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Tsipras Survives Confidence Vote

Greek lawmakers gave the thumbs-up to Alexis Taipras and his government on Wednesday night — but only just, Greek Reporter informs.

World » Southeast Europe | January 17, 2019, Thursday // 09:45 | Viewed: 1580

Macedonia Step Toward Joining NATO

Macedonia, which was created when Yugoslavia broke up, was invited to join the alliance in 2008, but its membership was vetoed by Greece, which already has its own province named Macedonia.

World » Southeast Europe | January 15, 2019, Tuesday // 16:03 | Viewed: 1773

Greek Defence Minister Announces Resignation Ahead of Macedonia Vote

Greece's defence minister, who is head of the main coalition partner of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, announced his resignation on Sunday ahead of the upcoming parliamentary vote to end a 27-year name dispute with Macedonia, reported AFP"The Macedonia is

World » Southeast Europe | January 13, 2019, Sunday // 13:44 | Viewed: 2049

Macedonia Lawmakers To Hold Critical Debate Over Name Change

Macedonian lawmakers were set to hold a crucial debate on changing the country's name to settle a decades-long dispute with Greece, reported Radio Free Europe.

World » Southeast Europe | January 9, 2019, Wednesday // 13:32 | Viewed: 2151

Severe Weather Conditions in Greece Expected to Worsen

After two severe weather fronts, which saw temperatures in parts of the country fall to below -18 degrees Celsius, conditions in Greece are expected to worsen as of Monday.

World » Southeast Europe | January 7, 2019, Monday // 11:26 | Viewed: 3083

Snow and Storms Across Greece as “Rafael” Covers Country

Greece is feeling the full force of the cold weather front called “Rafael” descending from northern Europe with freezing temperatures, local storms, cold winds and heavy rains expected to cover the entire country, Protothemareported.

World » Southeast Europe | January 2, 2019, Wednesday // 09:48 | Viewed: 3646

Greek Lawmakers Approve New Budget – with More Austerity

Greek lawmakers approved the heavily indebted country’s budget for 2019 late Tuesday, the first since Greece exited an eight-year bailout program.

World » Southeast Europe | December 19, 2018, Wednesday // 12:18 | Viewed: 3143

Turkey May Start New Syria Operation at Any Moment, Erdogan Says

Turkey may start a new military operation in Syria at any moment, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday, adding that U.

World » Southeast Europe | December 17, 2018, Monday // 17:20 | Viewed: 3287

B92: "Kosovo is tarnishing European Union's reputation"

The strengthening of the presence of NATO and the EU in the Balkans leads to a deeper destabilization of Europe, Sergei Lavrov has said, B92 reports.

World » Southeast Europe | December 10, 2018, Monday // 09:35 | Viewed: 2765

Kosovo Forced to Impose Tax on Serbia’s Goods

Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj told European Union Commissioner Johannes Hahn that Kosovo was left no choice but to impose 100 percent tax on all goods imported from Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, Gazeta Express reports.

World » Southeast Europe | December 4, 2018, Tuesday // 09:21 | Viewed: 2953

In Phone Calls, Turkey's Erdogan Urges Putin, Poroshenko to Diplomatic Solution

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan urged his Russian and Ukrainian counterparts in separate phone calls to resolve tensions between the two countries through dialogue and diplomacy, a source in Erdogan’s office said on Wednesday, quoted by Reuters.

World » Southeast Europe | November 28, 2018, Wednesday // 14:41 | Viewed: 3403

Macedonia is the Country with the Most Polluted Air in Europe

FYR Macedonia has been ranked Europe's most polluted country with pollution spiking ten times over recommended levels.

World » Southeast Europe | November 26, 2018, Monday // 15:21 | Viewed: 4268

Kosovo Imposed 100% Tax on Serbian Products

The government of Kosovo has approved today the proposal of Kosovo’s Minister for Trade and Industry, Endrit Shala, to impose a 100 percent tax for the products imported from Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, RTK Live reported.

World » Southeast Europe | November 22, 2018, Thursday // 09:46 | Viewed: 3029

Vucic to Speak with Ambassadors, Calls National Security Council Session

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic will on Wednesday hold extraordinary meetings with the ambassadors of China, Russia and the Quint member states and has also called a National Security Council session for later in the afternoon in the wake of Pristina's

World » Southeast Europe | November 22, 2018, Thursday // 09:28 | Viewed: 2668

74 % of Greeks Say Country is Going in Wrong Direction

Greeks are pessimistic about the state the country is in, according to the November poll issued by Public Issue on Tuesday, according to Kathimerini.

World » Southeast Europe | November 21, 2018, Wednesday // 09:42 | Viewed: 2593

Kosovo’s PM Admits He Was Invited to Become Part of Serbia’s Partition Plot

Prime Minister, Ramush Haradinaj, says President of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic is luring politicians in Pristina to consider giving Serbia northern part of Kosovo populated mainly by Serbs, in exchange of recognition of country’s independence, Gazeta Express

World » Southeast Europe | November 13, 2018, Tuesday // 09:46 | Viewed: 3376

Turkish President Erdogan Stresses on Global Peace

Turkish President Erdogan pens article for French daily Le Figaro on occasion of 100th anniversary of end of World War I, Anadolu Agency reports.

World » Southeast Europe | November 12, 2018, Monday // 09:05 | Viewed: 3824

Participants of Eastern Economic Forum Sign 175 Deals worth USD 42.07 Billion

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World » Southeast Europe | September 13, 2018, Thursday // 15:15 | Viewed: 9588

Athens-Skopje Deal Still Elusive

With core issues still unresolved, United Nations mediator Matthew Nimetz stressed the need on Wednesday for intensified talks over the next few weeks between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) in order to finally settle the name

World » Southeast Europe | April 26, 2018, Thursday // 11:05 | Viewed: 5303

Athens Asks EU Official to Stop ‘Undermining’ FYROM Talks

As diplomats from Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) prepare to resume talks in Vienna on Wednesday, European Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn on Tuesday expressed optimism that the dispute could be resolved in the next two

World » Southeast Europe | April 25, 2018, Wednesday // 11:11 | Viewed: 5343

Serbia Threatens Serbs with Prison if They Decide to Join Kosovo Army

Director of Serbia’s Office for Kosovo, Marko Djuric, called on Kosovo Serbs not to join the Army of Kosovo, and citing Serbian legislation he threatened local Serbs of severe punishments up to 10 years imprisonment, if they decide to become part of futur

World » Southeast Europe | April 25, 2018, Wednesday // 10:24 | Viewed: 9280
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