27.07.2015, Christian Science Monitor
The number of migrants arriving on Greek shores were up by 408 percent over the first half of 2015 compared to the same period last year. The data, compiled by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), shows that between January 1 and July 17, about 101,000 migrants arrived in Greece by sea, The Guardian reported. According to the UNHCR, nearly 60,000 of the migrants are Syrian who arrived in Greece by boat. Afghans with 20,000 arrivals, are the second most common nationality making the journey.
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