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Number of people forced to flee war, violence to hit record in 2015: UN

Syrian Refugees go about their daily lives at the refugee camp in Osmaniye on December 15, 2015. Turkey is home to at least 2.2 million Syrian refugees after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared an open door policy at the onset of the Syrian crisis. Out of the 2.2 million Syrians in Turkey, only around 260,000 stay in camps near the Syrian border and the remaining vast majority is scattered throughout the country including big cities like Istanbul. Education is one of the main challenges. In

 

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