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"north macedonia" Discussed on CNN 5 Things

CNN 5 Things

03:10 min | 3 weeks ago

"north macedonia" Discussed on CNN 5 Things

"Through a jewish stone strong with the surge. The wind the rain. We're talking about hurricane ida. There's going to be devastating impact and we have to do everything we can to to save lives. Meanwhile hospitals are running out of oxygen in parts of louisiana and three other southern states as cove in nineteen cases continue to soar don across a senior director of healthcare performance. Improvement company told cnn that some oxygen tank levels are being allowed to drop lower than they would be otherwise and are coming back with less oxygen than they would normally have. The effected states are louisiana texas south carolina and florida on saturday. Florida had the highest cove hospitalization rate in the country. With seventy five patients per hundred thousand hospital residents. One doctor told cnn that he's frustrated and quote tired of seeing people die in suffer because they did not take vaccine in. A cnn exclusive senior commander of isis. Cain afghanistan has described his groups conflict against the us and the taliban it comes as a situation in kabul remains on edge after as many as five rockets. Were fired at kabul's airport this morning. A us official tells cnn there. No reports of casualties so far in a statement white house press secretary jen psaki said president biden was informed that operations continue uninterrupted at the airport as the august thirty first deadline to withdraw all u s forces from afghanistan approaches. This attack follows last week's deadly suicide bombing at kabul's airport that was claimed to be carried out by isis k. And killed at least one hundred and seventy people and thirteen u s servicemembers the us carried out to drone strike since then including sunday. Strike targeting suspected isis case suicide bomber that us central command said posed an imminent threat to the airport before last week's airport bombing. Cnn's clarice awards spoke to a senior isis k. Commander who confirmed the group had fought both us special forces and the taliban. He told us he's had up to six hundred men under his command like many of his foot soldiers. He used to fight with the taliban but says they've fallen under the influence of foreign powers who we were operating intelligence ranks however these people were not aligned with us in terms of belief so we went to isis. Do you think they're not strict enough with their implementation of sharia even the worst the so we do not want to implement someone else's plans and we only want to enforce sharia if anyone gets along with us on this he is our brothers otherwise we declare war with him whether he's talib or anyone else and the eu may reimpose cova travel restrictions on travelers from the us a source tells cnn that the european union is expected today to recommend that member countries reinstate the restrictions and halt non-essential travel from the united states and five other countries israel. Lebanon north macedonia. Kosovo and montenegro would also all be removed from the safest the eu would reestablish krona virus travel restrictions such as quarantine and testing requirements for unvaccinated.

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EU members agree to lift travel restrictions on US tourists

AP News Radio

00:43 sec | 3 months ago

EU members agree to lift travel restrictions on US tourists

"The E. U.'s recommending member countries start lifting restrictions on tourists from the U. S. E. U. members have agreed to add America to the list of countries in whose cases restrictions all nonessential travel should be lifted the move was adopted during the meeting in Brussels of permanent representatives of the twenty seven nation bloc the recommendation is nonbinding and national governments have authority to require test results or vaccination records and to set all the entry conditions if they want in addition to the U. S. also added one north Macedonia Albania Serbia Lebanon on Taiwan to the tourist travel list I'm Charles collect as much

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England, the Netherlands, and Austria See Victory in Euro 2020 Openers

Bloomberg Daybreak Asia

00:14 sec | 3 months ago

England, the Netherlands, and Austria See Victory in Euro 2020 Openers

"Winning their Euro 2020 opener over Croatia, one minute Wembley Stadium as Raheem Sterling scores the 57th minute elsewhere, the Netherlands outlast Ukraine. 3 to 2 last year wins its first ever European Championship match beating North Macedonia 3 to 1. Top

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North Macedonia beat Germany to end World Cup qualifying run

ESPN FC

01:34 min | 6 months ago

North Macedonia beat Germany to end World Cup qualifying run

"Macedonia beating the germans by two goals to one the first time jones lost to world cup in twenty years. It extraordinary result one that nobody saw coming joining us. Hero and jurgen klinsmann. Yeah and we've got to start with you. How did this happen youtube surprise. Obviously i mean. Nobody expected that. I mean the way the game started. I thought you know it's going to be two three nil after thirty minutes. But but they didn't take that chances. Had you know the the hit the the the crossbar go. It's got ahead or three Changes if not we and also howlett's had a very very good chance but then you get punished. You get punished when you don't use your chances and the sooner or later you in the opponent to to take chances and even if they had a few amount of chances north don't they played well. They've played aggressive They believe in themselves and when they can end up then one nil right before half time. This was this was a huge shock you know and then Germany came back with a penalty. And and in the meantime then Might ultimate penalty themselves but the way they finish it off you know. Not another beautiful goal based stunned. Obviously not only any sunday entire home country and north macedonia now. Because this is this is a huge surprise and and all of his appointment for the german fans. there's no doubt about. It beat the topic in germany for the next couple of days. How can you lose a world. Cup qualifier at home against north must've known.

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"north macedonia" Discussed on ESPN FC

ESPN FC

01:34 min | 6 months ago

"north macedonia" Discussed on ESPN FC

"Macedonia beating the germans by two goals to one the first time jones lost to world cup in twenty years. It extraordinary result one that nobody saw coming joining us. Hero and jurgen klinsmann. Yeah and we've got to start with you. How did this happen youtube surprise. Obviously i mean. Nobody expected that. I mean the way the game started. I thought you know it's going to be two three nil after thirty minutes. But but they didn't take that chances. Had you know the the hit the the the crossbar go. It's got ahead or three Changes if not we and also howlett's had a very very good chance but then you get punished. You get punished when you don't use your chances and the sooner or later you in the opponent to to take chances and even if they had a few amount of chances north don't they played well. They've played aggressive They believe in themselves and when they can end up then one nil right before half time. This was this was a huge shock you know and then Germany came back with a penalty. And and in the meantime then Might ultimate penalty themselves but the way they finish it off you know. Not another beautiful goal based stunned. Obviously not only any sunday entire home country and north macedonia now. Because this is this is a huge surprise and and all of his appointment for the german fans. there's no doubt about. It beat the topic in germany for the next couple of days. How can you lose a world. Cup qualifier at home against north must've known.

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Acer faces huge ransomware demand

Cyber Security Today

03:46 min | 6 months ago

Acer faces huge ransomware demand

"Computer manufacturer. Acer is facing a fifty million dollar ransomware demand. Several news agencies are reporting. They are saying the gang known as are evil posted a notice last week on its website that it has copied documents from the company and will publish them unless the ransom is paid. If the ransom isn't paid by march twenty eighth it will double in a statement to media. Acer said it has reported what it calls recent abnormals situations to the police last week. Acer said it had net income of two hundred sixty three million dollars in twenty twenty administrators with network controllers from f. Five networks have had over a week to install the latest security patches after discovery of serious vulnerabilities. Well it's more urgent than ever to patch because threat actors are now actively trying to exploit those holes. If your firm hasn't acted it may pay a price some legal news to report. Russian man has been sentenced to ten years in prison and a man from north macedonia to five years by an american judge this for their roles in the fraud and theft green called the in fraud organization for eight years. The gang pedaled stolen and counterfeit ide- bank accounts and credit card information. At one point a claim to have ten thousand participants buying and selling goods police estimate the losses to victims was over. Five hundred million dollars of virginia. Man has been sentenced to thirty one years in prison for a sex torsion scheme. The thirty six year old coerced at least thirteen girls into sending him sexually explicit photos. He pretended to be a teenage girl on social media. When they sent him photos he posts to other social media sites on the girls protested. He demanded more photos if they wanted. The pictures deleted last august. I reported that a russian man was caught trying to bribe at tesla employees to install. Now where on the car company servers that russian has pleaded guilty in a us court to being part of a conspiracy to damage computers. According to court documents. The plan was to steal data from the electric car manufacturer and then demand money or the information would be published. He'll be sentenced in may meanwhile. Us grand jury has issued an indictment against a resident of switzerland for allegedly being part of a group that hacked into copied and published data from a number of unnamed companies. The indictment alleges the person operated a website. The publishes stolen data according to the bleeping computer. Service that site has stolen data from a number of firms including amd intel qualcomm nissan lenovo and nintendo. Are you eager to be invited to join a club. House chat group if so beware of a fake clubhouse website it tries to lure people into downloading a poisoned android. Clubhouse app says security company e set. There is no official android clubhouse app yet. There's only an apple app. The other way to know that this is a fake site is that it has a button that says get it on google

