Refugees Pile Up at Greek Border on Tightening Controls

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  • More than 13,000 are stalled at Greek-Macedonian common border
  • Hundreds more arrive each day to crowded camp, UNHCR says

Refugees on the Macedonia-Greece border on March 8, 2016.

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Thousands of refugees piled up at the border between Greece and the Republic of Macedonia, unable to continue northward as regional authorities tightened controls before European Union leaders finalize an agreement to stem the flow of migrants.

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