Report: More than 1 million migrants arrive in Europe in 2015

December 22, 2015 9:16 AM

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Report: More than 1 million migrants arrive in Europe in 2015

GENEVA -- The International Organization for Migration says more than 1 million migrants and refugees have crossed into Europe this year, a symbolic milestone amid the fallout of war, poverty and persecution in Africa and the Middle East.

With just days left in 2015, the Geneva-based intergovernmental organization says the million mark was crossed Monday - marking more than a four-fold increase from last year.

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