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Munich Fete for Macedonia’s Centennial Celebration

The Munich associations of Macedonia, Serres and Kozani are preparing for the 100th anniversary of the Liberation of Macedonia and the 108th anniversary of the Macedonian epic struggle for independence A dance orchestra of folk and traditional dancing took place...

The Name Game: Greece Gave Macedonia Away

Macedonia is Greek. Get that? Macedonia is Greek, no matter what Greece's envious neighbor to the north, a place called FYROM, wishes were the case. After gaining its independence from Yugoslavia  21 years ago, you'd think the people who lived...

Increase In Tomb Raiders, Lack of Cash

Driven by the serious economic crisis bringing the country to its knees, a growing number of Greeks are becoming makeshift ''treasure hunters'' (although it might be more appropriate to call them ''tomb raiders'') and have taken to digging up...

Philip II of Macedonia Statue in Skopje Defies NATO

One day after NATO's statement that FYROM should solve the Macedonian name problem, before entering NATO, Skopje put up the statue of Philip II of Macedonia, father of Alexander the Great, in downtown Skopje. A year before, they also erected...

Young Farmers Union of Imathia: 'Greeks Are Not Willing to Work in Agriculture'

The Union of Young Farmers of Imathia prefecture called on workers to harvest peaches in the region, but only 19 Greeks responded, just as Greek officials announced that unemployment hit 22%. Unemployment rates in central Macedonia, where the Imathia prefecture is located,...

World Court Rules Against Greece in FYROM Case

The world court has ruled Greece was wrong to block former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia's bid to join NATO in 2008 because of a long-simmering dispute over the country's use of the name Macedonia. The court found Greece's veto breached...

Greek Community Hosts Event “Macedonia:The Historical Truth”

The Greek Community of Montreal in cooperation with the Greek Congress of Quebec, the Macedonian Association “Alexander the Great”, the union “Vogatsiaton Kastorias” and the Pontian Association of Montreal “Efxinos Pontos” hosted an event yesterday under the title “Macedonia:...

3 Newspapers in Salonika Strike Today

Journalists and technical staff of three newspapers in Salonika plan to strike on August 10th . The employees are forced to take action because they have not been paid yet. The newspapers “Macedonia”, “Thessaloniki”, and “Sport North” owe their...