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article 08 February 2016 World, Greece
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Migrants die as boat sinks off Turkish coast

More than 20 refugees drown while trying to reach Greece, as German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits Turkey to discuss how to respond to the latest migrant surge caused by fighting in Syria.

article 04 February 2016 UK, Syria
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Darshna Soni by 'Jihadi Jack' has mental health condition, say parents

Jack Letts, nicknamed "Jihadi Jack" by some newspapers, suffers from a serious mental disorder, according to his parents, Channel 4 News can reveal.

post 04 February 2016
Read more from Krishnan Guru-Murthy on Gurublog Massive Attack: putting refugees centre stage

They hate giving interviews, but their latest gigs feature images of the ongoing refugee crisis. Our humanity will be "judged in history" by how we respond, they believe.

article 04 February 2016 UK, Jordan
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Billions pledged for Syrian refugees as peace talks collapse

A London conference aims to raise over 6 billion to help Syria's neighbours provide for thousands of refugees. But in Geneva separate peace talks hoping to end the Syrian conflict collapse.

article 01 February 2016 UK, Syria
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British mother who fled the UK to join Islamic State jailed

A British mother who took her child to Syria to join Islamic State fighters has been jailed for six years.

article 19 January 2016 UK, Syria
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'Educate Against Hate' website set up to fight extremism

A new website giving parents and teachers advice on protecting children from extremism is being launched by the government as it seeks to combat "the spell of twisted ideologies".

article 15 January 2016 World, Syria
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Madaya: medics on way to besieged Syrian town

A medical team is on its way to the besieged Syrian town of Madaya, where 32 people are reported to have died of starvation in the last month and children are suffering from severe malnutrition.

article 08 January 2016 World, Syria
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Madaya: food aid to be sent to starving Syrians

Food aid is expected to arrive by Monday in the besieged Syrian town of Madaya, where some people are starving to death, but the UN warns that the situation is also dire in other parts of the country.

article 05 January 2016 UK, Syria
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Simon Israel by Abu Rumaysah police letter raises questions about his escape

A letter obtained by Channel 4 News raises a number of serious questions about just how Abu Rumaysah, real name Siddhartha Dahr, managed to flee the country a day after he was released on bail.

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