian forces edge towards Turkey border The assault around the city of Aleppo in northern Syria has prompted tens of
Russian firepower helps Syrian forces edge towards Turkey border
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
The assault around the city of Aleppo in northern Syria has prompted tens of thousands to flee towards Turkey. Syrian families line-up waiting to go back to Syria, on February 8, 2016... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Angela Merkel outraged over Russian air strikes in SyriaGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed outrage over Russian-backed attacks i
Angela Merkel outraged over Russian air strikes in Syria
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed outrage over Russian-backed attacks in Syria as a government offensive drives thousands of civilians to the Turkish border, exacerbating the already critical refugee crisis Ms Merkel is struggling to... Read more
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WA Today
Angela Merkel outraged over Russian air strikes in SyriaGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed outrage over Russian-backed attacks i
Angela Merkel outraged over Russian air strikes in Syria
WA Today / Posted yesterday
German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed outrage over Russian-backed attacks in Syria as a government offensive drives thousands of civilians to the Turkish border, exacerbating the already critical refugee crisis Merkel is struggling to... Read more
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The Star
Turkey's Erdogan threatened to flood Europe with migrants - Greek websiteBRUSSELS (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan threatened in November to
Turkey's Erdogan threatened to flood Europe with migrants - Greek website
The Star / Posted yesterday
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan threatened in November to flood Europe with migrants if European Union leaders did not offer him a better deal to help manage the Middle East refugee crisis, a Greek news website said on... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Plane bomb ‘meant for Turkish Airlines’A msuspected of detonating a bomb on a Somali passenger plane had initially int
Plane bomb ‘meant for Turkish Airlines’
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
A msuspected of detonating a bomb on a Somali passenger plane had initially intended to board a Turkish Airlines flight. an | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this... Read more
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Herald Sun
Plane bomb ‘meant for Turkish Airlines’A MAN suspected of detonating a bomb on a Somali passenger plane had initially
Plane bomb ‘meant for Turkish Airlines’
Herald Sun / Posted yesterday
A MAN suspected of detonating a bomb on a Somali passenger plane had initially intended to board a Turkish Airlines flight, the company’s chief said. “The passengers were intended for another airline, Turkish Airlines,” Daallo Airlines chief... Read more
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Perth Now
Plane bomb ‘meant for Turkish Airlines’A MAN suspected of detonating a bomb on a Somali passenger plane had initially
Plane bomb ‘meant for Turkish Airlines’
Perth Now / Posted yesterday
A MAN suspected of detonating a bomb on a Somali passenger plane had initially intended to board a Turkish Airlines flight, the company’s chief said. “The passengers were intended for another airline, Turkish Airlines,” Daallo Airlines chief... Read more
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The Star
Russian firepower helps Syrian forces edge towards Turkey borderBEIRUT/ONCUPINAR, Turkey (Reuters) - The Syrian army advanced towards the Turki
Russian firepower helps Syrian forces edge towards Turkey border
The Star / Posted yesterday
BEIRUT/ONCUPINAR, Turkey (Reuters) - The Syrian army advanced towards the Turkish border on Monday in a major offensive backed by Russia and Iran that rebels say now threatens the future of their nearly five-year-old insurrection against President... Read more
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The Star
Faced with new influx, Turkey's open door for migrants may be closingONCUPINAR, Turkey (Reuters) - As the number of Syrian refugees now amassing on
Faced with new influx, Turkey's open door for migrants may be closing
The Star / Posted yesterday
ONCUPINAR, Turkey (Reuters) - As the number of Syrian refugees now amassing on the Turkish border swells into the tens of thousands, Ankara's long-standing open door to migrants may be closing. An assault by Russian-backed Syrian government forces... Read more
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FOX News
European Union pressures Turkey to open its borders to aid refugee crisisGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel held talks Monday on calming the crisis of refu
