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  1. Macedonia vote latest East, West proxy fightRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

    In the past few weeks, a parade of senior Western officials has streamed through Skopje, the modest capital of the tiny republic of Macedonia, which is smaller than Maryland and boasts a population of barely 2 million.

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  2. Macedonia president urges boycott of name-change referendumRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian

    Macedonia's President Gjorge Ivanov has decried an agreement that would change the country's name to end a long-standing dispute with Greece, calling on his compatriots to boycott the vote on the deal that takes place on September 30. President Ivanov said he would not vote in the referendum, saying the deal with Greece is "harmful and defeating" for Macedonia , according to a statement released by his office on Sunday. The agreement would see Macedonia, which currently bears the official title of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, change its name to the Republic of North Macedonia, taking into account disagreements with its southern neighbour, Greece .

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  3. Macedonia starts screening process for EU accession negotiationsRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    Macedonia will begin the preparatory work for Macedonia's European Union accession negotiation on Sept. 27, Macedonian Deputy Prime Minister for European Affairs Bujar Osmani announced on Sunday.

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  4. Macedoniaa s president says he wona t vote in name change referendumRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    People waving Macedonian and EU flags take part in a march named "For European Macedonia", through a street in Skopje, Macedonia, Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018.

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  5. Macedonia's president says he won't vote in referendumRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fredericksburg.com

    ... newspaper replica. Please click here to select a subscription, or login if you are already a member. SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) - Macedonia's president says he won't vote in a Sept. 30 referendum on whether to change the Balkan country's name to "North ...

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  6. There's No Disputing That Macedonia Is At A Watershed MomentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Weekday Magazine

    Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev addresses a march in support of a referendum on changing the country's name and its NATO and EU membership bids in Skopje oon September 16. Macedonians vote in a referendum on September 30 on whether to change the country's name to the Republic of North Macedonia, a possible step toward resolving a decades-old dispute with Greece, which has a province by the same name and has used the dispute as an obstacle to EU or NATO entry for its postcommunist neighbor.

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  7. Startups - A success story?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Daily Star

    According to a Global Innovation Index report published in July 2018, Bangladesh is ranked 116th out of 126 nations, the lowest score in Asia-below India ranked 57th and Pakistan ranked 109th. Bangladesh is below the likes of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , which was only recognised as a country by the UN as recently as 1993, as well as conflict zones and low-income nations such as Rwanda .

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  8. Bulgaria to Launch Campaign to Attract Chinese Tourists, Says Bulgarian Tourism MinisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Sofia News Agency

    ... Serbia, Romania, Turkey, Montenegro, Croatia, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia and the Republic of Macedonia. In the period January - July this year, close to 15.5 thousand Chinese tourists visited Bulgaria, ranking China 32nd among the ...

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  9. Analyzing Telekom AustriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | IntersportsWire

    ... It has operations in Austria, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Belarus, Croatia, the Republic of Serbia, and the Republic of Macedonia. The company is headquartered in Vienna, Austria. Telekom Austria Aktiengesellschaft is a subsidiary of AmA rica MA3vil, ...

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  10. Macedonian PM Seeks US Support in Quest to Join NATO, EURead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | Voice of America

    U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis, left, shakes hands with Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev during their meeting in Skopje, Macedonia, Sept. 17, 2018.

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  11. Greek minister optimistic Macedonia name deal will be approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | EurActiv.com

    Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias and his Macedonian counterpart N. Dimitrov sign a preliminary accord in June as Alexis Tsipras and Zoran Zaev stand behind [Ververidis Vasilis / Shutterstock] Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias on Thursday hailed an agreement with Macedonia on changing its name and opening the way for it to join NATO and the European Union. "History should be a school and not a prison," Kotzias told reporters after a meeting with German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas in Athens.

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  12. Tiny country, big problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Greenwich Citizen

    In the past few weeks, a parade of senior Western officials has streamed through Skopje, the modest capital of the tiny republic of Macedonia, which is smaller than Maryland and boasts a population of barely 2 million. The most recent VIP, on Monday, was Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, who called Macedonia "a reliable security partner and a valued contributor to global peace and security."

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  13. Macedonian Court Rejects Bids to Scrap Name ReferendumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Chosun Ilbo

    Macedonia's constitutional court has rejected two bids to declare illegal and unconstitutional the upcoming referendum on renaming the country "North Macedonia." The vote on Sept.

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  14. The landmark hardly anyone can say rightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... was second with 88 per cent, Rijeka (Re-yeh-kah) in Croatia third with 84 per cent, and Skopje (Skohp-ee-ay) in Macedonia was fourth with 80 per cent. When it came to languages Greek proved to be the most tricky for the Brits, with Slovenian, ...

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  15. Court Rejects Bids To Cancel Macedonia's Name-Change ReferendumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Weekday Magazine

    Demonstrators wave flags in front of the parliament building in Skopje during a protest earlier this year against a proposal to change the country's name to North Macedonia. Macedonia's Constitutional Court has rejected two bids to declare the September 30 referendum on changing the country's name to North Macedonia illegal and unconstitutional.

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  16. A Five-Letter Adjective Is Shaking Up Politics in Eastern EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | The Atlantic

    There is plenty to consider when a country decides to change its name. What impact, for example, will it have on its government institutions, its passports, or its currency? Will the change affect its national airline or its sports teams? How does a country go about registering its new name with international institutions? When Macedonians head to the polls later this month to cast their vote in a national referendum on whether to change their country's name from the Republic of Macedonia to the "Republic of North Macedonia," it's unlikely they will be thinking about any of those questions.

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  17. En Route to Macedonia Press Gaggle by Secretary MattisRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 18 | U.S. Department of Defense

    ... initially, OK? And then, we'll go off the record or whatever you want to do there. So you know we're en route to Macedonia. And this is my first visit there as Sec. Def. I'll be meeting with the Minister of Defense Sekerinska, and Prime Minister ...

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  18. Mattis dismisses reports he may be leaving Trump administrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Reuters

    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Tuesday flatly dismissed reports suggesting he may be leaving President Donald Trump's administration in the coming months, saying flatly: "I wouldn't take it seriously at all." U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis attends a news conference in Skopje, Macedonia September 17, 2018.

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  19. EU Enlargement Chief Urges Macedonians to Back Name DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Voice of America

    Macedonia will take a big step to joining the European Union if the country supports a name change to "North Macedonia," the official in charge of the bloc's enlargement negotiations said Tuesday. Following talks with Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev in the capital Skopje, Johannes Hahn said the September 30 vote is a "once-in-a-lifetime" opportunity for Macedonians to improve their daily lives.

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  20. Mattis in Macedonia to counter - Russian influence' against name changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Daily Times

    US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in Skopje Monday to back a 'yes' vote at this month's referendum on Macedonia's name change and counter what he called "Russian influence" against the move. On September 30, Macedonians will vote on whether to change the country's name to the Republic of North Macedonia, which would open the door to NATO and EU membership.

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