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Global Intelligence Feed: Turkey

Avalanche In Southeastern Turkey Kills Five Soldiers, Injures 12


Avalanche In Southeastern Turkey Kills Five Soldiers, Injures 12 The Bitlis governor's office said the twelve injured soldiers were not in critical condition. World | Reuters | Updated: January 21, 2018 23:21 IST 29 Shares COMMENTS The avalanche fell on the team of soldiers killing 5 and injuring 12 (Representational) Ankara:  An avalanche in Turkey's southeastern province of Bitlis killed five soldiers and injured another twelve during a military operation, local governor's office said. The avalanche fell on the team of soldiers. The Bitlis governor's office said the twelve injured soldiers w,

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Russia's Lavrov says 'unilateral actions' by U.S. in Syria made Turkey furious: report | Reuters - Firstpost


Russia's Lavrov says 'unilateral actions' by U.S. in Syria made Turkey furious: report | Reuters World Reuters Jan 22, 2018 00:15:16 IST This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. Published Date: Jan 22, 2018 00:15 AM | Updated Date: Jan 22, 2018 00:15 AM ICC Under-19 World Cup, 2018 NZ Vs SA ICC Under-19 World Cup, 2018 ENG Vs CAN ICC Under-19 World Cup, 2018 WI Vs KEN ICC Under-19 World Cup, 2018 AFG Vs IRE ICC Under-19 World Cup, 2018 IND Vs ZIM ICC Under-19 World Cup, 2018 AUS Vs PNG ICC Under-19 World Cu,

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Turkey launches airstrikes on US-backed Kurdish YPG militia in Syria


Updated 4 hours ago. Syria's Afrin region | Osman Orsal/Reuters Turkey on Sunday launched airstrikes against a United States-backed Kurdish militia in the autonomous Afrin province in Syria, Reuters reported. The operation, named “Operation Olive Branch”, hit 108 targets of the Syrian-Kurdish People’s Protection Units militia, or YPG, the agency said quoting Turkish military officials. “The weakening of the region with artillery fire is under way,” Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said. “The first stage was carried out by aerial forces of the military and nearl,

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Germany coalition talks: SPD backs talks with Merkel - BBC News


Germany coalition talks: SPD backs talks with Merkel 21 January 2018 These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Mr Schulz (C) had initially ruled out a new "grand coalition" Germany's centre-left Social Democrats (SDP) have voted for coalition negotiations with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives, their former coalition partners. Earlier this month the two groupings agreed a blueprint for formal talks. Mrs Merkel's centre-right CDU and its Bavarian CSU ally have been unable to form a government since September's inconcl,

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Turkey continues 'Operation Olive Branch' |


Local News Turkey continues 'Operation Olive Branch' Military convoys on the Turkish border with Syria were seen on Jan. 21 as Turkey continued to fire artillery at a U.S.-backed Kurdish militia in northern Syria. The cross-border fire marked the second day of Turkey's new front in the nearly seven-year-old Syrian civil war You must be logged in to post a comment Login ,

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Turkey launches ground offensive in northern Syria against US-backed militias


Turkey launches ground offensive in northern Syria against US-backed militias Sara Elizabeth Williams 21 January 2018 • 12:37pm Turkish ground forces entered Syria’s Afrin province on Sunday morning in a bid to oust US-backed Kurdish militias from the border between the two countries. The escalation comes on the second day of Turkey’s “Operation Olive Branch”, which began on Saturday with a barrage of air strikes on the Kurdish YPG militia in the same province. Turkey said it wanted to create a 30km safe zone around Afrin, deep inside Syria, representing a new phase of Turkish involv,

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‘I think I’ll be on a dose for ever’: steroid users on the quest for perfection | Society | The Guardian


Health ‘I think I’ll be on a dose for ever’: steroid users on the quest for perfection The archetype of an IPED user is changing. We speak to the new breed seeking the body beautiful Sun 21 Jan 2018 14.04 EST Last modified on Sun 21 Jan 2018 14.29 EST Close A steroid user speaks to Dr Rhys Evans, a GP, in Newport, Wales. Photograph: Dimitris Legakis/Athena Pictures John eased his bulky frame into a chair at the Lower Dock Street clinic in Newport, south Wales and reeled off a dizzying list of substances he injects or swallows as he seeks the perfect, honed physique. “I take all sorts,” he said,

