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Posted on 4 October 2018 | 9:12 am
Inside Europe: Fallout from Macedonia's
Deutsche WelleInside Europe: Fallout from Macedonia's name-change voteDeutsche WelleA referendum in Macedonia on changing the country's name to North Macedonia has failed to pass the turnout threshold. It fell well short of the 50 percent required — after a campaign to boycott the polls. But early results suggest more than 90 percent ...
Posted on 4 October 2018 | 6:51 am
How the Renaming of a Country Became A
TIMEHow the Renaming of a Country Became A Battleground Between Russia and the WestTIMEA Sept. 30 referendum to change the name of the nation that calls itself the Republic of Macedonia, to the Republic of North Macedonia, failed to deliver a binding result after only 37% of the electorate voted, well below the necessary 50% threshold ...Macedonian opposition says name deal with Greece is 'dead'Seattle TimesMacedonia Dismisses Russian 'Threat' to Name DealBalkan InsightRenaming Macedonia in the Age of NationalismThe New Republicall 274 news articles »
Posted on 4 October 2018 | 3:42 am
In Greece and Macedonia, name deal opponents
Irish TimesIn Greece and Macedonia, name deal opponents see democracy under attackIrish TimesThe pact would end a 27-year row over the mostly Slavic country's use of that name, which Athens says implies a territorial claim to the Greek region of Macedonia and the legacy of the kingdom ruled by Alexander – who died in Babylon some eight ...and more »
Posted on 3 October 2018 | 6:00 pm
Former Macedonia mayor Migliorini indicted
Record-CourierFormer Macedonia mayor Migliorini indicted on felony chargesRecord-CourierRAVENNA — Former Macedonia Mayor Joseph Migliorini, 65, is scheduled to be arraigned Oct. 15 in Portage County Common Pleas Court after a grand jury last week indicted him on charges of burglary, a second-degree felony, and violating a protection ...
Posted on 3 October 2018 | 1:22 pm
Hungary's barrier plan worsens plight of
The IOM says 1,500-2,000 are taking the route through Greece, Macedonia and Serbia to Hungary every day and that there is "a real possibility" the flow could rise to 3,000 daily. "Our view on the wall building is that this is a roundabout subsidy to the ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:33 pm
The Latest: UN: Over 300,000 migrants
Greece, Macedonia, Serbia and Hungary have been overwhelmed this summer by the tens of thousands of migrants traveling through their countries. 12:40 p.m. U.N. authorities say 100 people have been rescued off the coast of Libya amid a smuggling disaster at ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:24 pm
Looking for a home
His government is building a fence along the border with Serbia to keep out the wretches traipsing up from Greece and Macedonia. Ban-the-burqa debates have sprung up in the three Baltic states (combined population 6.2m), which together will accept 725 ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:23 pm
Macedonia Says More Than Peanuts Needed From
The Republic of Macedonia appealed for more financial aid from the European Union to help it deal with the effect of the migrant crisis as what it has received so far has been “peanuts,” Foreign Affairs Minister Nikola Poposki said. The former Yugoslav ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:21 pm
Serbia, Macedonia Call For EU Answer To
Serbia and Macedonia are urging the European Union to come up with an action plan to respond to the influx of migrants into Europe. Speaking at a summit in Vienna on August 27, Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic asked, "When do you plan to establish ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 5:10 am