Tag Archives: Syria

30Sep/15

Lavrov: “Don’t listen to Pentagon about Russian strikes”

Questioned whether Russian air strikes had hit Islamic State positions in Syria, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says “don’t listen to Pentagon about the Russian strikes.”

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30Sep/15

Ash Carter: Russian air strikes in Syria probably not in Islamic State areas

(DVIDS) – U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter says it appears Russian air strikes in Syria were in areas where there probably are no Islamic State forces.
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30Sep/15

World Teachers’ Day honors educators worldwide

(REUTERS) – Monday, October 5th marks the 21st annual World Teachers’ Day.

The initiative, started by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization or UNESCO, highlights educators’ efforts worldwide to teach children in all kinds of adverse conditions: intimidation in Pakistan, conflict in Syria or poverty in Vietnam.
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11Sep/15

Can refugees save Germany’s economy?

(REUTERS/DEUTSCHER BUNDESTAG) – Arriving in Berlin, in search of a new life.

A record 800,000 refugees and economic migrants are expected to arrive in Germany this year.

Many fleeing war-torn Syria.

According to a new poll, the majority of Germans don’t feel threatened by this.

In fact, the influx may solve one of the biggest economic problems facing Germany – its looming skills shortage.
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08Sep/15

How the UK carried out its first drone execution of British citizens abroad

UK (Next Media) – The UK killed two British citizens fighting with ISIS in Syria in a drone strike last month, the first time Britain’s prime minister has authorized the killing of British citizens in a drone strike abroad.
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04Sep/15

UK’s Cameron bows to pressure to take more Syrian refugees

Britain will take in “thousands more” Syrian refugees, Prime Minister David Cameron says, changing his stance after an outpouring of emotion over the image of a dead Syrian toddler on a Turkish beach put him under pressure to act.

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