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Growing number of Turkish citizens apply for asylum in Germany

Since the attempted coup in Turkey in summer 2016, the number of asylum applications submitted by Turkish citizens in Germany has increased significantly. In 2019, Turkish asylum seekers were the third-most-registered group, after Syrians and Iraqis, according to the country's agency for migration and refugees (BAMF). EURACTIV Germany reports.
Global Europe 07-05-2015

Germany expects number of asylum seekers to double in 2015

The German government expects nearly 400,000 asylum applications by the end of the year – more than double the number in 2014 – while internal affairs minister Thomas de Maizière announced new measures amid shocking statistics on xenophobic violence. EURACTIV Germany reports.
UN Refugee Commissioner António Guterres praised German refugee policy, saying the country sets an example for other EU member states. [UN Geneva/Flickr]
Development Policy 04-09-2014

UN High Commissioner praises Germany’s refugee policy

Many European countries could learn from Germany’s refugee policy, UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres praised in a recent interview, but German municipalities are up in arms over the influx of refugees entering the country. EURACTIV Germany reports.