Recent stories: The refugees crisis in europe: Serbia-Macadonia-croatia border, Dec-2015
Over 1,000,000 refugees have made the journey from Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq to Europe in 2015. Over 50% are Syrians. They come carrying almost nothing from their former lives, healthy young men alongside the handicapped, Mothers and babies, elders and children, fleeing civil war, terror attacks and the threat of ISIS ,trying to find a better future in the EU countries, but nobody knows what the future holds for them there. They pay smugglers to take them across the border from Syria into Turkey, than again to cross the Aegean sea to Greece, but even there the journey is far from over, by train, bus and on foot they travel onward for several days, even weeks. Estimates of deaths in the Syrian conflict since it began in 2011 vary, with figures ranging from 140,200 and 340,125, per opposition groups,More than four million refugees escaped the civil war in Syria, another eight million are displaced inside Syria.
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