Macedonia has restricted entrance to Afghan refugees, claiming they're not from war zones. The EU has expressed its concern while Greece faces the spectre of hundreds of thousands of refugees with nowhere to go.
Europe's refugee crisis worsened on Tuesday as Macedonia tightened its border controls - due to border restricions by countries to its north. Austria will meet with its Balkan neighbors on Wednesday.
A migrant has been fatally electrocuted at the border between Greece and Macedonia. The death came as police and stranded migrants clashed for a second day.
Tensions are rising in Idomeni with more than 7,000 refugees - mainly from Syria and Iraq - trapped between Greece and Macedonia. When refugees hurled stones and broke a fence, police fired tear gas.
Germany is sending back ever greater numbers of Afghans. In the first two months of this year Germany denied more than half of all asylum applications. Sandra Petersmann spoke with deportees in their war torn home.
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