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Turkey advises against all non-essential travel to Lebanon after 2nd kidnapping

Aydin Tufan Tekin, a Turk kidnapped by the Meqdad clan, looks on during an interview with two Turkish journalists at his captors' house in the suburbs of Beirut August 16, 2012. A Lebanese Shi'ite clan that abducted more than 20 Syrian opposition activists and a Turk declared an end to its wave of hostage-taking on Thursday, saying it had enough hostages to press for the release of a kinsman held by rebels in Damascus. The Meqdad clan says it is seeking to put pressure on the Free Syrian Army (F





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