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Briton applies for asylum at German airport

A 41-year-old British man applied for asylum at Munich airport in southern Germany, saying he no longer wanted to be British, German police said on Friday. The reason for the asylum application was not given by him, but it is believed…

EU countries register 1.2m asylum seekers in 2016

The European Union’s statistical office said Thursday that member states registered 1.2 million first-time asylum applications in 2016, which is slightly lower than the number of asylum claims submitted in 2015. The highest number of…