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North Macedonia’s birth hailed as boost for Balkans and Nato  The Irish Times

Historic name-change deal with Greece wipes state of Macedonia off map.

The Irish Times
Macedonia Prepares for Name Change by Removing Signs  VOA News

Macedonian authorities began Monday removing official signs from government buildings to prepare for the country's new name: North Macedonia.

VOA News
Emirati woman begs for asylum in Macedonia after fleeing family  CNN

Hind Mohammad Albolooki, an Emirati woman who fled to the Republic of Macedonia, has made a desperate plea for help after her asylum request was rejected ...

CNN
'Welcome to North Macedonia': New Road Signs Go up on Border With Greece  U.S. News & World Report

SKOPJE (Reuters) - At the Bogorodica border crossing with Greece, Macedonian workers on Wednesday placed stencils on road signs bearing their country's ...

U.S. News & World Report
'Macedonia's Capital Needs Freeing From Skopje 2014'  Balkan Insight

Architect Dejan Ivanovski says his team has a plan to liberate some of the public space swallowed by the gargantuan 'Skopje 2014' project – now the ...

Balkan Insight
Macedonia and Greece: Clashes in Athens over neighbour's name change  BBC News

Protesters have clashed with police in the Greek capital Athens at a big rally to oppose the government's deal with Macedonia on changing its name. Police fired ...

BBC News
North Macedonia sees landmark overhaul over name deal  Aljazeera.com

Within the next six months, it must rename state institutions, rewrite school textbooks and relabel public monuments.

Aljazeera.com
Macedonia gets a new name and a new start  The Economist

GOOD NEWS from the Balkans is rare. Even after Alexis Tsipras and Zoran Zaev, the prime ministers of Greece and Macedonia, agreed last June to end a ...

The Economist
Split deepens in Macedonia over new name agreement — ambassador  TASS

MOSCOW, February 9. /TASS/. The agreement to change the name of Macedonia has deepened the split in the country and will have negative long-term ...

TASS
Greeks Approve Deal to Rename Macedonia, in Victory for the West  The New York Times

The vote by the Greek Parliament, over impassioned opposition, clears a path for the renamed North Macedonia to join the NATO alliance.

The New York Times
Greece should have said no to the Macedonian name change  The Washington Post

Regarding the Jan. 26 The World article “Greece agrees to name change for Macedonia”: During the Civil War, Abraham Lincoln refused to publicly utter the ...

The Washington Post
Macedonian PM Says Joining NATO Will Assure Peace in Balkans  ວີໂອເອ-ລາວ (VOA)

Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev says the entire Balkans will have prosperity and lasting peace when Macedonia joins NATO. Zaev spoke in Sofia, ...

ວີໂອເອ-ລາວ (VOA)
Macedonia Joining NATO Is a Self-Inflicted Defeat for Russia (Op-ed)  The Moscow Times

The world's media is talking of a *fresh* defeat for Russia: that NATO, having overcome Russian resistance, is once again expanding in the Balkans, welcoming ...

The Moscow Times
North Macedonia's Defense Minister Šekerinska takes part in NATO's ministerial meeting  European Western Balkans

BRUSSELS – Minister of Defense of North Macedonia, Radmila Šekerinska, has met today with the NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, before the ...

European Western Balkans
Macedonia signs NATO agreement  POLITICO.eu

'This is good for the region and for Euro-Atlantic security,' says Jens Stoltenberg.

POLITICO.eu
Macedonia removes government complex’s protective railings  Washington Post

SKOPJE, Macedonia — Workers are removing ornate metal railings protecting the Macedonian government building complex in Skopje, under the new ...

Washington Post
Macedonia and Greece: Clashes flare over name change  BBC News

Protesters have clashed with police in the Greek capital Athens over plans to rename neighbouring Macedonia.

BBC News
NATO to sign Macedonia accession protocol next week  Washington Post

Macedonia will sign an accession protocol with NATO on Wednesday under its new name North Macedonia after parliaments in the tiny Balkan country and its ...

Washington Post
Macedonia presidential election scheduled for April 21  Fox News

SKOPJE, Macedonia – Macedonia's parliament speaker has signed a decree declaring a presidential election will be held on April 21. President Gjorge Ivanov ...

