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Germany pledges extra 6b euros for refugees as France vows to take 24,000

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 05:50
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A migrant holding a child in a makeshift camp at a collection point in the village of Roszke, Hungary on Monday.

Berlin

GERMANY pledged an extra six billion euros (S$9.6 billion) on Monday to help the record numbers of desperate refugees crossing its borders, with France vowing to take in 24,000 over the next two years.

Chancellor Angela Merkel said the scenes of spontaneous solidarity from