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Fleeing conflicts, record numbers of migrants and refugees crossed Mediterranean so far in 2015 – UN



War, conflict or persecution forced most of the 137,000 desperate people who made the perilous journey to cross the Mediterranean Sea into Europe during the first six months of 2015, making this primarily a refugee crisis, a new report from the United Nations refugee agency said today.




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