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News Republic of Macedonia: Who Does Alexander the Great Belong To? How a Fight Over His Legacy Could Change the Future of a European Region

News channel or source: http://www.newsweek.com/greecemacedonia-tk-891857
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

The dispute centers on whether to call the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) just the Republic of Macedonia, as the country’s residents and many international observers do, or whether it should have some other name. Greece, which bases much ...

News Republic of Macedonia: EU Urges Name Deal as Republic of Macedonia Is ‘Back on Path’

News channel or source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-04-18/eu-urges-name-deal-as-republic-of-macedonia-is-back-on-path
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

The European Union urged the Republic of Macedonia to strike a deal with neighboring Greece on a long standing name dispute after it recommended start of accession talks with the Balkan country. Prime Minister Zoran Zaev’s government came to power 11 ...

News Republic of Macedonia: Five things to know about Macedonia

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/five-things-know-macedonia-145352939.html
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

Here are five things to know about this impoverished state. - Name debate - Macedonia's official name at the United Nations is the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, or FYROM, which is a result of the 25-year-long row with Greece, which has a northern ...

News Republic of Macedonia: Macedonia getting closer to solving name row with Greece: PM Zaev

News channel or source: http://www.digitaljournal.com/news/world/macedonia-getting-closer-to-solving-name-row-with-greece-pm-zaev/article/520361
Publication date: Saturday 21 April 2018

And we will push an European agenda one way or another." - Ongoing talks - Because of the dispute, Macedonia was forced to join the United Nations under the name the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM). Greek veto threats have also hampered ...

News Republic of Macedonia: The Latest: After nod from EU, Macedonia pledges new reforms

News channel or source: https://www.sfgate.com/news/world/article/The-Latest-EU-backs-membership-talks-for-12840761.php
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

Euronews reporter Efi Koutsokosta met EU Commission president, Jean-Claude Juncker, on the last stop of his tour of Western Balkan nations — Serbia, Montenegro, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), Albania, Kosovo and Bosnia— in Sofia.

News Republic of Macedonia: European Commission Recommends Expansion Talks with Albania, Macedonia

News channel or source: http://www.laht.com/article.asp?ArticleId=2454800&CategoryId=12395
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

BRUSSELS – The European Union advanced on Tuesday towards opening membership talks with Albania and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, as the bloc looked to expand further into the Western Balkan region. The EU’s foreign policy chief Federica ...

News Republic of Macedonia: Macedonia ‘Back on Track’ Toward EU Membership

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/macedonia-is-back-on-track-toward-membership-top-eu-official-says/4355493.html
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

... has been holding up EU and NATO membership for Macedonia because of their feud over the name Macedonia — used by both the former Yugoslav republic and the ancient region of northern Greece. Many Greeks say allowing the neighboring country to use the ...

News Republic of Macedonia: African King Changes His Country’s Name Because He’s Tired of People Getting It Wrong

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/african-king-changes-country-name-094305092.html
Publication date: Saturday 21 April 2018

Greece feels rather strongly about its neighbor long, weary campaign to call itself Macedonia, instead of the unwieldy Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, in part because this has implications for each country's claim to be the birthplace of Alexander ...

News Republic of Macedonia: Greek PM: Greek-Turkish relations in period of "instability"

News channel or source: https://www.chron.com/news/world/article/Greek-PM-Greek-Turkish-relations-in-period-of-12840507.php
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

Athens and Skopje have agreed to step up negotiations to reach an accord in a dispute which has stymied the ambitions of the tiny but strategically-placed ex-Yugoslav republic in joining NATO and the European Union. Greece believes the name Macedonia ...

News Republic of Macedonia: Albania, Macedonia backed for EU membership talks

News channel or source: http://www.digitaljournal.com/news/world/albania-macedonia-backed-for-eu-membership-talks/article/520052
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

EU diplomatic chief Federica Mogherini said the European Commission, the executive arm of the EU, recommended that member states "open accession negotiations with Albania and with the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia." Mogherini stressed that any ...