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Turkey in 2016: A dramatic year – BBC News

2016 has been a dramatic year for Turkey. On the edge of Europe and the Middle East, on the border with Syria, over the past few months the country has suffered multiple terror attacks, an attempted coup, armed conflict in Kurdish areas, political instability, and just last week, the assassination ...

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Who was Salahuddin ?

Salahuddin first sultan of Egypt and Syria An-Nasir Salah ad-Din Yusuf ibn Ayyub (Arabic: صلاح الدين يوسف بن أيوب‎‎ / ALA-LC: Ṣalāḥ ad-Dīn Yūsuf ibn Ayyūb; Kurdish: سەلاحەدینی ئەییووبی‎ / ALC-LC: Selahedînê Eyûbî), known as Saladin (1137 – 4 March 1193), was the first sultan of Egypt and Syria and ...

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A record breaking space suit – BBC News

If you’re scared of heights, close your eyes now. Alan Eustace is a senior Google executive, who, in 2014 broke the world record for the highest parachute jump. He took a balloon 135,890ft (41,419m) into the stratosphere and skydived back to Earth. The space suit suit he wore for the ...

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