Refugee crisis – Monthly record of 218,000 new arrivals via Mediterranean in October
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    Refugee crisis – Monthly record of 218,000 new arrivals via Mediterranean in October

    ©Belga
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    A record number of just over 218,000 migrants and refugees crossed the Mediterranean on their way to Europe in October, announced UNHCR (United Nations High Commission for Refugees) on Monday. Updated figures from UNHCR reveal 218,394 Mediterranean crossings in October, a slight increase on figures for 2014.

    Oscar Schneider (Source: Belga)