Cyprus cruise ship rescued migrants 'refuse to disembark'

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Cyprus cruise ship rescued migrants 'refuse to disembark'

Almost 300 people, thought to be Syrian refugees, are refusing to disembark from a cruise ship that rescued them off the coast of Cyprus, officials say.

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Islamist fighters advance in Syria despite U.S. strikes

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Islamist fighters advance in Syria despite U.S. strikes

U.S. and coalition planes pounded Islamic State positions in Syria again on Wednesday, but the strikes did not halt the fighters' advance in a Kurdish area where fleeing refugees told of villages burnt and captives beheaded.

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US hits Islamic State in Syria near Iraq border; fighters advance on Kurdish city

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US hits Islamic State in Syria near Iraq border; fighters advance on Kurdish city

American warplanes pounded Islamic State positions in Syria for a second day at a strategic post on the Iraqi border, but the campaign did nothing to halt the fighters' advance on a Kurdish town where refugees are fleeing.

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Syria Kurds battle IS militants' advance as thousands flee

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Syria Kurds battle IS militants' advance as thousands flee

Kurdish militia fought to defend a key border town in northern Syria on Monday (Sep 22) after 130,000 terrified residents fled to Turkey to escape an advance by the Islamic State group.

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Kurds issue new call to arms against Islamic State in Syria

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Kurds issue new call to arms against Islamic State in Syria

Kurdish militants in Turkey have issued a new call to arms to defend a border town in northern Syria from advancing Islamic State fighters, and the Turkish authorities and United Nations prepared on Sunday for a surge in refugees.

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As many as 700 migrants feared drowned in Mediterranean

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More than 700 people fleeing Africa and the Middle East may have drowned in shipwrecks in the Mediterranean over the last week, bringing the death toll this year to almost 3,000, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said on Monday.

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Rights of migrant children violated in Thai detention

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Rights of migrant children violated in Thai detention

Bhavani was 8 years old when Thai police raided the apartment her family was hiding in. The Sri Lankan girl and her family spent the next two years locked in a crowded cell that reeked of cigarette smoke and waste.

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Syria refugees top 3 million, US has no strategy 'yet'

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Syria refugees top 3 million, US has no strategy 'yet'

The number of refugees from the Syria conflict now tops three million, the UN said on Friday (Aug 29), as US President Barack Obama admitted he has no strategy to tackle advancing jihadists.

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Britain raises terror threat level on Iraq, Syria fears

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Britain raises terror threat level on Iraq, Syria fears

Britain raised its terror alert level on Friday (Aug 29) over fears of possible jihadist attacks as the UN said the number of refugees from the Syria conflict now tops three million.

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UN says Syria refugees top 3 million mark

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UN says Syria refugees top 3 million mark

The civil war in Syria has forced a record 3 million people out of the country as more than a million people fled in the past year, the U.N. refugee agency said Friday.

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Mr and Mrs Pitt! Brad, Angelina tie the knot in France

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Mr and Mrs Pitt! Brad, Angelina tie the knot in France

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt - one of Hollywood's most famous celebrity power couples - are now husband and wife, after a wedding in France described as a "family affair".

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Brad, Angelina tie knot in 'family affair' French wedding

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Brad, Angelina tie knot in 'family affair' French wedding

LOS ANGELES - Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt -- one of Hollywood's most famous celebrity power couples -- are now husband and wife, after a wedding in France described as a "family affair."

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Refugees seek shelter in Russia as Ukraine forces tighten grip on rebels

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Dozens of refugees from the war-torn cities of Donetsk and Luhansk in Ukraine are reported to have been killed by an artillery strike on their bus convoy, the latest casualties in the war between Ukraine government forces and pro-Russian separatists.

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German FM visits Christian refugees in Iraq, pledges more aid

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German Foreign Minister Steinmeier visits a shelter for Christian refugees in Arbil, and discusses the situation in north with the president of Iraqi Kurdistan, Masoud Barzani.

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Fort Hood’s Luong becomes first Vietnamese-American general

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Fort Hood’s Luong becomes first Vietnamese-American general

Fort Hood Col. Viet Xuan Luong became the first Vietnamese American to be made a general in US history in an August 6 ceremony at Cooper Field at Fort Hood, attracting Austin police and members of the local Vietnamese community.

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