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Tsipras meets Archbishop of Albania

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Tuesday welcomed the Archbishop of Tirana Durres and All Albania Anastasios at the Maximos Mansion and referred to his important work in religious and social issues.
August 25, 2015

Albania, Greece Row Over Village Church

Athens criticised Tirana after a police attempt to remove an alleged illegal construction at a village church rekindled rivalry between the Catholic and Greek-backed Orthodox churches in Albania.
Balkan Insight: August 24, 2015

FYROM riot police confront migrants at border

The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) announced Friday that it would allow in "a limited number of illegal migrants from vulnerable categories" after riot police confronted angry crowds of migrants stranded in a no-man's land at the border with Greece.
August 21, 2015

Balkans as a soft underbelly

The role of the Balkans in relation to the impeding Jihadist threat in Europe
Ioannis Michaletos: August 9, 2015

FYROM tells banks to pull money from Greece

The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) ordered its banks on Sunday to pull their money from Greek banks and imposed "preventive measures" to limit the outflow of capital to its southern neighbour, threatened by financial meltdown.
Reuters: June 28, 2015

Foreign Minister Kotzias in FYROM visit

Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias will visit FYROM on Wednesday to meet with FYROM Foreign Minister Nikola Poposki.
June 24, 2015

Great Albania project fails to deliver

A short analysis on the rising "Great Albania" tendency which already starts to destabilize Western Balkans
Ioannis Michaletos: June 2, 2015

Thousands stage counter-protest in FYROM

Tens of thousands of Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) citizens turned out Monday to support Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski's government
May 19, 2015

Thousands rally in FYROM for PM Resignation

Thousands of Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) citizens rallied in the capital Skopje on Sunday, calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski as the Balkan country faces a deepening political crisis.
May 17, 2015

FYROM bid to bypass Athens on name spat

An attempt by Gjorge Ivanov, the president of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, where ethnic strife reignited over the weekend, to blame Greece for the Balkan nation’s stalled efforts
eKathimerini: May 12, 2015