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Border patrol

A Hungarian police officer patrols at the Hungarian border with Serbia, in the early morning near Roszke, Hungary, Aug. 29, 2015. About 100,000 migrants, many of them from Syria and other conflict zones in the Middle East, have taken the Balkan route into Europe this year, heading via Serbia for Hungary and Europe's Schengen zone of passport-free travel.

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