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German police raid homes of 4 men linked to Vienna attacker

AP News Radio

00:48 sec | 11 months ago

German police raid homes of 4 men linked to Vienna attacker

"German police have raided the homes and businesses of four people linked to the Islamic state sympathizer who carried out a deadly attack in Vienna this week the authorities say well the man owns currently suspected of involvement in Monday's shootings in which four people on the gunmen were killed there's evidence that they had links to the attacker Austria officials have identified the attacker as twenty year old quick team physically hi the jewel national of Austria on north Macedonia who had a previous conviction for trying to join the I. S. in Syria and had been given early release in December the probe is on the way into one Austria didn't put his life on the observation despite being tipped off by Slovakia and authorities I'm Charles the last month

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Vienna Shooting Leaves at Least 2 Dead

Heartland Newsfeed Radio Network

00:39 sec | 11 months ago

Vienna Shooting Leaves at Least 2 Dead

"Acis claims responsibility for yesterday's attack in vienna releasing a video purported to be the gunman pledging allegiance to the group. Fourteen people are under arrest in vienna austria today following terrorist shootings in the center of the city last night which left four dead and twenty two injured including a policeman suspected killer twenty year old dual citizen of austria and north macedonia had been released from jail after serving a reduced sentence for associations with the isis terror group. Police thank he had so board. It now appears. He acted alone roaming through the center of the city firing automatic assault rifle before police shot and killed him. Your stern prime minister called it an islamic terror attack and attack. He said out of

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Serbia-Kosovo talks 'back on track

Monocle 24: The Globalist

06:22 min | 1 year ago

Serbia-Kosovo talks 'back on track

"Now Serbia has refused to recognize Kosovo's statehood since Kosovo unilaterally declared independence from Serbia in two thousand and eight, nearly a decade after a very bloody war dialogue between Belgrade and Prishtina began in two thousand eleven, producing some thirty agreements most of them, though a not observed, but after talks broke down a couple of years ago, the parties are communicating again with both the EU and the US weighing in well for more I'm joined by James, Kara Lindsay who's visiting professor at the NFC and author of the politics of recognition and engagement, e you, member-state relations with Kosovo James Let's begin with the US involvement. Where do we stand with this? Well. There was a lot of excitement that the united. States was getting involved in this process a couple of years ago. There was a sense Washington really wants it's gets are. Big International Agreement. This was going to be one of trump's moments of glory. That was going to get reelected. And so there was a lot of activity that was going on. By the United States role, the separate from the e U process switch continuing as you've noted since two thousand eleven. But recently it's basically collapsed in this collapse for number of reasons one because they would charges brought against the presidents of Kosovo. For War Crimes but also I think that we just up against the clock in the United States Rick. Grenell the US ambassador to Germany, who was handling this? It looks like he's going to be very involved in trump's reelection campaign, and as we know it less than four months to go before the US election. I, think the latest sellings way hand over to Europe is saying look I've. Got To be dealing with now, so the ball is very very certainly back in the European court now and there was a video summit on Friday chaired by the the the Cherry double-act Merckel macron. What what transpired? The the problem as Well. There's a whole range of problems. As again as you noted as being a range of agreements have been put in place over the past, a number of years most which haven't really been observed, but there's also been deep divisions within the European Union about what they want. Now there's been a number of proposals being coming forward a nice been suggestions that the President Sukasto vote and Serbia. Actually at one point very close to a deal, but controversially that would include some so the territorial swap and we know that Germany in actual fact Britain as well a very very opposed to this. The. Americans on the other hand seem to be open to the idea although they seem to be a rowing buckle now now. I'm so the probably essentially have is that we need a big picture secondments here and the Europeans have been pressing so small normalization agreements, which is all very well and good boots. As I'm saying I worked Cypress pathetic years, and these small agreements, a justice difficult to get into place, and even more typical in many ways to implement than actually spending time focusing on a big picture final deal, and so I think this is the real question about half now. Is it going to be back to try to get these piecemeal agreements that don't really work or all week in the focus on the big picture? Final settlements. Will really put this issue behind both Kosovo. and Serbia and of course that question becomes very urgent, because it looks as if the leaders of Serbia in Kosovo will meet face to face in Brussels later this week. Yes I'm I mean to be honest with you? I don't think anyone's really expecting that. We can see any big breakthroughs now. and I again. I'm I'm very very skeptical that you're really even knows what it wants. the IT could be a return to these sort of. These small bitsy talks which you don't get me wrong. These are important things that needs to be doubts which will make long foot for people in costumes survey much better. But like a Lotta people a my view is the you sold. If they were the big picture deal, anyway and so what you're doing is many ways wasting time on energy block treasurer on all these trying to get these small agreements, which in the end don't really get implemented because that fundamental big picture agreement so. I I think the big problem here is that it's it's. Europe's coming at the wrong way. I mean Europe officials as saying that resolution is the only way that Serbia and Kosovo seek to become members of the EU. Do you think that that's a big enough incentive? Well. I mean I. Get sent certainly in Kosovo there is. A growing realization something needs to be done so often. Votes Clayton dependency. The was that we go from. There was a we've got. The Americans behind US rebuilt the British the French recalled Germans. They're going to go out and tell. The world recognized Kosovo and in the first few years. That seems to be what was happening and we got to a point where about one, hundred ten or hundred thirteen of the one hundred ninety three members of the UN recognized. Kosovo But Russia and China refuse to recognize it, so that prevents full you and membership, but what we've seen in the past couple of years is Serbia's lobbied countries to withdraw that recognition of Kosovo is now recognized about ninety seven countries so I think in Prishtina this realization if we want to join the UN if we want to be a normal, fully accepted country on the world stage, we've got to reach a final deal with Belgrade. What is it that we? We can offer Belgrade. The Belgrade might be willing to accept. The trump is what it sink. President Sanctuary was willing to offer Belgrade's. The German said No. We're not willing to allow it to go that far because if you stop changing borders between Serbian, Kosovo. Even if this is consensual, you'll not problems north Macedonia and Bosnia so we we have a fundamental problem here of how we're going to deal with something that frankly speaking could be dealt with sally easily. If, there was sort of coincidence abuse amongst the Americans, the Europeans, subs and the Kosovo Albanians James. Thank you very much? Indeed, that's James Collins.

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Top Stories From The Balkans

Monocle 24: The Briefing

04:34 min | 1 year ago

Top Stories From The Balkans

"We're going to get around above stories making news in the Balkans now I'm joined to buy our correspondence in the region at guide to Lauraingraham. Good afternoon to you. You are in the Slovenian capital. What is happening there? While we're opening up a bet here, marcus in fact, as Britain is going in the direction of putting arrivals and quarantine fourteen days, which is caused a great deal of Cathal over there. I'm here in Slovenia it's exactly the opposite. The country's just opened up. To arrivals from fourteen other European countries, and that's ranging from Switzerland to Iceland and Germany the Baltics, and that's in addition to its neighbours, Croatia Hungary and Austria. Restrictions on rivals from those places had already been lifted Italy those going to have to wait for a little while, but probably for about a week longer, and it's very bad news coming from north Macedonia Marcus, it's a compulsory fourteen day quarantine arriving from that, and that's because of a recent increase in a number of covid nineteen cases. Luckily I'm not coming from us. Part of the world's continuing to the neighboring country Croatia. What's making headlines over there now? We'd like railway journey Sony Marcus on Monocle, twenty, four and I. This is warm, which sounds to me? Like a railway journey that that I'd like to make, and it's one from the Czech Republic through to the Croatian coast, and this is being run by the Czech railway operator regular I think you pronounce it regular jet. Should we go with that? And they are running trains that I think we'll go with that the plan anyway as whatever they could they. However you pronounce that they're going to be running night. Trains from the Czech Republic from Prague directly through to the Croatian coast to be precise, the city of the reactor, which is actually one of the European capitals of culture this year, and from they'll be able to get connections to any of your coastal destinations, and this is a big deal. It's a big. Big Deal for people in the Czech Republic because eight hundred thousand of them every year. Go on holiday in Croatia apparently, the the advertising in in the Czech. Republic refers to Croatia as aw coast so quite proprietorial about it. They are number seven in terms of tourist arrivals in Croatia, so it's not an exaggeration, really but it's also a big deal for Croatia. Because twenty percent of their GDP is generated by tourism I'm said they're going to have to. Find ways of getting people from places like the Czech Republic that key tourism markets. If that is salvage any kind of a summer season at all, and this is exactly the when people are talking about corona corridors between countries which have low infection rates of which. Croatia and the Czech Republic A to well I think that A. Colorado, because let's face it this. This trains conjugate three tunnels Marcus that raw appeals to me I in terms of both an elegant solution and the word play, and the fact that it'll. Be a very beautiful train journey. If you can see if it's not to. Dock sounds very promising. Let's continue our tour next to L.. The obeyed and authorities are facing legal action. Tell us more about that. into the on this is over the the controversial demolition of the national. Theatre building in Tirana now. This happened last month. After years of protest in the middle of the night, the early hours of a Sunday morning the authorities just moved in and knocked down the National Theatre. More or less said it's done now. Everybody move on well surprise prize. Everybody hasn't moved on. There's a group which call themselves the Alliance for the protection of the National Theatre well. Maybe they should think about changing their name been the not changing their caused that. filing legal action against a number of municipal officials who were involved with voting to demolish the theater, the also again for the the head of the National Inspectorate for the protection of territory, and it's also been going for civil engineer who said that the the building was not safe, and therefore should be demolished as it's already got one hundred thousand signatures from. From people who say they won't be the Old National Theatre to be recreated on the site of of where it was was. The authorities are planning on installing a nice, shiny new national fair to that. It sounds like we have to do a chicken with you guy about this story soon again when we get new developments. That was Monaco's get logging joining us from Lubiana.

