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Britain to help hundreds of Syrian refugees

The programme will focus on individual cases of the most vulnerable refugees, including rape and torture victims.

Last updated: 30 Jan 2014 00:05
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The UK has announced it will launch a programme that will take in hundreds of the most vulnerable Syrian refugees, including rape and torture victims.

The softened government stance will see Britain admit its first refugees, directly from the region.

Al Jazeera's Emma Hayward reports from London.

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