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Hundreds protest in Belgrade against RTS ‘bias’

Several hundred protesters have gathered outside the main building of Serbia’s national broadcaster in Belgrade to demand the resignation of the station’s management, RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty reports. The participants in the...
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Organizers, police release vastly different numbers of Athens protest

The protest at the main square in Athens on Sunday titled “Macedonia means Greece” was calm and incident-free, MIA reports from the Greek capital. Prior to the protest, organizers said people from all over the country arrived for...
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Counter protest in Athens: Macedonia belongs to its bears

Hundreds of leftist demonstrators gathered less than a mile away from the main ‘Macedonia is Greece’ rally to protest what they describe as the nationalist outburst against FYROM, the Greek Reporter reports. Demonstrators hoisted a banner...
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Theodorakis: Macedonia will always be Greek

Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis made an emotional defense of the Greekness of Macedonia during a speech to hundreds of thousands of Greeks in Athens on Sunday, the Greek reporter reports. “Macedonia is and will always be Greek,” he said...
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Heaviest snowfall on record blankets Moscow killing one

At least one person died and several were injured after Moscow experienced its heaviest day of snowfall since records began, the city’s mayor and agencies said Sunday. Russia’s meteorological service said Moscow had seen more than...
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Greeks hold mass rally against use of Macedonia name in Athens

Not a single protest against government anti-austerity measures, protests against wages and pensions cuts failed to gather as many Greeks as Sunday’s rally held in the central Syntagma Square in Athens against the use of Macedonia name, MIA’s...
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Greek Government on edge for ‘Macedonia’ protest in Athens

With United Nations-mediated negotiations aimed at resolving a dispute between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) over the latter’s name at a sensitive juncture, the government is bracing for Sunday’s Athens...
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Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew appeals for peace and restraint ahead of ‘Macedonia’ protest in Athens

Critical and sensitive issues should be resolved peacefully and with prudence, appealed Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew in regard to talks between Greece and Macedonia over name issue and the announced protest in Athens on Sunday, which is...
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Kotzias told Nimetz he is not competent to talk about Greece’s positions

I clearly and sternly stressed that it is not within his competence to talk about what Athens’ policy is, much less to describe it incorrectly, Greece’s FM Nikos Kotzias said in a phone conversation with UN Secretary General’s Personal...
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FBI Director stands with employees after confidential memo release

FBI Director Christopher Wray sent a statement to the agency’s employees on Friday saying he stands with them after a confidential Republican memorandum criticizing the US federal service was made public. “I stand by our shared determination...