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Turkish offensive in Syria claims first fatality | World, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com


World Skinning Left, pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1 World ( Leaderboard Top ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1 Turkish offensive in Syria claims first fatality  (Associated Press) | Updated January 22, 2018 - 6:11am Turkish military trucks carrying tanks and other armoured vehicles cross through a border gate into a Turkish-controlled region of the Oncupinar border crossing with Syria, known as Bab al Salameh in Arabic, near the city of Kilis, Turkey, late Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. The deployment occurred hours after dozens of Turkish jets bombed Syrian Kurdish militia targets in the enclave of Af,

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Terrified children, empty streets in Syria’s Afrin as Turkey attacks - The Manila Times Online


You are at: Home » News » World »Terrified children, empty streets in Syria’s Afrin as Turkey attacks Terrified children, empty streets in Syria’s Afrin as Turkey attacks World AFRIN, Syria: As soon as Turkish warplanes began bombing raids over Afrin on Saturday, terrified residents of the Syrian Kurdish enclave dashed to take cover in the cellars of their homes. They had been bracing for a Turkish assault over the past week as Ankara escalated its rhetoric against the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG), which controls the area. “My four-year-old son is terrified every time he hears the s,

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Turkey Launches Offensive On U.S.-Backed Kurdish Militia In Syria : The Two-Way : NPR


Turkey Launches Offensive On U.S.-Backed Kurdish Militia In Syria Turkey Launches Offensive On U.S.-Backed Kurdish Militia In Syria Facebook Turkish army tanks gather close to the Syrian border on Sunday. BULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Turkish army tanks gather close to the Syrian border on Sunday. BULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images Turkey on Sunday continued a major attack inside northwestern Syria on a Kurdish militia it has called a "terror army" that presents a danger to Turkish security. One day earlier Turkey sent tanks and armored vehicles lumbering across the bord,

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Turkey Attacks Kurds in Syria as U.S. Warnings Ignored - Bloomberg


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Turkish forces push into Syria, battle Kurdish militia | Reuters


January 20, 2018 / 3:49 PM / Updated an hour ago Turkish forces push into Syria, battle Kurdish militia Dominic Evans 6 Min Read AZAZ, Syria (Reuters) - Turkey’s army and rebel allies battled U.S.-backed Kurdish militia in Syria’s Afrin province on Sunday, stepping up a two-day-old campaign against YPG fighters that has opened a new front in Syria’s civil war. Amid U.S. calls for restraint, Turkish artillery pounded YPG positions, while rockets fired from inside Syria slammed into two Turkish border towns, wounding dozens, according to the local governor’s office and a witness. Turkey began i,

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Bill Zacharkiw’s Wines of the Week: Dec. 29, 2017 | Montreal Gazette


Published on: December 29, 2017 | Last Updated: December 29, 2017 12:00 PM EST Bill Zacharkiw's Wines of the Week. Fotolia Share Adjust Comment Print Under $16 Dão 2016, Quinta da Ponte Pedrinha, Portugal white, $15.75, SAQ # 10760492 . Hard to beat at this price. Full of lime rinds and spice, with a rich mid-palate and finishing with a slight bitterness that adds extra refreshment. Chardonnay-esque in its texture, but far more interesting than most chardonnays at this price level. Grape varieties: encruzado, cerceal branco. Residual sugar: 4 g/L. Serve at: 10-12 C. Drink now. Food pairing ide,

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Five holiday activities for people tired of elves and candy canes


Five holiday activities for people tired of elves and candy canes Stuart Derdeyn, Vancouver Sun  12.22.2017 Hollyburn Lodge on Cypress Mountain is a great snowshoe destination.RIC ERNST / Vancouver Sun Viviane Gosselin and Kate Bird discuss the upcoming Museum of Vancouver Activism exhibit chronicling protests and social movements in the history of the city.courtesy Mont Grand Fonds / Vancouver Sun Many tasty fresh japanese sushi with tuna, caviar and shrimp.zmurciuk_k / Vancouver Sun Norwegian Soul (sterling silver, 18-carat gold, pearls) by artist Pamela Ritchie i,

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The Latest: Russia warned Kurdish officials of Turkey attack - KRISTV.com | Continuous News Coverage | Corpus Christi


