Syrian refugee crisis raises tensions in Turkish border towns


Influx of people fleeing civil war leaves resources stretched and many local people angry at lack of international response People walk between containers in the refugee camp in Kilis, Turkey. Authorities have begun work on a second container camp for refugees fleeing the war in Syria. Photograph: Umit Bektas/Reuters In a forest in southern Turkey on the border with Syria, several lifelines to the Syrian rebels at war persist unchecked. One lorry of the Turkish Red Crescent, the sole licensed supplier of “zero point drop-offs”, lines up against torn barbed wire on the Turkish side as members of the Free Syrian Army load packages of margarine, bags of bread and boxes of rice, beans and pasta…

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What Will Be Montserrat's National Song? - Caribbean Journal

What Will Be Montserrat's National Song?
Caribbean Journal
The island, which began its official search for a national song in 1992, has narrowed down the choices to a group of five songs: Montserrat Alliouagana, Beloved Montserrat, Carib Isle, Motherland and Oh Montserrat. The British Overseas Territory said ...