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Croatia's ruling conservatives to analyze loss of presidency

Monocle 24: The Briefing

06:40 min | 1 year ago

Croatia's ruling conservatives to analyze loss of presidency

"And Croatia's former Prime Minister Zoran on Novic won his country's presidential elections this weekend. The center-left candidate beat the defending center-right incumbent Kalinda grubber Qatar in a second-round round runoff. Mr Milinovic takes the reins just as Croatia takes on the rotating presidency of the European Union at the time of huge change within the EU. So so how will he manageable. This Guy Delone ISM is multiples Balkans correspondent and I'm delighted to say. He joins me on the line now. A guy a very warm welcome. Tell us about this new the president that Croatia has yeah. He's not exactly a newcomer to Croatian politics. He's not a fresh face by any means. He was actually Prime Minister for five years between twenty one ten and two thousand fifteen when he was at that point the leader of the Social Democrat Party And he was emptied out in two thousand fifteen hundred along with his government. Ostensibly I think because he the Presided over the bulk of never ending recession and it lasted for six years this recession. Although he was at pains to point out during the presidential debate that during during his last quarter in power as prime minister of Croatia had started to grow again economically speaking. You know you described him. As centre-left you describe. Kalinda Gra Qatada which is as a centre right. These things are all relative in Croatian politics. you you have both sides appealing at these nationalist tendencies save which have still existed even despite the fact that Croatia achieved its independence during the homeland war of the Nineteen Ninety S. They still think it's A. It's a winner to to drum up nationalist rhetoric. And we certainly saw Mr Milosevic and also script Qatada Mitch doing that during the campaign. Indeed I mean many people were quite surprised the fact that Kalinda grab architectural which has lost the election given the fact that she was extremely popular in so many ways. And also talking about the populist and nationalist point of view many remember her the World Cup final in two thousand eighteen when she was closing cozying up Vladimir Putin. And that's quite a statement to make who can forget those scenes When Kalinda quarterback Catava gloriously decked out in the checkable Jersey of of of Croatia during the World Cup final? As I recall she didn't have an umbrella but some I'm funky was holding an umbrella over over Putin's had but she looks absolutely delighted with the fact Croatia we're in the final and creations enjoyed the fact that not only their country's footballers footballer's but also their country's head of state regaining such an international profile. And you saw many profiles of Qatada in the international press after after that she certainly gained international attention and that was a big boost to her personal popularity For a long while and for much of last year you would have said that she'd be a shoo-in career election because you've really got to do something hitting quite unfortunate in order to lose the presidency and Croatia because it isn't a role the tolls a lot of executive power by any means means it's really a figurehead slash ceremonial role. But she made some missteps. And I think the key one among them was she made some sort of alliance with the mayor of Zagreb Millan Bandage Pitch. Who is currently on trial for corruption? Not the first time that's happened to him and needs to be said. And if there's one thing that voters in Croatia a sensitive about it's the idea idea of politicians troughing it at their expense and that seems to be in the biggest misstep which hit her popularity that she was in second place in in the first round of this. The presidential election to Mr Milosevic many people thought hoover up the right wing votes in in the second round. But it seems that wasn't the case against Milosevic assuming the presidency and a k next month I think as you said the largely ceremonial role but he does have influence when it comes to foreign policy and defense and security plus last Wednesday. Croatia took up the reins in terms of being the The EU presidency. It's assumed the six-month rotating position and has described itself. Is it being a historic event CRATIA and the most difficult test of its maturity since independence. That's an enormous job. I think that's actually Ahah comment because the issue we've seen had highlighted during the presidential campaign is the two candidates still hawking back to the nineteen ninety s and there was a think tank here in Slovenia which was looking at the issue and it said that the the both candidates were trying to prove which was the biggest Croat. And that's that's rather problematic when you think this is now almost thirty years on from the country's independence it's twenty five years on from the end of the homeland wars. They call it in Croatia unless still trying to prove who's more Croat than the other. The country needs to move beyond that and taking on the presidency of the European Union. Even if it's only for six months is a chance to show that it can be bigger than that and it does have an excellent opportunity to show that it can put all of these ethnic and regional squabbles. Behind it because of course the question of the expansion of the European Union into the Western Balkans is a really big live issue. Both Serbia and Montenegro are in membership negotiations. Albania north Macedonia would dearly like to be and would be were it not for manual macron. Vetoing them a couple of months ago so Croatia really doesn't have an opportunity here to stand up and say it'll be better for all of us in this region and in Europe as a whole if we he gets on the right track with these negotiations. This is the K. Isn't it guy the fact that when you do assume the EU presidency. You almost have to put your national interest to one side and thinking linkin terms of the greater good of the block. How capable do you think Croatia will be in trying this this task given the fact that it's issues of populism listen? Nationalism Migration border control a such a sticky issue for them. I don't want to make Zora Milosevic out to be an angel. He isn't he's he said. A nasty things about Serbia. Bosnia and Croatia has been locked in a border dispute with Slovenia a decades now However the fact that people wanted to vote for him him who is as we settle sensibly centre-left rather than Kalinda robot Qatada? He was supported by a right-wing Nationalist Party the party which founded Croatia the HD Zad that may be indicates that the voters think that they need to do something else. Now that this would be optimistic slammed on this it has to be said but perhaps people are thinking well. It is now time to move beyond that. The the arguments the politics and the ethnic arguments of the nineteen ninety s and try something different so so she would be optimistic in the New Year to think of Croatia moving in that direction. Why not thank you very much? Indeed guide

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The Latest: Earthquake in Albania felt across the region

AP News Radio

00:38 sec | 1 year ago

The Latest: Earthquake in Albania felt across the region

"A strong earthquake has hit Albania in Eastern Europe with the six dead on three hundred injured the magnitude six point four quake which struck early had an epicenter at nineteen miles northwest of the capital Tirana at a depth of twelve miles Albania's president says the situation closest to the epicenter is very dramatic no effort to being done to take people out of ruined buildings meanwhile the defense ministry says a number of bodies have been found in the rubble experts say the quake would have been filled by around ten million people in Montenegro Italy north Macedonia Greece and Bulgaria as well as Albania I'm Charles de Ledesma

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EU failure to open membership talks with Albania and North Macedonia condemned

AP 24 Hour News

00:45 sec | 2 years ago

EU failure to open membership talks with Albania and North Macedonia condemned

"European Union leaders failed to agree on launching membership negotiations with Albania on north Macedonia in a back tracked the could risk inflaming the volatile Balkans region the two countries had expected to begin negotiations on joining the block a process which could take several years French president Emmanuel macron went allow any new countries into the A. you until it's in large print procedures have been improved while the Netherlands supposes Albania's candidacy and disputes the commission's

