Germany registered 1.09 million asylum seekers in 2015

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Posted: Jan 06, 2016 3:46 AM

BERLIN (Reuters) - Some 1.09 million asylum seekers were registered in Germany in 2015, sources in Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition government told Reuters on Wednesday, confirming German media reports.

The number of migrants crossed the one million mark after 127,320 asylum seekers were registered in December.

(Reporting Thorsten Severin; Writing by Joseph Nasr; Editing by Caroline Copley)