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Europe’s 2016 migrant crisis in figures

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CRISIS. A woman screams as migrants and refugees demonstrate behind a fence and barbed wire at the Greece-Macedonia border, near Gevgelija on March 2, 2016. Photo by Dimitar Dilkoff / AFP
Here are some of the key figures on the migrant situation in Europe since the beginning of the year

BRUSSELS, Belgium (Mar. 3, 2016) — EU President Donald Tusk sent a stark message Thursday, March 3, to would-be economic migrants not to come to Europe as the bloc seeks to get a grip on the crisis.

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