Fox News
Putin says US wants to 'assert dominance' in Balkans as Macedonia changes name  The Guardian

Russian president claims alleged increase of western influence is 'destablising'

The Guardian
GWYNNE DYER: Macedonia: What’s in a name?  Cape Breton Post

The Congo Republic (pop. five million) and the Democratic Republic of Congo (pop. 88 million) manage to share their name quite amicably. Russia and Belarus ...

Cape Breton Post
Name row: Greece, North Macedonia have work cut out for them  Al Jazeera English

The prickliest issues emanating from the name change to North Macedonia are cultural and will take time to carry out.

Al Jazeera English
Macedonia: 4 former top officials under investigation  Washington Post

SKOPJE, Macedonia — Macedonia's organized crime and corruption prosecutor has requested three former agriculture ministers and a deputy minister be jailed ...

Washington Post
Macedonia extends school break because of air pollution  Seattle Times

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia's government has ordered the winter break for students to be extended to Jan. 23 because of extremely high levels of ...

Seattle Times
(North) Macedonia, the new name comes with hopes and high costs  Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso

Last week, the Skopje parliament gave the green light to changing the country's constitutional name, to become North Macedonia after the expected ratification ...

Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso
EU Presidency To Back Macedonia Accession Talks, Bloc's Enlargement  RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

The European Union presidency says it will support Macedonia's bid to open accession talks after it reached a deal with Greece to change its name.

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
Greek government set to ride out anger over Macedonia deal  The Irish Times

Athens rejects Russian criticism of historic name-change agreement.

The Irish Times
EU Official Urges Macedonian Leaders to Focus on Reforms  VOA News

A European Union official is urging leaders in Macedonia to focus on reforms necessary for the country to join the bloc, after Greece ratified a deal ending a ...

VOA News
Greek PM faces confidence vote after Macedonia name-change deal sinks coalition  SBS News

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called for a vote of confidence in his government, hours after a junior coalition partner announced that he would quit in protest of a ...

SBS News
Greece's parliament approves measure for Macedonia to join NATO, ending decades-old dispute  WFTV Orlando

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece's parliament approves measure for Macedonia to join NATO, ending decades-old dispute.

WFTV Orlando
Macedonia parliament rejects request for 2nd name referendum  CTV News

Macedonia's parliament has rejected a diaspora group's request for a second referendum on a deal to rename the country North Macedonia in exchange for ...

CTV News
Macedonia's Albanian-Language Bill Becomes Law  RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

A bill expanding the official use of the Albanian language has been published in Macedonia's official gazette, making it law.

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
Greece backs Macedonia name change  POLITICO.eu

Lawmakers in Athens narrowly support agreement that will end dispute between neighbors.

POLITICO.eu
Violent protests in Athens as thousands rally against Macedonia deal – gallery  The Guardian

Main image: People in Athens on Saturday demonstrate against the proposal to rename the neighbouring country Macedonia as the Republic of North ...

The Guardian
Macedonia takes emergency measures as smog engulfs cities  Channel NewsAsia

SKOPJE: The Macedonian government has extended the school break until Jan. 23 and introduced measures to protect people from dangerous air pollution ...

Channel NewsAsia
Greek parliament approves protocol for Macedonia to join NATO  euronews

ATHENS (Reuters) - The Greek parliament ratified on Friday a NATO accord with Macedonia for the admission of the former Yugoslav Republic into the U.S.-led.

euronews
With Calmer Political Waters, Macedonia Eyes Economic Upturn  Balkan Insight

Government predictions of a major economic upturn in 2019 may be over-optimistic, but calmer political waters after the turbulence of 2016-2018 do present an ...

Balkan Insight
Tens of thousands rally in Athens against Macedonia name deal  The Irish Times

Tear gas deployed, at least 25 officers injured, as protesters throw rocks, flares, firebombs.

The Irish Times
Cyprus president praises Greek premier for Macedonia deal  Deseret News

Cyprus' president has praised Greece's prime minister for his "daring and determination" in ending what he called a "needless" clash with Macedonia over its ...

