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Number of journalists jailed for doing job near record high

A near-record number of journalists around the world are behind bars for their work, including two Reuters reporters whose imprisonment in Myanmar has drawn international criticism, according to a report released on Thursday. Dec 13, 2018

Uber's 'business is finished' in Turkey, Erdogan says

Uber said that about 2,000 yellow cab drivers use its app to find customers, while another 5,000 work for UberXL, using large vans to transport groups to parties, or take people with bulky luggage to Istanbul's airports. Jun 2, 2018
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Turkey Shells US-backed Kurdish Militia In Syrias Afrin

Turkey shelled Syrian-Kurdish YPG militia targets in Syria and amp;#39;s Afrin province on January 24 as the operation dubbed and amp;#39;OIive Branch and amp;#39; by Ankara entered its fifth day. The air and ground operation has opened a new front in Syria and amp;#39;s multi-sided civil war and could threaten U.S. plans to stabilize and rebuild a large area of northeast Syria beyond central government control with the help of the YPG, who worked with Washington to drive out Islamic State militants in the region. Jan 24, 2018