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World News Briefing: Canada, Turkey and Stockholm make today’s headlines

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In today’s briefing update, two teens have been charged with the murder of a 14-year-old boy who was stabbed to death outside his school in Canada. 

Turkey has dismissed threats made by US President Trump as it amasses troops on the Syrian border.

19 cars burned out and a barbershop explosion as crime soars in Sweden. 

 ALL in today’s WORLD news briefing – A daily roundup of all the news headlines that you need to know, summarised as part of WTX News Briefing.

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TWO TEENS CHARGED AND TWO ARRESTED IN CONNECTION WITH THE STABBING DEATH OF BOY,14, OUTSIDE HIS SCHOOL IN CANADA

CNN reports two teenagers have been charged with first-degree murder, and two more arrested on Tuesday in Two teenagers charged and two arrested in connection to the stabbing death of a 14-year-old boy outside his school  in Canadaconnection with the stabbing of Devan Selvey, 14, outside his school in Ontario, Canada. A 14-year-old boy and an 18-year-old boy have been charged and appeared in court. A boy and a girl, both 16 remain in custody as authorities investigate their involvement. Police believe they have found the weapon and confirmed they have video footage of the incident. 

Read the full story on CNN

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TURKEY DISMISSES US THREATS, AMASSES TROOPS ON SYRIAN BORDER

France 24 reports Turkey said on Tuesday it will go ahead with a military operation in northeastern Syria and won’t bow to threats over its Syria plans in an apparent reply to President Trump’s Twitter warning. Earlier in the week, President Turkey dismisses US threats, amasses troops on Syrian borderTrump announced the US would step aside for an expected Turkish attack on Syrian Kurdish fighters, who have fought alongside US troops for years. But he then threatened to “totally destroy and obliterate” Turkey’s economy if they go too far. Turkey has been building up reinforcements on its side of the border in preparation for an assault. Dozens of military vehicles, including trucks carrying armoured personnel carriers and tanks, were seen driving towards the border town of Akcakale.

Read the full story on France 24

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19 CARS BURNED, BARBERSHOP ROCKED BY AN EXPLOSION IN STOCKHOLM SUBURB

RT News says at least 19 cars have been torched in the northern Stockholm suburb of Marsta and a small explosive 19 cars burned, barbershop rocked by explosion in Stockholm suburb device detonated near a local barbershop. No suspects have been detained so far. At present, police are unable to find a connection between the cars and the barbershop and are treating them as two separate incidents. Car attacks have plagued Sweden for the last few years as crime rates soar. Authorities believe poverty and high crime has created breeding grounds for gang violence and extremism. 

Read the full story on RT News

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World News Briefing: Canada, Turkey and Stockholm make today’s headlines
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