Fatima Mekhnas? boots sink into the golden sand as she surveys the last beach in Morocco?s north. Optimism glows from her eyes, a reflection of a dream fulfilled after decades of yearning for a spot on a fishing boat in the Mediterranean.
Facing a wave of nearly a million people fleeing fighting in northern Syria, Turkey has thrown open its borders with Greece to thousands of refugees and other migrants trying to enter Europe, and has threatened to send ?millions? more.
Syrian government shelling killed one Turkish soldier and wounded another in northwest Syria, Turkey’s Defense Ministry announced, days after serious clashes between the two armies appeared to signal a new stage in the nine-year war.
In these days of infection and fear, a recent propaganda photo sums up the image North Korea wants to show the world, as well as its people: Soldiers with black surgical masks surround leader Kim Jong Un, ensconced in a leather overcoat and sans mask as he oversees a defiant military drill.
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