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7 in 10 millennials would welcome refugees in their own country – survey

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SEEKING REFUGE. Rohingya migrants sit in a boat as they’re towed closer to land by fishermen, off the coast near the city of Geulumpang in Indonesia’s East Aceh district of Aceh province, before being rescued on May 20, 2015. AFP Photo

Some 74% of the 31,000 millennials surveyed says they are emphatic with the situation of the refugees, data from the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Shapers Annual Survey reveal

MANILA, Philippines (Aug. 29, 2017) — Millennials are more emphatic of refugees’ situation and would want their governments to welcome them in their countries, an international survey said. Continue reading 7 in 10 millennials would welcome refugees in their own country – survey

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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