Syrian refugees sleep in a railroad track near the train station of Idomeni, northern Greece, on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015. (AP Photo/Giannis Papanikos)
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The UN's refugee chief warned Tuesday that Germany and Sweden cannot be left to bear most of Europe's asylum burden, as German media reported that the number seeking refuge in the country could surge to 750,000 this year.Germany, as Europe's top economy, has become the refugees' top destination.One in three who arrived last year in the EU sought asylum in Germany.New official figures are due to be published Wednesday, and if that projection is confirmed, it would be a record and far more than the previous high in 1992, when Germany opened its doors to refugees fleeing the Balkans wars.
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