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Syrian refugee heading to Oxford to study maths

Two years ago Sulaiman Wihba fled Damascus in Syria with his mother and headed for the UK.

After two months travelling across Europe the two refugees arrived in Britain.

Just two weeks later Sulaiman, then 17, enrolled at a school in Brighton.

Now he has just been accepted to study maths at Oxford University.


Syria: Child rescued from rubble after shelling

Footage of a young child being rescued after it became trapped under rubble from heavy shelling has emerged.

Video showed the crying child being dragged from beneath debris to safety following government shelling in eastern Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus.

The youngster was one of many people injured in Tuesday's attack, which also claimed the lives of 15 adults and six children.

An adult, trapped along with the child, pushed them into the hands of rescuers from the Syrian Civil Defense in Rural Damascus.


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