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Civilians flee Syrian border towns as Turkish warplanes, artillery kick off...

10 October, 2019 4:30 pm 4:30 pm

AKCAKALE, Turkey (Reuters) – Turkey launched a military operation against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria on Wednesday just days after U.S. troops pulled back from the area, with warplanes and artillery striking militia positions in several towns in the border region. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, announcing the start of the action, said the aim was … Read More


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Australian students kick off global climate strike

09 September, 2019 9:56 am 9:56 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Thousands of school students walked out of their classrooms and onto Australian streets on Friday to kick off a global strike demanding world leaders gathering for a UN Climate Action Summit adopt urgent measures to stop an environmental catastrophe. “Stop denying the earth is dying,” read a handmade sign, carried by one … Read More