EU set to drive forward visas for Turks in migrant deal

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EU set to drive forward visas for Turks in migrant deal

Despite deep public misgivings in some countries, the European Union will this week drive forward a plan to grant Turks visa-free travel to Europe as a reward for having reduced a flood of refugees and migrants into Europe to a trickle.

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Police officers killed, dozens wounded in attacks near Turkey's southeast border

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Police officers killed, dozens wounded in attacks near Turkey's southeast border

A police officer was killed and 13 people, including nine police officers, were wounded in a car bomb attack at a police headquarters in Turkey's Gaziantep, one of two attacks on Sunday, security sources and the provincial governor said.

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US, Russia 'agree freeze' on two Syrian fronts

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The United States and Russia have agreed on a "freeze" in fighting along two major fronts in Syria, but not in war-ravaged Aleppo, the Syrian and Russian militaries said Friday.

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US, UN condemn Syria hospital bombing in war-ravaged Aleppo

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US, UN condemn Syria hospital bombing in war-ravaged Aleppo

The United States and the United Nations on Thursday condemned an air strike on a hospital in Syria's Aleppo, with Washington demanding that Russia restrain its Syrian ally.

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Obama expects U.S. to admit 10,000 Syrian refugees this year

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Obama expects U.S. to admit 10,000 Syrian refugees this year

President Barack Obama said on Thursday he expected the United States would meet a goal of admitting 10,000 Syrian refugees before the end of the year despite delays and opposition from critics concerned about security implications.

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Syrian ceasefire on brink of collapse: UN envoy

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U.N. Special Envoy for Syria urges the leaders of Russia and the U.S. to salvage the "barely alive" two-month cessation of hostilities in Syria.

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Syrian amputee carries Rio 2016 flame through Athens refugee camp

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A victim of the war in Syria is carrying the Olympic torch in Greece to draw attention to the plight of refugees from his homeland.

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Syrian food crisis deepens as war chokes farming

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Syrian food crisis deepens as war chokes farming

Syria's war has destroyed agricultural infrastructure and fractured the state system that provides farmers with seeds and buys their crops, deepening a humanitarian crisis in a country struggling to produce enough grain to feed its people.

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Obama sends more Special Forces to Syria to help battle IS

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Obama sends more Special Forces to Syria to help battle IS

President Barack Obama announced on Monday the biggest expansion of U.S. ground troops in Syria since its civil war began, but the move was unlikely to mollify Arab allies angry over Washington's cautious approach to the conflict.

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More deaths in Aleppo as Obama calls for 'reinstated' Syria truce

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More deaths in Aleppo as Obama calls for 'reinstated' Syria truce

Regime and rebel bombardment killed 26 civilians on Sunday in Syria's second city Aleppo as US President Barack Obama urged the conflict's warring parties to "reinstate" a troubled ceasefire.

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Damascus celebrates Palm Sunday for 1st time in 5 years

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For the first time since the Syrian civil war began five years ago, Orthodox Christians march through the streets of Damascus to celebrate Palm Sunday.

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Migrants seek new routes into Balkans after formal borders sealed

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Migrants seek new routes into Balkans after formal borders sealed

After weeks stranded at a closed border in northern Greece, migrants and refugees are seeking out new, irregular routes to get into Macedonia, clambering through forests and over hills under the cover of darkness.

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Germany seeking 'safe zones' in Syria to shelter refugees

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Germany seeking 'safe zones' in Syria to shelter refugees

Germany is seeking the creation of "safe zones" to shelter refugees in Syria, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday, an idea Turkey has long championed in the face of U.N. caution.

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Syrian crisis can only be resolved through negotiation: Obama

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U.S. President Barack Obama says the Syrian crisis can only be resolved through negotiation, which might include some parties he deeply disagrees with.

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Syrian bomb victim to carry Olympic torch

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A victim of the war in Syria who was once a competitive swimmer, will take part in the Olympic torch relay in Greece to raise awareness to the plight of refugees from his homeland.

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