• Heavy snowfall in part Greece

    Heavy snowfall in part Greece

    athens January 5, 2019 09:16 Hot Recent News

    Heavy snowfall has turned large parts of northern and central Greece into a winter landscape and caused considerable traffic problems. According to the state television ERT it was for...

  • Greeks happy with voting on name Macedonia

    Greeks happy with voting on name Macedonia

    skopje October 20, 2018 11:00 Hot Recent News

    Greece has responded with delight to the first round of voting on the name change of neighboring Macedonia. The Macedonian parliament voted Friday night with the new name Republic of Northern Macedonia. The majority of two thirds needed to implement the name change in the constitution was met exactly: 80 of the 120 deputies agreed. The change is not yet final, because more voting rounds will follow.

  • Parliament Macedonia approves name change

    Parliament Macedonia approves name change

    skopje October 19, 2018 22:16 Hot Recent News

    On Friday evening, the Macedonian parliament approved an amendment to the constitution that makes the name change of the Balkan country possible. That will then be when the Republic of Northern Macedonia go through life, as agreed with the Greeks.

  • Macedonia government supports proposal new name

    Macedonia government supports proposal new name

    skopje October 8, 2018 22:32 Hot Recent News

    The Macedonian government has adopted a bill to rename the small Balkan country to Northern Macedonia. The pro-prime minister Zoran Zaev, however, needs a two-thirds majority in parliament to make the agreement with Greece on the change of name. A referendum failed a week ago because the turnout was too low.

  • Voices about Macedonia

    Voices about Macedonia

    skopje September 29, 2018 06:48 Hot Recent News

    Gjorge Ivanov, the president of the country who now calls himself Macedonia, holds his heart. Tomorrow 1.8 million eligible voters will vote in a referendum on a name change of the Balkan state. And the president is very opposed to that.

  • NATO opens door for Macedonia

    NATO opens door for Macedonia

    brussels July 11, 2018 17:48 Hot Recent News

    Macedonia is invited to become a member of NATO once the name issue has been definitively resolved. The leaders of the 29 member states have given their green light at their summit in Brussels.

  • President Macedonia against name change

    President Macedonia against name change

    skopje June 13, 2018 18:12 Hot Recent News

    The Macedonian president Gjorge Ivanov refuses to give his approval to the name change of his country. 'My position is final and I will not go through the knees for pressure, blackmail or threats', he announced at a press conference. 'I will not support or sign such a harmful agreement.'

  • Greece: agreement on Macedonia

    Greece: agreement on Macedonia

    athens June 12, 2018 17:03 Hot Recent News

    Athens and Skopje have reached an agreement about the name of Macedonia after decades. That said the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, who spoke about a 'good deal' that meets the Greek concerns.

  • Greeks take to the streets for names issue Macedonia

    Greeks take to the streets for names issue Macedonia

    athens June 6, 2018 22:51 Hot Recent News

    Tens of thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets in Greece to demonstrate against a possible compromise on the name of neighboring Macedonia. Campaigners held demonstrations in 23 cities. They wore banners with inscriptions like ' Macedonia is Greek \u0026 # x27; \u0026 # x27; and ' respect our history \u0026 # x27; \u0026 # x27 ;.

  • Macedonians take to the streets against name change

    Macedonians take to the streets against name change

    skopje June 3, 2018 05:54 Hot Recent News

    Several thousand Macedonians went up the street on Saturday to protest against a possible change of name of the country. Supporters of mainly opposition party VMRO-DPMNE came together for the government building in the capital Skopje, where they waved the national flag. They demand early elections.

  • Party Gruevski in the lead in Macedonia

    Party Gruevski in the lead in Macedonia

    skopje December 11, 2016 23:15 Hot Recent News

    The preliminary results of the parliamentary elections in Macedonia was the party of former Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski on Sunday in the lead. After about a third of the votes counted, the VMRO-DPMNE was at 41 percent. The Social Democratic SDSM leader Zoran Zaev of opposition was 36 percent.

  • German plane crashed in Macedonia

    skopje September 6, 2016 22:00 Hot Recent News

    A crashed jet, registered Tuesday in Germany near Veles in Macedonia and went up in flames. The aircraft was with six people on board en route from Treviso to Pristina, capital of Kosovo. All occupants, it would go to four Italians and two Kosovars, were killed.

  • Mother Teresa of Calcutta is sacred

    Mother Teresa of Calcutta is sacred

    rome August 29, 2016 15:06 Hot Recent News

    Mother Teresa, the nun who worked in the Indian city of Calcutta with the poor and sick, is elevated to holy Sunday. During a special ceremony in St. Peter's Square in Vatican City Pope Francis appoints the Albanian nun to saint.

  • Greece helps Macedonia after floods

    Greece helps Macedonia after floods

    athens August 12, 2016 13:33 Hot Recent News

    Greece puts the political disagreement with Macedonia aside and help the northern neighbor the effects of severe flooding cope. The Greek Government has, inter alia, water pumps and generators sent to the affected areas. In the EU context Athens will offer more assistance, informed the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Friday.

  • Macedonia arrested smugglers in

    Macedonia arrested smugglers in

    skopje July 20, 2016 15:27 Hot Recent News

    The Macedonian police have arrested nineteen people, including five police officers, on suspicion of smuggling of migrants. The group is also suspected of robberies and arms and drug smuggling, said the Interior Minister on Wednesday.

  • Macedonia police arrested four suspects IS

    skopje July 9, 2016 20:21 Hot Recent News

    Police in Macedonia on Saturday in the capital Skopje and Tetovo four persons arrested who are suspected of links with Islamic State. They would have joined the terrorist organization to fight in Syria and Iraq. There are computers, mobile phones and passports confiscated. In three other suspected IS involved is still being sought.

  • Riots Skopje after hacking scandal

    Riots Skopje after hacking scandal

    skopje April 14, 2016 06:00 Hot Recent News

    Thousands of Macedonia «rs are Wednesday took to the streets of Skopje to protest a controversial decision by President Gjorge Ivanov. Thereby were riots in which protesters clashed with police. A large number of people arrested, reported the Macedonian news agency Kurir. Exact numbers are not known.

  • Macedonia border until year end close
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    Macedonia border until year end close

    skopje March 28, 2016 17:00 Hot Recent News

    Macedonia holds its limits at least until the end of this year close to refugees. That the parliament in Skopje, according to Macedonian media decided Monday. Parliament extended the state of emergency declared in August 2015, which approves the deployment of troops to the border.

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