Afghan women sit with their children after arriving at a United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) registration centre in Kabul, Afghanistan September 27, 2016. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail
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Ten countries accounting for 2.5 percent of world GDP are hosting more than half the world's refugees, Amnesty International said Tuesday as it slammed what it called the selfishness of wealthy nations.In a report on the plight faced by the world's 21 million refugees, the London-based human rights body lamented that countries immediately neighboring crisis zones bear the brunt of the global refugee problem.Fifty six percent of refugees are being sheltered in 10 countries, according to the report, in which Amnesty proposed a solution whereby the world's countries find a home for 10 percent of the planet's refugees every year.
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