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Up to 300,000 refugees to come to Germany this year -migration office head

Berlin, Aug 27 (Reuters) The head of Germany's Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF) told a German newspaper that he expected a maximum of 300,000 refugees to arrive in Germany this year.
"We're preparing for 250,000 to 300,000 refugees this year," BAMF head Frank-Juergen Weise told Bild am Sonntag newspaper in comments due to be published tomorrow.
He added that if more people were to come, his office would come under pressure but suggested he was not worried about such a scenario, saying it was instead likely that fewer than 300,000 would come this year.
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Japan seeks immediate resolution of peace treaty issue with Russia

18 Oct 2021 | 2:12 PM

Tokyo, Oct 18 (UNI/Sputnik) The Japanese government believes that the long-standing issue of conflicting territorial claims and post-war peace treaty with Russia must be settled as soon as practicable and not bequeathed to future generations, Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno said on Monday.

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Imran Khan wants to turn Pak Army, ISI, into his Tiger Force, says Bilawal, announces protests

Imran Khan wants to turn Pak Army, ISI, into his Tiger Force, says Bilawal, announces protests

18 Oct 2021 | 1:20 PM

Islamabad, Oct 18 (UNI) Pakistan Peoples Party Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that Prime Minister Imran Khan wants to turn every institution in Pakistan, including the Army and the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), into his Tiger Force.

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Country-wide polio drive to be launched in Afghanistan early November

18 Oct 2021 | 1:14 PM

Kabul, Oct 18 (UNI/Xinhua) A country-wide polio vaccination drive will start on November 8 in war-affected Afghanistan, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) announced on Monday.

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Around 1,040 candidates to participate in Japan's general election on October 31

18 Oct 2021 | 1:14 PM

Tokyo, Oct 18 (UNI/Xinhua) Around 1,040 candidates are expected to participate in the general election scheduled on Oct. 31 to compete for 465 seats in Japan's House of Representatives, with campaigning starting on Tuesday, according to a Kyodo News tally.

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Australian health care sector needs to lead fight against climate change: Experts

18 Oct 2021 | 1:13 PM

Sydney, Oct 18 (UNI/Xinhua) Researchers from the Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA) called on the Australian government to take a health-first approach to tackling climate change and its impacts.

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