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11 Dec 2015 description

JOANNA KAKISSIS

Macedonia has introduced strict border controls, saying it's trying to separate economic migrants from refugees fleeing war. The result is thousands of asylum seekers who are now stranded in Greece, a country that has allowed migrants to pass through, but does not want them to stay.

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29 May 2015 description

The world's largest refugee camp is also a giant social experiment.

Take hundreds of thousands of Somalis fleeing a war. Shelter them for 24 years in a camp in Kenya run by the United Nations. And offer different opportunities than they might have had if they'd stayed in Somalia.

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25 Oct 2012 description

by JOHN BURNETT

There is a remarkable change going on in Mogadishu, Somalia — often dubbed the world's most dangerous city. For starters, it may not deserve that title anymore.

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01 Mar 2011 description

by FRANK LANGFITT

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Part 2 of a four-part seriesAfter two decades of civil war, Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, remains one of the world's most dangerous cities.

More than 100 people died in fighting just last week, according to officials.

28 Feb 2011 description

by FRANK LANGFITT

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Part 1 of a four-part series

Somalia has not had an effective central government in two decades of civil war.

A new Cabinet took office in November in the capital, Mogadishu, and it's loaded with Somali-Americans. Some have given up quiet lives in the U.S.