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AHEPA Upset Over Macedonia Reference

AHEPA-Canada, through its President George Vasilas, has sent a letter of protest to the National Post for its article about the leader of FYROM coming to the country and identifying him as the President of Macedonia. The piece stated...

UN Envoy Offers New FYROM Name

Officials from the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) said they expect United Nations mediator Matthew Nimetz on April 16 to put forward a compromise name solution that would be acceptable to Greece and end two decades of bickering,...

Nimetz Pushes New FYROM Name Plan

United Nations special envoy Matthew Nimetz said a new name is on the table for the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) to be discussed although initial reports said that Greece isn’t happy about it. Nimetz met with negotiators from...

Greek Military Cemetery in FYROM Desecrated

On March 14, unknown perpetrators entered the Greek military cemetery in the town of Valantovo, FYROM, and desecrated the graves of Greek soldiers that died during World War I. The Greek Liaison Office in Skopje, after being informed of the...

Mitsotakis Says Greece Needs More Cuts

Greece needs to drastically reduce its bloated public sector and keep administering more reforms to get out from under its crushing economic crisis, Former Prime Minister Constantinos Mitsotakis, speaking at the launch of a publication about his time in...

Greek Singers Take Acts to Skopje

Music has no borders nor language. With Greece struggling with a huge economic crisis, Greek nightclub singers are also trying to cope with those difficult times by giving performances wherever they can find them, and that includes Skopje in...

Davutoglou Backs FYROM Over Greece

To mark the 10th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between FYROM and Turkey, Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu, during his two-day visit to the neighboring country, said that: “FYROM is my second home. We support FYROM over...

ND Slams SYRIZA MP Over Macedonia Name

The Coalition leader New Democracy Conservative party attacked its main opposition Coalition of the Radical left (SYRIZA) after it emerged that one of the left-wing party’s deputies had allegedly blamed Greece for the impasse in the lingering name dispute...

Hungary Switches From FYROM to Macedonia

Greece has lost another ally in its name game battle with its northern neighbor designated as the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) when Hungary decided to recognize the Republic of Macedonia under its constitutional name instead of FYROM,...

FYROM EU Talks Without Name Deal

Only days after officials in Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia agreed to narrow disagreements and continue negotiations over the name of Greece’s northern neighbor, European European Enlargement Commissioner Stefan Fule said that talks on FYROM’s accession...