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Latest update : 2014-07-25

Many Turks angry over Syrian refugee situation

According to the UNHCR 2.5 million Syrians have fled to neighboring countries since the conflict there began. Over 800 000 of them are now in Turkey. Ankara has maintained an open door policy, but the poorest refugees are often living in the streets, and forced to beg. Some Turks are increasingly exasperated by the situation - and the local authorities in Istanbul are taking drastic measures. Our team in Istanbul sent this report.

A programme prepared by Elise Duffau and Patrick Lovett

By Fatma KIZILBOGA , Sevil DELIN , Kadir DEMIR

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2015-07-27 Niger

Cultural centre in ruins months after Charlie Hebdo riots

In mid-January, violence erupted in Niger's southern city of Zinder, sparked by the post-attack edition of French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo. The front cover showed a weeping...

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2015-07-24 Afghanistan

Afghanistan's unity government gets down to work

Last September, Ashraf Ghani became president of Afghanistan but had to share power with Abdullah Abdullah, his rival in the presidential election. The two men took months to...

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2015-07-23 USA

The great US divide over the Confederate flag

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2015-07-22 Niger

Boko Haram violence triggers refugee crisis in Niger

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2015-07-21 France

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