The Latest: Russia warned Kurdish officials of Turkey attack - KRISTV.com | Continuous News Coverage | Corpus Christi Member Center: The Latest: Russia warned Kurdish officials of Turkey attack Posted: Updated: (Can Erok/DHA-Depo Photos via AP). Turkish military trucks carrying tanks and other armoured vehicles cross through a border gate into a Turkish-controlled region of the Oncupinar border crossing with Syria, known as Bab al Salameh in Arabic, near the ... (Can Erok/DHA-Depo Photos via AP). Turkish military trucks carrying tanks and other armoured vehicles cross through a border gate int,

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Turkey, Russia finalize deal on anti-missile defence system


Turkey, Russia finalize deal on anti-missile defence system   By Suzan Fraser, The Associated Press December 29, 2017       FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 11, 2017 file photo, Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, right, shakes hands with Russia's President Vladimir Putin, left, following their joint news statement after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, Turkey. NATO-member Turkey has finalized a deal with Moscow to purchase a Russian-made anti-missile system. Under the deal announced by Turkish defense officials on Friday, Dec. 29, 2017. Turkey would buy at least one S-4,

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5 free things to see and do in Sacramento, from the Capitol building to Old Sac


5 free things to see and do in Sacramento, from the Capitol building to Old Sac John Marshall, The Associated Press  08.07.2014 This undated photo provided by the Sacramento Convention & Visitors Bureau shows California’s Capitol building, a must-stop for anyone visiting Sacramento. The majestic dome was built to look like the U.S. Capitol and the interior is filled with ornate details like marble floors, carved wooden shutters and Corinthian columns. Free tours are available and the grounds are filled with trees and plants from around the world. It’s one of many free things to see and do in ,

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Web Junkie filmmakers dissect Internet addiction


Web Junkie filmmakers dissect Internet addiction Katherine Monk, Postmedia News  11.18.2014 Web Junkie was filmed inside a controversial Internet re-education camp. Most of the residents are boys.Cinematheque / Postmedia News Web JunkieCinematheque / Postmedia News Share Adjust Comment Print It only takes five minutes for filmmakers Hilla Medalia and Shosh Shlam to start disagreeing. Though the two Israeli filmmakers worked together on the new documentary Web Junkie, there’s still a deep rift of opinion about how they view the Internet. Medalia is a self-described “heavy,

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Six O'Clock Solution: Recipe for curried butternut and chestnut soup


Six O'Clock Solution: Recipe for curried butternut and chestnut soup Julian Armstrong, Postmedia News  Butternut and chestnut soup is trimmed with sliced nuts and parsley. Handout photo / Robert Rose Six O'Clock Solution: Stir-fry on the fly The card-playing women of Calgary have produced another cookbook, this one called Best of Bridge Holiday Classics (Robert Rose, 2014), a big book of 225 soup-to-nuts favourites for family or friends, parties or food gifts. Roast turkey is included. So is tourtière and cranberry sauce, fruit cake and Christmas pudding. But most of the collection i,

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Five holiday activities for people tired of elves and candy canes


Five holiday activities for people tired of elves and candy canes   By Stuart Derdeyn, Vancouver Sun December 22, 2017   Hollyburn Lodge on Cypress Mountain is a great snowshoe destination. Photograph by: RIC ERNST , Vancouver Sun ‘Tis the season to be jolly. Feasting with friends and family, giving gifts and so forth is all fine and dandy, but it could be something we do all year long. For an increasing number of us, the whole notion of the holidays appears little more than consumerism in hyperdrive. From window displays going up in October to candy cane stripes on everythi,

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Old East gives to those in need | The London Free Press


Report an error LONDON -  A team of volunteers Saturday took to the streets in Old East Village, ushering those in need into a nearby restaurant for free lunch, as a local business opened its doors. Nearly a month after Christmas and the season of giving, Jim Ferreira owner of the Old East 765 Bar and Grill, kept that spirit alive, offering sandwiches and hot soup as well as free clothing, including socks, gloves and hygiene products from his Dundas Street eatery Saturday. "It helps us a lot, we need it. The Salvation Army and Men's Mission are good people, they do good work, but more is neede,

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France calls for UN Security Council meeting over Syria – Punch Newspapers


