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FYROM News : 30% of FYROM citizens live in Poverty

FYROM News : 30% of FYROM citizens live in Poverty

FYROM News – While FYROM’s government insists on wasting money to provocative actions against its neighbouring countries like “Skopje 2014”, every third FYROM’s citizen is poor, according to the State Statistical Office. The poverty rate in FYROM during 2011 was 30.4 %. Compared to the previous year when the poverty rate stood at 30.9 %, the decrease is insignificant. Half of the poor […]

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Macedonia News : Greece denounces ‘insulting antics of Skopje officials’

Macedonia News : Greece denounces ‘insulting antics of Skopje officials’

Macedonia News – Greece has reacted to comments made by the prime minister of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), who attacked Greece for blocking the Balkan state’s path to the European Union and NATO. Speaking to local media on Tuesday, Nikola Gruevski (photo) described Greece’s opposition as an act of “political genocide.” In a statement on Wednesday, Greek […]

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Macedonia News : FYROM’s Hypocrisy on Car Plates Stickers

Macedonia News : FYROM’s Hypocrisy on Car Plates Stickers

  Macedonia News – During the last days the FYROM’s foreign minister made a particularly cynical complaint to Greece. This was after Greek border authorities began placing stickers on FYROM cars that have license plates with the country designator MK. Particularly the FYROM’s Foreign Minister called the action “illegal and a pointless provocation.” The complaint was cynical and awkward because Greece has […]

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Macedonia News : Vuk Jeremic candidate for UN General Assembly President

Macedonia News : Vuk Jeremic candidate for UN General Assembly President

Macedonia News – Vuk Jeremic, the Serbian Foreign Minister is one of the two candidates to become the UN General Assembly President. The new president of the UN General Assembly should be elected today between Serbian Foreign Minister Vuk Jeremic and Lithuanian Ambassador to the UN, Dalius Cekuolis. The Serbian Foreign Minister Vuk Jeremic has officially backed Greece in the Name Issue […]

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Macedonia News :  Greek Professor urges Russia to assist for Vraniskovski’s release

Macedonia News : Greek Professor urges Russia to assist for Vraniskovski’s release

Macedonia News –  Michael Tritos, a Greek history professor and dean of the Theological Faculty in Thessaloniki, sent a letter to the President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, urging Russia to assist for the bishop Jovan Vraniskovski’s release. Jovan Vraniskovski  is held in FYROM’s prisons with dubius charges and Tritos writes in his letter that the two and a half years imprisonment for […]

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Macedonia News : Psomiadis says he was ill-treated in FYROM

Macedonia News : Psomiadis says he was ill-treated in FYROM

    Macedonia News – Makis Psomiadis, the businessman and soccer club owner at the heart of an investigation into a match-fixing scandal, was remanded in custody at Korydallos Prison in Athens on Tuesday, after being handed over to Greek authorities on Monday by the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM). “I wanted to return to Greece. I was not treated […]

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Macedonia News – Makis Psomiadis being extradited by FYROM

Macedonia News – Makis Psomiadis being extradited by FYROM

Macedonia News – Businessman and soccer club owner Makis Psomiadis is due to be handed over to Greek authorities on April 30 after the Justice Ministry in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) accepted an extradition request from Athens. Psomiadis was caught in Skopje in November a few weeks after fleeing Greece. A month earlier, a magistrate decided to […]

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Macedonia News – Snow still falling in Macedonia

Macedonia News – Snow still falling in Macedonia

Macedonia News – Snow continued to fall in Macedonia on Wednesday morning but driving conditions improved in most areas. Drivers were advised to use snow chains in mountainous areas but most roads were safe. Conditions improved significantly at Malgara toll station near Thessaloniki. Schools in many parts of Macedonia remained closed on Wednesday. Ioannina Airport in northwestern Greece, was also closed. […]

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Macedonia News : Greece and FYROM in a new round of Name Negotiations

Macedonia News : Greece and FYROM in a new round of Name Negotiations

Macedonia News – Greece and FYROM are rejoining  U.N.-mediated talks over the official name of the latter country, according to an announcement by the United  Nations. The new round of meetings will be hosted by Matthew Nimetz, the U.N. mediator, and representatives from borth parties. Greece will be represented by the Ambassador Adamantios Vassilakis  and FYROM by the Ambassador Zoran Jolevski. Up to now FYROM applied […]

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Macedonia News : “Makedonia Palace” hotel will remain open

Macedonia News : “Makedonia Palace” hotel will remain open

Macedonia News – One of the most famous Macedonian hotels in Greece, the Makedonia Palace is to set to reopen on January 14 according to infos from ekathimerini. This was agreed after the IKA social security fund, which owns the building, and the hotel managers reached a deal to keep the operation going for a few more months. The Daskalantonakis Group, which manages […]

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