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KERA North Texas
In North Texas, Varying Viewpoints On RefugeesRefugees have been in the headlines for months -- from Europe to Texas. More th
In North Texas, Varying Viewpoints On Refugees
KERA North Texas / Posted 15 hours ago
Refugees have been in the headlines for months -- from Europe to Texas. More than 4 million Syrian refugees have fled the country since conflict began in 2011. On Feb. 4, KERA's Krys Boyd sat down with Ryan Crocker, former U.S. Ambassador to Syria... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Robin Chandler Duke, Champion Of Women's Rights And Longtime Southampton Resdient, Dies February 6Robin Chandler Duke, a champion of women’s health and reproductive rights, a co
Robin Chandler Duke, Champion Of Women's Rights And Longtime Southampton Resdient, Dies February 6
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted yesterday
Robin Chandler Duke, a champion of women’s health and reproductive rights, a corporate executive and board member for some of the nation’s largest companies, a journalist and a former U.S. ambassador, died Saturday, Feruary 6, at Bishop Gadsden... Read more
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Channel 4 News
where in Britain will Syrian refugees live?“Four thousand a year here? I always say to people, if it was 25,000 a year, th
where in Britain will Syrian refugees live?
Channel 4 News / Posted 3 days ago
“Four thousand a year here? I always say to people, if it was 25,000 a year, that would be 40 people per parliamentary constituency.”David Miliband, 03 February 2016 Has Britain promised to take enough refugees from Syria’s civil war? The current... Read more
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Fairfield Echo
Students Rebuild Healing Classrooms: pinwheels Syrian refugeesLocal students and seniors are making pinwheels to make a difference for Syrian
Students Rebuild Healing Classrooms: pinwheels Syrian refugees
Fairfield Echo / Posted 3 days ago
Local students and seniors are making pinwheels to make a difference for Syrian youth. Students at J.F. Burns Elementary School in Kings Mills and the residents of Cedar Village Retirement Community in Mason have accepted the Students Rebuild... Read more
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ABC News
Refugee Girls Realize Their Dreams in PhotographsFatima, Age 11, Vision: Future Surgeon
Refugee Girls Realize Their Dreams in Photographs
ABC News / Posted 4 days ago
Fatima, Age 11, Vision: Future Surgeon Vision Not Victim lets young girls conceptualize, design and star in their own photo shoot as their future self in their future career.

"In... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Finance Minister Refuses to Apologize to LegislatureMonrovia — The Liberian Senate has instructed Finance and Development Planning
Finance Minister Refuses to Apologize to Legislature
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Monrovia — The Liberian Senate has instructed Finance and Development Planning Minister Amara Konneh to appear Thursday, February 4, 2016 before that body with his legal counsel to show reason (s) why he should not be held in contempt for allegedly... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Nations pledge $11B to aid Syrian refugeesLONDON -- World leaders on Thursday pledged almost $11 billion to help fund sch
Nations pledge $11B to aid Syrian refugees
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
LONDON -- World leaders on Thursday pledged almost $11 billion to help fund schools, shelter and jobs for refugees from Syria's civil war. British Prime Minister David Cameron said the money "will save lives, will give hope, will give people the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Switzerland Denies Funding MNJTFBy Ndahi Marama With Agency Report Maiduguri — The government of Switzerland h
Switzerland Denies Funding MNJTF
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
By Ndahi Marama With Agency Report Maiduguri — The government of Switzerland has denied granting financial support to the Multi-National Joint Task Force, MNJTF, in the fight against Boko Haram. This came as Secretary to the Government of the... Read more
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USA Today
U.N. official: Syrian women seek abortions and suffer rapes because of war.LONDON — The ravages of Syria's civil war include an increase in women who are
U.N. official: Syrian women seek abortions and suffer rapes because of war.
