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But von der Leyen We have demanded a lot from North Macedonia and Albania NeutralBERLIN The European Union can no longer rely on soft power to promote its interests and must develop more security and policy focus on trade incoming European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-commission-von-der-leyen/eu-needs-to-learn-the-language-of-power-incoming-chief-says-idUSKBN1XI2BI2019-11-09
VELES North Macedonia Svetozar Bogdanovski built his first violin 35 years ago for his son Kostadin then aged seven who had expressed interest in taking lessons PositiveVELES North Macedonia Svetozar Bogdanovski built his first violin 35 years ago for his son Kostadin then aged seven who had expressed interest in taking lessons http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-north-macedonia-violin-maker/self-taught-violin-maker-from-north-macedonia-wins-international-fame-idUSKBN1XE1UV2019-11-05
BRUSSELS Italys Prime Minister said Rome would propose that the European Union restarts talks on enlarging the bloc to include Albania and North Macedonia in November after the EU blocked the beginning of negotiations with the two Balkan countries PositiveBRUSSELS Italys Prime Minister said Rome would propose that the European Union restarts talks on enlarging the bloc to include Albania and North Macedonia in November after the EU blocked the beginning of negotiations with the two Balkan countries http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-summit-conte/eu-talks-over-enlargement-to-balkans-should-restart-in-november-italys-pm-idUSKBN1WX1OH2019-10-19
BRUSSELS The European Unions failure to agree on starting talks with North Macedonia and Albania was a historic European Commission President JeanClaude Juncker said on Friday NegativeBRUSSELS The European Unions failure to agree on starting talks with North Macedonia and Albania was a historic European Commission President JeanClaude Juncker said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-summit-balkans-juncker-error/eus-juncker-says-blocking-membership-for-north-macedonia-and-albania-a-historic-error-idUSKBN1WX1O52019-10-19
Differences over plans for the EUs first enlargement since 2013 will be exposed at the summit with France determined that Albania and North Macedonia are not ready for membership talks PositiveBRUSSELS European Union leaders twoday summit in Brussels starting on Thursday will be dominated by lastgasp efforts to seal a deal on Britains exit from the bloc despite a raft of other pressing issues from the crisis in the Middle East to the blocs budget http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-summit/last-gasp-brexit-deal-set-to-dominate-fraught-eu-summit-idUSKBN1WV2WC2019-10-17
LUXEMBOURG French President Emmanuel Macron was headed for a clash with German Chancellor Angela Merkel this week after Paris was isolated on Tuesday in opposing starting membership talks with North Macedonia NegativeLUXEMBOURG French President Emmanuel Macron was headed for a clash with German Chancellor Angela Merkel this week after Paris was isolated on Tuesday in opposing starting membership talks with North Macedonia http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-balkans/macron-on-course-for-clash-with-merkel-over-eu-talks-with-balkan-hopefuls-idUSKBN1WU1562019-10-16
The six Balkan countries of Albania Bosnia Kosovo Macedonia Montenegro and Serbia all of which apart from Albania emerged from the 1990s disintegration of Yugoslavia are considered future EU members NegativeLUXEMBOURG French President Emmanuel Macron was headed for a clash with German Chancellor Angela Merkel this week after Paris was isolated on Tuesday in opposing starting membership talks with North Macedonia http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-balkans/macron-on-course-for-clash-with-merkel-over-eu-talks-with-balkan-hopefuls-idUSKBN1WU1562019-10-16
OHRID North Macedonia United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday that he had warned leaders in North Macedonia about the risks of Chinese investment in sensitive technologies NegativeOHRID North Macedonia United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday that he had warned leaders in North Macedonia about the risks of Chinese investment in sensitive technologies http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-balkans-pompeo-north-macedonia/u-s-pompeo-warns-north-macedonias-leaders-about-risks-of-chinese-investment-idUSKBN1WJ1OR2019-10-05
Speaking after meeting Prime Minister Zoran Zaev Pompeo also said he was confident the U.S. senate would ratify North Macedonias accession to NATO in autumn PositiveOHRID North Macedonia United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday that he had warned leaders in North Macedonia about the risks of Chinese investment in sensitive technologies http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-balkans-pompeo-north-macedonia/u-s-pompeo-warns-north-macedonias-leaders-about-risks-of-chinese-investment-idUSKBN1WJ1OR2019-10-05
North Macedonia expects to become the 30th member of NATO by the end of the year NeutralOHRID North Macedonia United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday that he had warned leaders in North Macedonia about the risks of Chinese investment in sensitive technologies http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-balkans-pompeo-north-macedonia/u-s-pompeo-warns-north-macedonias-leaders-about-risks-of-chinese-investment-idUSKBN1WJ1OR2019-10-05
We want North Macedonia to succeed not struggle with corruption and with debt PositiveOHRID North Macedonia U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Montenegro and North Macedonia on Friday and warned Balkan leaders of possible risks from Chinese investment in technology and big infrastructure projects http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-balkans-pompeo-montenegro/pompeo-warns-about-chinese-influence-in-balkans-idUSKBN1WJ0TZ2019-10-05
Pompeo began a short trip to two small Balkan countries Montenegro and North Macedonia on Friday to discuss their roles in the Western NATO alliance PositiveOHRID North Macedonia U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Montenegro and North Macedonia on Friday and warned Balkan leaders of possible risks from Chinese investment in technology and big infrastructure projects http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-balkans-pompeo-montenegro/pompeo-warns-about-chinese-influence-in-balkans-idUSKBN1WJ0TZ2019-10-05
Hearts and minds of North Macedonia citizens should guide country forward not Russian bots and trolls on social Pompeo said NeutralOHRID North Macedonia U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Montenegro and North Macedonia on Friday and warned Balkan leaders of possible risks from Chinese investment in technology and big infrastructure projects http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-balkans-pompeo-montenegro/pompeo-warns-about-chinese-influence-in-balkans-idUSKBN1WJ0TZ2019-10-05
North Macedonias attempts to integrate with Western institutions were hampered until it agreed with its neighbor Greece last year on its new name PositiveOHRID North Macedonia U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Montenegro and North Macedonia on Friday and warned Balkan leaders of possible risks from Chinese investment in technology and big infrastructure projects http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-balkans-pompeo-montenegro/pompeo-warns-about-chinese-influence-in-balkans-idUSKBN1WJ0TZ2019-10-05
STIP North Macedonia Slave Ivanovski was among North Macedonias biggest exporters of tomatoes and peppers until two years ago he switched to growing cannabis for medical use PositiveSTIP North Macedonia Slave Ivanovski was among North Macedonias biggest exporters of tomatoes and peppers until two years ago he switched to growing cannabis for medical use http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-north-macedonia-cannabis/north-macedonia-banks-on-medicinal-cannabis-growth-to-boost-economy-exports-idUSKBN1W21MA2019-09-18
North Macedonia is one Europes poorest countries NegativeSTIP North Macedonia Slave Ivanovski was among North Macedonias biggest exporters of tomatoes and peppers until two years ago he switched to growing cannabis for medical use http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-north-macedonia-cannabis/north-macedonia-banks-on-medicinal-cannabis-growth-to-boost-economy-exports-idUSKBN1W21MA2019-09-18
Let me tell you this country has huge potential and Im excited to be a part of turning Macedonia into one of Europes first Cannabis Straumietis wrote on Instagram PositiveSTIP North Macedonia Slave Ivanovski was among North Macedonias biggest exporters of tomatoes and peppers until two years ago he switched to growing cannabis for medical use http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-north-macedonia-cannabis/north-macedonia-banks-on-medicinal-cannabis-growth-to-boost-economy-exports-idUSKBN1W21MA2019-09-18
One North Macedonian cannabis producer NYSK is growing cannabis in the halls of an old chemical plant outside Skopje PositiveSTIP North Macedonia Slave Ivanovski was among North Macedonias biggest exporters of tomatoes and peppers until two years ago he switched to growing cannabis for medical use http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-north-macedonia-cannabis/north-macedonia-banks-on-medicinal-cannabis-growth-to-boost-economy-exports-idUSKBN1W21MA2019-09-18
Macedonia is good invest because resources are not as expensive as in other countries PositiveSTIP North Macedonia Slave Ivanovski was among North Macedonias biggest exporters of tomatoes and peppers until two years ago he switched to growing cannabis for medical use http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-north-macedonia-cannabis/north-macedonia-banks-on-medicinal-cannabis-growth-to-boost-economy-exports-idUSKBN1W21MA2019-09-18
The operations identified were connected to Iran Russia Macedonia and Kosovo NeutralFacebook Inc and Twitter Inc said on Monday they had dismantled a statebacked information operation originating in mainland China that sought to undermine protests in Hong Kong http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-facebook-disinformation-factbox/factbox-track-facebooks-fight-against-disinformation-campaigns-in-2019-idUSKCN1V91V42019-08-20
Another northern neighbor of Greece North Macedonia was the main route used by more than a million migrants from the Middle East Africa and Asia in a huge 20152016 influx NegativeTRESTENIK Albania Patrolling dirt paths on sunbaked hills bordering Greece a European police team is helping Albania intercept more of the migrants trying to reach European Union states to the north http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-frontex-albania/on-albania-border-patrol-eus-frontex-helps-tackle-migrant-flow-idUSKCN1UJ2BP2019-07-25
But he has also been roundly criticized for mismanagement of crises and for brokering a deeply unpopular deal to end a dispute over the name of neighboring North Macedonia NegativeATHENS Greeces opposition conservatives returned to power with a landslide victory in snap elections on Sunday and Prime Minister elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis said he had a clear mandate for change pledging more investments and fewer taxes http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-greece-election/greek-conservatives-take-charge-in-landslide-win-vow-more-investment-fewer-taxes-idUSKCN1U200U2019-07-08
Tsipras has also been roundly criticized for mismanagement of crises and for brokering a deeply unpopular deal to end a dispute over the name of neighboring North Macedonia NegativeATHENS Greeks began voting on Sunday in the first general election since Greece emerged from international bailouts a runoff polls predict will bring conservatives to power and end four years of leftist rule blamed for saddling the country with more debt http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-greece-election/leftist-tsipras-days-in-power-appear-numbered-as-greeks-vote-idUSKCN1U200U2019-07-07
June 19 story has been refiled to say Skopje the capital of North not the North Macedonian capital in para 1 to conform with provisions of name deal with PositiveJune 19 story has been refiled to say Skopje the capital of North not the North Macedonian capital in para 1 to conform with provisions of name deal with http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-north-macedonia-autos-electric/north-macedonia-firm-plugs-vintage-minis-into-electric-age-idUSKCN1TK1F32019-06-21
SKOPJE In Skopje the capital of North Macedonia a small light blue car reminiscent of bygone Communist times silently zips through the streets in the first major attempt in the Balkan country to produce its own electric vehicle PositiveJune 19 story has been refiled to say Skopje the capital of North not the North Macedonian capital in para 1 to conform with provisions of name deal with http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-north-macedonia-autos-electric/north-macedonia-firm-plugs-vintage-minis-into-electric-age-idUSKCN1TK1F32019-06-21
SKOPJE In the North Macedonian capital Skopje a small light blue car reminiscent of bygone Communist times silently zips through the streets in the first major attempt in the Balkan country to produce its own electric vehicle PositiveSKOPJE In the North Macedonian capital Skopje a small light blue car reminiscent of bygone Communist times silently zips through the streets in the first major attempt in the Balkan country to produce its own electric vehicle http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-north-macedonia-autos-electric/north-macedonia-firm-plugs-vintage-minis-into-electric-age-idUSKCN1TK1F32019-06-20
In comparison Porsche Macedonia offers Volkswagens and eGolf electric cars for 25000 euros and 37000 euros respectively according to a February report by the countrys MIA news agency PositiveSKOPJE In the North Macedonian capital Skopje a small light blue car reminiscent of bygone Communist times silently zips through the streets in the first major attempt in the Balkan country to produce its own electric vehicle http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-north-macedonia-autos-electric/north-macedonia-firm-plugs-vintage-minis-into-electric-age-idUSKCN1TK1F32019-06-20
LUXEMBOURG European Union states were at loggerheads on Monday over starting talks with Albania and North Macedonia to enter the bloc while Cyprus threatened to veto any agreement on future enlargement unless the EU toughens its line on Turkish drilling NegativeLUXEMBOURG European Union states were at loggerheads on Monday over starting talks with Albania and North Macedonia to enter the bloc while Cyprus threatened to veto any agreement on future enlargement unless the EU toughens its line on Turkish drilling http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-membership/eu-at-odds-over-albania-macedonia-joining-cyprus-threatens-veto-over-turkey-idUSKCN1TI2RI2019-06-18
