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Key Reads Syrian refugees: World Bank and UN urge major change in handling of crisis Sam Jones / The Guardian The World Bank and the UN refugee agency have called for a “paradigm shift” in the way the world responds to refugee crises such as the Syrian emergency,...

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  “ICYMI is sponsored by Risk Cooperative” Key Reads U.S strikes kill leaders of Al-Shabaab and ISIS in Libya Eric Bradner / CNN A senior leader of the al Qaeda-affiliated group Al-Shabaab in Somalia and the senior ISIS leader in Libya were each killed in recent U.S....

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“ICYMI is sponsored by Risk Cooperative”   Key Reads A Path for Climate Change, Beyond Paris Justin Gillis / The New York Times The pledges that countries have signaled they will make in Paris over the next two weeks to cut emissions will inevitably fall short of what...

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Key Reads   Turkey downs Russian warplane near Syria border, Putin warns of ‘serious consequences’ Tulay Karadeniz and Maria Kiselyova / Reuters Turkey shot down a Russian warplane near the Syrian border on Tuesday, saying it had repeatedly violated its air space, one...

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Key Reads Told He Must Go, Syria’s Assad May Outlast Obama in Office Bradley Klapper / The Associated Press Bashar Assad’s presidency looks likely to outlast Barack Obama’s. As the United States has turned its attention to defeating the Islamic State group, it has...