Deseret News
Greece and Russia exchange furious statements over Macedonia  EURACTIV

The Russian foreign ministry published on Tuesday (14 January) a statement voicing concern about “instability” in Greece following the ratification of the recent ...

EURACTIV
West hails Greek vote to end 28-year name row with Macedonia  The Irish Times

'North Macedonia' to step up EU and Nato bids despite Russian anger.

The Irish Times
Watch: Why is the FYR Macedonia name change deal so significant?  Euronews English

Greek lawmakers voted by 153 to 146 to ratify an agreement that will see the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia change its name to the Republic of North ...

Euronews English
Macedonia's fugitive ex-prime minister to lose pay, benefits  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Former Macedonian prime minister Nikola Gruevski, who fled to Hungary to avoid serving a two-year sentence over a corruption scandal, will no longer receive ...

Minneapolis Star Tribune
Early Elections Pose Dilemma for Macedonia's Main Parties  Balkan Insight

The main ruling and opposition parties in Macedonia are both tempted by the prospect of early legislative elections – but for very different reasons.

Balkan Insight
Disputed Language Law Outrages Macedonian Opposition  Balkan Insight

Macedonia's government has pushed on with publishing a new law extending the official use of Albanian – although the President has refused to sign it, and the ...

Balkan Insight
Teen Charged with Arson in Macedonia Fire  My Panhandle

Panama City Police Department has charged a 16-year-old with arson in connection to a fire at Macedonia Garden Apartments.

My Panhandle
The EU Must Learn from the Macedonian 'Name' Deal  Balkan Insight

Progress towards concluding the Macedonia-Greece dispute has been down to the Macedonians themselves and the US and far less the EU, which ...

Balkan Insight
Greek parliament ratifies FYR Macedonia name change deal  Euronews English

The Greek parliament on Friday ratified an accord that changes the name of its neighbour from the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) to the ...

Euronews English
Macedonian Baptists awaken to church planting  Brnow

They realized they had been missing something. A group of Macedonian church leaders gathered in 2017 in the small nation's capital, Skopje, to talk about ...

Brnow
"I won't play, like they did in Macedonia," says Vucic  B92

Vucic added that at the moment there is no talk about any solutions, because there is no conversation. "I've said that a hundred times. I will not play like they did ...

B92
Macedonian Prosecutor Implicates Former Political Leaders in Money Laundering, Extortion, Illicit Land Deals  OCCRP

A wide-ranging corruption investigation by the Macedonian special prosecutor has unearthed new evidence of wrongdoing in dozens of deals by ...

OCCRP
Cuyahoga Falls man charged in Christmas Eve crash that injured Macedonia officer  News 5 Cleveland

MACEDONIA, Ohio — A Cuyahoga Falls man has been charged Tuesday for a crash that injured a Macedonia police officer on Christmas Eve. James Marshall ...

News 5 Cleveland
Tamara Todevska to Tel Aviv for F.Y.R. Macedonia  Eurovision.tv

Broadcaster MKRTV has chosen Tamara Todevska to represent F.Y.R. Macedonia at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest. Tamara has graced the Eurovision ...

Eurovision.tv
Macedonia's success story and the perception of Western Balkans in the EU  European Western Balkans

The Western Balkans do not exactly enjoy a good perception in the rest of Europe. The region has seen to be stigmatized and prejudiced, associations are ...

European Western Balkans
Two Macedonia Garden Apartment Buildings Damaged in Panama City Fire  My Panhandle

The Panama City Fire Department responded to a fire at Macedonia Garden Apartments on Tuesday night.

My Panhandle
BBC World Service - Weekend, Greek Parliament Recognises North Macedonia  BBC News

The Greek parliament recognises the republic of North Macedonia; UK football referees.

BBC News
Greek lawmakers edge towards Macedonia deal as issue divides nation  Newsbook

Greek lawmakers began the final steps on Wednesday towards ratifying an historic accord on a name-change for neighbouring Macedonia, even as many ...

Newsbook
Macedonian Sundance Winners Make Sweet Gesture to Child Stars  Balkan Insight

After winning several prizes at the US Sundance film festival, the authors of the Macedonian documentary 'Honeyland' have decided to use the buzz to help the ...

