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Germany expecting 800,000 migrants this year, 4 times as many as 2014

The Star reports: “Germany may receive as many as 800,000 people fleeing war and poverty this year, about quadruple last year’s number, as Europe’s refugee crisis forces policy-makers to shift attention from Greece’s debt woes. With Syria and the Balkans … Continue reading

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Bulgaria ‘Unable to Receive More Refugees’ – Deputy PM Kalfin

Novinite reports on comments made by Bulgaria’s deputy Prime Minister on the situation facing his country in regards to refugees: Bulgaria must state very clearly it has no capacity to accept more refugees, the country’s Deputy PM and Social Policy … Continue reading

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Asylum claims from Syria, Iraq and other conflict zones rise in first half 2014

This article on the UNHCR website highlights the growth in numbers of asylum seekers from conflict-stricken parts of the world in early 2014: A UNHCR report released on Friday shows that the number of people seeking refugee status in industrialized … Continue reading

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