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On-going Crisis Of Syria

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    Millions of Syrians have escaped across borders, fleeing the bombs and bullets that have devastated their homes. Turkey hosts the largest number of registered Syrian refugees – currently 3.3 million. The vast majority of Syrian refugees in the neighbouring countries live in urban areas, with around only 8 per cent …

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Turkey Wins 2-0 Against France

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    ISTANBUL (Reuters) – World champion France was given a cold shower on Saturday in a Euro 2020 qualifier against Turkey, which kept up pressure throughout the game for a 2-0 home win and placed itself in the lead in Group H. Turkey started the game strong, scoring their …

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Everyone Has Internet in These 12 OECD Countries

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Roughly 95 percent of the population had access to high-speed internet in OECD countries last year   In a technologically connected world, some countries are emerging at the head of the pack, new research from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development finds. That matters economically because broader access means there’s greater opportunity for work, …

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‘Flying target’? Theresa May’s US-Turkey flight was visible on popular tracking app

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  The British Prime Minister Theresa May © Andrew Parsons / www.globallookpress.com British Prime Minister Theresa May came under the threat of a potential terrorist attack last week when information on her flight from Washington to Ankara became available to anyone with a real-time aircraft tracker, experts said. The Flightradar24 …

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French Far-Right Candidate Marine Le Pen Launches Presidential Campaign By Blasting Globalization

Far-right leader presidential candidate Marine Le Pen acknowledges applauses as she arrives as to a conference in Lyon, France, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017. Marine Le Pen, the far-right presidential candidate, unveiled her platform Saturday at the start of a weekend conference, envisioning a thriving nation "made in France. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

  Far-right leader presidential candidate Marine Le Pen arrives at a conference in Lyon, Franceon Feb. 5, 2017 Michel Euler—AP LYON, France (AP) — French far-right candidate Marine Le Pen blasted the “two totalitarianisms” of globalization and Islamic fundamentalism Sunday in a speech formally launching her presidential campaign that hit all …

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Trump gives Europe splitting headache  

U.S. President Donald Trump looks up after signing an executive order rolling back regulations from the 2010 Dodd-Frank law on Wall Street reform at the White House in Washington February 3, 2017.  REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

  “Our Donald”, or “the other Donald”? European Union leaders meeting in Malta found themselves taking sides, between their summit chairman, “our Donald” Tusk, and the new U.S. president, Donald Trump. But despite declarations of unity, EU states are split on how to respond to policies from a man who …

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