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Turkey in Turmoil and Chaos Since Purge Aimed at Dissenters

ISTANBUL — When Aynur Barkin became one of roughly 40,000 teachers purged from Turkey’s education system after last year’s attempted coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, she was not immediately replaced. As a result, her second-grade students were forced to join the third grade, tripling their original class size. “I ...

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Emerging markets in longest slump since june as volatility jumps

Emerging-market stocks and currencies extended their longest selloff since June as investors weighed the outlook for policy accommodation by global central banks amid the prospect of a prolonged oil glut. Gauges of developing-nation equities and exchanges rates fell for a fourth day, and government bonds retreated across Asia, as volatility ...

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In Paris, the Seine Rises to Highest Level Since 1982

By LILIA BLAISE and BENOÎT MORENNE June 3, 2016 PARIS — Heavy rains in France lifted the Seine on Friday to its highest levels since 1982, threatening Paris’s cultural institutions and soaking the French countryside east of the capital. The Seine has continued to swell since the river burst its banks on Wednesday, raising ...

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China G.D.P. Growth at Slowest Pace Since 2009, Data Shows

An investor at a securities company in Beijing. Investors have been on edge in recent weeks amid renewed turmoil in China’s stock markets and currency exchange rate. By NEIL GOUGH January 18, 2016 HONG KONG — China’s gross domestic product grew at its slowest pace since 2009 in the fourth quarter, a development ...

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