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Turkey is hosting ten times as many Syrian refugees as Europe

Border Police use military trucks to reinforce the 'green border' a popular crossing point for asylum seekers near the border with Turkey. The thickly-forested mountainous area is difficult to surveil. Over the last year, Border Police have beefed up secu
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Even with Germany granting asylum to over 56,000 Syrians in the last three months of 2015, the EU has only a tenth of Turkey's Syrian refugee population. 


This updates an earlier graphic with the latest data. 


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