Arrests, extortion: Syrians warned against heading home

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ISTANBUL: Syrians returning to their homes after being displaced by the country's eight-year civil war face arbitrary detentions, endemic corruption and inefficient public services, an activist group said Wednesday. After a series of Russia-backed victories against jihadists and other rebels, President Bashar al-Assad's government is back in control of around 60 percent of Syria. Moscow and Damascus are trying to...

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