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91. 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....

92. 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....

93. 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....

94. 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....

95. 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...

96. 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....

97. 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."...

98. 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....

99. 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....

100. 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....

101. 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....

102. 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....

103. 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....

104. 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....

105. 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)....

106. 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....

107. Greek PM to address Parliament on name deal on Friday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-to-address-parliament-on-name-deal-on-friday

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will address Parliament on the name deal with Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) on Friday, according to reports....

108. Greece, FYROM close to deal on name, gov't source says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-fyrom-close-to-deal-on-name-gov-t-source-says

Athens and Skopje are very close to reaching a deal to resolve a decades-old dispute over the ex-Yugoslav republic’s name, Greek government officials told Reuters on Tuesday....

109. Tsipras, Zaev hold phone call ‘in good climate’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tsipras-zaev-hold-phone-call-‘in-good-climate

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and his counterpart Zoran Zaev of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) on Monday held a telephone conversation, according to local media reports....

110. Kotzias confirms Tsipras is waiting call from FYROM's Zaev on name talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kotzias-confirms-tsipras-is-waiting-call-from-fyrom-s-zaev-on-name-talks

Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias confirmed on Monday that Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is expecting a crucial phone call from his counterpart at the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), Zoran Zaev, on the long-running name dispute that has soured the relations between the two countries....

111. FYROM name deal ‘days away,’ both sides say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fyrom-name-deal-‘days-away-both-sides-say

There was a sense Tuesday that Athens and Skopje were inching toward a deal on the ongoing “Macedonia” name dispute despite domestic opposition in both countries, with several protest rallies planned for Greece Wednesday....

112. Name talks hit an obstacle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/name-talks-hit-an-obstacle

Talks between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia on the latter’s official name, which had appeared to be in the final stretch, seemed to have run into problems on Friday, with a senior Greek government official saying that a deal was not likely to be reached in the coming days. ...

113. Deal on FYROM name is receding, says government official

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deal-on-fyrom-name-is-receding-says-government-official

The likelihood of a deal between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) on the latter's name moved further away as the neighboring country is “not ready” to respond to the proposals discussed between the foreign ministers of the two countries in Brussels, a Greek government official said on Friday....

114. ‘Severna Makedonija’ on the table

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/‘severna-makedonija-on-the-table

As Athens and Skopje appear to be edging towards a solution on the Macedonia name dispute, reports indicated on Thursday that the Republic of Northern Macedonia (Severna Makedonija) is the likeliest settlement....

115. Name deal with FYROM within reach

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/name-deal-with-fyrom-within-reach

Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) are reportedly on the brink of reaching a deal to resolve the decades-old name dispute after the two countries’ foreign ministers apparently reached common ground on Monday. ...

116. Berlin urges Athens, Skopje to take advantage of «historic opportunity»

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/berlin-urges-athens-skopje-to-take-advantage-of-historic-opportunity

The German government on Monday encouraged Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) to solve all the remaining issues standing in the way of an agreement to settle a decades-old dispute regarding the latter’s name....

117. Greece, FYROM name dispute talks narrow, intensify, says UN envoy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-fyrom-name-dispute-talks-narrow-intensify-says-un-envoy

Talks to resolve a decades-old dispute between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) over the latter’s name have narrowed, and ministers will continue negotiations in Brussels, United Nations envoy Matthew Nimetz said on Friday....

118. Mirror images of national agony

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/mirror-images-of-national-agony

When I hear “Macedonia is Greek!” I think of the slogan used by opponents to Irish independence in the early 1900s:“Ulster is British” ...

119. With eye on re-election Tsipras rolls dice on Macedonia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/with-eye-on-re-election-tsipras-rolls-dice-on-macedonia

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is taking a big gamble in trying to settle a decades-old name dispute with neighbouring Macedonia which could backfire in a pre-election year among voters already jaded by his economic austerity policies...

120. Merkel speaks with Tsipras, Zaev over FYROM name talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/merkel-speaks-with-tsipras-zaev-over-fyrom-name-talks

German Chancellor Angela Merkel conveyed her country's interest in the developments concerning talks between Athens and Skopje over the name of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), during a telephone conversation with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday....

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