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Germany still top destination for asylum-seekers in Europe

The number of asylum applications in Germany has risen again this year. Along with traditional routes through Greece, Italy and Spain, Belarus has become a major migration route in the last few months. Germany remains the top destination for people seeking protection in Europe, with the...

Dutch UAF Award: four of the six nominees come from Syria

Six former students with a refugee background are competing for the Dutch UAF Award 2021. No fewer than four of them come from Syria. The prize is intended for students with a refugee background who know how to distinguish themselves. The UAF Award is an annual prize created by the UAF...

Syrian migrant found dead on Polish-Belarusian border

Polish police said Thursday they have found the body of a Syrian migrant near the border with Belarus, the latest fatality among people trying to illegally cross the European Union’s eastern border through dense forest and swamps. Bialystok police spokesman Tomasz Krupa said a police...

More migrants reach Germany via 'Belarus route'

German authorities said Wednesday that the number of migrants arriving in the country via Poland and Belarus has gone up in recent months. German federal police said more than 4,300 people illegally crossed the border from Poland this year, with most of the migrants coming from Iraq, Syria,...