The long road north: thousands of migrants now taking the Balkan route

The next stage in a gruelling journey to Europe takes thousands of Syrians, Afghans and Iraqis from Greece to the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM). In the town of Gevgelia, they "queue anxiously for a passage north": to the Serbian border, with the hope of moving on to Hungary and the open borders of the Schengen Zone. Ahmed was among those in the Gevgelia station. A Syrian refugee, … READ MORE : What are the top stories today? Click to watch: euronews: the most watched news channel in Europe Subscribe! euronews is available in 13 languages: In English: Website: Facebook: Twitter: Google+: VKontakte:

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