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Syrians flee to Turkish border as Aleppo assault intensifies

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BAB AL SALAMA, Syria/BEIRUT Russian and Syrian government forces on Saturday intensified an assault on rebel-held areas around the Syrian city of Aleppo that has prompted tens of thousands to flee to the Turkish border to seek refuge. | Video

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Syrians flee to Turkish border as Aleppo assault intensifies

BAB AL SALAMA, Syria/BEIRUT Russian and Syrian government forces on Saturday intensified an assault on rebel-held areas around the Syrian city of Aleppo that has prompted tens of thousands to flee to the Turkish border to seek refuge. | Video

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Isinbayeva's comeback thwarted by injury

MOSCOW Double Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva's return to competition was frustrated by a leg injury on Saturday when she had to drop out of the Russian Grand Prix in her home city of Volgograd.

Athletics-Isinbayeva's comeback thwarted by injury

MOSCOW, Feb 6 Double Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva's return to competition was frustrated by a leg injury on Saturday when she had to drop out of the Russian Grand Prix in her home city of Volgograd.

Soccer-Dortmund stumble to goalless draw at Hertha

BERLIN, Feb 6 Borussia Dortmund gave Bayern Munich a chance to extend their lead on top of the Bundesliga after the second-placed club settled for a drab 0-0 draw at Hertha Berlin on Saturday.

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Thousands flee as Russian-backed offensive threatens to besiege Aleppo

BEIRUT Tens of thousands of Syrians fled an intensifying Russian assault around Aleppo on Friday, and aid workers said they feared the major city could soon fall under a full government siege. | Video

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Thousands flee as Russian-backed offensive threatens to besiege Aleppo

BEIRUT Tens of thousands of Syrians fled an intensifying Russian assault around Aleppo on Friday, and aid workers said they feared the major city could soon fall under a full government siege.

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Turkey's Erdogan - Russia must be held accountable for killings in Syria - Dogan

ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday Russia must be held accountable for the people it has killed in Syria, arguing that Moscow and Damascus were together responsible for 400,000 deaths there, Dogan News Agency reported. | Video

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Exclusive: Top cybercrime ring disrupted as authorities raid Moscow offices - sources

WASHINGTON Russian authorities in November raided offices associated with a Moscow film distribution and production company as part of a crackdown on one of the world’s most notorious financial hacking operations, according to three sources with knowledge of the matter.

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Exclusive: Top cybercrime ring disrupted as authorities raid Moscow offices - sources

WASHINGTON Russian authorities in November raided offices associated with a Moscow film distribution and production company as part of a crackdown on one of the world’s most notorious financial hacking operations, according to three sources with knowledge of the matter.

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North Korean rocket puts object into space, angers neighbours, U.S.

SEOUL/TOKYO North Korea launched a long-range rocket on Sunday carrying what it has called a satellite, but its neighbours and Washington denounced the launch as a missile test, conducted in defiance of U.N. sanctions and just weeks after a nuclear bomb test.