Lebanon marks "devastating" milestone with millionth refugee (7)

Japan Times 2014.04.04 09:44
Reuters TRIPOLI, LEBANON - The number of Syrian refugees who have fled to Lebanon officially topped 1 million on Thursday, highlighting the growing humanitarian catastrophe caused by Syria's civil war and the huge burden placed on its poorly prepared neighbors. The United Nations refugee agency UNHCR marked what it called a devastating milestone by formally registering an 18-year-old student from the city of
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