+1 France has called for a United Nations Security Council meeting over “humanitarian risks” as fighting escalates in Syria, its foreign minister said on Sunday in Algiers. “France is very preoccupied by the situation in Syria and by the brutal degradation of the situation,” Jean-Yves Le Drian said. “This is why we have called for a Security Council meeting to evaluate all the humanitarian risks, which are very serious,” he said on the sidelines of a meeting for western Mediterranean countries. His comments came after Turkish forces on Saturday launched an operation to oust Kurdish militia fro,

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Turkey Launches Strikes on Kurdish Targets in Syria - WSJ


Turkey Launches Strikes on Kurdish Targets in Syria Middle East Turkey Launches Strikes on Kurdish Targets in Syria Airstrikes and ground offensive follow days of threats from Ankara to crack down on Kurdish forces allied with the U.S. By Sune Engel Rasmussen in Beirut and Yeliz Candemir in Istanbul yeliz.candemir@dowjones.com Updated Jan. 21, 2018 9:04 a.m. ET Turkish forces began airstrikes and a ground offensive on a Syrian Kurdish force allied with the U.S. in the fight against Islamic State, opening a new front in the seven-year Syrian war. The assault on the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in n,

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Biden announces nearly $135 million in additional humanitarian aid for Syrian refugees


Biden announces nearly $135 million in additional humanitarian aid for Syrian refugees Deb Riechmann, The Associated Press  11.22.2014 U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, left, and Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu speak to the media before a meeting in Istanbul, Turkey, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. Biden is visiting Turkey and is the latest in a stream of U.S. officials who have traveled to Turkey to urge Ankara to step up its role in fighting Islamic State militants in neighboring Syria. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel) Share Adjust Comment Print ISTANBUL - U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden announced on Saturd,

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Withheld H5N2 Fraser Valley Sequences Raise Concerns


Withheld H5N2 Fraser Valley Sequences Raise Concerns Recombinomics Commentary December 11, 2014 13:00 partial sequencing of the H and N gene segments indicates a poly-basic cleavage site in H5 consistent with Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Virus and the virus being a H5N2 Avian Influenza Virus with an IVPI of 2.96-2.98 The initial testing was done after turkeys on a 50,000 bird farm showed signs of respiratory distress. If the Winnipeg lab confirms the presence of H5 viruses, additional tests will be needed to identify the virus's neuraminidase subtype – the N in a flu virus's name – and wh,

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The week in radio and podcasts: Woman’s Hour; Atlanta Monster; Today | Television & radio | The Guardian


The Observer The week in radio and podcasts: Woman’s Hour; Atlanta Monster; Today Jane Garvey and co’s series on menopause was insightful and witty, while a new US true-crime podcast wisely takes its time to build a narrative Jane Garvey and BBC Radio Sheffield’s Paulette Edwards: ‘a beaming smile and a wry grin.’ Woman’s Hour: The Menopause (Radio 4) | iPlayer Atlanta Monster | atlantamonster.com Today (Radio 4) | iPlayer I do love middle-aged women. For many years, the woman d’un certain age was dismissed as pathetic – mutton dressed as lamb, the butt of mother-in-law jokes – but as I myself,

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Turkey says its troops have entered Syria in fight against Kurdish militias - The Washington Post


Middle East Turkey says its troops have entered Syria in fight against Kurdish militias Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan addresses his supporters next to his wife Emine Erdogan during a rally in Bursa, Turkey, January 21, 2018. (Handout/Reuters) By Erin Cunningham and Louisa Loveluck By Erin Cunningham and Louisa Loveluck January 21 at 12:10 PM Follow @erinmcunningham Follow leloveluck ISTANBUL — Turkey on Sunday opened a new front in its assault on Kurdish militias in northern Syria, launching a ground offensive with allied Syrian rebels and injecting new uncertainty into an already volatile ,

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Syria: Turkish ground troops enter Afrin enclave - BBC News


Syria: Turkish ground troops enter Afrin enclave 21 January 2018 These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Image copyright AFP Image caption Turkish tanks rolled across the border into Syria on Sunday morning Turkish ground troops have crossed into northern Syria as part of Ankara's campaign to rid the border area of Kurdish fighters, Turkey's PM says. Binali Yildirim said the aim was to establish a 30km (19-mile) "safe zone" deep inside Syria. But the Kurdish YPG militia says it has repelled Turkish troops in Afrin. Turkey considers the YPG a terrorist group, bu,

