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Refugee crisis: Number of asylum seekers arriving in Germany drops by 600,000 in 2016

Independent Wednesday, 11 January 2017 ()
The number of asylum seekers arriving in Germany plummeted by more than 600,000 in 2016, government figures show.
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News video: Germany says 2016 asylum seeker arrivals down two thirds

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Germany took in 280,000 asylum seekers in 2016, about one third of the previous year's record figure, Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere says.

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