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Regulating Flow of Refugees Gains Urgency in Greece and Rest of Europe Efforts to create centers to better process migrants heading to Europe have come into the spotlight after the terrorist attacks in Paris this month.
New York Times | Nov 25, 2015 4:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Op-Ed Contributor: The Islamic States Bahraini Backers Bahrains autocratic rulers blame democratic opponents for terrorism. Thats a grotesque distortion.
New York Times | Nov 25, 2015 3:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Yemen profile Provides an overview of Yemen, including key events and facts about one of the poorest countries in the Middle East
BBC News | Nov 25, 2015 3:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Emirates Secretly Sends Colombian Mercenaries to Yemen Fight The arrival in Yemen of 450 Latin American troops adds a volatile new element in a complex proxy war that has drawn in the United States and Iran.
New York Times | Nov 25, 2015 2:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Behind Russian Jets Downing, Building Tensions and Frustrations for Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had several nuanced reasons to allow Turkish pilots to open fire, analysts say, including his irritation with Russia over issues beyond Syria.
New York Times | Nov 25, 2015 12:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
ISIS Puts Together Effective Propaganda Team The Islamic State produces a steady flow of propaganda. Linda Wertheimer talks to Greg Miller of The Washington Post about the ISIS propaganda machine and its role in recruiting foreign fighters. | Nov 25, 2015 10:03 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Turkey Insists Russian Jet Was In Its Airspace When It Was Shot Down Russian President Vladimir Putin said the plane was in Syrian airspace, and also announced that Russia will deploy advanced anti-aircraft missiles to its airbase in Syria. | Nov 25, 2015 10:03 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Navigator Rescued After Warplane Was Shot Down, Russia Says The pilot of the fighter jet was killed on Tuesday by ground fire, but the Defense Ministry said the navigator is safe after an overnight operation to rescue him.
New York Times | Nov 25, 2015 09:59 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
World Briefing: Canada: Syrians Arrival Is Delayed, and Officials Cite Need to Prepare Several cabinet ministers said that only 10,000 of the planned 25,000 refugees would arrive by the end of the year.
New York Times | Nov 25, 2015 03:58 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Q. and A.: Who Are the Turkmens of Syria? Tensions between Russia and Turkey have increased lately over the downing of a Russian warplane in a Turkmen area near the Syrian border.
New York Times | Nov 25, 2015 03:31 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend