A boy passes from the northern Greek village of Idomeni to southern Macedonia as other refugees and migrants wait, Sept. 10, 2015. Thousands of people, including many families with young children, braved torrential downpours to cross Greece’s northern border with Macedonia, after Greek authorities managed to register about 17,000 people on the island of Lesbos, allowing them to continue their journey north into Europe.
Macedonian policemen try to keep migrants and refugees under control before they cross the border line from Greece into Macedonia, near the Greek village of Idomeni. Most of the people flooding into Europe are fleeing violence and persecution in their home countries and have a legal right to seek asylum, the United Nations said.
A Syrian refugee kisses his son as he walks through a rainstorm towards Greece's border with Macedonia, near the Greek village of Idomeni.
A group of migrants try to go through police blockades at Gevgelija, in Macedonia, after crossing the border from Greece. Macedonia is considering building a Hungarian-style border fence to stem a rising influx of migrants from the south, Foreign Minister Nikola Poposki was quoted as saying.