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Russia on Thursday pledged broad retaliatory measures against Turkey's economy in revenge for the downing of its warplane, as recriminations between Moscow and Ankara reached fever pitch. While Moscow conspicuously ruled out any military retaliation against NATO member Turkey, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said he had given ministers two days to work out "a system of response measures" in the economic and humanitarian spheres. Measures could also target the transport and tourism sector after Russian President Vladimir Putin earlier backed a warning to citizens not to travel to Turkey, where nearly 3.3 million Russians went on holiday last year.
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron tried to persuade reluctant lawmakers to back airstrikes on the Islamic State group in Syria, saying Thursday that the Paris attacks have given the fight new urgency and Britain owes it to key allies to act.