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Britain to take in hundreds of women and children from Syria

By Reuters | Tue, 28 Jan 2014 22:00 PM
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LONDON, Jan 28 (Reuters) - Britain will take in hundreds of the most vulnerable Syrian refugees, including rape and torture victims, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said on Tuesday, announcing a softening of the government's stance.

Clegg said the government had been given United Nations backing to accept Syrian refugees on a case-by-case basis, but was stopping short of agreeing to take in a quota under a...

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