EU Refugee Numbers Drop for First Time This Year as Winter Nears

  • External borders tightened after terrorist attacks on Paris
  • Record 220,535 people arrived in EU seeking shelter in October

EU Faced With Choice Between Sovereignty, Security

The number of refugees arriving in the European Union from violence-scarred regions of the Middle East and Africa is set to fall in November as traveling conditions worsen and member states looked to strengthen the bloc’s external borders.

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