Drones, Turkish artillery hit Islamic State in Syria, 34 dead: military

Shelling by Turkish artillery and drones which took off from southern Turkey struck Islamic State targets in Syria on Sunday, killing 34 militants, the Turkish military said. It said the strikes, in response to Islamic State rocket attacks which hit the southern Turkish province of Kilis, destroyed six vehicles and five Islamic State gun positions. In Sunday’s strikes, Turkish howitzers and multiple rocket launchers first hit Islamic State targets about 12 km (seven miles) south of the border, then four drones that took off from the Incirlik base in southern Turkey destroyed further targets, the military said.
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Kerry says getting closer to an understanding on Syria ceasefire

Saudi Foreign Minister al-Jubeir shakes hand with US Secretary of State Kerry during a meeting on Syria in GenevaTalks with Russia and coalition partners are "getting closer to a place of understanding" on renewing a ceasefire in Syria, including around the city of Aleppo, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Monday. Kerry spoke before a meeting in Geneva with Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir in stepped-up diplomatic efforts to stop a surge in fighting and salvage U.N.-led peace talks brokered by the U.S. and Russia on Feb. 27. Kerry will meet U.N. envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura before returning to Washington later in the day.

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Thousands ‘not told about’ do not resuscitate orders – BBC News

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Thousands 'not told about' do not resuscitate orders
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Thousands of people in England are having "do not resuscitate" orders imposed on them without their family's consent, an audit has found. The Royal College of Physicians' audit of 9,000 dying patients found one in five families had not been told orders
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Up to 40000 families kept in the dark about Do Not Resuscitate ordersDaily Mail
Up to 40000 patients get secret 'do not resuscitate' orders amid end-of-life care crisisInternational Business Times UK

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