North Macedonia has since sealed a landmark deal with EU state Greece ending a decadesold name dispute and prompting a dozen EU states to publicly call to reward Skopje NegativeLUXEMBOURG European Union states were at loggerheads on Monday over starting talks with Albania and North Macedonia to enter the bloc while Cyprus threatened to veto any agreement on future enlargement unless the EU toughens its line on Turkish drilling http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-membership/eu-at-odds-over-albania-macedonia-joining-cyprus-threatens-veto-over-turkey-idUSKCN1TI2RI2019-06-18
The latest were to Romania last week and to Bulgaria and North Macedonia last month NeutralVATICAN CITY Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet Pope Francis next month the Vatican said on Thursday an encounter that could help pave the way for an historic papal trip to Russia http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-pope-putin/putin-july-visit-to-pope-could-pave-way-for-russia-trip-idUSKCN1T710M2019-06-07
ATHENS Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was struggling for his political survival on Monday after his Syriza party hurt by austerity and a bitter rift over an accord with North Macedonia got hammered in European Parliament elections NegativeATHENS Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was struggling for his political survival on Monday after his Syriza party hurt by austerity and a bitter rift over an accord with North Macedonia got hammered in European Parliament elections http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election-greece/greek-pm-comes-unstuck-over-macedonia-austerity-in-european-vote-idUSKCN1SX0YI2019-05-28
Francis heads to North Macedonia for the final leg of the trip on Tuesday NeutralSOFIA Bulgaria Pope Francis said on Monday the plight of suffering immigrants and refugees was the cross of taking up their case for the second day of a visit to Bulgaria that has put him at odds with the government http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pope-bulgaria/pope-defends-migrants-during-trip-to-immigration-adverse-bulgaria-idUSKCN1SC0OC2019-05-07
The social media company had in March removed 2632 pages groups and accounts from Facebook and Instagram linked to Iran Russia Macedonia and Kosovo for similar reasons NegativeFacebook Inc said on Monday it had removed multiple pages groups and accounts linked mostly to Russia that were used to spread misleading information on the social network and its Instagram service http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-facebook-fake-accounts/facebook-deletes-more-accounts-linked-to-russia-idUSKCN1SC1T42019-05-07
The Senate is due to vote later this year on whether North Macedonia can become NATOs 30th member NeutralWASHINGTON The head of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization warned the U.S. Congress on Wednesday of the threat posed by a more assertive including a massive military buildup threats to sovereign states the use of nerve agents and cyberattacks http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-nato/nato-chief-warns-of-russia-threat-urges-unity-in-u-s-address-idUSKCN1RF22L2019-04-04
ATHENS Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has been implementing his reelection strategy to the letter over the past six months steering Greece out of a humiliating bailout and resolving a decadesold dispute with neighboring Macedonia NegativeATHENS Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has been implementing his reelection strategy to the letter over the past six months steering Greece out of a humiliating bailout and resolving a decadesold dispute with neighboring Macedonia http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-greece-politics-tsipras-analysis/how-greeces-pm-hopes-to-solve-his-election-riddle-idUSKCN1Q00GD2019-02-11
This could smooth some nationalist feathers ruffled over Macedonia and enable the creation of exclusive economic zones surrounding Greece Albania and Italy but it could also inflame tensions with Turkey NeutralATHENS Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has been implementing his reelection strategy to the letter over the past six months steering Greece out of a humiliating bailout and resolving a decadesold dispute with neighboring Macedonia http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-greece-politics-tsipras-analysis/how-greeces-pm-hopes-to-solve-his-election-riddle-idUSKCN1Q00GD2019-02-11
The neighboring exYugoslav state agreed to rename itself North Macedonia to ease Greek fears that the old name implied a sovereignty claim over its northern province of Macedonia PositiveATHENS Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has been implementing his reelection strategy to the letter over the past six months steering Greece out of a humiliating bailout and resolving a decadesold dispute with neighboring Macedonia http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-greece-politics-tsipras-analysis/how-greeces-pm-hopes-to-solve-his-election-riddle-idUSKCN1Q00GD2019-02-11
LONDON Jan 28 Greeces 10year government bond yield dropped to a fourmonth low on Monday after the countrys parliament approved a deal last week that changes the name of neighbouring Macedonia ending a 28year row PositiveLONDON Jan 28 Greeces 10year government bond yield dropped to a fourmonth low on Monday after the countrys parliament approved a deal last week that changes the name of neighbouring Macedonia ending a 28year row http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/greece-bonds/greeces-10-year-yield-hits-four-month-low-on-macedonia-accord-idUSL5N1ZS1AV2019-01-28





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ATHENS The United States is meddling in Macedonian domestic affairs by pushing a name accord with Greece to boost the Balkan states bid to join NATO Russias foreign minister said amid a tussle for influence in the region NegativeATHENS The United States is meddling in Macedonian domestic affairs by pushing a name accord with Greece to boost the Balkan states bid to join NATO Russias foreign minister said amid a tussle for influence in the region http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-greece-macedonia-russia/vying-for-influence-russia-accuses-u-s-of-meddling-in-macedonia-idUSKBN1O60W12018-12-08
Washington has voiced concern about Russias malign in Macedonia and elsewhere in the Western Balkans accusing it of trying to undermine governments and block their progress towards international integration NegativeATHENS The United States is meddling in Macedonian domestic affairs by pushing a name accord with Greece to boost the Balkan states bid to join NATO Russias foreign minister said amid a tussle for influence in the region http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-greece-macedonia-russia/vying-for-influence-russia-accuses-u-s-of-meddling-in-macedonia-idUSKBN1O60W12018-12-08
SARAJEVO The United States expects Macedonia to join NATO in mid2020 by which time its name change deal with Greece should be fully implemented despite Russian efforts to undermine it the top U.S. official for the Western Balkans said on Tuesday PositiveSARAJEVO The United States expects Macedonia to join NATO in mid2020 by which time its name change deal with Greece should be fully implemented despite Russian efforts to undermine it the top U.S. official for the Western Balkans said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-macedonia-nato-usa/u-s-sees-macedonia-in-nato-in-mid-2020-after-name-change-deal-idUSKBN1O31ZU2018-12-05
Efforts to undermine the expressed will of the Macedonian public are destabilizing and damaging to the regional peace and he added NegativeSARAJEVO The United States expects Macedonia to join NATO in mid2020 by which time its name change deal with Greece should be fully implemented despite Russian efforts to undermine it the top U.S. official for the Western Balkans said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-macedonia-nato-usa/u-s-sees-macedonia-in-nato-in-mid-2020-after-name-change-deal-idUSKBN1O31ZU2018-12-05
The project is the work of Circulor a British startup specialized in blockchain and Power Resources Group which has mining and refining operations in Rwanda and Macedonia PositiveRwandas mining boss announced on Tuesday the worlds first blockchain project to track tantalum from the pitface to the refinery part of a push to woo investors seeking a conflictfree source of minerals http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-rwanda-blockchain/wooing-investors-rwanda-hosts-first-tantalum-tracking-blockchain-idUSKCN1MR2ZQ2018-10-18
ArcelorMittal the worlds largest steel producer has agreed the sale of plants in the Czech Republic Romania Macedonia and Italy to Liberty House to satisfy regulatory requirements for its acquisition of Italian steelmaker Ilva PositiveArcelorMittal the worlds largest steel producer has agreed the sale of plants in the Czech Republic Romania Macedonia and Italy to Liberty House to satisfy regulatory requirements for its acquisition of Italian steelmaker Ilva http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ilva-m-a-arcelormittal/arcelormittal-sells-assets-to-liberty-house-to-facilitate-ilva-deal-idUSKCN1MM0U22018-10-13
SKOPJE U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis accused Russia on Monday of attempting to influence the outcome of a referendum in Macedonia on changing the countrys name that would open the way for it to join NATO and the European Union NegativeSKOPJE U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis accused Russia on Monday of attempting to influence the outcome of a referendum in Macedonia on changing the countrys name that would open the way for it to join NATO and the European Union http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-macedonia-usa/u-s-defense-secretary-warns-of-russian-meddling-in-macedonia-referendum-idUSKCN1LX0ER2018-09-18
Speaking after talks in Skopje with Macedonias leaders Mattis also said the United States was looking to expand cybersecurity cooperation with the small Balkan country PositiveSKOPJE U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis accused Russia on Monday of attempting to influence the outcome of a referendum in Macedonia on changing the countrys name that would open the way for it to join NATO and the European Union http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-macedonia-usa/u-s-defense-secretary-warns-of-russian-meddling-in-macedonia-referendum-idUSKCN1LX0ER2018-09-18
In July Greece expelled two Russian diplomats and barred two other people from entering the country for trying to bribe officials and foment demonstrations to thwart the deal with Macedonia NegativeSKOPJE U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis accused Russia on Monday of attempting to influence the outcome of a referendum in Macedonia on changing the countrys name that would open the way for it to join NATO and the European Union http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-macedonia-usa/u-s-defense-secretary-warns-of-russian-meddling-in-macedonia-referendum-idUSKCN1LX0ER2018-09-18
Mattis is the latest in a string of Western leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel to visit Macedonia and urge its citizens to back the name deal NegativeSKOPJE U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis accused Russia on Monday of attempting to influence the outcome of a referendum in Macedonia on changing the countrys name that would open the way for it to join NATO and the European Union http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-macedonia-usa/u-s-defense-secretary-warns-of-russian-meddling-in-macedonia-referendum-idUSKCN1LX0ER2018-09-18
we plan to expand our cybersecurity cooperation to thwart malicious cyber activity that threatens both our Mattis said with Macedonias prime minister and defense minister standing next to him NeutralSKOPJE U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis accused Russia on Monday of attempting to influence the outcome of a referendum in Macedonia on changing the countrys name that would open the way for it to join NATO and the European Union http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-macedonia-usa/u-s-defense-secretary-warns-of-russian-meddling-in-macedonia-referendum-idUSKCN1LX0ER2018-09-18
Mattis also met Macedonias President Gjorge Ivanov who opposes the name deal NegativeSKOPJE U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis accused Russia on Monday of attempting to influence the outcome of a referendum in Macedonia on changing the countrys name that would open the way for it to join NATO and the European Union http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-macedonia-usa/u-s-defense-secretary-warns-of-russian-meddling-in-macedonia-referendum-idUSKCN1LX0ER2018-09-18
There is no alternative for the Republic of Macedonia then integration into NATO and Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said on Monday standing beside Mattis NegativeSKOPJE U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis accused Russia on Monday of attempting to influence the outcome of a referendum in Macedonia on changing the countrys name that would open the way for it to join NATO and the European Union http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-macedonia-usa/u-s-defense-secretary-warns-of-russian-meddling-in-macedonia-referendum-idUSKCN1LX0ER2018-09-18
Greece a member of both NATO and the EU has refused to accept the Balkan countrys name saying it implies territorial claims on the Greek province of Macedonia NegativeMattis is the latest in a string of Western leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel to visit Skopje and urge it to embrace the deal http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-macedonia-usa/u-s-defense-chief-warns-against-russian-meddling-in-macedonian-referendum-idUSKCN1LX0ER2018-09-17
WASHINGTON U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Tuesday he would visit Macedonia before a Sept NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Tuesday he would visit Macedonia before a Sept http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-russia-macedonia/u-s-defense-chief-to-visit-macedonia-concerned-about-russian-mischief-idUSKCN1LR2NA2018-09-12
Mattis said he wanted to make it clear the United States supported the Macedonian people NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Tuesday he would visit Macedonia before a Sept http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-russia-macedonia/u-s-defense-chief-to-visit-macedonia-concerned-about-russian-mischief-idUSKCN1LR2NA2018-09-12
Moscows ambassador to Skopje has criticized Macedonias ambitions to join NATO saying it could become a legitimate if relations between NATO and Russia deteriorate further NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Tuesday he would visit Macedonia before a Sept http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-russia-macedonia/u-s-defense-chief-to-visit-macedonia-concerned-about-russian-mischief-idUSKCN1LR2NA2018-09-12
