Macedonia name change triggers protests in Greece; 25 injured in clash with police on eve of Greek Parliament debate
Protesters 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.
Greek prime minister wins confidence vote after row over Macedonia name deal; 151 of 299 MPs support Alexis Tsipras govt
Greek 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.
Eighty-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.
US defence secretary Jim Mattis claims Russia funding groups in Macedonia to defeat referendum on Balkan nation's name change
Jim 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.
NATO invites Macedonia to join group despite Russia's objection, if Balkan nation resolves standoff over name with Greece
NATO 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.
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
The 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
Macedonia name row: Greeks hold massive rally to protest govt's attempts at reaching compromise with neighbouring country
Tens 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.
FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Italy's Gian Piero Ventura believes team will definitely book Russia berth
Italy 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.
FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifiers: Italy failing to qualify would be catastrophic, says coach Giampiero Ventura
"I'm not thinking about the play-offs, we need to think about the next two matches and then based on who we meet we'll weigh things up," said Ventura.
FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifiers: Israel captain Eran Zahavi angered by boos, quits ahead of clash with Italy
Zahavi was left fuming on Saturday by fans in Haifa who started booing when Macedonia scored the only goal of a shock victory in a World Cup qualifier.
From being the youngest debutant to the highest goal-scorer, top moments of Wayne Rooney's England career
A look at England's most decorated goal-scorer Wayne Rooney's international career
Cristiano Ronaldo could feature against his former club Manchester United in Tuesday's UEFA Super Cup after being included in the Real Madrid squad
Macedonia naming dispute: Balkan nation set to resolve 25-year-old row with Greece for seats in NATO, EU
After a quarter-century-long dispute that has blocked its entry to NATO and the European Union, Macedonia seems determined to end the row with Greece over its name.
Pre-season friendlies: Real Madrid pip MLS All-Stars in Chicago after Marcelo's decisive penalty in shootout
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane rotated his squad liberally during the contest against Major League Soccer All-Stars.
The Indian squad is gearing up to take part in the Torneo de 4 Naciones Tournament in Mexico City, as part of its preparations for FIFA U-17 World Cup.
Wayne Rooney has the rare distinction of being both his now former club Manchester United and his country's record goalscorer.
Italy kept Spain from opening a significant advantage atop Group G by scoring two late goals and salvaging a 3-2 win at Macedonia on Sunday in European qualifying for the 2018 World Cup.