European Union pressures Turkey to open its borders to aid refugee crisis
FOX News / Posted yesterday
German Chancellor Angela Merkel held talks Monday on calming the crisis of refugees streaming into Europe as Turkey faces pressure from the European Union to open its borders. In her weekly video message on Saturday, Merkel said European Union... Read more
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Daily Mail
Merkel, rapists, Trump and ISIS:Cologne sex attackers, Angela Merkel, Donald Trump and ISIS are all mocked in c
Merkel, rapists, Trump and ISIS:
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
Cologne sex attackers, Angela Merkel, Donald Trump and ISIS are all mocked in carnival floats as German festival targets the migrant crisis Sunday's carnival parade in Cologne, called 'Schull un Veedelszoech', usually attracts 250,000... Read more
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International Business Times
Turkey: Dozens 'burned to death' in basement by government attack, say Kurdish activists Dozens of people who had been holed up in the basement of a building in the emb
Turkey: Dozens 'burned to death' in basement by government attack, say Kurdish activists
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
Dozens of people who had been holed up in the basement of a building in the embattled town of Cizre have been burned to death by Turkish forces fighting Kurdish insurgents, say Kurdish activists. Meanwhile, Turkish authorities said security forces... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Faced with new influx, Turkey's open door for migrants may be closingONCUPINAR, Turkey: As the number of Syrian refugees now amassing on the Turkish
Faced with new influx, Turkey's open door for migrants may be closing
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
ONCUPINAR, Turkey: As the number of Syrian refugees now amassing on the Turkish border swells into the tens of thousands, Ankara's long-standing open door to migrants may be closing. An assault by Russian-backed Syrian government forces around the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Plane bomb ‘meant for Turkish Airlines’Jet bomber ... The man who bombed a Somalian plane was meant to be on Turkish A
Plane bomb ‘meant for Turkish Airlines’
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
Jet bomber ... The man who bombed a Somalian plane was meant to be on Turkish Airlines. Picture: AP A MAN suspected of detonating a bomb on a Somali passenger plane had initially intended to board a Turkish Airlines flight, the company’s chief... Read more
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News.com.au
Plane bomb ‘meant for Turkish Airlines’Jet bomber ... The man who bombed a Somalian plane was meant to be on Turkish A
Plane bomb ‘meant for Turkish Airlines’
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
Jet bomber ... The man who bombed a Somalian plane was meant to be on Turkish Airlines. Picture: AP A MAN suspected of detonating a bomb on a Somali passenger plane had initially intended to board a Turkish Airlines flight, the company’s chief... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Plane bomb ‘meant for Turkish Airlines’Jet bomber ... The man who bombed a Somalian plane was meant to be on Turkish A
Plane bomb ‘meant for Turkish Airlines’
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
Jet bomber ... The man who bombed a Somalian plane was meant to be on Turkish Airlines. Picture: AP A MAN suspected of detonating a bomb on a Somali passenger plane had initially intended to board a Turkish Airlines flight, the company’s chief... Read more
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EuroNews
EU piles pressure on Turkey to open border to Syrian refugeesThe European Commission is reiterating its call for Turkey to open the border n
EU piles pressure on Turkey to open border to Syrian refugees
EuroNews / Posted yesterday
The European Commission is reiterating its call for Turkey to open the border near the southern town of Kilis, where more than 35,000 Syrians are waiting. Many of the people have fled an escalating government assault on Aleppo. Rebel-held areas in... Read more
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International Business Times
Germany: Stormy weather halts Rose Monday carnival parades, featuring floats satirising Merkel, Trump and refugee crisis The annual Rose Monday parade, featuring satirical floats poking fun at world l
Germany: Stormy weather halts Rose Monday carnival parades, featuring floats satirising Merkel, Trump and refugee crisis
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
The annual Rose Monday parade, featuring satirical floats poking fun at world leaders, is usually the highlight of Germany's carnival season, but stormy weather forced many cities to cancel the festivities. Duesseldorf, Mainz, Muenster, Duisburg and... Read more
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