Refugees warm their hands at a refugee camp in Harmanli, Bulgaria, on Nov. 27. More Syrians are turning up in Europe. Many are trying to get to northern Europe, believing that is the best place to start a new life. Nikolay Doychinov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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With The Help Of Smugglers, Syrian Refugees Sneak Into Europe

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A health worker administers polio vaccine as part of a UNICEF-supported campaign in Damascus. Aid agencies sometimes have to negotiate with rebel groups and work in dangerous situations to immunize vulnerable children. Omar Sanadiki/AP hide caption

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A Conquered Foe Returns To War-Torn Syria: Polio

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How Food Aid Is Being Used As A Weapon In Syria

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Mohammed al Hariri is known as the mafia don of the Zaatari Refugee camp. He is the man who gets things done. Peter Breslow/NPR hide caption

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The Don Who's Taken Charge Of Jordan's Biggest Refugee Camp

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Diplomats Hope Syrian Rebels' Losses Promote Collaboration

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There are more than 100,000 Syrian refugees at the Zaatari refugee camp in Mafraq, Jordan, near the Syrian border. Mohammad Hannon/AP hide caption

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Sea Of Syrian Refugees Threatens To Overload Jordan

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As Aleppo residents in the Tariq al-Bab district recover from this week's attack by Syrian regime forces, delegates from the city are in Turkey holding an election for local officials. AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Miles From Home, Syrians Vote In Free Elections

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Damascus Dragged Into Syrian War With Latest Wave Of Bombings

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Syrian people wait at a customs gate at the Turkey-Syria border near Reyhanli, Turkey, last week. Hundreds of thousands of people are fleeing central Syria, heading to southern Turkey. Gaia Anderson/AP hide caption

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Newly Displaced Syrians Head For Turkish Border

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Local Opposition Councils Act As Government In Parts Of Syria

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Syrian Army Said To Be Readying Chemical Weapons

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Rebels Making Gains In Syria Conflict

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Syria Plunges Into Another Week Of Deep Violence

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The daily fighting in Syria included this gun battle Wednesday involving rebels in the northern city of Aleppo. Still, the rival sides recently worked out a prisoner swap in which two women were freed from state custody, while the rebels released seven pro-government fighters. James Lawler Duggan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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As Fighting Rages, A Prisoner Swap In Syria

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Syrian Violence Escalates Into Civil War

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