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UN: Thousands of Iraqis Likely to Join Exodus to Europe

A senior United Nations official says thousands of Iraqis are likely to flee to Europe in search of asylum as conditions in their country worsen and they lose hope of any changes for the better. Saying the situation in the country is deteriorating, Dominik Bartsch, the U.N. deputy humanitarian coordinator in Iraq, says 10 million Iraqis, more than one quarter of the population, will need some form of humanitarian aid to survive by the end of the year. He says this figure...

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