USA Today / Posted 4 days ago
LONDON — The ravages of Syria's civil war include an increase in women who are having abortions and suffering injuries consistent with rape, a top United Nations official said this week. Babatunde Osotimehin, executive director of the U.N.... Read more
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Aljazeera
Time for an aid revolution for Syrians and othersSo here we go again. Nearly five years into Syria's gruelling civil war, and st
Time for an aid revolution for Syrians and others
Aljazeera / Posted 4 days ago
So here we go again. Nearly five years into Syria's gruelling civil war, and states gathered once more to work out how they were going to fund its humanitarian fallout - this time to the tune of some $9bn. There is no small amount of sad irony that... Read more
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Daily Mail
Photos showing the ambitions of Syrian refugee girls living in JordanSyrian refugee girls living in camps pose as their future selves in poignant ph
Photos showing the ambitions of Syrian refugee girls living in Jordan
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Syrian refugee girls living in camps pose as their future selves in poignant photoseries aiming to convey how children will one day rebuild war-torn country Touching images show refugee girls fleeing war-torn Syria acting out their fantasy careers,... Read more
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Sky News Australia
World leaders pledge $14 billion to SyriaWorld leaders have pledged more than $14 billion to tackle the Syrian refugee c
World leaders pledge $14 billion to Syria
Sky News Australia / Posted 4 days ago
World leaders have pledged more than $14 billion to tackle the Syrian refugee crisis - the largest amount ever raised for a humanitarian crisis in one day. Some $8 billion was promised for this year at a conference in London - and a further $6.8... Read more
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Daily Mail
Will you help rebuild our country? Syrian refugee pleads with leadersJohn Kerry warns the Russians to stop bombing civilians in Syria as a conferenc
Will you help rebuild our country? Syrian refugee pleads with leaders
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
John Kerry warns the Russians to stop bombing civilians in Syria as a conference in London raises more than £7BILLION for refugees displaced by the fighting Talks with UK Foreign Secretary happened on the fringe of London summit Prime Minister... Read more
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Mashable
World leaders pledge $10 billion for Syrian aid in 1 day, setting a new recordWhat's This?London Syria Conference. (Left - right) Norwegian Prime Minister Er
World leaders pledge $10 billion for Syrian aid in 1 day, setting a new record
Mashable / Posted 4 days ago
What's This?London Syria Conference. (Left - right) Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah and Prime Minister David Cameron look on as UN Secretary-General Ban... Read more
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thebee
Billions Pledged To Ease Syria Refugee CrisisBritain, Germany and the US are among countries that have pledged to donate $6.
Billions Pledged To Ease Syria Refugee Crisis
thebee / Posted 4 days ago
Britain, Germany and the US are among countries that have pledged to donate $6.18bn (£4.23bn) to ease the plight of millions of refugees fleeing Syria. On the first day of an international donor conference in London attended by some 70 nations,... Read more
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KERA North Texas
North Fort Worth Put On Boil Water Notice; Science In ‘The Martian’The top local stories this morning from KERA News: Thousands of residents and b
North Fort Worth Put On Boil Water Notice; Science In ‘The Martian’
KERA North Texas / Posted 4 days ago
The top local stories this morning from KERA News: Thousands of residents and businesses in parts of North Fort Worth have been told not drink the tap water without boiling it first. An operational error led to the draining of an elevated water tank... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Redemption in Liberia - a Hospital's Painful Recovery From EbolaMonrovia — The cries of young children ring around the hospital as hundreds of
Redemption in Liberia - a Hospital's Painful Recovery From Ebola
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Monrovia — The cries of young children ring around the hospital as hundreds of patients, packed tightly together on wooden benches and surrounded by boxes of syringes piled high, wait to be seen. Nurses shout to be heard as they rush through the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Miliband: ‘Implosion’ in Muslim world fuelling refugee crisis David Miliband said his analysis did not apply to the whole of the Muslim wor
Miliband: ‘Implosion’ in Muslim world fuelling refugee crisis
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
David Miliband said his analysis did not apply to the whole of the Muslim world, citing Indonesia. FILE: David Miliband. Picture: EPA/ANDY RAIN. Muslim,Refugee crisis,David... Read more
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Zawya
"Implosion" in Muslim world fuelling refugee crisis - UK ex-for minCORRECTED- (Corrects paragraphs 2 and 3 to clarify number of countries in conf
"Implosion" in Muslim world fuelling refugee crisis - UK ex-for min
Zawya / Posted 5 days ago
CORRECTED- (Corrects paragraphs 2 and 3 to clarify number of countries in conflict) LONDON, Feb 3 (Reuters) - Civil wars crippling many Muslim states and fuelling a global refugee... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
