CHANNEL DROWNINGS UNLIKELY TO SLOW EXODUS FROM IRAQI KURDISTAN

© Provided by The Guardian Photograph: Hussein Ibrahim/AP Were they driven to the freezing shores of Europe by desperation, or did several thousand Kurds instead make the dangerous journey in search of opportunity? As officials in Iraqi Kurdistan grapple with what is driving a crisis that is thought to have led to scores of citizens drowning in the Channel on Wednesday, and tho...

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