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UN: Syrians, Russians, Afghans lead asylum list

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GENEVA (AP) — Most asylum seekers turned to Europe last year as Syria, Russia and Afghanistan topped the list of places where people fled their homelands to ask for protection from another country, the United Nations refugee agency said Friday. The agency's report found that Europe totaled 484,600 asylum claims last year, 32 percent higher than in 2012. The report, which analyzes trends in 44...

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