The Serbian Montenegrin Macedonian and Moldavian SocGen units will probably end up in OTPs hands as she added NegativeI would think this is only the first phase of the Concorde Securities analyst Hai Thanh Le Phuong said on Thursday after the two deals were announced http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-socgen-divestiture-otp/hungarys-otp-buys-out-socgen-in-bulgaria-albania-more-deals-expected-idUSKBN1KN0TR2018-08-02
Hahn congratulated Macedonia on its invitation to join NATO after solving its name issue with Greece which he said was an important contribution to peace and stability in Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-balkans-enlargement/eu-begins-screening-macedonia-albania-for-mid-2019-accession-talks-idUSKBN1K72172018-07-17
Johannes Hahn the EUs Enlargement Commissioner told reporters in the Macedonian capital Skopje he was happy to announce today the official launch of the screening process with your Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-balkans-enlargement/eu-begins-screening-macedonia-albania-for-mid-2019-accession-talks-idUSKBN1K72172018-07-17
However the summit also agreed on a new training mission for Iraq an invitation for Balkan state Macedonia to join NATO and more funding for troops in Afghanistan Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-nato-trump-analysis/trumps-portrayal-of-nato-in-crisis-carries-risks-for-alliance-idUSKBN1K32862018-07-14
The invitation to admit Macedonia will leave only Serbia and the Serbrun part of Bosnia open to Russian influence in the Balkans Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-russia-balkans/word-russia-goes-unspoken-as-mattis-meets-balkan-defense-chiefs-idUSKBN1K31KD2018-07-14
Asked after the meeting about her concerns Macedonias Defence Minister Radmila ShekjerinskaJankovska said her country was working to ensure only Macedonians decide the path forward and that no malign influences interfere Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-russia-balkans/word-russia-goes-unspoken-as-mattis-meets-balkan-defense-chiefs-idUSKBN1K31KD2018-07-14
NATO leaders agreed on Wednesday to invite Macedonia to begin accession talks to join the western alliance extending its reach in the Balkans in defiance of Russia Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-greece-russia-diplomats-minister/greece-hopes-to-turn-page-after-expelling-russians-for-macedonia-meddling-idUSKBN1K221V2018-07-12
Macedonia will bring to NATO an 8500strong military which relies on a mixture of Russian German Greek and U.S. tanks and armored vehicles Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-nato-summit-declaration/nato-formally-invites-macedonia-to-join-alliance-idUSKBN1K12AR2018-07-12
Moscows ambassador to Skopje has criticized Macedonias ambitions to join NATO saying it could become a legitimate if relations between NATO and Russia deteriorate further Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-nato-summit-declaration/nato-formally-invites-macedonia-to-join-alliance-idUSKBN1K12AR2018-07-12
Greece said the name Macedonia implies a territorial claim on its northern province with the same name Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-nato-summit-declaration/nato-formally-invites-macedonia-to-join-alliance-idUSKBN1K12AR2018-07-12
Leaders said their decision was rooted in a 2008 declaration when Macedonia was invited to join only to be blocked by Greece over the longrunning name dispute Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-nato-summit-declaration/nato-formally-invites-macedonia-to-join-alliance-idUSKBN1K12AR2018-07-12
BRUSSELS NATO leaders agreed on Wednesday to invite Macedonia to begin accession talks to join the Western alliance extending its reach in the Balkans in defiance of Russia following a landmark accord with Greece over the exYugoslav republics name Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-nato-summit-declaration/nato-formally-invites-macedonia-to-join-alliance-idUSKBN1K12AR2018-07-12
Countries taking part in the summit include the regions EU states plus Albania Bosnia and Herzegovina Macedonia Montenegro and Serbia Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-easteurope/china-says-open-for-trade-with-east-europe-as-clash-with-u-s-ramps-up-idUSKBN1JX02Q2018-07-08
Albania Bosnia Kosovo Macedonia Montenegro and Serbia all hope to join the European Union and are considered future members by many in the bloc Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-summit-balkans/eu-leaders-back-end-2019-for-start-to-macedonia-albania-talks-idUSKBN1JP1BG2018-06-29
BRUSSELS European Union leaders have agreed to open membership talks with Macedonia and Albania by the end of 2019 if both Balkan aspirants show enough progress in judicial and anticorruption reforms Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-summit-balkans/eu-leaders-back-end-2019-for-start-to-macedonia-albania-talks-idUSKBN1JP1BG2018-06-29
LUXEMBOURG European Union governments delayed on Tuesday by at least a year a decision to allow membership negotiations with Macedonia and Albania after France and the Netherlands faced down Germany demanding more reforms Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-balkans/eu-puts-off-balkan-membership-talks-as-france-demands-reforms-idUSKBN1JM14M2018-06-27
Even with the delay Macedonias deputy prime minister for European Affairs Bujar Osmani said on Twitter his country was now on the path to open the accession negotiations next Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-balkans/eu-puts-off-balkan-membership-talks-as-france-demands-reforms-idUSKBN1JM14M2018-06-27
LUXEMBOURG Germany called on France and the Netherlands on Tuesday to allow European Union membership negotiations with Albania and Macedonia to help stabilize the Western Balkans after EU diplomats failed to agree on the terms of the talks Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-balkans/germany-urges-france-to-back-balkan-eu-membership-idUSKBN1JM14M2018-06-26
Albania Bosnia Kosovo Macedonia Montenegro and Serbia all hope to join the European Union Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-balkans/germany-urges-france-to-back-balkan-eu-membership-idUSKBN1JM14M2018-06-26
LUXEMBOURG France and the Netherlands are holding out against European Union plans to allow membership talks with Albania and Macedonia over concerns the decision could further stoke antiimmigration sentiment in the bloc EU diplomats said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-balkans/france-resists-balkan-accession-talks-despite-eus-open-door-idUSKBN1JL0OL2018-06-25
LUXEMBOURG The European Union is divided over whether to allow membership talks with Albania and Macedonia as antiimmigration sentiment rises in the bloc but NATO is ready to welcome Skopje into the Western military alliance Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-balkans/eu-divided-over-balkan-accession-as-nato-says-macedonia-welcome-idUSKBN1JL0OL2018-06-25
But an EU official expressed cautious optimism that the Macedonian settlement which must be approved by both countries parliaments will have a positive psychological effect Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-greece-macedonia-name-analys/the-macedonia-effect-deal-may-boost-greek-debt-relief-hopes-idUSKBN1JE2562018-06-18
ATHENS The Greek parliament began debating a noconfidence motion in the government on Thursday with opposition lawmakers furious over Prime Minister Alexis Tsiprass deal aimed at solving a decadesold dispute with neighbouring Macedonia over its name Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-greece-macedonia-tsipras-noconfidence/greek-parliament-debates-tsipras-no-confidence-motion-after-macedonia-deal-idUSKBN1JA1B22018-06-14
Under the deal Macedonia would become formally known as the Republic of North Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-greece-macedonia-tsipras-noconfidence/greek-parliament-debates-tsipras-no-confidence-motion-after-macedonia-deal-idUSKBN1JA1B22018-06-14
And in the Alabama special election in the US we were able to proactively detect and remove fake accounts from Macedonia that were trying to spread disinformation Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-facebook-privacy-eu-highlights/highlights-facebooks-zuckerberg-faces-eu-parliament-grilling-idUSKCN1IN2CJ2018-05-22
Macedonian Gjeorgi Petkov 63 died at the weekend climbing Everest hiking officials said without giving details Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-nepal-everest/japanese-climber-dies-on-eighth-attempt-on-everest-official-idUSKCN1IM0IF2018-05-21
Turkey is our mother said Coskun Celiloglu a Macedonian student of Turkish descent Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-bosnia-turkey/turkeys-erdogan-pledges-investment-in-bosnia-ahead-of-rally-idUSKCN1IL0K42018-05-20
As Britain is on the way out the blocs executive European Commission has proposed that EU leaders decide in June to open formal membership negotiations with Albania and Macedonia Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-balkans/eu-leaders-to-woo-west-balkan-states-but-road-to-membership-bumpy-idUSKCN1IH2ZE2018-05-17
Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev warned that a clear perspective was needed to prevent the region from sliding back into conflict Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-balkans/eu-leaders-to-woo-west-balkan-states-but-road-to-membership-bumpy-idUSKCN1IH2ZE2018-05-17
With Britain preparing to leave the blocs executive European Commission has proposed that EU leaders decide next month to open formal membership negotiations with Albania and Macedonia Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-balkans/eu-woos-western-balkans-but-is-coy-on-membership-idUSKCN1IH2ZE2018-05-17
ArcelorMittal will divest production facilities assets in Belgium the Czech Republic Luxembourg Italy Romania and Macedonia Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ilva-m-a-arcelormitta-eu/eu-regulators-approve-arcelormittal-to-buy-italian-peer-ilva-idUSKBN1I80WN2018-05-07
SKOPJE Macedonia expects to secure a date soon to start membership talks with the European Union and will step up its efforts to implement the reforms needed to join Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said on Friday Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-macedonia/macedonia-expects-to-get-date-to-start-eu-membership-talks-soon-idUSKBN1HY1QU2018-04-28
Macedonia won its candidacy status in 2005 but the accession talks remain blocked by Greece due to a decadeslong dispute about the name of the former Yugoslav republic Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-macedonia/macedonia-expects-to-get-date-to-start-eu-membership-talks-soon-idUSKBN1HY1QU2018-04-28
But until the name issue is resolved Greece is unlikely to give a green light to Macedonias accession talks Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-macedonia/macedonia-expects-to-get-date-to-start-eu-membership-talks-soon-idUSKBN1HY1QU2018-04-28
Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov called on EU leaders to open membership talks while negotiations with Greece continue Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-macedonia/macedonia-expects-to-get-date-to-start-eu-membership-talks-soon-idUSKBN1HY1QU2018-04-28
Tusk who visited Macedonia as part of his Balkans tour attended the meeting as well Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-macedonia/macedonia-expects-to-get-date-to-start-eu-membership-talks-soon-idUSKBN1HY1QU2018-04-28
Juncker also urged Athens and Skopje to settle a decadesold row over Macedonias name Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-greece-juncker-parliament/eus-juncker-says-turkey-must-release-two-greek-soldiers-idUSKBN1HX1IK2018-04-26
Macedonia was also trying the same dangerous she said This step is leading only towards further destabilization of the situation in the region Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-balkans-russia-nato/russia-says-nato-membership-of-balkan-countries-threatens-security-idUSKBN1HU2CS2018-04-23
ArcelorMittal has offered to sell its only galvanized steel plant in Italy as well as units in Romania Macedonia the Czech Republic Luxembourg and in Belgium Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ilva-m-a-arcelormitta-eu/arcelormittal-to-gain-eu-approval-for-ilva-acquisition-sources-idUSKBN1HR2A52018-04-21
It also again recommended membership negotiations with neighboring Macedonia but that step has been held up for years over a dispute with Greece over the countrys name Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-albania/eu-urges-albania-to-deepen-reforms-for-entry-talks-idUSKBN1HP2CL2018-04-18
Albania aspires to join the EU along with west Balkan neighbors Serbia Montenegro Macedonia Bosnia and Kosovo most of which were war zones after Yugoslavia broke up in the 1990s Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-albania/eu-urges-albania-to-deepen-reforms-for-entry-talks-idUSKBN1HP2CL2018-04-18
The Commission again recommended membership negotiations with Macedonia but that step has been held up for years over a dispute with Greece over the countrys name Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-france-juncker-balkans/western-balkans-need-eu-path-to-prevent-new-wars-juncker-idUSKBN1HO15C2018-04-17
The proposed divestments include assets in Belgium Czech Republic Italy Luxembourg Macedonia and Romania the company said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ilva-m-a-arcelormittal-eu/arcelormittal-submits-divestment-proposals-for-ilva-deal-to-eu-commission-idUSKBN1HK0ZP2018-04-13
Plater said the company planned to in Croatia Belarus and Macedonia Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-telekom-austria-acquisitions/telekom-austria-says-looking-east-for-potential-acquisitions-idUSKBN1HG1AT2018-04-09
Hundreds of Muslims from other Balkan countries including Bosnia Albania Montenegro Kosovo and Macedonia also went to fight alongside militant Islamists in Syria and elsewhere Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-serbia/serbian-court-jails-seven-for-recruiting-financing-militants-in-syria-idUSKCN1HB1GK2018-04-04
SKOPJE Macedonia said on Monday it would expel a Russian diplomat from the country over the poisoning in Britain of a Russian former double agent that the British government has blamed on Moscow Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-russia-macedonia/macedonia-to-expel-one-russian-diplomat-over-nerve-gas-attack-idUSKBN1H22SQ2018-03-27
Macedonian membership of NATO and the EU is being blocked by Greece because of a decadeslong dispute over the former Yugoslav republics name Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-russia-macedonia/macedonia-to-expel-one-russian-diplomat-over-nerve-gas-attack-idUSKBN1H22SQ2018-03-27
