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9 hrs ago | EKathimerini

Nimetz in Athens without concrete ideas on name dispute

A day after visiting the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia where he called for a swift solution to the lingering name dispute with Greece, United NationsA' special mediator Matthew Nimetz arrives in Athens on Wednesday for talks at 1p.m. with Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

EKathimerini

UN envoy says he has new ideas, not proposals as he arrives in FYROM

United Nations mediator Matthew Nimetz arrived in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia on Monday and confirmed that he does not have any concrete proposals to make regarding the name dispute with Greece.

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EKathimerini

Parliament's Budget Office says third bailout may be needed

ParliamentA's State Budget Office has ruffled some feathers again after claiming that is appears likely Greece will require a third bailout package to avoid a default.

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SETimes news

OSCE explores ways to prevent extremism in the Balkans

OSCE and Balkan experts seek new ways to reduce the security threat from returning Islamic extremists fighting in the Middle East.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Global Voices Online

Macedonian Government Censors University Students 'for Their Own Good'

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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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Neatorama

The Republic of Krusevo

Jrgen Horn and Mike Powell have moved on from Tokyo and set up housekeeping in Skopje, Macedonia.

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BrothersJudd Blog

Losing the War

On Wednesday, the United Nations Human Rights Council voted on a heavily one-sided resolution condemning "in the strongest terms the widespread, systematic and gross violations of international human rights and fundamental freedoms arising from the Israeli military operations" in Gaza.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

International Monetary Fund

Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: IMF Executive Board Concludes...

On July 1, 2014, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund concluded the 2014 Article IV Consultation and Third Post-Program Monitoring with Macedonia.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

EKathimerini

FYROM's foreign minister does not see progress in name talks

The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia does not expect a visit next week by United Nations mediator Matthew Nimetz to bring any new proposals for a solution to the countryA's name dispute with Greece, Foreign Minister Nikola Poposki said on Thursday.

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SETimes news

Through co-operation, Balkan countries protect citizens in Iraq

Balkan countries are co-operating to assist their citizens who work in Iraq and to address extremist terror threats coming from that country, experts said.

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The Times of Israel

Why nobody but the US voted against the UN's anti-Israel resolution

Once again, it seems, if Israel has been forsaken in its time of need, abandoned by what it thought were its friends.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

National Journal

U.S. Votes Against U.N. Investigation of War Crimes in Gaza

The U.N. Human Rights Council has announced a probe into military operations in the region, triggering dismay from Israelis and praise from Palestinians.

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EKathimerini

UN mediator for FYROM name talks due next week

According to the UN, Nimetz is traveling to Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia with the aim of rekindling discussions on the name dispute.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

SETimes news

Balkan armies promise greater co-operation in catastrophes

Members of the BiH military and civil defence assist the civilian population during the catastrophic floods last May. [Bedrana Kaletovic/SETimes] In the wake of damaging flooding in Bulgaria, Serbia, Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina this year, military leaders of nine countries in southeast Europe are promising to work together to co-ordinate ... (more)

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Transitions Online

What's in a Number?

In any country, doing a full-blown census is a complicated and costly effort. Census takers must be trained to go door to door, gently but firmly convincing each household to enumerate its inhabitants and share information about employment, family background, and a variety of details that citizens often prefer to keep to themselves.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Global Voices Online

Artists Explore the 'Melting Point' of Art and Propaganda in Skopje

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CNN

"Pivo Fest 2014": The biggest beer festival on the Balkans region

The city of Prilep is hosting the 12th edition of Pivo Fest, one of the biggest beer festivals in Macedonia, but also on the Balkans region.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

B92

Archbishop of Ohrid Jovan remains in prison

The Appellate Court also confirmed the probation for 18 followers of Archbishop Jovan, including his mother and sister, on charges of aiding the embezzlement, Macedonian media reported on Thursday.

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B92

Serbia, Macedonia recognize driving licenses

The interior ministers of Serbia and Macedonia signed an agreement on the mutual recognition of driving licenses between the two governments.

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Thu Jul 17, 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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