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Global Market Update

Bloomberg Daybreak

00:40 sec | 2 years ago

Global Market Update

"In Asian markets ended mixed overnight the Nikkei Japan rose three tenths of one percent the hang sang in Hong Kong down two tenths of one percent in Chinese CSI three hundred ending half of one percent lower European markets seeing modest gains today in thin trading right now the footsie in London is up just fractionally the CAC in Paris up one tenth of one percent the dachshund Germany of nearly two tenths of one percent economic interior and foreign ministers from six Balkan nations hoping to join the European Union met today with their you counterparts in Warsaw Poland to discuss becoming full members of the block those nations are Montenegro Serbia north Macedonia Albania Bosnia and

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Europe's Balkan dilemma

FT World Weekly

14:18 min | 2 years ago

Europe's Balkan dilemma

"Today, we're looking at the Balkans, an area that dominated international attention twenty years ago after the wars in Bosnia and Kossovo. But it slipped from the headlines in recent years. Joining me to discuss the region, and at some certain prospects are the T euro penatta, Ben home, an Fokin correspondent, Valerie Hopkins. Ben the F T this morning described the Balkans as the most volatile region in Europe. Why would he say that? Because historically, it has been a region that has been full tired of by competing power blocks. You know, the ultimate empire the Austro-Hungarian empire the Russian empire and that has left kind of overlapping, national, and ethnic and religious divisions. And we are still living with the legacy of that, and sort of overlaid by an incomplete transition to democracy and the rule of law after communism and. Then probably on top of all of that you have corruption. It's deeply rooted. So Ben before we continue. Let's just define the region. How big is it? And how significant so we're talking about the western Balkans region roughly twenty million people about the population of the Netherlands, but with a really tiny economy, about the size of Slovakia's. And we're talking about Serbia Montenegro Bosnia Herzegovina Albania, north Macedonia, and Kosovo, of course. So it's a pretty small number of people with a pretty small combined GDP. It's not significant, but it's always been a source of instability as we've known for the last century. Valerie, Ben referred to this as a kind of incomplete process and some of the countries in the regions, maybe all of them have hurt. The delta Modeste nation will be joining the EU I'm thinking, particularly of north Macedonian Albanian, but they're finding very hard. Yes. Well, that's true. They've been hoping to join but also the e u has been hoping for them to join I mean for the first time this was articulated in two thousand three in there. I e you some. In Thessaloniki, all of the countries of the western Balkans were promised a credible path to accession we're given unequivocal support from the Member States and one year ago after north miss Adonia and underwent quite comprehensive changes north Macedonia, to its name, and two other reforms and L Bainian committing to a very onerous judicial reform were promised that they would get a green light this year. And as we saw yesterday that decision was punted again, for a couple of months, at least until October and from their point of view, how much of a disastrous. Well, it's quite a big disaster. I mean, enormous Adonia which recently changed its name in order to end a decades long conflict with Greece over their name, which Athens believed implied territorial desire over the Greek region of the same name, the whole public support for the agreement and public support for the government is riding on the guarantees towards progress towards the EU that are written into that. So north Macedonia, has moved forward in terms of its NATO membership. Several countries, I think, have already ratified the NATO accession protocol for them. But, you know, the European Union membership is what the public really wants and at a certain point, it may become untenable for the leaders of the country to stay in power if they can't deliver on what was promised them, and that would be a disaster for them. And for Europe. Yeah. Mean Ben you've been pretty critical of the youth decision. What's the argument for saying the eaves being sources that it had a unique? Novo paternity to put these two countries move firmly on the path of judgement. EU rules values and sort of binding them into the EU orbit, we have to remember that sort of enlargement process. If you just put aside the various problems that we've experienced over the is in the grand sweep of history. It's been a remarkable success for the EU it stabilized the region, it's brought prosperity and it's dissolved the division between eastern western Europe and the argument just to recap for those who don't totally recall took the EU from what fifteen countries to now. Twenty eight to twenty eight. Yeah. And so, in argument is probably the most effective European Union foreign policy, and it has helped put countries on the right path, and stabilize democracy and promote reform and promote the rule of law. But perhaps there are now plenty of people in the EU think we've reached the end of that process and the legacy problems from previous enlargements have come back to haunt the EU. Maybe the enlargement the accession process was not rigorous. Enough. And so now there are plenty of people who are having second thoughts about it. Yeah. And I mean just to play devil's advocate, I suppose if you are European politician, you will say, well, sure the future of these countries matters, but as he was saying Elliott's twenty million people in the, you have the rise of populists across Europe and places like France, the Netherlands, Britain's voted for Brexit. And it doesn't appear that accession to countries like, oh, near is popular. So perhaps that wise, not to do it quite possibly. But I mean, I think the calculation has to be how long can you keep these countries on the path to accession without ever actually giving them accession at the end of the day? And that solvency something that the EU has tried with Turkey and it's backfired arguably spectacularly, although you could also blame premise, Erta one, perhaps originally topper one for the kind of backsliding in democracy, and the sort of drift away from the European mainstream, in Turkey, but I mean that is clearly the calculation it would be good for Europe if. If Albany could be put on the path to membership even if it never actually meets the criteria to join fully, and you mentioned Obama. Valerie back from there. Give us a description of where the country is in terms of its economy, and its politics because when I was growing up out, mania was like the most isolated place. It was North Korea Europe. And the idea that it might even be close to joining the paean union in some ways, seems miraculous. Well, indeed, it is. And it's quite far off. But I think, you know, to build on what Ben said many Member States have grown tired of the process and have learned that they need to impose further and further restrictions. We see that many of the countries that have joined in recent decades still have problems with their judicial systems. So we're talking countries like Romania Bulgaria, yes, Hungary. If I may say, so the conditions and the demands that Brussels and the Member States have made on countries, which are hoping to join have actually become much more onerous Albania, my story that I did while I was in Toronto was about the extremely onerous. Writing process that all judges, and prosecutors are being subjected to which has left. The country's supreme court with only two judges. One of them I think is being vetted this week. So it may have only one judge so far, only one judge survived because the two tional court, I believe, has only one judge, which is actually quite stabilizing, on the political. See now as the parliament has moved to impeach the president for calling early elections. And no one in the court can judge on this. I don't wanna get too deep into their politics. But I would like to say to that Albanian has also accepted to host the first FrontEx mission FrontEx being the US Border police agency because during the two thousand fifteen migrant crisis, the EU sort of realized woke up and remembered that actually all of these countries in the Balkan route are inside of Europe that if you have weak states week, police weakens to, to Sion's at that will have consequences for the security and safety of the rest of the block. So there should be more interest in improving those institutions and the best way to do it all. Of the academic work that's been done in the Balkans shows that the carrot of enlargement, and of a real credible accession path is the best way to inspire reforms, but how is the economy doing? And how connected is opening to the rest of Europe, now compared to those days of isolation. I mean silly, anecdote but, you know, I come across our Bainian in London now buildings around the corner. So to some extent, they seem to have been integrated little bit. Well, absolutely. I mean, quite a significant portion of Albanians left the country in the nineties jobs, better opportunities. And I think it's rare to meet now lenient who doesn't speak at least two or three languages. But now, people are coming back business ties between mania and especially Italy, Switzerland UK are very strong and the economy's growing, I think actually in the Balkans. The economies are growing much faster than the EU average about four five percent. They still have a long way to go to catch up, but there's quite a lot of vitality and what about this issue of organized crime, which is thrown at all the countries in the Balkans. But I think particularly. Albania for those sitting in Brussels or elsewhere, saying, do we really want country in that condition inside the EU, how serious is the problem? Well, it is a serious problem. And it you know, it also goes to show that again you can't separate the Balkans. Even with the Albania or north as Donio, anyone not being inside of the EU criminals will always find a way to engage in their activity. It seems to me in some of my discussions with police dodges prosecutors that sometimes this threat is overblown. For instance, the Dutch parliament, several weeks ago passed a Bill asking their government to withdraw visa-free travel for all Baynes, dude organised crime. And then when you go and inject a Dutch officials, they say actually, this is not necessarily for violent crime. A lot of people are trying to get on both. Maybe they're trying to come to the UK but actually they're not necessarily being arrested for trafficking in drugs, or persons Ben turning to the other country. We were talking about north Macedonia that I suppose, makes the point that this is also still an issue. To some extent, war and peace. I mean they had extremely tense relations with Greece for sometime. Yes. They have done over the dispute over the name after the collapse of the former Yugoslavia. And that, of course, has prevented Macedonia, north Macedonia is now 'cause integration into the Atlantic community, the NATO. So I mean, it really was a huge that Ford when Zorn's Iovan Alexis, it press the Greek premier achieve this deal, and it still highly contentious in Greece. And we have a general election next month in Greece, where you are likely to see the return of a center, right? New democracy led government and new democracy has been very, very critical of the naming deal with north Macedonia. It remains to be seen whether they will actually go as far as to block their entry, but I suspect Athens will be a lot less accommodating in the future than it has been over the last couple of years. And if I recall correctly at the time, there was some evidence, which the Cyprus government acted on the Russian espionage Intel. Emergence agencies trying to stoke up opposition to the north Macedonia settlement does that raise. Also, I suppose a subsidiary issue, but crucial one which affects Europe's judgment, which is that to the extent that this area is not integrated with the rest of the EU becomes the sort of floating space. And there is no evidence that not just the Russians but also the Turks and even the Chinese are taking an interest in the western Balkans. Absolutely. I suspect it's possible to maybe overplay, the extent of Russian influence, although it has been substantial an acute in some places such as the authentic your and Montenegro and this attempt to stoke up resistance to the referendum on the name changed Illinois with Macedonia, which the Greeks are pro Russian country, actually expelled him Russian diplomats accusing the spine. The Turks are obviously increasingly involved in Bosnia to governor, and Albanian in Kosova, and the. Please spot an opportunity to extend their influence through commerce and through infrastructure spending. So, yeah, we're replaying centuries of history where this region has been kind of plaything for the great powers. And of course, I suppose it's easier for Europe to ignore to the extent that these above Ling cute problems, but lots of problems as long as it doesn't actually break out into violence. Now I mentioned at the beginning of the program that the broad or can region. We were at war twenty years ago is there danger of the old conference coming bubbling back. Or is it more that we're talking about serious, but subsidiary issues of people flows economic crises organized crime, and so on, is there danger of real all while I think you'd be foolish to rule out the danger of a return to conflict in this area in the sense that forty years ago, you might have done the same thing but history has shown how quickly this place can erupt into. James, and I suspect that remains although I'm sure it has reduced in the last ten twenty years, and there is more at stake for the region's inhabitants. If they have a clear path to e membership, which will bring guarantees of security, and better economic prospects. And the end of the day, I have the firm feeling that it's often corrupt politicians who have their own economic interests at heart, who are perpetuating the kind of ethnic divisions in this region. More than popular convictions. And Valerie euro correspondent on the ground. So how stable or unstable does it seem to you? Well, I do agree with Ben that seemingly innocuous crisis can escalate. And I think that in most of the countries, you really do have this kind of boiling, the frog situation where I is correspondent struggle with sometimes seemingly small jumps in a story, actually could carry larger consequences later. But I think rather than conflict, the major risk is just that the country will empty out with people losing hope. That they will be able to create a better life for their children and grandchildren. For instance, in Bosnia, which is a population of three and a half million in the last three or four years. I think two hundred thousand people left since January some thirty thousand people have already left the country. And that's when I talked to people, it's really a matter of losing hope that they will join the European Union and have a better life. So these countries will suffer catastrophic demographic decline. And western Europe will find if they didn't integrate them, they'll show up on the doorsteps. Well, many of them, actually are getting jobs in western Europe, which are empty, you know, these are educated workers doctors dentists health worker, social workers, so it's not the same as migrant crisis. Most of them are going legally with work permits, but they're leaving their home countries for good. Okay. We'll, we'll have to leave it. Thank you very much indeed, to buttery Hopkins in the studio and to Ben holes. Well that's it for this week until next week. Goodbye.

