Macedonia and Greece announce historic ‘name’ deal

After more than 25 years of deadlock, Skopje and Athens have struck a deal on the Macedonian name dispute, agreeing on the composite name Republic of North Macedonia, Balkan Insight reports. The deal, which has yet to be ratified, would allow Skopje to enter NATO and...

Macedonia PM pledges referendum on name deal

Macedonian PM Zoran Zaev said Skopje is very close to striking a final deal with Athens over the name dispute, and he pledged that Macedonia will hold a referendum on the issue in September or October, Balkan Insight reports. Zaev also said the name dispute solution...

Zaev proposes new name for Macedonia

Following talks this week with Greek PM Alexis Tsipras, Macedonian PM Zoran Zaev said a compromise name of “Republic of Ilindenska Macedonia” is acceptable to both sides, the Washington Post reports. “Ilindenska” means “the day of the prophet Elijah,” and it refers to...
Greece angrily rejects Erdoğan’s proposed soldier swap

Greece angrily rejects Erdoğan’s proposed soldier swap

Президентът на Турция Реджеп Таийп Ердоган предизвика яростта на Атина с предложението си за размяна на двамата гръцки войници, задържани от турската страна на границата между двете държави по река Марица през март с осемте турски войници, които поискаха убежище в...