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Hungary bars migrants from trains; smugglers wait in wings

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary stunned migrants and European partners Tuesday by blocking asylum-seekers from its westbound trains, a move that raised new challenges for the EU’s passport-free travel zone and could drive many into the reckless hands of cross-border smugglers. 1,421 more words

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Migrants Stranded In Budapest

Migrants are stranded in Budapest. Hundreds of Migrants are outside a major Train Station in the Hungarian Capital Budapest after the Police sealed off the Terminal to prevent people travelling through out the EU. 224 more words

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Chaos has broken out in Hungary as migrants are barred from boarding trains to Western Europe

Hundreds of migrants are camped by the Keleti station in Budapest, waving their train tickets and chanting “Germany, Germany,” after police blocked them from entering the terminal. 228 more words

Hungary Shuts Down Budapest Train Station to Migrants Amid Rising Tension Between European Countries 

BUDAPEST, Hungary – Keleti train station, which has emerged as ground zero in Europe’s spiraling migration crisis, cut off service to migrants Tuesday as European countries remained bitterly divided and confused over how to handle the situation. 201 more words

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