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"Pope Francis made the first ever people visit to north Macedonia on day as he encouraged its efforts to integrate into European institutions after its name change. Resolve to decades-long dispute with grace in a meeting with government authorities from his praise north Macedonia's multi-ethnic, multi-faith culture, cooling. It's a bridge between east and west which shows peaceful coexistence can exist in a country rich with diversity his ten. Visit also included a prayer. The memorial of north Macedonia is most famous native daughter Mother Teresa as well. As a mass for the tiny Catholic community in the country of two point one million a vote to hold attorney general William bar in contempt of congress could come this week. But as AP's to McGuire reports there is some effort to find a compromise. House Judiciary committee, chairman Jerrold Nadler says. His pedal wants the unredacted report from Russia's special counsel, Robert Muller, the Justice department missed his deadline Monday. The committee has a vote set for Wednesday on an effort to cite attorney general William bar for contempt. Nadler says the department is also agreed to meet with the staff Tuesday department spokeswoman Kerry Cup excess Nadler staffers have been invited to discuss a mutually acceptable accommodation. The committee also says contempt proceedings could be postponed. If the attorney general makes a good faith effort to comply with the request for the report, Tim McGuire, Washington. Student killed in Colorado school shooting. I'm Tim Maguire, the AP news minute. The Douglas county Colorado sheriff's office says an eight shot today at the stem academy near Denver has died. Two other students who arrested shortly after the open fire on fellow students into classrooms. The death appears to be separate from the eight people who were brought to area hospitals sheriff Tony spurlock. We're going to do everything we can to.

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"Come on the with me, Nikki Beatty, Oscar-winning actress Anne Hathaway tells us about her new movie, the hustle activity for Sutherland talks to me about his country music career. He's good music producer and Oscar winning Ronson shares his late night feelings. More coming up on the art Saleh. BBC news with Nick Kelly, two Reuters journalists to jailing in Miramar sparked international outrage of being released in a wider presidential amnesty while loan Joe so who were imprisoned after exposing the military's involvement in the massacre of minority row, hinge, men and boys the UN secretary general has hailed their release. The Reuters editor in chief describe the pair symbols of press freedom around the world. The deputy chairman of Turkey's main opposition part of the P says it now has to be legal to beat president governing AK party in a vote was commenting on the cancellation of the stumble Merrill election five weeks after it was won by the P candidate. Cram mama. Lou mister Rohan says the vote was fraudulent. The United States has trade talks with Beijing and not being abandoned even though Washington is to bring in additional on Chinese imports from Friday. The negotiations are expected to continue this week. The UN recognize the prime minister of Libya begins a short visit to Europe today seeking support for his struggle with a military commander from the countries east FIS also just to meet top leaders in Italy, Germany and France. Pope Francis has just rival north Macedonia that the start of the brief visit. It's the first pope since the country gained independence from Yugoslavia mother. Teresa one of the most renowned figures multi-culturalism was born in Skopje now north Macedonia's capital. Thousands of people have been treated for hypothermia in France. After on expected snow hit an outdoor music festival. The Red Cross distributed survival blankets event after temperatures dropped to minus three degrees. And there's anxiety in Japan as the host of the rugby World Cup in September run out of bear. The cops organizing vise brewers in the venue cities to reinforce their supply chains into both the qualities of Japanese bears. BBC news. Welcome back to the arts on the BBC World Service with meaning he and if you've just joined us, here's.

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"Pope Francis has just rival north Macedonia that the start of the brief visit. It's the first pope since the country gained independence from Yugoslavia mother. Teresa one of the most renowned figures multi-culturalism was born in Skopje now north Macedonia's

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"north macedonia" Discussed on Monocle 24: The Globalist

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"north macedonia" Discussed on Monocle 24: The Globalist