Balkan Insight
Businesses With Macedonian Names and Brands Concerned About Prespa  Greek Reporter

More than four thousand Greek businesses which have the terms "Macedonia" or "Macedonians" either in their brand names or in their descriptions, are now ...

Greek Reporter
Macedonia: How Florida Private Schools Are Using Assessments and Data to Make Great Academic Gains for Low-Income Students  The 74

Student assessments are viewed as a necessity for educational accountability — and an anxiety-provoking experience for students, teachers, and parents.

The 74
SCHP: Child killed while crossing Macedonia Church Road in Newberry  Abccolumbia.com

Highway Patrol says a 1-year-old child died after an accident on Macedonia Church Road near Wheeland School Road in Newberry Saturday.

Abccolumbia.com
Macedonia Votes to Change Its Name, Taking Step to End Dispute With Greece  The New York Times

Macedonia's Parliament voted to officially change the country's name to the Republic of North Macedonia. Its door to NATO and the European Union could open ...

The New York Times
Greece approves protocol for 'North Macedonia' to join NATO with 153 votes | Kathimerini  www.ekathimerini.com

The Greek parliament on Friday ratified with 153 votes in favor and 140 against a NATO accord with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia for its ...

www.ekathimerini.com
Transgender Macedonians Hail 'Turning Point' European Court Ruling  Balkan Insight

A human rights court ruling, backing a Macedonian transgender man's battle to change his gender on his birth certificate, is being watched closely in nearby ...

Balkan Insight
Miller's Macedonian Connection to Ancient Nemean Games (Vid)  The National Herald

ANCIENT NEMEA, GREECE – Stephen Miller, the renowned American classical Archaeologist from the University of California at Berkeley and the architect of ...

The National Herald
International Cannabis Acquires Stake in Macedonian MHRA GMP Certified Pharmaceutical Manufacturer and Research Laboratory  GlobeNewswire

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ICC International Cannabis Corp. (CSE: WRLD.U) (FWB: 8K51) (OTC: WLDCF) ("ICC" or ...

GlobeNewswire
Macedonia PM 'determined' to change name despite referendum failure  NBCNews.com

More than 91 percent voted to change Macedonia's name, paving the way for NATO membership, but low turnout means the move could face opposition in ...

NBCNews.com
Macedonia Gets New Name, Ending 27-Year Dispute With Greece  NPR

Both countries claim the name "Macedonia" as their own. After decades of thorny negotiations, the former Yugoslav republic will become the Republic of North ...

NPR
The Problem With “North Macedonia”  Foreign Affairs

This summer, Greece and Macedonia—known internationally by its UN designation, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, or FYROM—made headlines ...

Foreign Affairs
It’s Time for Macedonia to Accept Compromise  Foreign Policy

The small Balkan country of Macedonia, soon to be named North Macedonia if citizens vote to change the name in a referendum on Sept. 30, is finally being ...

Foreign Policy
Macedonia Moves Ahead With Name Change, Helping Its NATO Bid  The New York Times

In a tenuous victory for Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and his Western allies, Parliament voted to proceed with renaming the country the Republic of North ...

The New York Times
Skopje, Sofia Not Speaking Same Language When It Comes To Macedonian  RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

A Bulgarian minister has threatened to try to block Macedonia's bids to join the EU and NATO over Skopje's insistence that Macedonian is its own language.

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
US throws diplomatic support behind Macedonia name change  The Guardian

Senior official's visit comes after Skopje parliament approved start of constitutional process.

The Guardian
Greece and Macedonia sign agreement on name change  CNN

Greece and Macedonia signed an historic agreement Sunday to rename the latter the Republic of North Macedonia, possibly putting end to a decades-long ...

CNN
Thousands Protest Macedonian Name Change Deal In Skopje  RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

Several thousand protesters from Macedonia's right-wing opposition have marched through the capital, Skopje, to protest against Prime Minister Zoran Zaev's ...

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
Macedonian PM Urges Parliament To Back Name Change  RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

Macedonian lawmakers have begun a crucial debate on renaming the country North Macedonia in order to resolve a decades-long dispute with neighboring ...