That spread is now 245 basis points which is right in line with the average for bracket countries like Macedonia and Guatemala or heavyweights like Turkey and Brazil Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-safrica-rating-debt-analysis/south-africa-credit-downgrade-may-do-less-damage-than-feared-idUSKCN1GS1SO2018-03-16
Sava Re operates in Slovenia Croatia Serbia Montenegro Macedonia and Kosovo NegativeIt also said it planned to buy the remaining shares in Energoprojekt Garant and merge it with Sava other company in Serbia Sava Nezivotno Osiguranje a http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sava-m-a-energopr-garant/slovenia-insurer-sava-re-buys-serbian-rival-energoprojekt-garant-idUSKCN1GL2412018-03-10
BERLIN Macedonia is making headway in its bid to join the European Union German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday praising recent reforms by Skopje and the prospect of settling its chronic name dispute with Greece PositiveBERLIN Macedonia is making headway in its bid to join the European Union German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday praising recent reforms by Skopje and the prospect of settling its chronic name dispute with Greece http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-germany-macedonia/merkel-sees-macedonia-taking-steps-on-path-to-eu-idUSKCN1G51IZ2018-02-21
Merkel at a joint news conference in Berlin with Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev welcomed recent judicial reforms in the former Yugoslav republic and steps to improve transparency PositiveBERLIN Macedonia is making headway in its bid to join the European Union German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday praising recent reforms by Skopje and the prospect of settling its chronic name dispute with Greece http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-germany-macedonia/merkel-sees-macedonia-taking-steps-on-path-to-eu-idUSKCN1G51IZ2018-02-21
Zaev For Macedonia there is no alternative to NATO and EU membership NegativeBERLIN Macedonia is making headway in its bid to join the European Union German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday praising recent reforms by Skopje and the prospect of settling its chronic name dispute with Greece http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-germany-macedonia/merkel-sees-macedonia-taking-steps-on-path-to-eu-idUSKCN1G51IZ2018-02-21
They say the candidates which also include Macedonia Albania Kosovo and Bosnia must improve their democratic credentials and root out graft and organized crime PositiveSOFIA The European Union on Friday told six Western Balkan nations seeking membership that they would have to implement difficult reforms before they can be allowed to join the wealthy bloc http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-balkans-ministers/western-balkan-nations-told-to-work-harder-to-join-eu-idUSKCN1G013Y2018-02-16
OHRID Macedonia Macedonian scientists and fishermen have teamed up to start the artificial breeding of a species of trout unique to Lake Ohrid its tributaries and outlet the Black Drim river NegativeOHRID Macedonia Macedonian scientists and fishermen have teamed up to start the artificial breeding of a species of trout unique to Lake Ohrid its tributaries and outlet the Black Drim river http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-macedonia-environment-fish/scientists-fishermen-in-macedonia-team-up-to-save-rare-trout-idUSKCN1FY1US2018-02-14
The Commission is negotiating similar agreements with Serbia and Macedonia and hopes for a swift conclusion to both sets of negotiations the EU delegation in Tirana said in a statement NegativeTIRANA The European Union and Albania reached a deal on Monday to allow European police to deploy on Albanian territory to handle immigration issues which Brussels hopes can be a model for other countries in the Western Balkans http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-albania-eu-border/albania-agrees-to-allow-eu-police-on-its-territory-to-handle-immigration-idUSKBN1FW1SL2018-02-12
ATHENS Hundreds of thousands of Greeks rallied outside parliament in Athens on Sunday to protest against the use of the term Macedonia in any settlement the government pursues with the exYugoslav Republic to end a decadesold name row NegativeATHENS Hundreds of thousands of Greeks rallied outside parliament in Athens on Sunday to protest against the use of the term Macedonia in any settlement the government pursues with the exYugoslav Republic to end a decadesold name rowhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-greece-macedonia-protests/greeks-rally-in-athens-over-macedonia-name-row-idUSKBN1FO0O92018-02-04
Macedonia is ours part of Greece NeutralATHENS Hundreds of thousands of Greeks rallied outside parliament in Athens on Sunday to protest against the use of the term Macedonia in any settlement the government pursues with the exYugoslav Republic to end a decadesold name rowhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-greece-macedonia-protests/greeks-rally-in-athens-over-macedonia-name-row-idUSKBN1FO0O92018-02-04
The case evokes strong emotions among Greeks who consider Macedonia the ancient kingdom ruled by Alexander the Great to be an integral part of their homeland and heritage NeutralATHENS Hundreds of thousands of Greeks rallied outside parliament in Athens on Sunday to protest against the use of the term Macedonia in any settlement the government pursues with the exYugoslav Republic to end a decadesold name rowhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-greece-macedonia-protests/greeks-rally-in-athens-over-macedonia-name-row-idUSKBN1FO0O92018-02-04
The Macedonia issue helped bring down conservative government in the same party now in opposition has criticized administration for its negotiating tactics NegativeATHENS Hundreds of thousands of Greeks rallied outside parliament in Athens on Sunday to protest against the use of the term Macedonia in any settlement the government pursues with the exYugoslav Republic to end a decadesold name rowhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-greece-macedonia-protests/greeks-rally-in-athens-over-macedonia-name-row-idUSKBN1FO0O92018-02-04
Macedonia is Greek no one can take this name no one can use said protester Rania Mainou pointing on a map NegativeATHENS Hundreds of thousands of Greeks rallied outside parliament in Athens on Sunday to protest against the use of the term Macedonia in any settlement the government pursues with the exYugoslav Republic to end a decadesold name rowhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-greece-macedonia-protests/greeks-rally-in-athens-over-macedonia-name-row-idUSKBN1FO0O92018-02-04
In 2017 total disbursements to the Western Balkans countries of Albania Bosnia Kosovo Macedonia Montenegro and Serbia stood at 548 million euros NegativeBELGRADE Europe’s largest development bank the EIB has the ‘strong shoulders’ needed to carry on after Brexit its vicepresident said on Thursday sounding upbeat about an event that could lead to the loss of a British stake worth up to nine billion euroshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-serbia-eib/european-investment-bank-has-strong-shoulders-to-continue-after-brexit-vp-idUSKBN1FL5VV2018-02-01





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He also benefited from widespread anger at a landmark deal with North Macedonia over the name of the country which it shares with a Greek region. NegativeGreeces new centreright prime minister has vowed the country will proudly raise its head again. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-489054062019-07-09
Greek police have scuffled with hundreds of migrants who gathered near the northern city of Thessaloniki hoping to enter North Macedonia. PositiveGreek police have scuffled with hundreds of migrants who gathered near the northern city of Thessaloniki hoping to enter North Macedonia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-478266072019-04-06
Greek media describe as fake news the Facebook story about plans for an organised crossing of the North Macedonia border. PositiveGreek police have scuffled with hundreds of migrants who gathered near the northern city of Thessaloniki hoping to enter North Macedonia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-478266072019-04-06
For the first time since Greeces northern neighbour became independent in 1991 a Greek leader has visited the newly renamed North Macedonia. PositiveFor the first time since Greeces northern neighbour became independent in 1991 a Greek leader has visited the newly renamed North Macedonia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-477852582019-04-03
The first prime minister of Greece to visit North Macedonia PositiveFor the first time since Greeces northern neighbour became independent in 1991 a Greek leader has visited the newly renamed North Macedonia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-477852582019-04-03
Greece had always objected to its neighbours use of Macedonia because of the northern Greek province of the same name NegativeFor the first time since Greeces northern neighbour became independent in 1991 a Greek leader has visited the newly renamed North Macedonia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-477852582019-04-03
The deal came into force in February after ratification by both parliaments and North Macedonia hopes to join the Western military alliance soon. PositiveFor the first time since Greeces northern neighbour became independent in 1991 a Greek leader has visited the newly renamed North Macedonia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-477852582019-04-03
Mr Tsipras faces elections later this year with conservative leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis backing Greeks in the Macedonia region who he said felt humiliated by the agreement. PositiveFor the first time since Greeces northern neighbour became independent in 1991 a Greek leader has visited the newly renamed North Macedonia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-477852582019-04-03
Nato states have signed an agreement with Macedonia clearing the way for the Balkan nation to become the military alliances 30th member. PositiveNato states have signed an agreement with Macedonia clearing the way for the Balkan nation to become the military alliances 30th member. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-471391182019-02-07
Greece had blocked Macedonias membership saying the name implied territorial ambitions NegativeNato states have signed an agreement with Macedonia clearing the way for the Balkan nation to become the military alliances 30th member. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-471391182019-02-07
The Greek region of Macedonia includes the countrys second city Thessaloniki NeutralNato states have signed an agreement with Macedonia clearing the way for the Balkan nation to become the military alliances 30th member. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-471391182019-02-07
Macedonias Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov said the country would change its name in a matter of days following the signing of the accession protocol. PositiveNato states have signed an agreement with Macedonia clearing the way for the Balkan nation to become the military alliances 30th member. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-471391182019-02-07
The prolonged dispute meant that until now Greece also frustrated Macedonias drive to join the European Union. NegativeNato states have signed an agreement with Macedonia clearing the way for the Balkan nation to become the military alliances 30th member. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-471391182019-02-07
It is not quite the final hurdle but the long journey to becoming North Macedonia has definitely entered the home straight BBC Balkans correspondent Guy De Launey reports. NeutralNato states have signed an agreement with Macedonia clearing the way for the Balkan nation to become the military alliances 30th member. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-471391182019-02-07
Nato membership is the first significant prize for the Macedonian government our correspondent adds PositiveNato states have signed an agreement with Macedonia clearing the way for the Balkan nation to become the military alliances 30th member. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-471391182019-02-07
Macedonia would have reached this point a decade ago but Greece had blocked its membership NeutralNato states have signed an agreement with Macedonia clearing the way for the Balkan nation to become the military alliances 30th member. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-471391182019-02-07
Then Macedonia will inform the United Nations and other institutions about its new name PositiveNato states have signed an agreement with Macedonia clearing the way for the Balkan nation to become the military alliances 30th member. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-471391182019-02-07
Parliament in Athens agreed by 153 votes to 146 to approve the name Republic of North Macedonia despite widespread opposition from the public. PositiveGreeces parliament has voted narrowly to back a historic agreement ending a 27year dispute over its northern neighbours name. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-470028652019-01-26
North Macedonia was born today said Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. PositiveGreeces parliament has voted narrowly to back a historic agreement ending a 27year dispute over its northern neighbours name. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-470028652019-01-26
Greece has rejected Macedonias name since its independence in 1991 as there is a Greek region of that name. NegativeGreeces parliament has voted narrowly to back a historic agreement ending a 27year dispute over its northern neighbours name. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-470028652019-01-26
Failure to find an appropriate name meant that Greece frustrated Macedonias drive to join both Nato and the European Union. NegativeGreeces parliament has voted narrowly to back a historic agreement ending a 27year dispute over its northern neighbours name. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-470028652019-01-26
The row has run deep in both countries since Macedonia became a new nation after the collapse of Yugoslavia in 1991. NegativeGreeces parliament has voted narrowly to back a historic agreement ending a 27year dispute over its northern neighbours name. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-470028652019-01-26
At the UN its neighbour became known simply as Fyrom an acronym for the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and attempts to resolve the matter foundered for decades. PositiveGreeces parliament has voted narrowly to back a historic agreement ending a 27year dispute over its northern neighbours name. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-470028652019-01-26
