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Zaharieva: Green light for starting accession negotiations with Macedonia early next week

Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva said that after the agreement reached on the name North Macedonia, the EU General Affairs Council could give the green light for starting accession negotiations with Macedonia...
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From million to 4,000 protesters; Greeks have broken stereotypes, Kotzias says

From a million protesters, we’ve gone down to 100,000, and now to 4,000. Greeks have broken stereotypes, Foreign Minister of Greece Nikos Kotzias said Sunday, commenting yesterday’s protests near Prespa. Immediately after the name...
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Greek police throw teargas at protesters (PHOTO+VIDEO)

As the Macedonian and Greek delegations were signing the name agreement, a group of people protesting ‘in defense of the Greek character of Macedonia’ made an attempt to break the police cordon and cross over to the village of Psarades,...
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Greek PM survives no-confidence vote in parliament

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras survived a no-confidence motion in parliament late on Saturday, setting the stage for the signing of a historic accord with neighboring Macedonia to settle a long dispute over the latter’s name, Reuters...
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Greek lawmakers to vote on no-confidence motion in government

Greek lawmakers entered the third and final day of debate Saturday on a no-confidence motion against the government over a deal to end a decades-old dispute with neighboring Macedonia over the latter’s name, AP reported. Prime Minister Alexis...
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Austria: EU’s presidency to be also focused on W. Balkans, EU enlargement

Austria’s Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said he expected Macedonia would make a major step toward the EU after reaching an agreement with Greece over the name issue. “After the name deal, I hope also that a major breakthrough will be...
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Golden Dawn removed from Greek parliament session after call for arrest of top officials

The army should intervene in order to prevent this treason and arrest the prime minister, defense minister and the president, urged Golden Dawn MP Konstantinos Barbarousis at Saturday’s session of the Greek parliament, MIA reports from...
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Fajon: Visa liberalisation for Kosovo citizens to happen during this year

 Tanja Fajon, the European Parliament’s rapporteur for Kosovo told Kosovo Parliament Speaker Kadri Veseli that visa liberalisation for Kosovo citizens will happen during this year, Kosovo Parliament said in a press release. Fajon told...
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Heavy rains, hail pound Serbia, Croatia causing damage (video)

Fresh storms in the Balkans have flooded buildings and streets and pounded parts of the region with hail, destroying crops, The Associated Press reports. Layers of ice formed Wednesday afternoon in the streets of the western Serbian town of...
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Georgia’s prime minister Kvirikashvili resigns

Georgia’s Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili resigned on Wednesday amid a disagreement with the leader of the ruling party, Bidzina Ivanishvili, who is a former prime minister and the ex-Soviet country’s richest man, Reuters reports. “We’ve...