"How independent electoral commission is really for me an example of excellent institution building. Because by two by Wednesday. We it will be fourteen three and failed. Lection not one of them has successfully being challenged in court. There haven't even really con- to court challenge them because I think the institution is a good one. And that's really a delivered intellectual peace and also brought by in four elections and for the results of but just this morning. I'm reading that this strike planned by the stuff of that electoral commission. So I think you'll see some urgent talks in the next couple of days fail. Thank you very much. Indeed that's fairly half Jada in related programming. Head to meet the writers on our website. Here interviews with South African author and activist system Mosima, and they'll. Hundred the former private secretary to Nelson Mandela. Here's what else we keeping an eye on today. Forty one people were killed after a Russian plane made an emergency landing and burst into flames at chair matere. Oh airport in Moscow. The jet was carrying Seventy-three passengers and five crew Aeroflot's Russia's national carriers at the created everything to save. The passengers were evacuated in fifty five seconds Lawrence Tino knitter cortisol has one Panama's presidential election after an unexpectedly close vote with a two point lead over his nearest rival. A former agriculture minister from the moderate left democratic revolution. Party ran on a campaign promising to fight corruption and the country's role in hiding the wealth of global elites and pipe. Francis has begun three day visit to Bulgaria and north Macedonia and partly improving relations with the orthodox church. The pope met orthodox leaders in Bulgaria yesterday, which marked the first visit by a pope to the country in seventeen years. The Vatican has long been pushing the unity between. In the two branches of Christianity, which split in ten fifty four. This is the lowest stay tuned. The second round of north Macedonia's presidential election took place yesterday in the country that changed its name in order to Kate neighbor, Greece and open the doors to both Nater and e you membership the issue in the tiny ex-yugoslav Republic has divided opinion. And dominated the campaign guys alone as Monaco's Belkins correspondent, he's on the line now guy first of all let's have a look at the results. Fairly clear victory. First-ever Pendarovski who was the candidate. Who is backed by the governing social Democrats party. He took almost fifty two percent of the vote whereas his rival, Gordon Cillian Oscar DACA who is backed by the the nationalist Volmer all depend night party got just under forty five percents or to clear margin of victory for Stefo Pendarovski. And that really does give you want to interpret these things we want to put spins on, it suppose, you could save. This was a second referendum on Macedonia changing its name to north Macedonia, and Mr. Pendarovski and the government have got a ringing endorsement. A little bit more about Pender Ruskin and which direction he might not take the country in well Pendarovski. He's been quite a long time associated with the social Democrats. He's not being a particular leading light. He has a degree in law. But the leader of the country still will be on the prime minister, the the president's role in north Macedonia is I wouldn't say strictly ceremonial it's largely.

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Pope brings message of peace, unity to North Macedonia

"Francis has begun three day visit to Bulgaria and north Macedonia and partly improving relations with the orthodox church. The pope met orthodox leaders in Bulgaria yesterday, which marked the first visit by a pope to the country in seventeen years. The Vatican has long been pushing the unity between. In the two branches of Christianity, which split in ten fifty four.

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"north macedonia" Discussed on KCRW

"Name the presidential race is expected to be close. The government backed candidates Devo Pendarovski picked up forty one percent in the first round of owning last month. But so did Gordana Cillian of Scud Cova who is backed by nationalists who see the name change deal as capitulation to an unreasonable neighbour north Macedonia used to be called Macedonia by everyone but Greece which claims ownership of the name north Macedonia government Tout's the name change deal with Greece's progress. The country is on-track enter NATO. In the U less than half of Macedonians voted in the first round of last month's elections. At least forty percent need to vote in the runoff to validate the result for NPR news. I'm Joanna kakissis. Athens, the co owner of maximum security, the horse that was disqualified as the winner of this year's Kentucky Derby yesterday says he's considering an appeal Gary west calls the disqualification egregious country. House was declared the winner after race stewards ruled maximum security interfered with another horses path. I'm Barbara Klein NPR news in Washington. Support for NPR comes from NPR stations. Other contributors include the corporation for public broadcasting and the estate of Joan Kroc whose bequest serves as an enduring investments in the future of public radio. And the John D and Catherine T MacArthur foundation at macfound dot org. Leave it to KCRW in case of amazing audience to revolutionize the public pledge drive. The undrivable a whole new way to raise the money for the programs you rely on without interrupting the shows you rely on we only for your support during the short break. So let's prove once and.

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"Coming up BBC trending with me. Mike wendling? You could argue that when it comes to social media people split into two camps enthusiastic adopters technophobe Luddites. So it's interesting when you find both types in the same person today, we talk to Douglas, rush, cough, a chronicler of the digital world. And now someone who's worried about the impact that social media is having on our lives coming up BBC trending just after the news. Baby news, Jerry Smith. Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ordered the military to continue with massive strikes on the Gaza Strip in response to rockets fired by Palestinian militants mister Netanyahu, also said he'd given orders to deploy tanks artillery and infantry forces around the territory, and is really man and seven Palestinians reported to have died. State media in North Korea has published pictures of Kim Jong UN overseeing the launch on Saturday of what's believed to be a short-range missile the North Korean leaders. The aim was to increase combat capability. Pope Francis has arrived in Bulgaria this three day trip. Which will also take him to north Macedonia with the dogs. Pre symbol Guerrier have been banned from holding joint prayers with the Roman Catholic pope. You're an expert say early warning systems in India, and the reputa- vacuous of more than a million people have helped minimize loss of life from cycling funny, these sixteen people have been killed in the eastern state of Orissa. There are reports from Sudan's Darfour region that protester has died from his injuries following clashes with the military on Saturday security forces us live edition and teargas to break up a protest outside a military base. The archbishop of Cologne. The biggest Roman Catholic diocese in Germany has expressed shock at the anti semitic abuse suffered by the city's new rabbi cardinal Reiner votes. Ski said he was ashamed that run by Yekhiel Bruckner was repeatedly verbally attacked while using public transport. Voters in north Macedonia are going to the polls in the second and final round the presidential election. It's been dominated by the country's recent name change of two years of negotiations with Greece. BBC news..

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"north macedonia" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

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"north macedonia" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"Comes in. Even I have kind of been convinced that maybe that's not necessary shoots that white people don't necessarily want to try. I think a lot just don't know where to start. Obvious solutions for every child to be taught at least one African language at school. But somehow that hasn't happened yet. It is expensive logistical challenge for a young country, but there are some encouraging signs. I've come to a private, language course, that's university. My name is guy. So Kamado, I am one of the teachers at its limits. Generally, we come from a culture of not being used to their white South Africans wanting to learn especially from blacks. So the first impression is that. For the first time, I'm able to share something that I know that why people feel like they talked. So it's amazing. It's very good to see Andrew Harding in South Africa will look ahead to those elections in more detail later in the program. Staying with elections. The second round of presidential elections in the country known known as north Macedonia. Take place today pitch hysteria. Pendarovski and academic, representing the social Democrats against the more nationalist candidate Gordana Cillian. Oscar Cova correspondent guide is watching events from there. Tell us a bit more about these two guys. They ran very close today in the first round of this election. I don't think you could have had them run much closer rarely about forty two percent three of them in the first round of the election. So of course, neither of them passed the fifty percent threshold which would need to be needed to avoid the second round the differences between them all that sterile. Pendarovski is backed by the governing party, the social Democrats who were the party who arranged the change of name from the Republic of Macedonia to the Republic of north Macedonia and his pitches very much being let's keep moving the country forward. The name change will allow us to join NATO and doper negotiations. Membership at the European Union. Whereas Gordon Scott Cova on the other hand, she's an academic and she supported by the way, which is a rightwing nationalist party, which was in government from twenty six to twenty sixteen. They've opposed the name agreement and has slogan on which has been running as been very much all about. Opposition to the name agreement and the slogan slightly alarming Justice for Macedonia the fatherland calls as you hint. That name changes been very much at the center of things we'll show because it's it's been it's been at the center of massive north Macedonia's issues ever since declared independence from Yugoslavia in nineteen ninety one. So for almost three decades, the fact that it was called Macedonia caused a dispute with its larger neighbor to the south Greece because Greece has its own region called Macedonia, and the fact that green up agree subjected to its very name meant that the then Republic of Macedonia was unable to join NATO has been invited to do. So would have been more or less Riverstone through Greece. Vetoed that European Union membership talks also similarly starring Mead and for small country, like then Republic of Macedonia. This was in. Normally problematic. It's one of the poorest countries in Europe. It's the cheapest Skopje Orissa cheapest capital city in Europe. And there's a very good reason for that. Because if you've got a job in Skopje, you probably earning around four hundred yours among so while it's a wonderful place to to visit as a tourist to have slap dinners with marvelous fresh Macedonian food. It's not particularly terrific. You're a young person living that and you want to future in your country. So changing the name to north Macedonia was away of unblocking all of that does. Now, this friendship with Greece and a lot of hope particularly among young people. But to the future is going to be all the different. We will see the outcome of this Onoda reported on the World Service when it comes through. Thank you guy guided on a day on that presidential election, the second round in north Macedonia time to bring you up to date with the sport and anybody who is here. Andy. The Liverpool Bossio club praised his side as they returned back to the top of the English Premier League table where the title race, we now know will go right through to the last day of the season. Next sunday. They've got one games ago of Liverpool at two point advantage over Manchester City, you have two games to play clubs Liverpool last night made eight straight primarily victories with a three two success at Newcastle. United character, heart passion. Desire. All that stuff was Justin credible performance in specific circumstances. Spurs me start on a chance to secure Champions League action for next season with the game still to play. They had two players sent off in a one defeated bombers Cardiff City of been relegated from the top flight. After losing three two to Crystal Palace. A huge disappointment for Cardiff seventy year old manager Neil Warnock sounds difficult. We've got really good in the being probably one of my best managerial seasons that I've ever had the problems that we've got to put up with you know, that's took throughout the season. It's pretty amazing really nothing but praise for everybody just got behind us. Newly crowned Spanish league champion Spurs Celona decided to respite names messy and Luis Suarez with the Champions League. Ain't coming up emit wake and they fell to surprise to defeat it. So to go who moved five points clear of the drop zone. Second-place? Let trade suffered a three Neal defeated Espanol by Munich on the brink of seven successive German Bundesliga crown four points clear at the top two matches to play after they beat the bottom side, Hannover three one Bros. He doom and could any draw two two with Bremen the holders experts of Tunisia through to the seasons African Champions League final daydream nil-nil teepee MS MB for a one nil aggregate victory, and they will face Morocco's wide Casablanca in the final. They true nil nil on the day with Mamelodi Sundowns for a two one overall success in motorsport. Britain's Jamie Chadwick was the win of the first race in the new w series championship. For female drivers the intention is to encourage. More women in motorsport only five ever competed in Formula one in boxing. The Mexican so canal Alvarez is now the unified IBF WBA and WBZ middleweight champion. After a unanimous points fake tree. Over the American Daniel Jacobs in Vegas and basketball. The MBA playoffs continue the Western Conference semifinals whether Houston rookies of pulled match back trail, the defending champions, the Golden State Warriors to one in their series Houston winning game three the margin. One hundred twenty six points to one hundred twenty one Andy, thank you very much Honeyball with the sport on an average day, eight children unintentionally shot in the United States.

