One solution for food security: putting seeds in a vault

Sep 30, 2016
The Svalbard Global Seed Vault tries to keep a supply of crop seeds safe in case of food shortages.
A man carries one of the newly arrived boxes containing seeds from Japan and USA into the international gene bank Svalbard Global Seed Vault, outside Longyearbyen on Spitsbergen, Norway.
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Aleppo bombings continue, as aid grows scarce

Sep 29, 2016
Before the war, Aleppo was Syria's largest city with its commercial center, thus an important and symbolic city.
Aleppo's citadel is seen through destruction in this picture taken on September 28, 2016 in the Farafira district, northwest of the city's historic citadel, after Syria's army took control of the rebel-held district after days of heavy air strikes that have killed dozens and sparked allegations of war crimes.
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Turkey — EU tensions threaten refugee deal

Aug 22, 2016
A deal credited with cutting refugee flow into Europe is in peril.
The European Union's deal with Turkey over migration could be in jeopardy in the aftermath of the country's recent attempted coup.
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Why some refugees go back

May 18, 2016
Hundreds of thousands have fled countries like Syria and Iraq. But some find Europe is far from what they'd hoped for.
Iraqi women at the Khazair displacement camp on June 30, 2014 in Khazair, Iraq.

 
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The EU and Turkey's refugee crisis

Mar 7, 2016
Turkish Prime Minister requests €3 billion in aid during refugee crisis

Obama threatens veto on new refugee requirements

Nov 18, 2015
The legislation calls for increased scrutiny of Syrian and Iraqi refugees.

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Governors question refugee security checks

Nov 18, 2015
Governors cite security screening concerns in their rejection of more refugees.

Some Syrian refugees are risking the journey home

Nov 10, 2015
Poor living conditions in Jordan are driving some Syrians back to conflict zones

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