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article 15 March 2016 World, Russia
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Russia begins Syria military withdrawal

Russian forces begin pulling out of Syria after a six-month military campaign supporting President Bashar al-Assad's government.

article 09 March 2016 World, Syria
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Syria's children: barrel bombing, shelling and air strikes

More than a quarter of a million children are living in besieged parts of Syria and are enduring constant fear because of the deadly violence around them, according to Save the Children.

article 16 February 2016 World, Russia
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Russia denies war crimes in Syria after hospital bombings

Russia rejects Turkish claims is has committed "an obvious war crime" following the deaths of up to 50 people in bombing attacks on hospitals and schools in Syria.

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".

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