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The week in audio: Sunday Feature; 1Xtra Talks With Richie Brave; Assignment

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Site in Syria could be world’s oldest war memorial, study finds

A burial mound in northern Syria has been identified by researchers as perhaps the world’s oldest known war memorial. The site, known as the White

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Revealed: Syrians pay tax to rebuild after war but see little benefit

Um Ahmed left everything when she and her four children fled their home south of Damascus at the beginning of a decade-long civil war –

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Civil war, ruin, raging poverty… but Assad is guaranteed to win Syria’s fake election

The last time Syria held presidential elections, in 2014, there was no question over whether President Bashar al-Assad would win – but with opposition forces

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Climate disasters ‘caused more internal displacement than war’ in 2020

Intense storms and flooding triggered three times more displacements than violent conflicts did last year, as the number of people internally displaced worldwide hit the