45,000 Syrian Kurds enter Turkey: deputy PM 

Syrian Kurds carry their belongings after crossing into Turkey near the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province, on September 19, 2014Istanbul (AFP) – Some 45,000 Syrian Kurds fleeing advancing Islamic State jihadists have poured across the border into Turkey since Ankara opened up its southern frontier on Friday, the country’s deputy prime minister said.

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