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Migrants confront Macedonian police during clashes at the Greek-Macedonian border

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Migrants confront Macedonian police during clashes at the Greek-Macedonian border, on Friday. Macedonian police drove back crowds of migrants and refugees trying to enter from Greece on Friday after a night spent stranded in no-man’s land by an emergency decree effectively sealing the Macedonian frontier.

People look at the horizon soon after su...People look at the horizon soon after sunrise on June 21, 2013 from the rocky crest filled with astronomical markers at the megalithic observatory of Kokino during the summer solstice. The ancient astronomic observatory, located about 100 kms northeast of Skopje, dates back to more than 4,000 years ago. AFP PHOTO / ROBERT ATANASOVSKIROBERT ATANASOVSKI/AFP/Getty Images

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People watching sunrise from the megalithic observatory of Kokino, Macedonia during the summer solstice. The ancient astronomic observatory, about 100km northeast of Skopje, dates back to more than 4,000 years ago