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2/3 of Macedonians Support Zaev to Resolve the Name Dispute

The majority of citizens of the Republic of Macedonia support the efforts of Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and the government to resolve the name dispute with Greece.

World » Southeast Europe | March 6, 2018, Tuesday // 13:55 | Viewed: 2663

Turkish FM to Discuss Muslum Extradition with Germany

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Monday told reporters that he is to address the extradition matter of the former co-leader of PYD/PKK terrorist group Salih Muslum with his German counterpart on Tuesday, Anadolu Agency reported.

World » Southeast Europe | March 6, 2018, Tuesday // 10:13 | Viewed: 2188

Athens Taxi Drivers to Strike Over Uber

Athens will be without taxi services for nine hours on Tuesday as drivers will walk off the job from 8 a.

World » Southeast Europe | March 6, 2018, Tuesday // 10:12 | Viewed: 2307

Serbia Reacts to Montenegro Sending Army Officers to Kosovo

The Serbian defence minister, Aleksandar Vulin, says Montenegro's decision to deploy two of its military officers to KFOR in Kosovo is "a political message of support for Kosovo's independence", Gazeta Express reported.

World » Southeast Europe | March 2, 2018, Friday // 15:09 | Viewed: 2949

Council of Europe Urges Greece to Step Up Anti-Corruption Efforts

Greece needs to step up efforts to prevent corruption by lawmakers and judges and improve transparency of party financing, the Council of Europe said in two reports on Thursday, quoted by Reuters.

World » Southeast Europe | March 1, 2018, Thursday // 13:29 | Viewed: 1696

Nationalists Burn Greek Flags Outside FYROM Parliament

A crowd of 5,000 took part in a protest in the centre of Skopje on Tuesday night, demanding that the immediate suspension of talks with Greece over the name dispute in New York under the UN auspices.

World » Southeast Europe | March 1, 2018, Thursday // 10:14 | Viewed: 2827

Turkish President Erdogan Urges Citizens to be Prepared For Military Draft

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on the Turks to be ready for conscription, during a speech in the town of Kahramanmaras, raising questions about the course of the country’s military operations in Syria, Protothema reported.

World » Southeast Europe | February 26, 2018, Monday // 11:04 | Viewed: 3221

After New Incident on Cyprus, EU Calls on Turkey to Rein in Naval Aggression

Just a day after it said it won’t allow Cyprus to conduct a “unilateral” gas search off the Eastern Mediterranean island’s coast if Turkish Cypriots don’t also reap the benefits, Ankara ratcheted up tensions with Nicosia Friday when its warships threatene

World » Southeast Europe | February 24, 2018, Saturday // 11:51 | Viewed: 3155

Greece-Macedonia Name Row Edging Towards Solution, Says Merkel

Macedonia is closer than any time in the last decade to settling a long-standing dispute over its name with Greece which has thwarted Skopje’s ambitions to join NATO and the European Union, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday, quoted by Reut

World » Southeast Europe | February 21, 2018, Wednesday // 16:06 | Viewed: 1775

Turkish Embassy Receives White Powder Envelope

The Turkish Embassy in Moscow received an envelope containing white powder, Hurriyet reported on Feb.

World » Southeast Europe | February 21, 2018, Wednesday // 11:45 | Viewed: 2417

Erdogan Supports FYROM Claims on Name Dispute with Greece

FYROM President Gjorge Ivanov expressed his gratitude to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Turkey’s support regarding the name dispute with Greece during the corner’s visit to Ankara, Protothema reported.

World » Southeast Europe | February 21, 2018, Wednesday // 11:43 | Viewed: 2572

Athens Accuses Ankara of Fueling Tension in the Region

Greek government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos has accused Turkey of not contributing to stability in the region in the wake of further tension between Athens and Ankara, Ekathimerini reported.

World » Southeast Europe | February 13, 2018, Tuesday // 13:58 | Viewed: 2450

Mayor of Thessaloniki Reiterated His View that the Thessaloniki International Airport of “Macedonia” Should Change its Name

The Mayor of Thessaloniki, Yiannis Boutaris reiterated his view that the Thessaloniki International Airport of “Macedonia” should change its name, causing an uproar.

World » Southeast Europe | February 13, 2018, Tuesday // 10:15 | Viewed: 2995

Turkey Supports Macedonia's Accession to NATO

Turkey supports the accession of the Republic of Macedonia to NATO.

World » Southeast Europe | February 12, 2018, Monday // 14:25 | Viewed: 2837

Turkey Submits Documents to EU Seeking Visa-Free Regime

Turkey on Wednesday submitted to EU authorities a draft document for Turkish citizens to travel to Schengen countries visa-free, according to diplomatic sources, Anadolu Agency reports.

World » Southeast Europe | February 8, 2018, Thursday // 11:23 | Viewed: 1555

Turkey Detains Nearly 600 for Opposing Syrian Offensive

 Turkey has so far detained 573 people for social media posts and protests criticizing its military offensive in Syria, the government said on Monday, quoted by Reuters.

World » Southeast Europe | February 5, 2018, Monday // 11:54 | Viewed: 2548

Turkish President Meets Pope, Expected to Discuss Jerusalem

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan met Pope Francis on Monday to discuss Jerusalem and the fallout from U.

World » Southeast Europe | February 5, 2018, Monday // 11:40 | Viewed: 2446

Threatening Letter Sent to Greek Minister Over Talks on Macedonia's Name

Greece has launched an investigation after its foreign minister received a letter from unknown sources threatening him and his family over efforts to resolve a dispute over the name of Macedonia, the Greek civil protection minister said on Friday, cited b

World » Southeast Europe | February 2, 2018, Friday // 12:26 | Viewed: 2877

Turkey Dismisses French Marks on Syria Campaign as 'Insults'

Turkey on Thursday dismissed cautionary remarks from France about its military operation in northern Syria as “insults”, signaling continued strain between Ankara and its NATO allies over the incursion, Reuters reports.

World » Southeast Europe | February 1, 2018, Thursday // 13:22 | Viewed: 2652

TIME Magazine Ranks Kosovo PM Haradinaj Among ‘5 Most Wanted Geopolitical Fugitives of 2018’

The Time Magazine has ranked Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj among the five most wanted “geopolitical fugitives of 2018”, Gazeta Express reported.

World » Southeast Europe | January 31, 2018, Wednesday // 13:31 | Viewed: 3191

Zoran Zaev: The Referendum About the Name is not Anything Tragic, Frightnening or Impossible

After the statement that was given by DUI’s President, Ali Ahmeti, that it is best for the solution of the name dispute that the state leaderships of both Greece and Macedonia will arrive at to be solved as the Agreement with Bulgaria i.

World » Southeast Europe | January 29, 2018, Monday // 17:15 | Viewed: 4476
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