Europe's Refugee Crisis by the Numbers

September 7, 2015 5:45 PM

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Europe's Refugee Crisis by the Numbers

European leaders are proposing extra funding to help relocate thousands of people amid the continent's biggest refugee crisis since World War II.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel today announced an extra $6.7 billion in spending on refugees in Germany next year, with half going to the nation's 2016 federal budget and the other half to states and municipalities. Germany and Austria are advocating for quotas for each of the 28 members of the Eur...

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