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Europe Clamps Down on Borders, Leaving Migrants Stranded
Serbia and Macedonia, which lie on the main migrant route to northern Europe, have begun restricting the entry of refugees to just those from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan.
Migrants who are not from Syria, Iraq or Afghanistan protest because they are not allowed to cross the border between Macedonia and Greece, near Gevegelija, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, 21 November 2015. Macedonia, Serbia and Croatia on 19 November 2015 have started restricting access to migrants on the Balkan route to Syrians, Iraqis and Afghans. It is a part of a joint effort to reduce the number of asylum seekers streaming into the European Union. EPA/GEORGI LICOVSKIGEORGI LICOVSKI / EPA