Poverty, Fear Drive Exodus from Syria’s One-time IS Capital

RAQQA, Syria — In a square that a few years ago was a grim stage for the Islamic State group’s brutal rule in the Syrian city of Raqqa, Mahmoud Dander sat deep in thought. He wants to leave Syria, but has a problem: The 75-year-old has ...

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Tuesday, 22 February 2022
Agartala Smart City adopts ‘one for ten’ trees compensatory afforestation drive to minimise ecological loss

Agartala (Tripura) [India], February 22 (ANI): Agartala Smart City Mission has taken up a ‘compensatory afforestation drive’ to compensate for the ecological loss suffered due to the extraction of adult trees amid the ongoing smart road ...

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Tuesday, 22 February 2022
Millions of Florida kids could lose health coverage by April

A new report has found Florida kids in the Children’s Health Insurance Program could be at most risk of losing health coverage when the official public-health emergency for COVID-19 expires. Researchers at the Georgetown University Cent ...

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Tuesday, 22 February 2022
100 masterpieces of Russian literature you should read

From ancient tales to modern novels, we bring you a selection of books that can all be considered timeless classics. Many of them are part of the school program, not only in Russia. 1. The Tale of Igor’s Campaign (1185) W. W. Nor ...

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Tuesday, 22 February 2022