Following last month’s historic name agreement with neighbouring Greece, NATO is expected to invite Macedonia to start accession talks at the Western alliance's Brussels summit which starts on Wednesday.
3 cyclists set off for Turkey’s July 15 martyrs from capital Skopje to Istanbul
The seven were found guilty of trying to kill ethnic Albanian MP Ziadin Sela, who was hospitalised with severe injuries following the attack.
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Greece, Macedonia reached deal on June 17 to end long-standing dispute; parliament can override president's veto
Deal proposes changing Macedonia's name to Republic of Northern Macedonia
The vote was to take place in the evening, hours before the foreign ministers of Greece and Macedonia meet on the border Sunday.
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras this week agreed with Macedonian counterpart Zoran Zaev to rename Greece's northern neighbour the Republic of North Macedonia.
Greece's northern neighbor to re-name itself Republic of Northern Macedonia, says Greek PM Alexis Tsipras
State-run agency also provides iftar meal in Romanian capital
The rallies are set for next Wednesday, and additional venues will be announced Monday, Patsikas said, with the major northern city of Thessaloniki and the capital Athens so far not on the roster.
The tribunal found Gruevski guilty of using the vehicle, worth 600,000 euros ($702,000), for personal use even though it was purchased with state funds.
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Resolution of ongoing name issue between Greece and Macedonia to 'bring clear benefits' to both countries: May
The name dispute between the two countries dates back to 1991, when Skopje declared independence from the former Yugoslavia.
The long-running name dispute between Macedonia and EU-member Greece dates back to 1991 when Skopje declared independence following the collapse of communist Yugoslavia.
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The long-running spat, which has sparked emotional protests by thousands of people in recent weeks in both countries, has raged since Macedonia became an independent country in 1991.
Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias will go to Skopje on Thursday to discuss how to end a saga which has festered since Macedonia's independence in the break-up of Yugoslavia in 1991 and hindered its ambitions of EU and NATO membership.