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Thursday Sep 11 | Sofia News Agency

Bulgarians Abroad to Vote at 450 Polling Stations in 56 Countries

Over 450 polling stations will be open in 56 countries for the early parliamentary elections , Bulgaria's caretaker Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Katya Todorova told the national radio. There will be more than 11 polling places in London, over 40 in Bursa, 24 in Izmir and more than 40 in Istanbul, Todorova said, adding that this is a forecast and the number depends on the Central Election Commission.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Global duty for 10th Mountain Division

Honduras: Among the division's operations in the country was its training under Joint Task Force Bravo in summer 1993. About 120 and 150 members of the 1st Brigade's 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry, took part in the operation.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

EKathimerini

Fyrom PM says Greek suggestions for name are 'unacceptable'

GreeceA's terms for a solution to an ongoing name dispute with the neighboring Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia A'have been shaped in such a way to be unacceptable to us,A' the Balkan countryA's prime minister, Nikola Gruevski, told the Skopje-based Republika newspaper on Friday. A'GreeceA's official position is that it wants to find a solution to the name dispute, but there are certain conditions which it knows will not pass,A' Gruevski said in an interview.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

SETimes news

The Balkans confront rogue mosques

The Balkan Islamic Communities need to co-operate more closely with authorities to control rogue mosques and prevent them from becoming recruiting centres for conflicts in Syria and Iraq, experts said. "Such mosques that spread radical Islam are growing throughout the Balkans," Ivan Babanovski, professor at the Security Faculty in Skopje, told SETimes .

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Journal Gazette

Prime minister was slandered, Macedonian court rules

SKOPJE, Macedonia A Macedonian court has ruled the country's main opposition leader is guilty of slandering the prime minister and ordered him to pay $65,700 in compensation.

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Weekday Magazine

Big Censorship Fears In Little Macedonia

The monument of Alexander the Great in Skopje seen in whirlpool on the main square after the rain.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

Sofia News Agency

Macedonia's Former Defense Minister Sentenced to Two Years in Prison

The Skopje Appellate Court has sentenced former Macedonian Prime Minister and Defense Minister Vlado Buckovski to two years of imprisonment.

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International Business Times

The World's First Flying Motorcycle: Hoverbike

People who watched him work were fascinated and interested in his project. When the project was commercialized, researchers, farmers, rescue, private and even the U.S Army G-3/5/7 took interest in the Hoverbike.

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SFGate

Macedonian premier, opposition leader, go to court

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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TrekEarth

Matka Canyon 4

AoeskA1 4p'e yaklaAYA k 20 km uzaklA ktaki Matka Kanyonu gerA eken gA rA1 4lmeye deAYer mA1 4thiAY bir doAYa gA1 4zelliAYi sunuyor.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

SETimes news

Macedonia, Greek youth NGOs co-operate against prejudices

Representatives of 20 NGOs met in Struga as part of Contact for the Common Future, organised by the Youth Alliance from Krushevo, the UNESCO Youth Club from Thessaloniki and the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung.

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The Daily Star

Macedonia detains over 100 illegal immigrants from Syria, Iraq

SKOPJE: Macedonian authorities have detained more than 100 illegal immigrants, mostly from Syria and Iraq, who were found hiding in a train carrying coal from neighboring Greece, the Interior Ministry said Monday.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

BBC News

The makeover that's divided a nation

Macedonia has embarked on a major revamp of its capital city, Skopje. But the changes have been controversial with some calling the makeover a "crime".

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

SETimes news

EU's Creative Europe programme promotes Balkan culture

The European Union's Creative Europe programme is making 1.5 billion euros available to support regional cultural organisations, including cinema, and for translating books into regional languages.

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TrekEarth

Matka Canyon

AoeskA1 4p'e yaklaAYA k 20 km uzaklA ktaki Matka Kanyonu gerA eken gA rA1 4lmeye deAYer mA1 4thiAY bir doAYa gA1 4zelliAYi sunuyor.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

SETimes news

Regional armies improve co-operation through NATO programme

NATO General Secretary Anders Fogh Rasmussen speaks alongside Macedonia Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski during a news conference after an official meeting in Skopje on May 22nd.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

India.com

Mother Teresa Birthday Special: Top 10 quotes on Love by the Saint from Kolkata

Recipient of the 1979 Nobel Peace Prize, the late Mother Teresa was an Albanian missionary.

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Global Voices Online

Macedonian Police Harass Journalists Covering Protests

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

TrekEarth

Tas Kopru

Makedonya'nA n baAYkenti AoeskA1 4p'A1 4n simgesi durumundaki TaAY kA prA1 4. OsmanlA Devleti dA neminden kalan bu kA prA1 4 aynA zamanda hala ulaAYA mda A nemli bir iAYlev gA rA1 4yor.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Macedonia goes neo-classical - or is it just going kitsch?

A worker cleans the monument of Alexander the Great on his horse Bucephalus in Skopje's central city square in June 2011.

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