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    EU to Ankara: You Must Help Refugees

    European Union officials urging Ankara to open border crossing where tens of thousands of Syrian civilians arrived this week fleeing massive government offensive in Aleppo province


    In this handout photograph released by the Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) on Feb. 6, 2016, Pakistan's National Security Advisor Sartaj Aziz (C) chairs the third round of four-way peace talks  with Afghanistan, US and Chinese delegates in Islamabad.

    4-Party Talks Agree on Afghan Peace 'Roadmap'

    Joint press release announced that the four countries were trying to set a date for the talks, which were expected before the end of the month, and called on 'all Taliban groups' to join the talks

    A sign outside the Republican presidential primary debate at St. Anselm College in Manchester, N.H., Feb. 6, 2016. (K. Gypson/VOA)

    Republican Hopefuls Tussle at Debate Ahead of NH Primary

    Candidates talk tough on foreign policy, launch fierce attacks ahead of primary that could make or break several candidates’ presidential bids

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    Once a Lifeline for Cold War Berlin, Disused Airport Becomes Emergency Refugee Shelteri
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    February 05, 2016 10:00 PM
    A German airport made famous during the Cold War is being used as emergency accommodation to house refugees, as the country struggles to cope with the continued arrival of thousands of asylum seekers. Henry Ridgwell reports from Berlin.

    'Berlin Airlift' Airport Becomes Emergency Refugee Shelter

    A disused German airport, made famous during the Cold War, is being used as emergency accommodation to house refugees, as the country struggles to cope with the continued arrival of thousands of asylum seekers.


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    German Artists to Memorialize Refugees With Life Jacket Exhibiti
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    Hamada Elsaram
    February 05, 2016 4:30 PM
    Sold in every kind of shop in some Turkish port towns, life jackets have become a symbol of the refugee crisis that brought a million people to Europe in 2015.  On the shores of Lesbos, Greece, German artists collect discarded life jackets as they prepare an art installation they plan to display in Germany.  For VOA, Hamada Elrasam has this report from Lesbos, Greece.
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    Aging Breadwinner Hauls More Than His Weight In Flouri
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    RFE/RL
    February 06, 2016 7:42 PM
    Syed Abdul Ghani treks a kilometer every day with 100 kilograms of flour on his back. He earns just 300 Pakistani rupees ($3) selling the flour to a bakery in his native Peshawar. He's been making the trip every day for the past 25 years.

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