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Refugee numbers at a 20-year high: UNHCR

WAR DRIVEN:Antonio Guterres said 55.5 percent of those driven from their homes last year came from conflict areas in Afghanistan, Somalia, Iraq, Sudan and Syria

AFP, GENEVA, Switzerland

Pakistan remained the world’s top host nation last year, with 1.6 million refugees, mostly from Afghans. It was followed by Iran (868,200) and Germany (589,700).

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