Europe's Passport-Free Travel Strained as Sweden Sets Controls

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Refugees at Stockholm central mosque on Oct. 15, 2015.

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Europe’s system of passport-free travel came under pressure Thursday after Sweden became the fifth country to impose temporary border checks to keep out the rising tide of refugees.

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