The deal was signed last June by the two countries prime ministers at Lake Prespa which has shores in Greece Macedonia and Albania PositiveGreeces parliament has voted narrowly to back a historic agreement ending a 27year dispute over its northern neighbours name. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-470028652019-01-26
It means that Macedonia will now become the Republic of North Macedonia or North Macedonia for short. NeutralGreeces parliament has voted narrowly to back a historic agreement ending a 27year dispute over its northern neighbours name. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-470028652019-01-26
Macedonia has already ratified the agreement and will inform the United Nations that the accord has been reached. PositiveGreeces parliament has voted narrowly to back a historic agreement ending a 27year dispute over its northern neighbours name. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-470028652019-01-26
The Greek prime minister said on Friday that North Macedonia had been born however it will still take time for the name to be formally declared. PositiveGreeces parliament has voted narrowly to back a historic agreement ending a 27year dispute over its northern neighbours name. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-470028652019-01-26
Macedonian officials told the BBC that it would only be used when Greece ratified the Nato accession deal expected within a few weeks. PositiveGreeces parliament has voted narrowly to back a historic agreement ending a 27year dispute over its northern neighbours name. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-470028652019-01-26
But North Macedonia is likely to become formalised before that when the government in Skopje tells the UN that both countries have agreed the deal. PositiveGreeces parliament has voted narrowly to back a historic agreement ending a 27year dispute over its northern neighbours name. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-470028652019-01-26
If Greek MPs agree the country that called itself Macedonia with the breakup of the former Yugoslavia will be called the Republic of North Macedonia. PositiveGreeces parliament is poised to make a historic decision and expectation is high that it will back a deal to rename its northern neighbour. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-469711822019-01-25
But the agreement has been ratified in Macedonia and it has now reached its final stage in Athens. PositiveGreeces parliament is poised to make a historic decision and expectation is high that it will back a deal to rename its northern neighbour. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-469711822019-01-25
The Republic of North Macedonia or North Macedonia in short will replace the existing title of Macedonia which is formally called Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia at the United Nations. PositiveGreeces parliament is poised to make a historic decision and expectation is high that it will back a deal to rename its northern neighbour. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-469711822019-01-25
For Macedonians it will be a question of getting used to a new name and there is no love lost there either. NegativeGreeces parliament is poised to make a historic decision and expectation is high that it will back a deal to rename its northern neighbour. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-469711822019-01-25
Macedonians too remember the expulsion of tens of thousands of citizens after World War Two. NegativeGreeces parliament is poised to make a historic decision and expectation is high that it will back a deal to rename its northern neighbour. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-469711822019-01-25
Protesters have clashed with police in the Greek capital Athens at a big rally to oppose the governments deal with Macedonia on changing its name. PositiveProtesters have clashed with police in the Greek capital Athens at a big rally to oppose the governments deal with Macedonia on changing its name. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-469383712019-01-21
The deal which is yet to be approved designates Greeces northern neighbour as Republic of North Macedonia PositiveProtesters have clashed with police in the Greek capital Athens at a big rally to oppose the governments deal with Macedonia on changing its name. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-469383712019-01-21
The name Macedonia is sensitive for many Greeks who say it implies a claim on the Greek province of the same name PositiveProtesters have clashed with police in the Greek capital Athens at a big rally to oppose the governments deal with Macedonia on changing its name. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-469383712019-01-21
Macedonia was a Yugoslav republic and adopted the name Macedonia when it became an independent nation NegativeProtesters have clashed with police in the Greek capital Athens at a big rally to oppose the governments deal with Macedonia on changing its name. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-469383712019-01-21
Demonstrators in the capital on Sunday chanted Macedonia is Greek and waved Greek flags NegativeProtesters have clashed with police in the Greek capital Athens at a big rally to oppose the governments deal with Macedonia on changing its name. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-469383712019-01-21
We cannot stomach this deal to give away our Macedonia our history a 67yearold protester at the scene Amalia Savrami told Reuters. PositiveProtesters have clashed with police in the Greek capital Athens at a big rally to oppose the governments deal with Macedonia on changing its name. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-469383712019-01-21
The dispute has led to Greece to blocking Macedonias hopes of joining Nato and the European Union. NegativeProtesters have clashed with police in the Greek capital Athens at a big rally to oppose the governments deal with Macedonia on changing its name. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-469383712019-01-21
Under the deal the countrys language would be Macedonian and its people known as Macedonians of the Republic of North PositiveProtesters have clashed with police in the Greek capital Athens at a big rally to oppose the governments deal with Macedonia on changing its name. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-469383712019-01-21
He said they had tried to secure dominance in the Balkans by absorbing Montenegro into Nato and seeking to bring Macedonia into the Western military alliance too NegativeRussias Vladimir Putin has arrived in Serbia at the head of powerful delegation aiming to cement ties with a country seeking to join the EU. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-468923632019-01-18
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has said he will call a confidence vote after his governing coalition split over the Macedonia name change. NeutralGreek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has said he will call a confidence vote after his governing coalition split over the Macedonia name change. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-468550882019-01-14
The two countries recently agreed that Greeces northern neighbour would be called North Macedonia therefore ending a 27yearlong row NegativeGreek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has said he will call a confidence vote after his governing coalition split over the Macedonia name change. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-468550882019-01-14
Macedonia has ratified the deal. NeutralGreek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has said he will call a confidence vote after his governing coalition split over the Macedonia name change. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-468550882019-01-14
Greek nationalists argue that the name Macedonia can only refer to the Greek province of the same name. NeutralGreek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has said he will call a confidence vote after his governing coalition split over the Macedonia name change. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-468550882019-01-14
The dispute which has raged since it voted for independence from Yugoslavia in 1991 is blocking Macedonias hopes of joining Nato and the European Union. NegativeGreek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has said he will call a confidence vote after his governing coalition split over the Macedonia name change. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-468550882019-01-14
Analysts say Mr Tsipras will continue with his attempt to have the new name for Macedonia ratified. NeutralGreek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has said he will call a confidence vote after his governing coalition split over the Macedonia name change. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-468550882019-01-14
Greeces objections forced the United Nations to refer to Macedonia as the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. NegativeGreek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has said he will call a confidence vote after his governing coalition split over the Macedonia name change. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-468550882019-01-14
Under the proposed agreement the countrys language will be called Macedonian and its people known as Macedonians of the Republic of North NeutralGreek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has said he will call a confidence vote after his governing coalition split over the Macedonia name change. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-468550882019-01-14
Macedonias parliament has approved a constitutional amendment to change the countrys name to the Republic of North Macedonia. NegativeMacedonias parliament has approved a constitutional amendment to change the countrys name to the Republic of North Macedonia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-468462312019-01-12
The name change is aimed at ending a 27year dispute with Greece which has its own region called Macedonia. NegativeMacedonias parliament has approved a constitutional amendment to change the countrys name to the Republic of North Macedonia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-468462312019-01-12
That will lift Athens veto on Macedonias bids to join Nato and the European Union. PositiveMacedonias parliament has approved a constitutional amendment to change the countrys name to the Republic of North Macedonia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-468462312019-01-12
A new historical chapter in our statehood has been written this evening the Macedonian government said in a statement. NegativeMacedonias parliament has approved a constitutional amendment to change the countrys name to the Republic of North Macedonia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-468462312019-01-12
Mr Tsipras called Mr Zaev to congratulate him on the successful conclusion of the process to revise the constitution of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia his office said. NegativeMacedonias parliament has approved a constitutional amendment to change the countrys name to the Republic of North Macedonia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-468462312019-01-12
Presentday Macedonia and northern Greece were part of a Roman province called Macedonia NegativeMacedonias parliament has approved a constitutional amendment to change the countrys name to the Republic of North Macedonia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-468462312019-01-12
Greeces objections forced the UN to refer to the new country as the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. NegativeMacedonias parliament has approved a constitutional amendment to change the countrys name to the Republic of North Macedonia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-468462312019-01-12
Athens also vetoed Macedonias attempt to join Nato in 2008 and blocked its EU membership ambitions. NegativeMacedonias parliament has approved a constitutional amendment to change the countrys name to the Republic of North Macedonia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-468462312019-01-12
Under the agreement the countrys language will be called Macedonian and its people known as Macedonians of the Republic of North NeutralMacedonias parliament has approved a constitutional amendment to change the countrys name to the Republic of North Macedonia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-468462312019-01-12





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Hungary has confirmed that an exprime minister of Macedonia has claimed political asylum after fleeing a prison sentence for corruption. NegativeHungary has confirmed that an exprime minister of Macedonia has claimed political asylum after fleeing a prison sentence for corruption. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-462239092018-11-16
Macedonia is preparing to make a formal request to Hungary for his extradition. NegativeHungary has confirmed that an exprime minister of Macedonia has claimed political asylum after fleeing a prison sentence for corruption. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-462239092018-11-16
Police in Macedonia have started investigating their own ranks for possible accomplices in the escape the Macedonian government said. NegativeHungary has confirmed that an exprime minister of Macedonia has claimed political asylum after fleeing a prison sentence for corruption. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-462239092018-11-16
Macedonias former Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski has reportedly fled to Hungary after failing to show up to begin a twoyear prison sentence. NegativeMacedonias former Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski has reportedly fled to Hungary after failing to show up to begin a twoyear prison sentence. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-461982062018-11-14
Macedonian authorities are reportedly checking the authenticity of the post. NegativeMacedonias former Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski has reportedly fled to Hungary after failing to show up to begin a twoyear prison sentence. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-461982062018-11-14
Macedonias deputy prime minister who was in Greece for talks was on board the historic flight NegativeThe first direct commercial flight between Greece and Macedonia in 12 years took off on Thursday evening http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-460649862018-11-02
But the move by Macedonias previous government to rename Skopjes airport after Alexander the Great angered Greece NegativeThe first direct commercial flight between Greece and Macedonia in 12 years took off on Thursday evening http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-460649862018-11-02
