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UN report: Syrian refugees top 1 million

Published: Thursday, March 7, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT
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Syrian refugee Bushra, 19, who fled her house from Homs 17 days ago, holds her son Omar, 2, Wednesday as she registers at the UNHCR center in the northern city of Tripoli, Lebanon.

As a result, the conflict appears to be a microcosm of the likely battle lines heading into the election: American and German cardinals have indicated they want a pope who will impose some order on the Vatican’s inner workings, while the Vatican-based cardinals are defending their record and seeking to end the discussion.

– Wire reports

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