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Germany and Finland bring home women from Islamic State camps

Germany and Finland have repatriated five women and 18 children from Syrian camps housing suspected family members of Islamic State (IS) militants.

The foreign ministries of both nations said the women and children were brought back this weekend for humanitarian reasons.

  • BBC

Three of the women were under investigation for allegedly belonging to IS, German media said.

Hundreds of Europeans who joined IS are in Kurdish-run camps in northern Syria.

They were moved there along with thousands of others who were displaced after IS was declared territorially defeated in…

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