'Historic opportunity' to help Syrian refugeesInternational Development Secretary Justine Greening says the world has a "hist
'Historic opportunity' to help Syrian refugees
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
International Development Secretary Justine Greening says the world has a "historic opportunity" to draw up a new deal to help Syrian refugees fleeing their country's brutal civil war. Aid agencies are gathering in London ahead of a major... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
'Historic opportunity' to help Syrian refugeesInternational Development Secretary Justine Greening says the world has a "hist
'Historic opportunity' to help Syrian refugees
Kingston Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
International Development Secretary Justine Greening says the world has a "historic opportunity" to draw up a new deal to help Syrian refugees fleeing their country's brutal civil war. Aid agencies are gathering in London ahead of a major... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
'Historic opportunity' to help Syrian refugeesInternational Development Secretary Justine Greening says the world has a "hist
'Historic opportunity' to help Syrian refugees
Streatham Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
International Development Secretary Justine Greening says the world has a "historic opportunity" to draw up a new deal to help Syrian refugees fleeing their country's brutal civil war. Aid agencies are gathering in London ahead of a major... Read more
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Gazette
'Historic opportunity' to help Syrian refugeesInternational Development Secretary Justine Greening says the world has a "hist
'Historic opportunity' to help Syrian refugees
Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
International Development Secretary Justine Greening says the world has a "historic opportunity" to draw up a new deal to help Syrian refugees fleeing their country's brutal civil war. Aid agencies are gathering in London ahead of a major... Read more
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guardian-series
'Historic opportunity' to help Syrian refugeesInternational Development Secretary Justine Greening says the world has a "hist
'Historic opportunity' to help Syrian refugees
guardian-series / Posted 5 days ago
International Development Secretary Justine Greening says the world has a "historic opportunity" to draw up a new deal to help Syrian refugees fleeing their country's brutal civil war. Aid agencies are gathering in London ahead of a major... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
'Historic opportunity' to help Syrian refugeesInternational Development Secretary Justine Greening says the world has a "hist
'Historic opportunity' to help Syrian refugees
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
International Development Secretary Justine Greening says the world has a "historic opportunity" to draw up a new deal to help Syrian refugees fleeing their country's brutal civil war. Aid agencies are gathering in London ahead of a major... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
'Historic opportunity' to help Syrian refugeesInternational Development Secretary Justine Greening says the world has a "hist
'Historic opportunity' to help Syrian refugees
Croydon Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
International Development Secretary Justine Greening says the world has a "historic opportunity" to draw up a new deal to help Syrian refugees fleeing their country's brutal civil war. Aid agencies are gathering in London ahead of a major... Read more
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Daily Mirror
'Britain should not be victimised by Europe', says David MilibandMr Miliband, president of the International Rescue Committee, warned: “Let’s no
'Britain should not be victimised by Europe', says David Miliband
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
Mr Miliband, president of the International Rescue Committee, warned: “Let’s not kid ourselves that we can change geography by withdrawing from the European Union. “Britain’s deal in Europe - the idea that we are victimised in Europe when you pay... Read more
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Bury Times
'Historic opportunity' to help Syrian refugeesInternational Development Secretary Justine Greening says the world has a "hist
'Historic opportunity' to help Syrian refugees
Bury Times / Posted 5 days ago
International Development Secretary Justine Greening says the world has a "historic opportunity" to draw up a new deal to help Syrian refugees fleeing their country's brutal civil war. Aid agencies are gathering in London ahead of a major... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
'Implosion' in Muslim world fuelling refugee crisis - MilibandLONDON: Civil wars crippling many Muslim states and fuelling a global refugee c
'Implosion' in Muslim world fuelling refugee crisis - Miliband
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
LONDON: Civil wars crippling many Muslim states and fuelling a global refugee crisis are driven in part by major struggles within Islam that cannot be ignored, former British Foreign Secretary David Miliband said on Wednesday. This "implosion" in... Read more
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International Business Times
When I grow up: Syrian refugee girls' dreams for the future realised in beautiful photoshoots Adolescent girls flee the conflict in Syria live dangerous and largely invisibl