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"Voters, north Macedonia and Ukraine or going to the polls in presidential elections today in Ukraine incumbent, president petro, Porsche, Shinko's facing a strong challenge from a comedian with no prior political experience, the presidency north Macedonia is largely ceremonial but divisions over the country's name-change under a deal with Greece of

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North Macedonia, Greece And Nine Year discussed on WGN Radio Theatre with Carl Amari and Lisa Wolf

"The nine year old pulse. Opened early Sunday in north Macedonia for presidential election seen as key test for the government following the country's changing its name to under decades-old dispute with neighboring Greece more than thirty four hundred polling

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05:43 min | 2 years ago

"north macedonia" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"What progress has been made. Also pope Francis admits publicly for the first time that there's a problem within the Roman Catholic church of bishops and priests sexually abusing nuns, the president of the European Council. Donald tusk has slammed UK politicians over Brexit. I've wondering. What the special place in the whole looks like for those who promoted Brexit without even a sketch of a plan how to carry safely. On the artist in a conflict zone. We'll take you to a different parts of Yemen. All coming up after the news. Hello. I'm Marion Marshall with the BBC news the European Council. President Donald tusk has suggested that a special place in hell for those who promoted Brexit with no idea how to carry it out safely. Speaking after talks in Brussels with the Irish prime Minister, Leo varadkar. Mr. to said, the e you would not alter the backstop, which is designed to avoid a hard border between Ireland and Northern Ireland despite demands from the British parliament Norman Smith reports Donald tusk's comments underline the anger clearly felt within Brussels over the state of the Brexit negotiations. Mr Tusk, also sounded a pessimistic note about the prospect of no deal and said the EU now believed it had a responsibility to prepare for what he called a fiasco ahead of Mrs Maes visit to Brussels tomorrow. Mr Tusk again ruled out any renegotiation of withdrawal treaty a stance echoed by the Irish T shirts. Leo varadkar who said Dublin was now intensifying its preparations for no deal in part because of the apparent instability in British politics talks have been taking place in Pyongyang between the US envoy, Stephen vegan and his North Korean counterpart, Kim Yang Chow organizing the second meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong UN which is due to take place in Vietnam at the end of the month. Nato Member States have signed an agreement in Brussels to admit the soon to be renamed Republic of north Macedonia associate member of the military alliance. The country's foreign minister Nikola Dimitrov said it was the completion of a task that had one seemed impossible with these we fulfill a promise a commitment that our founding fathers members of parliament mate on twenty third of December nineteen Ninety-three that are major strategic goal is to drink. Mater, Greece had long objected to its northern neighbour calling itself Macedonia, but agreed to the new name last year. A danish. Member of the Jehovah's Witnesses has been sentenced to six years in jail in Russia, the religious extremism, Dennis Christensen was the first member of the Christian movement to be prosecuted after the Russian Supreme court ruled in two thousand seventeen that it was extremist this have since been brought to court Sarah Raynsford is in Moscow. Dennis Christensen was detained in the city of arial after riot police and FSP security officers, stormed service, human rights groups have condemned. The case talking of a sweeping campaign of persecution against the movements which has around one hundred and seventy thousand members across Russia. Dozens are currently being prosecuted this conviction came despite a surprising intervention by President Putin in December when he called allegations of extremism against Jehovah's Witnesses utter nonsense and promised to look into what was happening. You're listening to the latest world news from the BBC. This is wwl. NYC in New York. Good morning. I'm Richard Hake. Workers lawyers and inmates testified in federal court about the conditions at the metropolitan detention center over the last two weeks when heated hot water were out inmates describes spending hours every day. Dark cells is called us. Thirty degrees. WNYC's Alejandro Salazar watched the proceedings she says because the power was out an assistant warden told the court that the facilities. Commissary was also closed. That is where things like thermal underwear shoes. Socks were available for purchase a thermal. He said, we're not standard issue in terms of the uniform for inmates officials at heating problems began January twenty first and the power outage happened six days later inmates in their lawyers had heat and power didn't fully return until last Sunday. Five police officers filed a class action lawsuit against the MVP alleging they were not given adequate break time or space to pump breast milk, the Affordable Care Act requires employers to provide nursing mothers with a place other than a bathroom that has shielded from public view and free from intrusion from coworkers New York. Law journals Jason grant says one officer alleges the spaces warrant just inappropriate. They were unsanitary. She had to do quite a lot of nursing in a basement locker room that had trash on the floor and was not clean and even had a sign warning of Steph this problem in a statement, the says new station houses will have private rooms, and there are currently exploring additional pumping spaces in existing precincts, the mayor and the governor a warning a critic of Amazon not to step out of line. That's after state Senator Michael generis was nominated to a state board that could scuttle the arrangement mayor Blasios yesterday of generis has a problem. He should use his position as state legislator to change the rules for future deals if he's concerned about the bigger policies around incentives. He's in a great position to do something about going forward. But whatever happens we cannot lose twenty five thousand to forty thousand new jobs, the city and state is offering up to three billion dollars in tax breaks genera says that's too much. This is WNYC ninety six. Hello. I'm.

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"north macedonia" Discussed on Monocle 24: The Monocle Daily

