Asylum claims from Syria, Iraq and other conflict zones rise in first half 2014
The number of people seeking refugee status in industrialized countries continued to climb in the first half of 2014, driven by the wars in Syria and Iraq as well as conflict and instability in countries such as Afghanistan, Eritrea. ...read more
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