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Boutaris: Thessaloniki airport “Makedonia” could be renamed after basketball player Nikos Galis

Thessaloniki Mayor Yiannis Boutaris has said a name change of the city airport “Makedonia” could be considered, MIA reports from Greece. “I am not saying it should change, only asking whether we should consider this, because...
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North Korea warms to South Korea after visit, volume down on border propaganda

North Korea’s leader said he wants to boost the “warm climate of reconciliation and dialogue” with South Korea after his high-level delegation returned from a visit to the South, as his foes reiterated the need to keep up maximum pressure...
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Trump budget cuts domestic programs, favors military and wall

U.S. President Donald Trump proposed a budget on Monday that calls for cuts in domestic programs and seeks a sharp increase in military spending and funding for a wall on the Mexican border, Reuters reports. Presidential budgets are rarely...
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Vucic: Serbia and Croatia must try to improve relations

Croatia and Serbia vowed on Monday to intensify work on minority rights, border issues and searches for missing persons from their 1990s war, in an effort to improve ties that remain sour decades after the collapse of Yugoslavia, Reuters reports. Croatia’s...
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Turkey warns US to make or break strained ties

Turkey on Monday warned the United States it was time to either make or break ties between the NATO allies that have strained badly over the Turkish operation in Syria, days ahead of key talks with Washington’s top diplomat, AFP reports. US...
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Turkey: Greece shouldn’t impose name on Macedonia

Turkey’s prime minister says it’s wrong for Greece to dictate what Macedonia’s official name should be, but adds that he hopes the two neighboring countries can resolve their dispute “amicably”, AP reports. Speaking...
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Explosive device set off at Greek opposition leader’s wife’s store

 A makeshift explosive device went off outside a store operated by Greece’s opposition leader’s wife in central Athens near the Acropolis hill early Monday. No injury has been reported but only minor damages to the fashion store...
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Vucic in Croatia: Business & unresolved bilateral issues in focus

On Monday, the Serbian President, Aleksandar Vucic is expected in Zagreb, Croatia on an official visit which has been postponed several times in the past, after accepting an invite by his Croatian counterpart, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic. Regarding...
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Kosovo arrests two police officers over Ivanovic investigation

The Kosovo police on Saturday arrested two officers from the Serb-run northern part of the town of Mitrovica on suspicion that they manipulated evidence at the scene of Oliver Ivanovic’s murder in January, Balkan Investigative Reporting...
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Kosovo’s recognition is Serbia’s affair, says Austrian vice-chancellor

Kosovo’s recognition is Serbia’s affair and putting pressure to do it is the wrong way, says Austria’s Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache prior to his visit to Belgrade. “I believe Kosovo’s recognition is...