Refugees in Hungary Start Moving West on Foot

Hundreds of migrants walking across Budapest after leaving the transit zone of the Budapest main train station, on September 4, 2015 intenting on walking to the Austrian border.(Peter Kohalmi/AFP/Getty Images)
Hundreds of migrants walking across Budapest after leaving the transit zone of the Budapest main train station, on September 4, 2015 intenting on walking to the Austrian border.(Peter Kohalmi/AFP/Getty Images)

Latest: In a surprise late announcement, the Hungarian government says it will offer buses to take hundreds of migrants to the border with Austria. Earlier Friday, some 1,200...

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