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Poverty forces a mass exodus from Kosovo

Kosovo has marked seven years of independence from Serbia. But there wasn't much to celebrate. Since the beginning of the year there's been a mass exodus from the country: according to some estimates, up to 100,000 people have left. The Kosovars are fleeing from poverty and unemployment back home in the hope of a better life elsewhere. Mitra Nazar followed them to the border of Serbia and Hungary.

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