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130,000 Syrian Kurds Fleeing IS, Reach Turkey

Turkish officials say more than 130,000 Syrian Kurds have crossed into Turkey since late last week in order to flee an advance by Islamic State militants. Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus said Monday the government is expecting the number to rise, and is prepared for "the worst case scenario." "We are prepared for the worst scenario, which is an influx of hundreds of thousands of refugees," Kurtulmus said on Monday in the Turkish capital, Ankara. Officials...

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