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Off the cliff

Zahra Omar Abdelatif fled the Kurdish region of Syria with her husband and three children "because everyone was killing each other". They paid a smugger $2,000 to get to Bulgaria and now live in an abandoned schoolhouse awaiting their asylum application t
(Jodi Hilton/IRIN)

New UN data shows the catastrophic effects of the Syrian conflict in terms of migration since 1950.

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