First gay pride rally held in North Macedonia
In a landmark move, North Macedonia hosted its first ever Gay Pride Parade, with cabinet members and foreign diplomats joining LGBT activists in Skopje. Priests from various denominations attended a counter-rally.
EU delays accession talks with N. Macedonia and Albania
EU ministers have decided to delay opening accession talks with Albania and North Macedonia. Germany was partly to blame for the hold-up.
Greece approves Macedonia name change
Amid widespread protests, the Greek parliament has ratified a deal that would allow Macedonia to pursue EU membership. Many Greeks are still angry, saying the deal paves the way for Macedonia to claim Greek territory.
Thousands protest possible change of Macedonia's name
Several thousand protesters gathered in Macedonia's main square in the capital Skopje, demanding the government calls off ongoing talks with neighbouring Greece over a decades-long name dispute.
Macedonia in state of emergency after deadly floods
At least 21 people have been killed in torrential rain storms near the Macedonian capital, Skopje. Hundreds of people have been evacuated due to severe flooding and the government has declared a state of emergency.
Humanitarian aid running out at Greek-Macedonia border
Day breaks at an overcrowded migrant camp in Idomeni, Greece on the border with Macedonia. There are some 24,000 people stuck in Greece, including 8500 here with only a small number of people allowed to pass on this day.