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
After 27 years, Greece and Macedonia have resolved their contentious ‘naming dispute.’ Here’s how.  The Washington Post

After an astonishing 27 years at odds, in June, Macedonia and Greece reached a dramatic breakthrough in negotiations over what's known as the Macedonia ...

The Washington Post
Flights between Greece and Macedonia resume after 12-year blockade  The Guardian

First flight from Athens to Skopje to take off as countries work to end name dispute.

The Guardian
Why all the furor over Macedonia name change? It goes back to Alexander the Great  USA TODAY

Greek lawmakers debated a no-confidence motion against the government Friday over its preliminary agreement to end a long-running dispute with Macedonia ...

USA TODAY
Thousands Protest In Skopje Against Macedonia Name Change  RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

A few thousand people rallied in the Macedonian capital, Skopje, to protest against a landmark agreement with neighboring Greece over the country's name.

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
New name, same country? A choice for Macedonians  BBC News

Macedonians are voting in a referendum on Sunday, which may result in the former Yugoslav republic changing its name to North Macedonia. The new name ...

BBC News
 

Macedonia Videos

Geography Now! Rep. of North Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M)
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Geography Now! Rep. of North Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M)
North Macedonia signs installed on border with Greece
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North Macedonia signs installed on border with Greece
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Why is Macedonia Changing its name?
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Why Does Greece Dislike The Name Of Macedonia?
Emirati woman pleads for asylum in Macedonia
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Emirati woman pleads for asylum in Macedonia
Macedonia To Change Its Name to Republic Of North Macedonia - What does it mean for Greece & Europe?
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Macedonia To Change Its Name to Republic Of North Macedonia - What does it mean for Greece & Europe?
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UN PAIS MUY DESCONOCIDO | Macedonia
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Skopje Zoo - Wikipedia
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Valandovo - Wikipedia
Macedonia Documents: Ancient Warriors - Illustrations
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Praevalitana - Wikipedia
Darko Glišić - Wikipedia
Darko Glišić - Wikipedia
macedonia - geografia - popolizio.com
macedonia - geografia - popolizio.com
Urdă - Wikipedia
Urdă - Wikipedia
Albanian Greek Catholic Church - Wikipedia
Albanian Greek Catholic Church - Wikipedia
Banconote dalla Macedonia / Banknotes from Macedonia
Banconote dalla Macedonia / Banknotes from Macedonia
Esquines - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre
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North Macedonia (Macedonian: Северна Македонија, translit. Severna Makedonija), officially the Republic of North Macedonia (Republika Severna Makedonija), is a country in the Balkan Peninsula in Southeast Europe.
Macedonia: Geographical and historical treatment of Macedonia, country of the south-central Balkans located in the northern part of the geographical region traditionally known as Macedonia.
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Macedonia is an historic region that spans parts of northern Greece and the Balkan Peninsula. The ancient kingdom of Macedonia (sometimes called Macedon) was a
Macedonia, ancient kingdom centred on the plain in the northeastern corner of the Greek peninsula, at the head of the Gulf of Thérmai.In the 4th century bce it achieved hegemony over Greece and conquered lands as far east as the Indus River, establishing a short-lived empire that introduced the Hellenistic Age of ancient Greek civilization.
Macedonia Votes to Change Its Name, Taking Step to End Dispute With Greece . Macedonia’s Parliament voted to officially change the country’s name to the Republic of North Macedonia.
1. A region of southeast Europe on the Balkan Peninsula roughly coextensive with ancient Macedon and including parts of modern-day Greece, Bulgaria, and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. After the fall of the Alexandrian empire, it was held by Romans, Byzan
Macedonia gained its independence peacefully from Yugoslavia in 1991. Greek objection to Macedonia’s name, insisting it implies territorial pretensions to the northern Greek province of the same name, and democratic backsliding have stalled the country’s movement toward Euro-Atlantic integration.
North Macedonia officially Republic of North Macedonia, (Macedonian: Република Северна Македонија, Republika Severna Makedonija) is a landlocked country in the Balkans.
Macedonia most commonly refers to: . North Macedonia, a country in southeastern Europe, formerly known as the Republic of Macedonia; Macedonia (ancient kingdom) or Macedon, a kingdom in Greek antiquity