BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — They have come a long way, spent most of their money on smugglers and camped out in the open for weeks.

For Afghan migrants stranded in the Balkans there is no turning back, even as the most likely prospect many of them face in the European Union could be deportation back to their country.

Thousands of young Afghan men in Serbia and elsewhere in the region are determined to reach wealthy EU nations, despite closed borders and an agreement between their government an...

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