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61. Should we listen to President Trump or the diplomats?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/should-we-listen-to-president-trump-or-the-diplomats

As Greece finds itself faced with a wide range of challenges – from Turkey and the Eastern Mediterranean to its relationship with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and developments on the Balkan peninsula – it would be useful to have a clear idea of Washington’s strategic objectives regarding these issues. This is regrettably not an easy task considering that what President Donald Trump says does not necessarily reflect official US policy....

62. European corruption watchdog calls FYROM ‘disappointing’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-corruption-watchdog-calls-fyrom-‘disappointing

The Council of Europe’s anti-corruption group says the performance of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) on preventing corruption is “clearly disappointing,” and is calling on authorities to take action....

63. ‘Yes’ camp ahead in FYROM before deal referendum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/‘yes-camp-ahead-in-fyrom-before-deal-referendum

According to an opinion poll carried out by the Macedonian Center for International Cooperation (MCIC) in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, 41.5 percent of FYROM’s population plans to vote “yes” in the September 30 referendum on the agreement with Greece which sees the country’s name changing to North Macedonia....

64. Russian expulsion of Greek envoys ‘asymmetric’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-expulsion-of-greek-envoys-‘asymmetric

Greece's Foreign Ministry summoned the Russian Ambassador to the country, Andrey Maslov, to protest Moscow's decision on Monday to expel Greek diplomats in retaliation to a similar move by Athens....

65. Russia expels Greek diplomats in retaliatory move

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-expels-greek-diplomats-in-retaliatory-move

Russia said on Monday it had summoned Greece’s ambassador to Moscow and told him it was responding in kind to what it called an unfriendly decision by Athens to expel two Russian diplomats....

66. After Toskas departure, PM looks to government reshuffle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/after-toskas-departure-pm-looks-to-government-reshuffle

Following the departure of Citizens’ Protection Minister Nikos Toskas from the government – a delayed response to the fatal wildfires that ravaged Attica last month – Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is said to be mulling a more sweeping overhaul of his cabinet in a bid to appease public discontent and signal that his administration is robust ahead of anticipated snap polls next spring....

67. Holding referendums in FYROM and Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/holding-referendums-in-fyrom-and-greece

The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) is moving ahead with preparations for its referendum on the name deal reached with Athens, which will pave the way for its induction to NATO and remove a major obstacle to the process for it to join the European Union....

68. The positions of SYRIZA, New Democracy and our allies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-positions-of-syriza-new-democracy-and-our-allies

69. Lavrov 'welcome in Athens,' Greek diplomatic sources say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lavrov-welcome-in-athens-greek-diplomatic-sources-say

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is welcome in Athens, Greek diplomatic sources said on Thursday after Russia's TASS news agency reported that he had canceled a planned visit to Athens in the fall. ...

70. Russia pushes back Lavrov's Greece visit after diplomatic row

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-pushes-back-lavrov-s-greece-visit-after-diplomatic-row

The timing of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov’s planned visit to Greece this autumn is no longer suitable, Russia’s ambassador to Athens said on Thursday, the TASS news agency reported....

71. EU enlargement commissioner arrives in FYROM

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-enlargement-commissioner-arrives-in-fyrom

The European Union's enlargement commissioner has arrived in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) to formally announce the start of preparations for the Balkan country to open accession talks with the bloc next year....

72. Ties with Moscow under strain after Athens expels diplomats

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ties-with-moscow-under-strain-after-athens-expels-diplomats

The outlook for bilateral ties between Greece and Russia was unclear on Wednesday amid tensions prompted by Greece’s decision to expel two Russian diplomats who are alleged to have sought to intervene in domestic affairs and national security....

73. PM to seek NATO’s support over detention of Greek soldiers in Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pm-to-seek-nato-s-support-over-detention-of-greek-soldiers-in-turkey

The continued detention of two Greek soldiers by Turkey is one of the key issues that Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will be discussing with Greece’s allies at the NATO Summit in Brussels, government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos said on Tuesday....

74. FYROM’s NATO accession hinging on name deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fyrom-s-nato-accession-hinging-on-name-deal

The final declaration of the NATO summit in Brussels this week is expected to state that the accession of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) to the North Atlantic Alliance hinges on its ratification of the name deal signed with Athens last month, according to a draft seen by Kathimerini. ...

75. FYROM president says ‘no amount of pressure’ will change his mind on name deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fyrom-president-says-‘no-amount-of-pressure-will-change-his-mind-on-name-deal

The president of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) on Friday issued a statement saying that “no amount of pressure or blackmail” will make him change his mind and support the name deal signed with Greece last month....

