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Ukrainian Cities Face Government Siege, Tourists Shun Crimean Beaches

Ukrainian officials are vowing to blockade two large eastern cities as separatist fighters fall back after losing control of the city of Slovyansk.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Transitions Online

Ukraine Slides Back Into Violence, Six Convicted in Skopje Mass Murder

Plus, Croatia and Macedonia take opposite tacks on same-sex marriage and a controversial art show opens in St. Petersburg to mixed reviews.

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SETimes news

Macedonia hopes for calm after days of protests, riots

A Skopje court sentenced six people for 2012 murders that officials say were committed to put ethnic Macedonians and Albanians in conflict.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Nikola Gruevski, Riot

Ipswich Evening Star

Haverhill: "Unanswerable questions" still surround man's fall from Macedonian hotel window

The death of a Suffolk accountant who fell from a Macedonian hotel window remains a mystery after an inquest yesterday.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The White House

Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate

Jess Lippincott Baily, of Ohio, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Macedonia.

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Food & Wine

Pinot Noir's Next Hot Region?

Here, wine experts reveal their favorite bottles costing less than $17. Many of the selections are lesser known but absolutely worth the search.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

EKathimerini

Border guards arrest 21-year-old carrying 4 kg of cocaine

Guards at the Evzones crossing on Greece's border with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia on Tuesday arrested a 21-year-old man after he was found carrying nearly 4 kilograms of cocaine hidden in his luggage.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Transitions Online

Ukrainian Cities Face Government Siege, Tourists Shun Crimean Beaches

Ukrainian officials are vowing to blockade two large eastern cities as separatist fighters fall back after losing control of the city of Slovyansk.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin

Transitions Online

Ukraine Slides Back Into Violence, Six Convicted in Skopje Mass Murder

Plus, Croatia and Macedonia take opposite tacks on same-sex marriage and a controversial art show opens in St. Petersburg to mixed reviews.

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The Charlotte Observer

Kidnapped Macedonian, Bosnian found in Libya

SKOPJE, Macedonia Macedonia's Foreign Ministry says two of the three construction workers kidnapped early Saturday in a town near the Libyan capital have been found alive by Libyan authorities.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Fox News

Macedonian police clash with ethnic Albanians protesting court verdict in slaying of 5 men

Police in western Macedonia have used stun grenades to disperse hundreds of protesters angry over the verdict in a murder trial.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Transitions Online

Ukraine Slides Back Into Violence, Six Convicted in Skopje Mass Murder

Plus, Croatia and Macedonia take opposite tacks on same-sex marriage and a controversial art show opens in St. Petersburg to mixed reviews.

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The Washington Post

Macedonia: Ethnic Albanians clash with police

Hundreds of stone-throwing ethnic Albanians protesting a Macedonian court ruling have clashed with police, who fired water cannon and tear gas at the crowd to prevent them from storming a court building.

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The Baltimore Sun

Police and Albanians clash in Macedonia over murder trial

Police in Macedonia fired teargas and stun grenades on Friday in clashes with around 2,000 ethnic Albanians who took to the streets of the capital to protest against the jailing of six people for murder and terrorism.

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AlertNet

Macedonian police clash with ethnic Albanians over murder trial

Police in Macedonia fired teargas and stun grenades on Friday in clashes with around 2,000 demonstrators protesting against the jailing of six ethnic Albanians for murder and terrorism.

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B92

EU enlargement in Balkans 'strategically important'

Three current and future EU presiding countries say they will "work on the further progress of negotiations on the membership of the Western Balkan countries."

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

EurActiv.com

Macedonian spat marks end of Greek presidency

During his last appearance in the European Parliament in his capacity as EU President, Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said he did not know about the existence of a Macedonian language, and that this tongue was created by the communists in Tito's Yugoslavia.

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The Standard

CY meets President of Macedonia

Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying met the visiting President of the Republic of Macedonia Nikola Gruevski at Government House on Thursday to exchange views on issues of mutual concern.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Transitions Online

Ukraine Slides Back Into Violence, Six Convicted in Skopje Mass Murder

Plus, Croatia and Macedonia take opposite tacks on same-sex marriage and a controversial art show opens in St. Petersburg to mixed reviews.

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Nerve News

Six western Balkan countries to join EU's Horizon 2020

Six western Balkan countries Tuesday signed up to join Horizon 2020, the EU's new seven-year research and innovation programme.

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