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UN: Syrian refugees now more than 3 million

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Source: VOA News

By: Lisa Schlein

GENEVA – The U.N. refugee agency says more than three years of civil war in Syria has forced three million people to flee their homeland, and the fighting is only intensifying. UNHCR reports the flight from Syria has created the world’s largest population of refugees under that U.N. agency’s care.

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Argentina Debt Default – Who Has The Most To Lose? (Video)

info-pictogram1 The third largest economy in South America has slipped into a technical default after talks between Argentina and US creditors broke down. Who will pay the debt and what is the impact on the economy?

Mountains in South Africa (IMAGE)

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info-pictogram1 Did you know that South Africa is the second largest exporter of fruit in the world? And that South Africa is the world’s largest producer of macadamia nuts?

Lofoten, Norway (IMAGE)

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Lofoten is an archipelago and a traditional district in the county of Nordland, Norway. Though lying within the Arctic Circle, the archipelago experiences one of the world’s largest elevated temperature anomalies relative to its high latitude.