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Istanbul – a new Europe for illegal migrants?

Istanbul – a new Europe for illegal migrants?

16 Apr 2018 TRT World TRT World

Pakistanis desperate to escape poverty and crime leave everything behind after paying thousands of dollars to migrant smugglers in a bid to reach the EU. But with greater border controls, Turkey ends up as their temporary home.

Daily life in Afghanistan is beset by fear and grief

Daily life in Afghanistan is beset by fear and grief

16 Apr 2018 TRT World TRT World

War has been the norm in Afghanistan for decades. And the civilian death toll continues to climb, even as the government and its allies now face a resurgent Taliban. The UN says 10,000 people, most of them civilians, are killed or injured every year.

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