When I grow up: Syrian refugee girls' dreams for the future realised in beautiful photoshoots
International Business Times / Posted 5 days ago
Adolescent girls flee the conflict in Syria live dangerous and largely invisible lives. Their age, gender and place in society all make them vulnerable to violence, exploitation and abuse. They are often unable to safely access education and health... Read more
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Swissinfo
Differences in Islam play role in refugee crisis, says MilibandLONDON (Reuters) - Civil wars crippling many Muslim states and fuelling a globa
Differences in Islam play role in refugee crisis, says Miliband
Swissinfo / Posted 5 days ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Civil wars crippling many Muslim states and fuelling a global refugee crisis are driven in part by major struggles within Islam that cannot be ignored, former British Foreign Secretary David Miliband said on Wednesday. This... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
'Historic opportunity' to help Syrian refugeesInternational Development Secretary Justine Greening says the world has a "hist
'Historic opportunity' to help Syrian refugees
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
International Development Secretary Justine Greening says the world has a "historic opportunity" to draw up a new deal to help Syrian refugees fleeing their country's brutal civil war. Aid agencies are gathering in London ahead of a major... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
'Historic opportunity' to help Syrian refugeesInternational Development Secretary Justine Greening says the world has a "hist
'Historic opportunity' to help Syrian refugees
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 5 days ago
International Development Secretary Justine Greening says the world has a "historic opportunity" to draw up a new deal to help Syrian refugees fleeing their country's brutal civil war. Aid agencies are gathering in London ahead of a major... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Differences in Islam play role in refugee crisis, says MilibandLONDON: Civil wars crippling many Muslim states and fuelling a global refugee c
Differences in Islam play role in refugee crisis, says Miliband
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
LONDON: Civil wars crippling many Muslim states and fuelling a global refugee crisis are driven in part by major struggles within Islam that cannot be ignored, former British Foreign Secretary David Miliband said on Wednesday. This "implosion" in... Read more
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Northern Echo
'Historic opportunity' to help Syrian refugeesIt comes after last year's UN appeal for 2.9 billion US dollars (£2bn) was 60%
'Historic opportunity' to help Syrian refugees
Northern Echo / Posted 5 days ago
It comes after last year's UN appeal for 2.9 billion US dollars (£2bn) was 60% under-funded. Addressing a Syrian civil society conference at the Royal Society in central London, Ms Greening said tomorrow's conference is "a critical moment for us to... Read more
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Oxford Mail
'Historic opportunity' to help Syrian refugeesInternational Development Secretary Justine Greening says the world has a "hist
'Historic opportunity' to help Syrian refugees
Oxford Mail / Posted 5 days ago
International Development Secretary Justine Greening says the world has a "historic opportunity" to draw up a new deal to help Syrian refugees fleeing their country's brutal civil war. Aid agencies are gathering in London ahead of a major... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
'Historic opportunity' to help Syrian refugeesInternational Development Secretary Justine Greening says the world has a "hist
'Historic opportunity' to help Syrian refugees
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
International Development Secretary Justine Greening says the world has a "historic opportunity" to draw up a new deal to help Syrian refugees fleeing their country's brutal civil war. Aid agencies are gathering in London ahead of a major... Read more
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Harrow Times
'Historic opportunity' to help Syrian refugeesInternational Development Secretary Justine Greening says the world has a "hist
'Historic opportunity' to help Syrian refugees
Harrow Times / Posted 5 days ago
International Development Secretary Justine Greening says the world has a "historic opportunity" to draw up a new deal to help Syrian refugees fleeing their country's brutal civil war. Aid agencies are gathering in London ahead of a major... Read more
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This is West Country
'Historic opportunity' to help Syrian refugeesInternational Development Secretary Justine Greening says the world has a "hist
'Historic opportunity' to help Syrian refugees
This is West Country / Posted 5 days ago
International Development Secretary Justine Greening says the world has a "historic opportunity" to draw up a new deal to help Syrian refugees fleeing their country's brutal civil war. Aid agencies are gathering in London ahead of a major... Read more
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Bolton News
'Historic opportunity' to help Syrian refugeesInternational Development Secretary Justine Greening says the world has a "hist
'Historic opportunity' to help Syrian refugees
Bolton News / Posted 5 days ago
International Development Secretary Justine Greening says the world has a "historic opportunity" to draw up a new deal to help Syrian refugees fleeing their country's brutal civil war. Aid agencies are gathering in London ahead of a major... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
