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More than 4 million refugees have fled Syria’s civil war

The L.A. Times reports on the number of Syrian refugees who have fled abroad due to the civil war: With no end in sight to Syria’s civil war, the number of people who have fled to neighboring countries has surpassed … 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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