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FEB 08, 2016 - The Guardian

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We wouldn’t write ‘Afro-Caribbean’ today, but is ‘people of colour’ OK now? | Open door

A colleague was concerned by the use of the word ‘African’ over a story about two people from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. ‘We wouldn’t say Middle Eastern or Asian refugees to mean Syrians’It is widely accepted that language evolves, but how does one identify the very important moment in the flux of debate when the meaning is settled? ...

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FEB 08, 2016 - Seattle Times

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Reborn Maine milling city offers lessons amid refugee crisis

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — The arrival of thousands of Somali refugees in a former mill city in Maine sparked a backlash at first. Fifteen years later, though, Somali shops, restaurants and mosques serve as an example of how far the city of Lewiston has come. All told, more than 5,000 Africans have moved to the […]

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FEB 08, 2016 - BBC

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VIDEO: Thousands of refugees left in limbo

Turkey has come under pressure from European Union officials to let in tens of thousands of Syrian refugees.

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FEB 08, 2016 - BBC

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New refugee camps go up inside Syria

Turkish aid workers set up tents and distribute supplies for thousands of new Syrian refugees kept from entering Turkey at the border.

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FEB 07, 2016 - Chicago Tribune

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Turkey reaching end of its 'capacity to absorb' refugees

Turkey has reached the end of its "capacity to absorb" refugees but will continue to take them in, the deputy premier said Sunday, as his country faced mounting pressure to open its border to tens of thousands of Syrians who have fled a government onslaught. The United Arab Emirates meanwhile joined...

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