World leaders urged to back £5.4bn deal to help Syrian refugeesWorld leaders are facing calls to put in place a new multi-billion pound deal t
World leaders urged to back £5.4bn deal to help Syrian refugees
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
World leaders are facing calls to put in place a new multi-billion pound deal to support the millions of Syrian refugees who have fled the fighting in their country's brutal civil war. Aid agencies are gathering in London ahead of a major... Read more
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Gazette
World leaders urged to back £5.4bn deal to help Syrian refugeesWorld leaders are facing calls to put in place a new multi-billion pound deal t
World leaders urged to back £5.4bn deal to help Syrian refugees
Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
World leaders are facing calls to put in place a new multi-billion pound deal to support the millions of Syrian refugees who have fled the fighting in their country's brutal civil war. Aid agencies are gathering in London ahead of a major... Read more
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Harrow Times
World leaders urged to back £5.4bn deal to help Syrian refugeesWorld leaders are facing calls to put in place a new multi-billion pound deal t
World leaders urged to back £5.4bn deal to help Syrian refugees
Harrow Times / Posted 6 days ago
World leaders are facing calls to put in place a new multi-billion pound deal to support the millions of Syrian refugees who have fled the fighting in their country's brutal civil war. Aid agencies are gathering in London ahead of a major... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
World leaders urged to back £5.4bn deal to help Syrian refugeesWorld leaders are facing calls to put in place a new multi-billion pound deal t
World leaders urged to back £5.4bn deal to help Syrian refugees
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 6 days ago
World leaders are facing calls to put in place a new multi-billion pound deal to support the millions of Syrian refugees who have fled the fighting in their country's brutal civil war. Aid agencies are gathering in London ahead of a major... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
World leaders urged to back £5.4bn deal to help Syrian refugeesWorld leaders are facing calls to put in place a new multi-billion pound deal t
World leaders urged to back £5.4bn deal to help Syrian refugees
Croydon Guardian / Posted 6 days ago
World leaders are facing calls to put in place a new multi-billion pound deal to support the millions of Syrian refugees who have fled the fighting in their country's brutal civil war. Aid agencies are gathering in London ahead of a major... Read more
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Northern Echo
World leaders urged to back £5.4bn deal to help Syrian refugeesIt comes after last year's UN appeal for 2.9 billion dollars (£2 billion) was 6
World leaders urged to back £5.4bn deal to help Syrian refugees
Northern Echo / Posted 6 days ago
It comes after last year's UN appeal for 2.9 billion dollars (£2 billion) was 60% under-funded. US p resident Barack Obama spoke on Tuesday by phone to David Cameron, and told the Prime Minister that the US will soon announce "significant new... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
World leaders urged to back £5.4bn deal to help Syrian refugeesWorld leaders are facing calls to put in place a new multi-billion pound deal t
World leaders urged to back £5.4bn deal to help Syrian refugees
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 6 days ago
World leaders are facing calls to put in place a new multi-billion pound deal to support the millions of Syrian refugees who have fled the fighting in their country's brutal civil war. Aid agencies are gathering in London ahead of a major... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
World leaders urged to back £5.4bn deal to help Syrian refugeesWorld leaders are facing calls to put in place a new multi-billion pound deal t
World leaders urged to back £5.4bn deal to help Syrian refugees
Kingston Guardian / Posted 6 days ago
World leaders are facing calls to put in place a new multi-billion pound deal to support the millions of Syrian refugees who have fled the fighting in their country's brutal civil war. Aid agencies are gathering in London ahead of a major... Read more
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Oxford Mail
World leaders urged to back £5.4bn deal to help Syrian refugeesWorld leaders are facing calls to put in place a new multi-billion pound deal t
World leaders urged to back £5.4bn deal to help Syrian refugees
Oxford Mail / Posted 6 days ago
World leaders are facing calls to put in place a new multi-billion pound deal to support the millions of Syrian refugees who have fled the fighting in their country's brutal civil war. Aid agencies are gathering in London ahead of a major... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
World leaders urged to back £5.4bn deal to help Syrian refugeesWorld leaders are facing calls to put in place a new multi-billion pound deal t
World leaders urged to back £5.4bn deal to help Syrian refugees
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 6 days ago
World leaders are facing calls to put in place a new multi-billion pound deal to support the millions of Syrian refugees who have fled the fighting in their country's brutal civil war. Aid agencies are gathering in London ahead of a major... Read more
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