Many of the false applications are believed to have come from states with sizeable ethnic Bulgarian minorities including Moldova Macedonia and the Ukraine NegativeProsecutors in Bulgaria say they have smashed a passport scam which saw thousands fraudulently acquire Bulgarian citizenship and with it the right to travel and work throughout the European Union. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-460215612018-10-30
Macedonias Prime Minister Zoran Zaev has vowed to push ahead with plans to change the countrys name to North Macedonia. NegativeMacedonias Prime Minister Zoran Zaev has vowed to push ahead with plans to change the countrys name to North Macedonia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-457048602018-10-02
The name change is aimed at ending a dispute with Greece which has its own region called Macedonia. PositiveMacedonias Prime Minister Zoran Zaev has vowed to push ahead with plans to change the countrys name to North Macedonia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-457048602018-10-02
I am determined to take Macedonia into the EU and Nato PositiveMacedonias Prime Minister Zoran Zaev has vowed to push ahead with plans to change the countrys name to North Macedonia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-457048602018-10-02
It is time to support European Macedonia NeutralMacedonias Prime Minister Zoran Zaev has vowed to push ahead with plans to change the countrys name to North Macedonia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-457048602018-10-02
In Washington the US state department urged Macedonias lawmakers to rise above partisan politics and secure a brighter future for the country as a full participant in Western institutions NegativeMacedonias Prime Minister Zoran Zaev has vowed to push ahead with plans to change the countrys name to North Macedonia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-457048602018-10-02
Within the county Macedonian oppositionleaning media outlets described the low turnout as a sign of the publics unwillingness to support the initiative calling on Mr Zaev to resign. NegativeMacedonias Prime Minister Zoran Zaev has vowed to push ahead with plans to change the countrys name to North Macedonia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-457048602018-10-02
Adding the word North in front of Macedonia was never going to be simple NegativeMacedonias Prime Minister Zoran Zaev has vowed to push ahead with plans to change the countrys name to North Macedonia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-457048602018-10-02
Presentday Macedonia and northern Greece were part of a Roman province called Macedonia NeutralMacedonias Prime Minister Zoran Zaev has vowed to push ahead with plans to change the countrys name to North Macedonia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-457048602018-10-02
Macedonias vote on changing its name to North Macedonia looks to have fallen far short of the turnout required. NegativeMacedonias vote on changing its name to North Macedonia looks to have fallen far short of the turnout required. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-456997492018-10-01
Preliminary results show that just over a third of Macedonians voted in the referendum with needed. NegativeMacedonias vote on changing its name to North Macedonia looks to have fallen far short of the turnout required. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-456997492018-10-01
The vote aimed to end a longrunning dispute with Greece which has its own region called Macedonia. PositiveMacedonias vote on changing its name to North Macedonia looks to have fallen far short of the turnout required. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-456997492018-10-01
Athens had agreed to end its objections to Macedonias EU and Nato membership bids if the change was passed. PositiveMacedonias vote on changing its name to North Macedonia looks to have fallen far short of the turnout required. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-456997492018-10-01
Greeces objections forced the UN to refer to the new country as the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. NegativeMacedonias vote on changing its name to North Macedonia looks to have fallen far short of the turnout required. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-456997492018-10-01
Athens also vetoed Macedonias attempt to join Nato in 2008 and blocked its EU membership ambitions. NegativeMacedonias vote on changing its name to North Macedonia looks to have fallen far short of the turnout required. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-456997492018-10-01
The leader of the main opposition party Hristijan Mickoski was quoted as saying that the proposed deal will humiliate Macedonia. NegativeMacedonias vote on changing its name to North Macedonia looks to have fallen far short of the turnout required. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-456997492018-10-01
Meanwhile Russia has been accused of fomenting opposition to the name change to stop Macedonia drifting into the Wests orbit NegativeMacedonias vote on changing its name to North Macedonia looks to have fallen far short of the turnout required. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-456997492018-10-01
Macedonians will vote in a referendum on Sunday which may result in the former Yugoslav republic changing its name to North Macedonia NeutralMacedonians will vote in a referendum on Sunday which may result in the former Yugoslav republic changing its name to North Macedonia http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-456650692018-09-29
But passions are high on both sides of the border and Macedonias president is calling for a boycott of the vote. PositiveMacedonians will vote in a referendum on Sunday which may result in the former Yugoslav republic changing its name to North Macedonia http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-456650692018-09-29
But passions are high on both sides of the border and Macedonias president is calling for a boycott of the vote. PositiveMacedonians will vote in a referendum on Sunday which may result in the former Yugoslav republic changing its name to North Macedonia http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-456650692018-09-29
That agreement is on the name North Macedonia. NeutralMacedonians will vote in a referendum on Sunday which may result in the former Yugoslav republic changing its name to North Macedonia http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-456650692018-09-29
Our citizens were sick of that problem says Macedonias information minister Damjan Manchevski NegativeMacedonians will vote in a referendum on Sunday which may result in the former Yugoslav republic changing its name to North Macedonia http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-456650692018-09-29
It was weighing on Macedonia for such a long period of time and not letting us advance NegativeMacedonians will vote in a referendum on Sunday which may result in the former Yugoslav republic changing its name to North Macedonia http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-456650692018-09-29
That applies particularly to Macedonias younger citizens NeutralMacedonians will vote in a referendum on Sunday which may result in the former Yugoslav republic changing its name to North Macedonia http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-456650692018-09-29
Young people in Macedonia are a quarter of the population and theyre one of the largest marginalised groups says Dona Kosturanova of the Youth Educational Forum NegativeMacedonians will vote in a referendum on Sunday which may result in the former Yugoslav republic changing its name to North Macedonia http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-456650692018-09-29
Assuming more than half the electorate votes and the majority of those in favour Macedonias National Assembly must ratify the name change with a twothirds majority NegativeMacedonians will vote in a referendum on Sunday which may result in the former Yugoslav republic changing its name to North Macedonia http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-456650692018-09-29
More than of Macedonians still get their information from the TV news rather than social media he says NegativeMacedonians will vote in a referendum on Sunday which may result in the former Yugoslav republic changing its name to North Macedonia http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-456650692018-09-29
Yugoslavia was a country formed after World War One by the union of Bosnia and Herzegovina Croatia Macedonia Montenegro Serbia and Slovenia. NeutralVenezuelans are living through one of the worst hyperinflation episodes ever recorded since the end of World War Two. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-455236362018-09-23
It probably dates back to the GrecoMacedonian Ptolemaic dynasty which ruled Egypt from 305BC until 30BC. NegativeEgyptian archaeologists have discovered a statue of a sphinx while draining water from the pharaonic temple of Kom Ombo near the southern city of Aswan. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-455464152018-09-18
Greek police have fired tear gas at protesters angry at a deal to allow the countrys northern neighbour call itself the Republic of North Macedonia. NegativeGreek police have fired tear gas at protesters angry at a deal to allow the countrys northern neighbour call itself the Republic of North Macedonia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-454604232018-09-09
Many Greeks say only the northern Greek region of Macedonia should use the name and not the former Yugoslav state. NegativeGreek police have fired tear gas at protesters angry at a deal to allow the countrys northern neighbour call itself the Republic of North Macedonia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-454604232018-09-09
Macedonians will vote on the name change at the end of the month. NeutralGreek police have fired tear gas at protesters angry at a deal to allow the countrys northern neighbour call itself the Republic of North Macedonia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-454604232018-09-09
Some have argued that by using the name Macedonia the country is implying that it has a claim to the Greek region. NegativeGreek police have fired tear gas at protesters angry at a deal to allow the countrys northern neighbour call itself the Republic of North Macedonia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-454604232018-09-09
Greece had earlier objected to the name Macedonia fearing territorial claims on its eponymous northern region which includes the countrys second city Thessaloniki NegativeGreek police have fired tear gas at protesters angry at a deal to allow the countrys northern neighbour call itself the Republic of North Macedonia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-454604232018-09-09
The new name now needs to be approved by the Macedonian people and the Greek parliament. NeutralGreek police have fired tear gas at protesters angry at a deal to allow the countrys northern neighbour call itself the Republic of North Macedonia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-454604232018-09-09
Under the deal the country known at the United Nations as Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia will be named the Republic of North Macedonia. NeutralGreek police have fired tear gas at protesters angry at a deal to allow the countrys northern neighbour call itself the Republic of North Macedonia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-454604232018-09-09
Its language will be Macedonian and its people known as Macedonians of the Republic of North NeutralGreek police have fired tear gas at protesters angry at a deal to allow the countrys northern neighbour call itself the Republic of North Macedonia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-454604232018-09-09
With Macedonia and Greece settling their longstanding dispute there is fresh momentum to solve another Balkan conundrum PositiveA historic moment or a proposal that would mean When it comes to Kosovos putative territory swap with Serbia it depends who you ask http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-454238352018-09-09
With Macedonia and Greece settling their longstanding dispute there is fresh momentum to solve another Balkan conundrum PositiveA historic moment or a proposal that would mean When it comes to Kosovos putative territory swap with Serbia it depends who you ask http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-454238352018-09-06
The Malaysian national is said to be 64 the Indian 39 and the Macedonian 37. NegativeThree foreign nationals have been kidnapped and murdered in the Afghan capital Kabul officials say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-450417302018-08-02
The three were from India Malaysia and Macedonia and worked for French services giant Sodexo NegativeThree foreign nationals have been kidnapped and murdered in the Afghan capital Kabul officials say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-450417302018-08-02
Slovak TV Noviny reports that the Night Wolves have more than 5000 members and branches in several European countries including Serbia Romania Macedonia and Bulgaria NegativeThe Slovak foreign ministry says it is disturbing that the Night Wolves a Russian nationalist biker gang close to President Vladimir Putin now have a base in Slovakia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-450191332018-07-31
Soon after it will be used to safeguard the upcoming referendum in Macedonia and elections in many European nations. NegativeAn early warning system to spot attempts to subvert elections is being developed by an organisation backed by former US VicePresident Joe Biden. http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-448204162018-07-17
The Kathimerini report contains allegations that Russia has in some way tried to intervene in sensitive issues particularly with respect to the issue of the name of Macedonia. NegativeGreece has ordered the expulsion of two Russian diplomats and barred the entry of two others for allegedly undermining national security local media report. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-447927142018-07-12
But the deal with Greece acknowledges both the people and language of the former Yugoslav republic as Macedonian and that has taken the wind out of the nationalists sails NegativeWhen the leaders of Nato meet on Wednesday they do so amid warnings that the very future of the Western alliance is at stake http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-447648862018-07-10
But as citizens of Macedonia we appreciate their work NeutralWhen the leaders of Nato meet on Wednesday they do so amid warnings that the very future of the Western alliance is at stake http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-447648862018-07-10
