Germany Greets Thousands of Refugees as Hungary Lifts Block

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Migrants protest outside a train that they are refusing to leave for fear of being taken to a refugee camp, on Sept. 4, in Bicske, near Budapest, Hungary. The train has been held at Bicske station since yesterday .

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Thousands of refugees who had been stranded in Hungary were allowed to cross Austria and began arriving in Germany on Saturday, as Europe faced a mounting influx of distressed migrants.

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