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Despite Recession, Global Migration on the Rise

New international migration figures released by the United Nations Wednesday show that more people than ever are living abroad. Around 232 million of the global population of seven billion are considered international migrants, simply defined as persons living outside their country of birth.

More Austerity Won’t Solve European Crisis, U.N. Says

The increasingly precarious financial situation in Europe remains the biggest threat to the world economy, warns a U.N. report released here.