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Afghans overtake Syrians to become biggest asylum seekers in EU


New Delhi: Afghans lodged more than 17,000 asylum applications in the EU in September, up from 10,000 in August and nearly twice as many as Syrians. This made Afghanistan by far the main country of origin, which Syria had been for seven years until July, the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) said. Total applications in the...