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Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's risky gamble could quickly turn sour | Simon Tisdall | World news | The Guardian


Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's risky gamble could quickly turn sour Turkish president defies Russia, the US and Bashar al-Assad with assault on Kurds in Syria Sun 21 Jan 2018 09.14 EST Last modified on Sun 21 Jan 2018 12.11 EST Close Recep Tayyip Erdoğan sees northern Syria as Turkey’s number one security challenge. Photograph: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s Kurdish vendetta has taken a dramatic new twist with the cross-border ground assault on the Afrin enclave in north-west Syria. Defying Russia, the US, and Bashar al-Assad’s regime, Turkey’s headstrong president is betting on a ,

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Turkey starts ground incursion into Kurdish-controlled Afrin in Syria | World news | The Guardian


Turkey starts ground incursion into Kurdish-controlled Afrin in Syria Move follows intense aerial bombardment of enclave, with Kurdish militias shelling Turkish border province in response Sun 21 Jan 2018 06.20 EST Last modified on Sun 21 Jan 2018 12.06 EST Share on Messenger Close Turkish soldiers in a tank are transported as part of Operation Olive Branch, after dozens of airstrikes hit more than 150 targets in Afrin, Syria. Photograph: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Turkey said it had begun a ground incursion into the Kurdish enclave in Syria known as Afrin a day after intense aerial bombardme,

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Assad slams Turkey’s Syria offensive as ‘support for terrorism’ | South China Morning Post


South China Morning Post Assad slams Turkey’s Syria offensive as ‘support for terrorism’   Assad slams Turkey’s Syria offensive as ‘support for terrorism’ PUBLISHED : Sunday, 21 January, 2018, 10:33pm UPDATED : Sunday, 21 January, 2018, 10:33pm IS ‘gangsta jihadi’ who held a severed head on camera is killed in Syria 20 Jan 2018 President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday condemned Turkey’s offensive against Kurdish militia in the northern Syrian region of Afrin, saying it was part of Ankara’s support for extremist groups. Turkey and allied Syrian rebels entered the Afrin region on Sunday, a day after ,

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US urges Turkey to 'exercise restraint' in Syria operation, World News & Top Stories - The Straits Times


The Straits Times ST Index US urges Turkey to 'exercise restraint' in Syria operation Fighters of the Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army hold their weapons in the Syria city of Azez, near the Syrian-Turkish border, on Jan 21, 2018. PHOTO: EPA-EFE Published http://str.sg/o3tu Copy WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - The United States on Sunday (Jan 21) urged North Atlantic Treaty Organization ally Turkey to"exercise restraint" and limit its military operations in northwestern Syria, where Turkish forces are attacking a US-backed Kurdish militia they aim to sweep from the border. US Secretary of State Rex Tille,

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New CEO for Ascott as company surpasses China target | TTG Asia


New CEO for Ascott as company surpasses China target / Posted on 9 January, 2018 10:25 Ascott Zumiao Foshan slated to open in 2021 Singapore-based CapitaLand’s wholly-owned serviced residence business unit, The Ascott Limited (Ascott), has exceeded its target of 20,000 units for China in 2017, ahead of its planned schedule of 2020, as it sealed contracts to manage nine properties with over 2,000 units. The achievement also heralded a new CEO, Kevin Goh, formerly Ascott’s COO, who succeeded Lee Chee Koon earlier this month. Lee is now CapitaLand’s group chief investment officer. Ascott Zumiao F,

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France called for UN Security Council meeting over Syria: Foreign Minister - Channel NewsAsia


France called for UN Security Council meeting over Syria: Foreign Minister Toggle share menu France called for UN Security Council meeting over Syria: Foreign Minister close breaking news World France called for UN Security Council meeting over Syria: Foreign Minister Syrian children look at a building damaged in a missile attack on the besieged rebel-held eastern Ghouta region on the outskirts of Damascus, on January 18, 2018 AFP/ABDULMONAM EASSA 21 Jan 2018 08:09PM Share via E-Mail Bookmark ALGIERS: France has called for a United Nations Security Council meeting over "humanitarian risks" as ,

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