A Syrian refugee leans against the fence as she waits for the opening of the border to cross into Macedonia, at the Greek-Macedonian border near the village of Idomeni on February 28, 2016. AFP / LOUISA GOULIAMAKI
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Migrants protest at Greece-Macedonia border as bottleneck buildsStranded migrants lay with their children on rail tracks at Greece's northern border Sunday, demanding to be allowed to continue their journey, as Athens warned the number of people "trapped" on its soil could more than triple next month.Several women suffering health problems were allowed to cross the border into Macedonia at the Idomeni crossing on Sunday night, a police officer told AFP -- but some 6,500 people remained stuck at the camp there.Earlier in the day, several hundred refugees and migrants had protested by sitting and lying with their children on the rail tracks at Idomeni.Macedonian authorities let just 300 migrants through on Saturday, with the bottleneck growing.Austria introduced a daily cap of 80 asylum seekers and said it would allow just 3,200 migrants to transit the country per day.
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