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Syrian Refugees In Turkey

Around 7,000 Syrians live in refugee camps along the Turkish-Syrian border. They fled to Turkey when the Assad regime quashed anti-government protests last June - but in the wake of the recent UN vote, many young men say they want to go back and fight.

Global Scan

'We'll be home for Christmas' may be a reality for Pussy Riot and the Arctic 30

Russia's President Vladimir Putin seems to have once again pulled off a PR "master stroke" by having a routine amnesty law expanded to free two groups at the center of global human rights protests, just before the Sochi Olympics. The world's youngest nation, South Sudan, is suffering from renewed ethic violence. And the illegal practice of shark finning —stripping sharks of their fins — proves hard to end in Costa Rica. All that and more, in today's Global Scan.