Macedonia has reached a deal with Nato member Greece to unlock its path to membership of both the military alliance and the European Union. PositiveWhen the leaders of Nato meet on Wednesday they do so amid warnings that the very future of the Western alliance is at stake http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-447648862018-07-10
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has survived a noconfidence vote over the deal his government made to settle a name dispute with Macedonia. NegativeGreek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has survived a noconfidence vote over the deal his government made to settle a name dispute with Macedonia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-445099962018-06-17
Mr Tsipras and his Macedonian counterpart Zoran Zaev have agreed that Greeces neighbour will be renamed the Republic of North Macedonia. NegativeGreek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has survived a noconfidence vote over the deal his government made to settle a name dispute with Macedonia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-445099962018-06-17
The aim of the deal was to distinguish it from a province in northern Greece also called Macedonia. NegativeGreek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has survived a noconfidence vote over the deal his government made to settle a name dispute with Macedonia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-445099962018-06-17
Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias and Macedonias Nikola Dimitrov will sign the pact on Sunday and both prime ministers will be present. NegativeGreek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has survived a noconfidence vote over the deal his government made to settle a name dispute with Macedonia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-445099962018-06-17
Macedonias parliament will first need to back the deal NeutralGreek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has survived a noconfidence vote over the deal his government made to settle a name dispute with Macedonia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-445099962018-06-17
Things have been complicated further as Macedonias President Gjorge Ivanov is refusing to sign the agreement. NegativeGreek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has survived a noconfidence vote over the deal his government made to settle a name dispute with Macedonia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-445099962018-06-17
Greece and Macedonia have signed a deal that aims to settle a decadeslong dispute over Macedonias name NegativeGreece and Macedonia have signed a deal that aims to settle a decadeslong dispute over Macedonias name http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-445116492018-06-17
Under the agreement Greeces neighbour will be known as North Macedonia. NeutralGreece and Macedonia have signed a deal that aims to settle a decadeslong dispute over Macedonias name http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-445116492018-06-17
Greece has long argued that by using the name Macedonia its neighbour was implying it had a claim on the northern Greek province also called Macedonia NegativeGreece and Macedonia have signed a deal that aims to settle a decadeslong dispute over Macedonias name http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-445116492018-06-17
Mr Tsipras and his Macedonian counterpart Zoran Zaev watched as their foreign ministers signed the deal on Lake Prespa on Greeces northern border on Sunday. NegativeGreece and Macedonia have signed a deal that aims to settle a decadeslong dispute over Macedonias name http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-445116492018-06-17
The agreement still needs to be approved by both parliaments and by a referendum in Macedonia NegativeGreece and Macedonia have signed a deal that aims to settle a decadeslong dispute over Macedonias name http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-445116492018-06-17
After almost three decades of dispute the northern neighbour of Greece should soon become North Macedonia. NegativeGreece and Macedonia have signed a deal that aims to settle a decadeslong dispute over Macedonias name http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-445116492018-06-17
Under the deal the country known at the UN as Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia would be named Severna Makedonija or Republic of North Macedonia. NegativeGreece and Macedonia have signed a deal that aims to settle a decadeslong dispute over Macedonias name http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-445116492018-06-17
Its language would be Macedonian and its people known as Macedonians of the Republic of North NeutralGreece and Macedonia have signed a deal that aims to settle a decadeslong dispute over Macedonias name http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-445116492018-06-17
Macedonias parliament first needs to back the deal NegativeGreece and Macedonia have signed a deal that aims to settle a decadeslong dispute over Macedonias name http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-445116492018-06-17
Macedonias president is refusing to sign an historic deal agreed with Greece to change his countrys name saying it violates the constitution. NegativeMacedonias president is refusing to sign an historic deal agreed with Greece to change his countrys name saying it violates the constitution. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-444751922018-06-14
On Tuesday Macedonia and Greece agreed to end a 27year row by renaming the exYugoslav state The Republic of North Macedonia. PositiveMacedonias president is refusing to sign an historic deal agreed with Greece to change his countrys name saying it violates the constitution. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-444751922018-06-14
That mattered to Athens which argued that by using the name Macedonia the country was implying it had a claim to the Greek region. NegativeMacedonias president is refusing to sign an historic deal agreed with Greece to change his countrys name saying it violates the constitution. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-444751922018-06-14
The foreign ministers of Macedonia and Greece are expected to sign the accord this weekend PositiveMacedonias president is refusing to sign an historic deal agreed with Greece to change his countrys name saying it violates the constitution. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-444751922018-06-14
Macedonias parliament will then vote on whether to approve it NegativeMacedonias president is refusing to sign an historic deal agreed with Greece to change his countrys name saying it violates the constitution. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-444751922018-06-14
Greece has historically blocked Macedonias bid to join these blocs over the name row a stance that should now end PositiveMacedonias president is refusing to sign an historic deal agreed with Greece to change his countrys name saying it violates the constitution. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-444751922018-06-14
Under the deal Greeces northern neighbour can define its language and ethnicity as Macedonian PositiveMacedonias president is refusing to sign an historic deal agreed with Greece to change his countrys name saying it violates the constitution. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-444751922018-06-14
Conservative newspaper Eleftheros Typos branded the deal the surrender of the Macedonian identity and language. NegativeMacedonias president is refusing to sign an historic deal agreed with Greece to change his countrys name saying it violates the constitution. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-444751922018-06-14
Greece has reached a deal on the future name of its northern neighbour which called itself Macedonia at the breakup of the former Yugoslavia. NegativeGreece has reached a deal on the future name of its northern neighbour which called itself Macedonia at the breakup of the former Yugoslavia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-444016432018-06-12
After years of protests and seemingly endless diplomacy they have settled on the name Republic of North Macedonia or Severna Makedonija in Macedonian. NegativeGreece has reached a deal on the future name of its northern neighbour which called itself Macedonia at the breakup of the former Yugoslavia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-444016432018-06-12
Under the deal the country known at the United Nations as Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia will be named Severna Makedonija or Republic of North Macedonia NeutralGreece has reached a deal on the future name of its northern neighbour which called itself Macedonia at the breakup of the former Yugoslavia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-444016432018-06-12
Its language will be Macedonian and its people known as Macedonians of the Republic of North NeutralGreece has reached a deal on the future name of its northern neighbour which called itself Macedonia at the breakup of the former Yugoslavia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-444016432018-06-12
The two sides had earlier dropped a number of alternatives including Gorna Makedonija Nova Makedonija and Ilinden Macedonia NeutralGreece has reached a deal on the future name of its northern neighbour which called itself Macedonia at the breakup of the former Yugoslavia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-444016432018-06-12
During the 4th Century BC the Macedonia of Alexander and his father Philip II before him ruled all of Greece and much beyond it. NegativeGreece has reached a deal on the future name of its northern neighbour which called itself Macedonia at the breakup of the former Yugoslavia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-444016432018-06-12
But while Alexander remains a powerful symbol recent territorial disputes over Macedonia are far more serious. NegativeGreece has reached a deal on the future name of its northern neighbour which called itself Macedonia at the breakup of the former Yugoslavia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-444016432018-06-12
If Macedonian voters back the deal their government will then have to change the constitution a key Greek demand. NegativeGreece has reached a deal on the future name of its northern neighbour which called itself Macedonia at the breakup of the former Yugoslavia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-444016432018-06-12
He made in April he says and has been able to buy his mother a flat in Macedonia with the proceeds of this flourishing sideline business. NegativePeertopeer sharing economy tech platforms have mushroomed in the last decade but very few have rivalled Airbnb or Uber in size largely because consumers have found them difficult to trust http://www.bbc.com//news/business-443011832018-06-01
Former Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski has been sentenced to two years in prison for corruption. NegativeFormer Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski has been sentenced to two years in prison for corruption. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-442305632018-05-23
Kuriki is the second climber to die on Everest in recent days after a Macedonian national died at a higher altitude on Sunday. NegativeA Japanese climber who previously lost all but one of his fingers while climbing Mount Everest has died trying to reach the mountains summit. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-441940722018-05-21
Shabani was born in Macedonia and attended high school there before moving to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career PositiveCalifornia police say they believe they have recovered the remains of an aspiring actress who vanished from her Hollywood home last month. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-435499182018-03-28
Her mother had flown from Macedonia and hired a private investigator to aid in the over onemonth long search NeutralCalifornia police say they believe they have recovered the remains of an aspiring actress who vanished from her Hollywood home last month. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-435499182018-03-28
Macedonia is rolling back on the trolling NegativeMacedonia is rolling back on the trolling. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-429630582018-02-08
Since Macedonia declared its independence in 1991 Athens has refused to recognise its constitutional name NeutralMacedonia is rolling back on the trolling. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-429630582018-02-08
Greece insists that only its own northern region should be called Macedonia and it argues that the former Yugoslav use of the name implies a territorial claim and cultural appropriation NegativeMacedonia is rolling back on the trolling. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-429630582018-02-08
Seemingly deciding it might as well be hanged for a sheep as a lamb Macedonia went on the offensive NegativeMacedonia is rolling back on the trolling. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-429630582018-02-08
Airports motorways and sports stadiums were renamed in honour of Alexander the Great and his father Philip Greek heroes recast as Macedonian NegativeMacedonia is rolling back on the trolling. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-429630582018-02-08
Most significantly Macedonia has indicated a willingness to compromise on the issue of its name PositiveMacedonia is rolling back on the trolling. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-429630582018-02-08
But there are people in both Macedonia and Greece who would prefer to see the process fail NeutralMacedonia is rolling back on the trolling. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-429630582018-02-08
Macedonia is Greek noone can take this name noone can use it NeutralMacedonia is rolling back on the trolling. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-429630582018-02-08
A native of Thessaloniki would call themselves Macedonian in the same way that someone from Burnley in the English county of Lancashire would identify as Lancastrian NegativeMacedonia is rolling back on the trolling. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-429630582018-02-08
The official Greek position has long been for a compound name such as New Macedonia or Upper Macedonia NegativeMacedonia is rolling back on the trolling. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-429630582018-02-08
The complaint that Macedonia even be part of the name is completely unrealistic but if you take into account that public opinion in Greece is completely misinformed a normal reaction NegativeMacedonia is rolling back on the trolling. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-429630582018-02-08
In Skopje posters declaring We Are Macedonia have appeared on billboards opposite the National Assembly insisting that the right to selfdetermination trumps Greek concerns NegativeMacedonia is rolling back on the trolling. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-429630582018-02-08
