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Syria's last aid crossing in balance as Biden to meet Putin

Greenwood Commonwealth 15 Jun 2021
Opponents say Assad's regime has not hesitated to use civilian starvation and siege as a weapon in the war, and fear a destabilizing surge of refugees into neighboring Turkey if the crossing shuts down ... Turkey, which already holds close to 4 million Syrian refugees, joins the U.S.
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‘Watch me’: Biden assures NATO allies after Trump mocked alliance as ‘obsolete’

Finger Lakes Times 15 Jun 2021
Trump demanded it happen more quickly, and some countries have complied; others, including Germany, continue to lag, arguing that they should receive dispensation because much of their spending goes to the resettlement of refugees created by armed conflicts.
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Turkey not safe for refugees, rights groups tell Greece

The New Arab 14 Jun 2021
Dozens of human rights groups on Monday criticised Greece's decision to designate Turkey a "safe" country to readmit would-be refugees who have been denied asylum ... "Multiple reports over recent years warn of the refoulement of refugees from Turkey, even to war zones in Syria.".
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Rights groups tell Greece, Turkey not safe for refugees

Middle East Online 14 Jun 2021
ATHENS - Dozens of human rights groups on Monday criticised Greece's decision to designate Turkey a "safe" country to readmit would-be refugees who have been denied asylum ... "Multiple reports over recent years warn of the refoulement of refugees from Turkey, even to war zones in Syria.".
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Greek, Turkish Coast Guard Vessels Nearly Tangle Off Lesbos

The National Herald 14 Jun 2021
The latest incident was off the island of Lesbos on June 14, where thousands of refugees and migrants who came from their homelands through Turkey are being held in a detention camp while seeking asylum.
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NATO increases 'tailored assurances measures' for Turkey

Anadolu Agency 14 Jun 2021
... which could again hit or target Turkey ... "We reiterate our appreciation to our Ally Turkey for hosting millions of Syrian refugees," it also noted.
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Turkey remains as indispensable member of NATO for 69 years

Anadolu Agency 14 Jun 2021
As NATO allies gathered for a summit in Brussels this week, the key role that Turkey plays in the alliance is again in the spotlight, amid continuing security concerns in Syria and Turkey's wider region ... He also underscored Turkey's significance in dealing with the ongoing migrant and refugee crisis.
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Mitsotakis, Erdogan Met in a Cordial Climate in Brussels

The National Herald 14 Jun 2021
The two leaders also discussed the refugee and migration crisis, with the Greek premier noting that a goodwill gesture on Turkey's behalf would be to take back the 1,450 asylum seekers whose applications were irreversibly rejected by Greek authorities ... On the contrary, we have to face the problems and act now." ... .
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Biden at NATO for bridge building after Trump mocked alliance as ‘obsolete’

Finger Lakes Times 14 Jun 2021
Trump demanded it happen more quickly, and some countries have complied; others, including Germany, continue to lag, arguing that they should receive dispensation because much of their spending goes to the resettlement of refugees created by armed conflicts.
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Biden at NATO for bridge building after Trump mocked alliance as 'obsolete'

Yahoo Daily News 14 Jun 2021
Trump demanded it happen more quickly, and some countries have complied; others, including Germany, continue to lag, arguing that they should receive dispensation because much of their spending goes to the resettlement of refugees created by armed conflicts.
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Iraq Daily Roundup: One Killed; Nine Wounded

Antiwar 12 Jun 2021
This is the second senior official killed in less than a week at the camp, which shelters Kurdish refugees from Turkey.
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Three Uyghur Former Prisoners Tell How They Were Tortured and Raped

Bitter Winter English 12 Jun 2021
... he was forced to flee to Turkey ... He did not feel safe to remain, and left for Turkey as a refugee in 2015, moving onto claim asylum in Norway where he is now an activist on behalf of his mother tongue and the disappeared amidst the vast network of internment and detention camps.
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Afghan activist doctor receives award for refugee work in Turkey  

Arab News 13 Jun 2021
Zakira Hekmat, 33, was awarded $2,000 by the center, led by Metin Corabatir, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees’s (UNHCR) former spokesperson in Turkey ... Corabatir said Hekmat had acted as a bridge for more than a decade between each Afghan refugee and UN agencies in Turkey, and ...
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Hospital attack in opposition-held Syria town kills at least 13

The National 13 Jun 2021
Missiles hit a hospital in a northern Syrian town controlled by Turkey-backed fighters on Saturday, killing at least 13 people, including two medical staff, and putting the facility out of service, activists and an aid group said ... What next for the Syrian refugees living in Turkey?. How Turkey's government abuses - and uses - Kurdish groups.
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Erdogan and Biden to meet amid tense US-Turkey relations

The National 13 Jun 2021
No stranger to rocky relations with Washington, President Tayyip Erdogan holds his first meeting with President Joe Biden next week, overshadowed by bitter disputes and by the new US president's cool tone towards Turkey ... Turkey wants more than $1 billion in compensation ... Turkey insists that Iraq clear Makhmour refugee camp of Kurdish militants.
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