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For Sama: meet the director of the most-nominated documentary in BAFTA history

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Colin Crummy
  • Life

    4 ways The Cave shows how feminism can flourish in extreme circumstances

  • People

    Hillary Clinton expertly trolls Trump’s Syria letter on Twitter, and beats him at his own game

  • Christy Lefteri, author of The Beekeeper of Aleppo, visited a UNICEF camp in Athens.
    Books

    ”When we become numb to images of pain, fiction can help us feel empathy again”

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Life

What it's like to be a girl around the world

Our eight young foreign correspondents tell us what it's like to grow up where they are in the world.

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Made By Girls
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Life

The only pop-up you need to visit this December

Splash your cash guilt free at the #CookForSyria café

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Sonya Barber
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Life

The Instagrammers capturing an alternate vision of war-torn Syria

Young creatives search for meaning outside conflict

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Anna Brech
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Life

A refugee couple name their newborn baby Justin Trudeau

The Syrian parents wanted to pay tribute to the Canadian PM

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Amy Swales
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Moya Crockett
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The seven-year-old Syrian girl tweeting from Aleppo is safe

Bana al-Abed is among a group of children evacuated from war-torn east Aleppo on Monday.

Life

Five ways you can help the people of Aleppo

Practical ways to make a difference

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Amy Lewis
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Life

Aleppo nurse’s harrowing suicide note goes viral

She took her own life to avoid rape by ‘Syrian army animals’

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Kayleigh Dray
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People

This Syrian teenager is one of the most inspiring athletes of Rio 2016

Swimmer Yusra Mardini is determined to spread a message of hope

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Moya Crockett
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People

“The government decision on child refugees makes me ashamed”

Last night, British politicians voted against taking in 3,000 lone child refugees.

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Moya Crockett
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Life

Couple cancel wedding to spend money helping Syrian refugee family

“Like so many other people, we became acutely aware of how bad the situation was getting."

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Harriet Hall
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