Monday

16th Jan 2017

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Migrants go on hunger strike at EU border

About 150 migrants, mainly from Afghanistan and Pakistan, started a hunger strike on Monday in a field in Serbia on the border with Hungary to demand entry in to the EU, Reuters reported. The group settled in a field about 100 metres from Hungary's wire-fenced boundary with Serbia. Last month, Hungary limited the number of daily entries to a maximum of 30, creating a bottleneck in Serbia.

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