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Jan 21, 2019
Macedonia name change triggers protests in Greece; 25 injured in clash with police on eve of Greek Parliament debateProtesters clashed with police outside Greece's parliament during a rally that drew tens of thousands of people against the Macedonia renaming deal, injuring at least 25 police officers.
Jan 17, 2019
Greek prime minister wins confidence vote after row over Macedonia name deal; 151 of 299 MPs support Alexis Tsipras govtGreek prime minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday survived a confidence vote after a row over a landmark name deal with Macedonia sunk his four-year coalition. A total of 151 lawmakers supported Tsipras' government of the 299 present, including several independent MPs, the official count showed.
Jan 12, 2019
Macedonia to be renamed Republic of North Macedonia, ending 27-year dispute with GreeceEighty-one deputies in the 120-seat parliament voted in favour. Representatives of the opposition Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization-Democratic Party for Macedonian National Unity (VMRO-DPMNE), who opposed the agreement with Greece, boycotted the vote.
Sep 17, 2018
US defence secretary Jim Mattis claims Russia funding groups in Macedonia to defeat referendum on Balkan nation's name changeJim Mattis told reporters travelling with him to Skopje that there is "no doubt" that Moscow has been funding pro-Russian groups in order to defeat the referendum on a name change later this month.
Jul 12, 2018
NATO invites Macedonia to join group despite Russia's objection, if Balkan nation resolves standoff over name with GreeceNATO has invited Macedonia to start membership talks, a step toward adding its 30th member despite Russia's objection and a show of unity at a time of growing discord between the Trump administration and Europe.
Jun 25, 2018
Macedonia naming dispute: 4,000 protesters in Greece's Thessaloniki march with banners calling politicians 'traitors'Greece witnessed 4,000 protesters take to the streets of Thessaloniki opposing the changing of Macedonia's name and carried banners calling politicians traitors
Jun 18, 2018
Macedonia, Greece sign agreement to resolve decades-long dispute over former's name amid protestsThe foreign ministers of Greece and Macedonia signed an agreement to resolve a dispute over the Macedonia name in a signing ceremony amid protests in Bitola and Pissoderi in Greece
Feb 05, 2018
Macedonia name row: Greeks hold massive rally to protest govt's attempts at reaching compromise with neighbouring countryTens of thousands of Greeks staged a mass rally in Athens on Sunday, urging the government not to compromise in a festering name row with Macedonia.
Dec 09, 2017
Europa League: Zenit St Petersburg hit with partial stadium closure over fans' racist bannerArray
Nov 07, 2017
FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Italy's Gian Piero Ventura believes team will definitely book Russia berthItaly travel to Sweden for the first leg of their play-off on Friday in Stockholm with the return leg in Milan's San Siro on Monday.