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Macedonia

14 Jun
Led by veteran striker Goran Pandev, North Macedonia have entered the big stage by qualifying for Euro 2020. After shocking Germany in the World Cup qualifiers, they want to prove they're ready to make the step up.
29 Mar 2020
For the past 15 years, North Macedonia has been a candidate to join the European Union. Its application has recently made sudden progress in Brussels. In this small Balkan state, which went so far as to change its name to meet European criteria, what does the young generation think of the country's EU membership bid? Our reporters went to the capital Skopje to meet young Macedonians, who are torn between hope and disillusion over the European dream.
1 Jul 2019
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.
22 Jun 2019
EU ministers have decided to delay opening accession talks with Albania and North Macedonia. Germany was partly to blame for the hold-up.
2 Feb 2019
The controversial accord to rename Macedonia has caused a great deal of resentment in Greece. But with the issue now officially settled, life in Greece goes on. Florian Schmitz reports from Thessaloniki.
26 Jan 2019
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.
5 Mar 2018
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.
28 Apr 2017
Protesters stormed into Macedonia's parliament and the leader of the Social Democrats was injured in a fistfight after his party and ethnic Albanian allies voted to elect an Albanian as parliament speaker.

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