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By Brandon Jones On Monday, November 24th, 2014
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Turkey: Protesters rally against Joe Biden, signs say ‘Yankee Go Home’

Turkish protesters rallied against the visit of US Vice President Joe Biden, most waving banners saying ‘Yankee Go Home’. In Istanbul, Biden was set to speak on reducing the energy dependence on Russia and announced More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 1st, 2014
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Canon Andrew White on Iraq crisis: troops on the ground needed against ISIS as Christians still flee

A new report revealed that Christians in the Nineveh region of northern Iraq are unable to celebrate communion for the first time in two thousand year after Islamic State militants captured the area and took More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 6th, 2014
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Bashar al-Assad wins re-election victory, 3 dead on riots that followed

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad will maintain his position as president, according to the results of a landslide vote. Assad won the election with 88.7 percent of votes; however, opponents criticize the circumstances More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013
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‘Downton Abbey’ star Michelle Dockery raises awareness of Syrian refugee problem

The refugee situation in Syria has made some headlines, but Downton Abbey star Michelle Dockery hopes her recent travels and stories can raise awareness and help for the children of Syria. Working with Oxfam Dockery More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, March 7th, 2013
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UN reports Syrian refugees now tops 1 million, violence displaced 2 million more

The number of Syrians who have fled their homeland during the almost two years of violence has officially exceeded 1 million, the United Nations said Wednesday. The milestone had long been anticipated as the influx More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, February 2nd, 2013
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Update: Doctors Without Borders treats nearly 4,000 refugees for hepatitis E in South Sudan

In a follow up to a report earlier this week, the epidemic of hepatitis E is escalating across refugee camps in South Sudan’s Maban County, according to a Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, September 14th, 2012
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Sudanese refugees facing hepatitis E outbreak, 16 killed

The South Sudan in the midst of government forces clashing with rebels, a mass influx of refugees are fleeing as fast as possible. Image/CIA Faced with unimaginable violence, the exodus has began, but with this More...


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