A photo from the Syrian Arab News Agency shows Syrian soldiers arriving Monday at Tal Tamr, Syria. (SANA/EPA)
The arrival of forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad to areas once controlled by Syrian Kurdish authorities followed an 11th-hour agreement between the two sides to ward off a Turkish offensive. Syrian state media on Monday published photos of flag-waving troops entering the Syrian Kurdish administrative capital of Ain Issa, on the outskirts of Raqqa.
Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Michael Kremer, an economist at Harvard University, were credited with breaking down large questions about poverty into smaller research questions, such as the best interventions for improving child health, and using field experiments to solve them.
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