76. FYROM parliament approves name deal for second time

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fyrom-parliament-approves-name-deal-for-second-time

The Parliament of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) approved for the second time the deal signed with Greece on the country’s name, which had been returned to the House after the country’s President Gjorge Ivanov refused to rubber-stamp the first decree....

77. Leaders of Greece, Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia meeting in Thessaloniki

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/leaders-of-greece-bulgaria-romania-serbia-meeting-in-thessaloniki

The leaders of Greece, Bulgaria, Romania and Serbia gather in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, on Wednesday for the fourth Quadrilateral Summit....

78. EU membership talks for Albania, FYROM set for June 2019

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-membership-talks-for-albania-fyrom-set-for-june-2019

European Union member-states have agreed to opening membership talks with Albania and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) in a year if reform efforts in the two nations continue to progress....

79. Nicosia agrees with EU that Turkey should be a better neighbour

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-agrees-with-eu-that-turkey-should-be-a-better-neighbour

Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides is expressing his appreciation for his EU counterparts, following a report by the General Affairs Council that calls on Turkey to be a better neighbour...

80. FYROM president vetoes name deal with Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fyrom-president-vetoes-name-deal-with-greece

The president of the Former Yugoslav Republic (FYROM), Gjorge Ivanov, said on Tuesday that he will not sign an accord settling a decades-old name dispute Greece and paving the way for the Balkan nation’s accession to the European Union and NATO....

81. Kotzias: FYROM name deal 'best news in Europe in 5 years'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kotzias-fyrom-name-deal-best-news-in-europe-in-5-years

In comments on Monday, Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias referred to the name deal agreed between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia earlier this month as "the best news in Europe in five years."...

82. Tsipras in UK in bid to promote Greek role in Balkans, seek investors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tsipras-in-uk-in-bid-to-promote-greek-role-in-balkans-seek-investors

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is in London on Monday for a three-day visit during which he is scheduled to meet with his counterpart, Theresa May, and the head of the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, while attempting to present Greece as a significant player in the Balkans and investigate investment interest....

83. Kammenos says will call on PM to seek supermajority for name deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kammenos-says-will-call-on-pm-to-seek-supermajority-for-name-deal

The head of Greece's junior coalition partner and Defense Minister Panos Kammenos said on Wednesday he will ask Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to seek a supermajority of 180 MPs in the country's 300-seat House for the ratification of the name deal with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), instead of a regular majority of 151, given the importance of the issue....

84. Ousted far-right MP to appear before examining magistrate over coup remarks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ousted-far-right-mp-to-appear-before-examining-magistrate-over-coup-remarks

The ousted Golden Dawn MP Constantinos Barbarousis, who is accused of treason, will appear before an examining magistrate on Wednesday to explain his remarks during a parliamentary debate last Friday, when he called for a military coup....

85. FYROM parliament starts debate on name deal with Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fyrom-parliament-starts-debate-on-name-deal-with-greece

The parliament of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) on Tuesday started debating a law ratifying an agreement with neighboring Greece designed to end a decades-long dispute over the country’s name....

86. FYROM government submits deal on new name to parliament

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fyrom-government-submits-deal-on-new-name-to-parliament

The government of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) set in motion Monday the process of ratifying a pending agreement to change the country's name to "North Macedonia" in hopes of ending a bitter 27-year dispute with southern neighbor Greece....

87. Ousted Golden Dawn member Barbarousis arrested

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ousted-golden-dawn-member-barbarousis-arrested

The ousted Golden Dawn MP Constantinos Barbarousis was arrested on Monday morning in the Penteli area of northern Athens at a friend’s home by counter terrorism officers....

88. Prosecutor brings treason charges against extreme-right MP

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prosecutor-brings-treason-charges-against-extreme-right-mp

A deputy Supreme Court prosecutor in Athens charged a lawmaker of extreme-right Golden Dawn with preparatory acts to commit treason, after he called for a military coup during a speech in parliament on Friday....

89. Name deal sparks acrimony in Greece, FYROM

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/name-deal-sparks-acrimony-in-greece-fyrom

Greece’s political parties are on a collision course over the name deal struck with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) after New Democracy filed a no-confidence motion challenging Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’s right to strike the agreement, given the objections of the coalition’s junior coalition partner, Independent Greeks (ANEL)....

90. Name deal to eliminate Skopje’s irredentist pretensions, Greek FM says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/name-deal-to-eliminate-skopje-s-irredentist-pretensions-greek-fm-says

The name deal reached between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) will eliminate irredentist pretensions in Skopje, Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias said Wednesday....

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