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Stranded In Hungarian Camps, Migrants Press To Leave

Migrants from as far away as Afghanistan have been placed behind barbed wire in detention camps in Hungary. NPR's Lauren Frayer visits a camp where the numbers — and the frustrations — keep growing.
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Many Question Why The U.S. Isn't Taking In More Syrian Refugees

Since the start of the Syrian war, the United States has accepted 1,500 refugees — most of them this year. It could take in 8,000 next year. Many are asking why the U.S. isn't doing more.
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Gulf States Taking Heat For Not Resettling Syrian Refugees

Humanitarian groups are criticizing the wealthy Gulf Arab states, which do not have a tradition of resettling migrants. Analysts say there's little political will to change that.
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Mayor In England Encourages Bristol Residents To Take In Refugees

Renee Montagne talks to Mayor George Ferguson of Bristol, England, who has offered to share his home with Syrian refugees. He did the same thing years ago for refugees from Uganda.
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A Milestone For A Beloved Monarch

Queen Elizabeth II today becomes Great Britain's longest-reigning royal, overtaking Victoria, who ruled for 63 years, seven months and two days. She's marking the occasion by opening a railway line.
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How Many Children Under 5 Die A Year In The U.S. Vs. Angola?

A new report emphasizes significant progress in cutting the number of deaths of children before age 5. But in some parts of the world, the rate is still depressingly high.
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Killing Of Young Woman In Nepal Spotlights Travel Safety

The death of an American teacher raises questions about the risks of heading off alone as a trekker or a volunteer. We talked with two experts about lessons to draw from the tragedy.
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Migrants Attempt To Leave Temporary Camps On Hungary-Serbia Border

Migrants crossing Hungary's border with Serbia are being held in temporary camps with few facilities, and some have tried to break out and make their own way north to Germany.
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U.N. Steps In After Saudi Arabia Fails To Deliver Aid To Yemen

Saudi Arabia recently promised aid to Yemen — the country it's been bombing and blockading with U.S. help. But it didn't come through, and the United Nations is now trying to broker a deal to make it happen.
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Munich Schools Scramble To Accomodate Migrant Children

Among the thousands of migrants arriving in Munich are children, who require extra help to adjust to their new environment. These children are overwhelming Bavarian authorities who by law are required to send them to school when classes there resume next week. But they don't have enough room in transitional programs the newcomers need.

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