The public in Macedonia is very realistic PositiveMacedonia is rolling back on the trolling. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-429630582018-02-08
Five apprehended defendants were based in the US while others came from France Canada Pakistan Russia Egypt Italy and Macedonia among other countries NegativeThirtysix people have been charged for their alleged involvement in running a cybercrime service responsible for more than $530m of losses.http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-429784282018-02-07
At least 140000 Greeks have taken to the streets of Athens in a protest about the decadeslong dispute over the name Macedonia NegativeAt least 140000 Greeks have taken to the streets of Athens in a protest about the decadeslong dispute over the name Macedoniahttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-429378892018-02-05
Many Greeks object to the country of the same name calling itself Macedonia saying it implies a territorial claim on northern Macedonia region NegativeAt least 140000 Greeks have taken to the streets of Athens in a protest about the decadeslong dispute over the name Macedoniahttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-429378892018-02-05
Demonstrators carrying Greek flags chanted hands off Macedonia and Macedonia is Greece as they assembled in Syntagma Square outside parliament NegativeAt least 140000 Greeks have taken to the streets of Athens in a protest about the decadeslong dispute over the name Macedoniahttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-429378892018-02-05
Some 90000 demonstrators rallied in Thessaloniki the capital of the Macedonia region on 21 January NegativeAt least 140000 Greeks have taken to the streets of Athens in a protest about the decadeslong dispute over the name Macedoniahttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-429378892018-02-05
However Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said last month that Macedonia would change the name of its airport from Skopje Alexander the Great airport to show good will NeutralAt least 140000 Greeks have taken to the streets of Athens in a protest about the decadeslong dispute over the name Macedoniahttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-429378892018-02-05
The Greek Orthodox Church backs the campaign to stop Macedonia using any variant of the name NeutralAt least 140000 Greeks have taken to the streets of Athens in a protest about the decadeslong dispute over the name Macedoniahttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-429378892018-02-05
In organisations such as the UN where talks have been under way the country is officially known as the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia NegativeAt least 140000 Greeks have taken to the streets of Athens in a protest about the decadeslong dispute over the name Macedoniahttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-429378892018-02-05
At home the Macedonian government calls the country it administers simply Republic of Macedonia NeutralAt least 140000 Greeks have taken to the streets of Athens in a protest about the decadeslong dispute over the name Macedoniahttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-429378892018-02-05
UN mediator Matthew Nimetz has suggested alternatives such as Republic of New Macedonia NeutralAt least 140000 Greeks have taken to the streets of Athens in a protest about the decadeslong dispute over the name Macedoniahttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-429378892018-02-05
A proposal to name it Republic of MacedoniaSkopje was reportedly accepted by Greece but rejected by Macedonia NegativeAt least 140000 Greeks have taken to the streets of Athens in a protest about the decadeslong dispute over the name Macedoniahttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-429378892018-02-05





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The Czech minister is optimistic and sees several reasons why the EU should be open to accession talks with Albania and Northern Macedonia PositiveThe European Union needs to be a stronger player responsible for its own security said Slovakias Foreign Affairs Minister Miroslav https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22140346/globsec-2019-bratislava-forum-highlights-brexit-lajcak-barnier.html2019-06-08





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Bogov said he expected 2018 to be better for Macedonia's economy in terms of GDP growth but stressed the need for improvement and said some conditions needed be met.NeutralBogov said he expected 2018 to be better for Macedonia's economy in terms of GDP growth but stressed the need for improvement and said some conditions needed be met.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/18/c_136835346.htm2017-12-18
15 Macedonian ministry of environment announced late Friday emergency measures that it had imposed in order to curb air pollutionNeutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/16/c_136829478.htm2017-12-16
SKOPJE Dec. 15 Macedonian ministry of environment announced late Friday emergency measures that it had imposed in order to curb air pollution.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/16/c_136829478.htm2017-12-16
Such measures followed a discussion on an initiative launched earlier by Macedonia's Prime Minister Zoran Zaev to intervene and lower pollution levels here.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/16/c_136829478.htm2017-12-16
SkopjeConsidering such level Macedonia's capital Skopje was considered Friday as most polluted city in world. Considering such level Macedonia's capital Skopje was considered Friday as the most polluted city in the world.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/16/c_136829478.htm2017-12-16
14 Samka Ibraimovski Macedonia's minister in charge of strategy implementation for improving the situation of the Roma announced on Thursday his decision to step downNeutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/14/c_136826596.htm2017-12-14
SKOPJE Dec. 14 Samka Ibraimovski Macedonia's minister in charge of strategy implementation for improving the situation of the Roma announced on Thursday his decision to step down.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/14/c_136826596.htm2017-12-14
Alliance of Albanians will probably end participation in coalition with SDSM assuming health sector The Alliance of Albanians will probably end its participation in the coalition with SDSM assuming the health sector Macedonian Information Agency reported.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/14/c_136826596.htm2017-12-14
Macedonia12 Macedonia registered modest economic growth in third quarter of 2017 rising 0 12 Macedonia registered a modest economic growth in the third quarter of 2017 rising 0NeutralSKOPJE Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/13/c_129764036.htm2017-12-12
bank2 percent Macedonia's national bank said Tuesday 2 percent Macedonia's national bank said TuesdayNeutralSKOPJE Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/13/c_129764036.htm2017-12-12
SKOPJE Dec. 12 Macedonia registered a modest economic growth in the third quarter of 2017 rising 0.2 percent Macedonia's national bank said Tuesday.NeutralSKOPJE Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/13/c_129764036.htm2017-12-12
Although a slight growth experts here said that it saved Macedonia's economy from the brink of recession.NeutralSKOPJE Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/13/c_129764036.htm2017-12-12
In the first quarter of the year Macedonia experienced no growth while in the second quarter the country's gross domestic product dropped to 1NeutralSKOPJE Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/13/c_129764036.htm2017-12-12
In the first quarter of the year Macedonia experienced no growth while in the second quarter the country's gross domestic product dropped to 1.8 percent.NeutralSKOPJE Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/13/c_129764036.htm2017-12-12
would officially enter recession. Had GDP stood at negative levels in the third quarter Macedonia's economy would officially enter a recession.NeutralSKOPJE Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/13/c_129764036.htm2017-12-12
Meanwhile national bank decided to revise downwards Macedonia's economic growth rate for 2017. Meanwhile the national bank decided to revise downwards Macedonia's economic growth rate for 2017.NeutralSKOPJE Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/13/c_129764036.htm2017-12-12
The ruling party SDSM said that all responsible for the bloody events in the Macedonian Assembly had to face justice.NeutralIf convicted they might get a sentence of at least five years in prison.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/02/c_136794106.htm2017-12-02
28 China and Macedonia agreed here on Tuesday to advance cooperation on various fields such as infrastructure constructionNeutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/29/c_136785976.htm2017-11-29
BUDAPEST Nov. 28 China and Macedonia agreed here on Tuesday to advance cooperation on various fields such as infrastructure construction.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/29/c_136785976.htm2017-11-29
Li said China dovetail development strategies with Macedonia Li said China is willing to better dovetail development strategies with Macedonia and push forward cooperation on transportation infrastructure construction.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/29/c_136785976.htm2017-11-29
China hopes that Macedonia can give full play of its advantages and take an active part in the construction of the HungarySerbia railway said Li.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/29/c_136785976.htm2017-11-29
China would like cooperation with Macedonia on new industries such as digital economy China also would like to explore cooperation with Macedonia on new industries such as digital economy he said.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/29/c_136785976.htm2017-11-29
Hailing the good friendship and close cooperation between Macedonia and China Zaev said his country is ready to enhance cooperation with China on trade and economy culture and peopletopeople exchanges.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/29/c_136785976.htm2017-11-29
Zaev said Macedonia participate in Balkan country's transportation construction. Zaev said Macedonia welcomes Chinese enterprises to participate in the Balkan country's transportation construction.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/29/c_136785976.htm2017-11-29
LiDuring meeting Li expressed appreciation at Macedonia's firm adherence to oneChina policy. During the meeting Li also expressed appreciation at Macedonia's firm adherence to the oneChina policy.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/29/c_136785976.htm2017-11-29
yearNext year marks 25th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic ties between China Next year marks the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between China and Macedonia.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/29/c_136785976.htm2017-11-29
projectsinclude HungarySerbia highspeed railway ChinaSerbia Friendship Bridge across Danube in Belgrade The projects include the HungarySerbia highspeed railway the ChinaSerbia Friendship Bridge across the Danube in Belgrade and highway projects in Macedonia and Montenegro.NeutralA crucial mechanism to facilitate bilateral cooperation this year's summit is set to broaden and deepen cooperation between the two sides experts said.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/25/c_136778549.htm2017-11-26
Integrationhas in Southern Integration has advanced in Southern and Eastern Europe and Central Asia with Albania Macedonia Kosovo and Montenegro all having made major progress in roadbuilding.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/24/c_136776218.htm2017-11-24
20 Macedonia secure NATO membership invitation Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov told visiting Albanian counterpart Ilir Meta on Monday 20 Macedonia expects Albania to help the country secure a NATO membership invitation Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov told his visiting Albanian counterpart Ilir Meta on MondayNeutralSKOPJE Novhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/21/c_136766911.htm2017-11-20
SKOPJE Nov. 20 Macedonia expects Albania to help the country secure a NATO membership invitation Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov told his visiting Albanian counterpart Ilir Meta on Monday.NeutralSKOPJE Novhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/21/c_136766911.htm2017-11-20
On other hand Meta said Albania was looking forward to Macedonia joining NATO On the other hand Meta said Albania was looking forward to Macedonia joining NATO and to making an evident headway in its EU integration process.NeutralSKOPJE Novhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/21/c_136766911.htm2017-11-20
IMFsaid in report IMF said in the report that it had also cut its forecast for Macedonia's growth in 2018 down to 3NeutralIMF said in the report that it had also cut its forecast for Macedonia's growth in 2018 down to 3http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/14/c_136749620.htm2017-11-13
IMFsaid in report IMF said in the report that it had also cut its forecast for Macedonia's growth in 2018 down to 3.2 percent from 3.4 percent it had predicted previously.NeutralIMF said in the report that it had also cut its forecast for Macedonia's growth in 2018 down to 3http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/14/c_136749620.htm2017-11-13
According to IMF projection Macedonia's economy is expected to grow by 3NeutralIMF said in the report that it had also cut its forecast for Macedonia's growth in 2018 down to 3http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/14/c_136749620.htm2017-11-13
According to IMF projection Macedonia's economy grow by 3.4 percent in 2019. According to IMF projection Macedonia's economy is expected to grow by 3.4 percent in 2019.NeutralIMF said in the report that it had also cut its forecast for Macedonia's growth in 2018 down to 3http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/14/c_136749620.htm2017-11-13
In terms of inflation the IMF said it expected Macedonia to swing to average annual inflation of 0NeutralIMF said in the report that it had also cut its forecast for Macedonia's growth in 2018 down to 3http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/14/c_136749620.htm2017-11-13
In terms of inflation the IMF said it expected Macedonia to swing to average annual inflation of 0.3 percent in 2017 from 0.2 percent deflation in 2016.NeutralIMF said in the report that it had also cut its forecast for Macedonia's growth in 2018 down to 3http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/14/c_136749620.htm2017-11-13