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Slovenia looks to limit arrivals, as refugees stream continues

Ljubljana/Gruškovje/Šentilj, 18 October - A total of 2,100 people entered Slovenia on Sunday, according to police figures, as the stream of refugees looking to continue their journey further north - to Austria and Germany - showed no sign of abating. Slovenian authorities said they would be limiting the number of arrivals to 2,500 a day.

Šentilj, Austria
Refugees line up to enter Austria from Slovenia at the Šentilj border crossing.
Photo: Anže Malovrh/STA

Šentilj, Austria
Refugees line up to enter Austria from Slovenia at the Šentilj border crossing.
Photo: Anže Malovrh/STA

Šentilj, Austria
Refugees line up to enter Austria from Slovenia at the Šentilj border crossing.
Photo: Anže Malovrh/STA

Šentilj, Austria
Refugees line up to enter Austria from Slovenia at the Šentilj border crossing.
Photo: Anže Malovrh/STA

Šentilj, Austria
Refugees line up to enter Austria from Slovenia at the Šentilj border crossing.
Photo: Anže Malovrh/STA

Šentilj, Austria
Refugees line up to enter Austria from Slovenia at the Šentilj border crossing.
Photo: Anže Malovrh/STA

Čakovac, Croatia
A train with nearly 2,000 refugees arrived in Čakovec late on Saturday afternoon. Some of the refugees were then moved to buses, while 1,200 remained on the train which entered Slovenia at Središče ob Dravi.
Photo: Gregor Mlakar/STA

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