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The Roots of Migrant Crisis

The Levant News — You’ve no doubt seen or heard the stories by now: Thousands of migrants, seeking refuge from conflicts, oppression and poverty in many parts of the world, paying smugglers and often meeting a tragic end at sea. Refugee crises have emerged in places as far-flung as Southeast Asia …

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Migrant crisis: Hollande and Merkel urge EU unity

The Levant News– The French and German leaders have urged EU members to act together to tackle the migrant crisis which has seen more than 600,000 people arrive in the bloc during 2015. French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for a revamped system for dealing with asylum …

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Germany faces 1.5 million asylum claims this year

The Levant News — UN High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres has warned that Europe, in dealing with the migration crisis, is engaged in a “battle of compassion versus fear, and of tolerance versus xenophobia”. Speaking in Geneva, he said the world was facing the highest levels of forced displacement in …

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