Monocle 24: The Monocle Daily

04:39 min | 2 years ago

"north macedonia" Discussed on Monocle 24: The Monocle Daily

"Welcome to the monocle daily with me. Mark was hey, we continue to Greece. Now, where the parliament has voted to back on historic agreements with Musset Dona each brings an end to beat the twin seven year dispute over it's no the neighbor's name bony fish ins approved the name Republic of north Macedonia by just seven votes despite widespread opposition from the Greek public and joining me full always motorcycles, Athens, correspondent Nathalie Savar icus. Welcome to the program. So nastily what is the atmosphere like Athens this evening, we saw a number of protests in the streets off the CD before this historic vote. I think most Greeks will be digesting the news. They've not been happy about it. The some poll suggests that up to sixty percent of Greeks are not happy about it. And we've Kaley seen it in the images of many of the protests, which some have even been marred by violence, many nationals descended on this treats to oppose this. But also more cool-headed critics, you know, who were kind of opposed at this deal because they were gonna feeling you know, that it wasn't appropriation of of their legacy. Another country will now call itself about, you know, partly will call itself after name of one of its provinces, and they're quite worried about it. It's kind of the only thing they felt they still could control, you know, their national identity, either culture their history and with this deal. It kind of felt that they were even relinquishing this. If you will. Why is it that the question of Macedonia? Name us Bruce up so much anger in Greece. Why at his why has it become such a heat? He to topic that has lost four twin seven years this row. Well, you know, when I mean, it's obviously partied historical. I mean, one the small Balkan province are broke away from Yugoslavia back in nineteen Ninety-one it decided to call it south Macedonia now, coincidentally, it's infuriated its neighbour Greece because one of Greece's largest provinces is actually called Macedonia for millennia, an Athens worried that, you know, with this new country, it might, you know, start claiming it's territory and it history shortly after northern Macedonia's independence, the young Balkans countries, then nationalist leadership acted on on this very nationalist, pride it directed large Brown statutes of Alexander the great his father's well, Philip who are considered Greek. Very important historical figures beyond that the also printed schoolbooks with a map of great Macedonia. Let's kind of confirming Greece's worries aside of that, obviously as I mentioned earlier, you know, the the Greeks are feeling extremely proud of their heritage and their history, and their culture, and Macedonia and everything that it implies is sport of of who they feel they are over millennia and now with this smaller country to the north who they think is a Slavic country. You know, it has nothing to do with a history. They speak a Slavic language as well. They feel that kind of appropriating a part of who they are to the core. Exactly. It was quite hard to predict how the parliament would vote and politicians data breach. The name Republic of north Mazda Dona by just seven votes. So what is happening next? Now that this agreement has been reached. Well, now, it's it's it's a big question. Mark, you know, for essentially, Greece. I mean, I Lexi cheap. It us. The young prime minister has managed, you know, his his political acrobatics. Even at the very last minute, he managed to pass a this deal through even if it costed his coalition government 'cause the nationalist independent Greeks who want supported him support him, no more, but he managed to convince a few of his lawmakers of this Sparty to stick by him and vote who the deal? So you know, it's a lot will remains to be seen on on. How old this, you know, will develop for for Greece's political system at the moment until now prime minister Alexis he has managed to politically outmaneuver all of his rivals..

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"north macedonia" Discussed on Monocle 24: The Globalist

Monocle 24: The Globalist

03:58 min | 3 years ago

"north macedonia" Discussed on Monocle 24: The Globalist

"It's twenty four minutes past the hour. It's time to have a look through the day's newspapers. The broadcaster and journalist, Judy at foster has crept into the studio beside me and has got her Paik of today's stack where you taking his first Julius, I'm taking us us to Macedonia and not Macedonia in Greece. Let's stop by going to the Daily Telegraph. Now, this is a very small story on page two Russia accuse of online campaign to fix Macedonia vote. Now, this is actually a referendum about the name of Macedonia because there are two Macedonia's. There's a formless. There's a former Yugoslav Republic, but there's also narrow of Greece called Macedonia. And this referendum is to change the name of Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic to north Macedonia. This is appointed by the Greeks because they all look as long as you keep the name of Macedonia. It implies that you have territorial claim to our bits of to our pulse of Macedonia. And this is a big part of the northern Macedonia, this independent state of Macedonia seeking to to get e membership. And that's what it's all about. And of course, the accusation is the Russians have been meddling with this because they do not like the idea of the e. u. expanding and indeed of this country at she joining NATO, for example, and of NATO, expanding as a result of this new membership. So they're all relegations that have been mooted that you've got this elicit money, which is being pumped into false Facebook sites at sector disseminating all sorts of information. And the idea, of course, if this, if this is true is to if you like play on the racial divide, will the ethnic minority splits in Macedonia because you go to slow Slav majority, but you've also got an Albanian minority and they favor Macedonia joining the e u because they see it as a way of perhaps some injecting more money into the economy, ending, discrimination, prosperity, creating more precisely from which with benefit mature. Mature Russia's supposedly interfering with this because as far as they can say, well, you know, Europe self is looking pretty fractious at the moment, not help to calls by the judge be would Brexit, of course. Oh word. Yes, that's whole. Whenever I read about another Russian online influence or dish information campaign, I keep on thinking of over the the prior pronouncements by these, you know, cyber warfare units and western countries like Britain and and elsewhere. I kind of think, what are they going to strike Russia do. So maybe they all, but we haven't quite heard about it. The job, and if you hind these things that you don't get cooled. That's true. The case of the Russians, I think they like getting court as part of the theater and then denying it. Of which talk of which that's where you're taking his next theme of geographical journey. But in fact, this is a journey into countries rush around the United Kingdom because we know diplomatic relations between Russia amp tunnel strained, putting it very neatly nicely, I should say, and it hasn't been helped by this incident in Salisbury of the knowledge poisonings. And what happened this week was that we had we had two Russian suspects as we know occa- and they said, look, we were towards, we had absolutely nothing to do this and this week, one of these individuals, one of these so called tourists was effectively identified, and the identification was provided by investigative journalism site called bedding. Cat a may found out that a one of these so-called Torres was actually a gentleman called Anatoly Chipita who is a Colonel, highly decorated weren't. Yes. I think he said several commendations from Mr Putin himself, although I wonder whether those come in Dacians might not be revoked. Because again, if you're going to engage. In some of these these antiques that you need to make sure that you don't leave behind a trail that you are not our most. So in that sense, perhaps people are beginning to wonder whether he was in what he deserved his status, but what these guys betting to bedding catch Don, his twenty reveal how they found how they found out about this this job..

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"north macedonia" Discussed on Monocle 24: The Globalist

Monocle 24: The Globalist

01:57 min | 3 years ago

"north macedonia" Discussed on Monocle 24: The Globalist

"The name of the country to north Macedonia and allow Macedonia to join the EU a NATO. And it's the NATO part of it that that's really crucial. The EU it's to be Franken bit of pipedream way when you consider where Macedonia has economically less alone, the state of its judiciary and its education legal system, all the rest of the things that would have to improve NATO. This would be very, very, very quick. I mean, my matter of months, I think it'd probably go for ratification with the Member States in the early months of next year. So this is a very clear and immediate benefit to Macedonia just quickly before we go guy, of course, Greece is behind this. They've said that they've reached the steel and if it does change its name than it will stop opposition to finish method any to to join NATO, but not all Greeks, a happy. The nationalist coalition partner, the the independent Greeks is threatening to quit the government that might trigger an election. If the name change has a head, it's a much harder sell in Greece than it is in my stone. I think I think in Macedonia, you can say they'll be economic benefits. They'll be security benefits. You'll see an increase in the quality of your life just by inserting the word north into the name of the country. It's a very good deal for Macedonia, Greece. It's a hard sell simply because people say hang on a second Macedonian. These people in the to the to to to the north in the former Yugoslav Republic only came here in the sixth century, you know, that's Slavs. They call themselves Macedonian and there's a very, as we know, you know, it's very strong nationalist element in grace. If that gets up, it'll be very, very difficult for Alexis tsipras to get the ratification. They need three parliaments and that's the one to watch. I think guys alone Monaco's Belton correspondent. Thank you very much. Indeed. This is the globalist we'll be right back. UBS has over nine hundred investment analysts from over one hundred different countries over a million hundred of the shop is mines and.

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"north macedonia" Discussed on Monocle 24: The Monocle Daily

Monocle 24: The Monocle Daily

04:24 min | 3 years ago

"north macedonia" Discussed on Monocle 24: The Monocle Daily

"The Bulkin for a round of the latest headlines Onis Monaco's correspondent in the region. And earlier he spoke to Ben Ryland and began by talking about Macedonia's name referendum to be held at the end of September. You may remember those those this deal. This much trumpeted handshake between Prime Minister Zoran Ziya of Macedonia, and prime minister, Alexis tsipras of grace that Macedonia would rename itself north Macedonia. And that was going to bring an end almost thirty years of dispute over the name of the Republic of Macedonia and allow Macedonia to start negotiations to join NATO and the Arabian union. But of course, still obstacles to class. No simple as a handshake and the big obstacle to Clare in Macedonia has got to be a referendum on the issue. And there was also of shenanigans. I've about the question in the referendum would be now. British people know that you have to phrase questions in referendums extremely Catholic. Otherwise people might vote for something not knowing what it is voting for. So the phrased it very Calveley Ben and the Macedonian name referendum. The question will be, do you support EU and NATO membership by accepting the deal between Macedonia and Greece? How do you think that's going down with the political position in Macedonia? Questions of never stopped anyone in politics before. So I think this one will out guy will move eighteen moving along to something else that might be a little bit troubling for some Croatia as attempted to build a bridge of troubled volt is not everyone is pleased. No, absolutely. Not. So this is the Palley shots bridge which links to pulse of Croatia, whichever along the dalmatian coast. So at the moment to be one of drive from split to debris of Nick, you actually have to nip into Bosnia for a couple of kilometers, and then out of Bosnia again. And of course you have full bowl checks potentially to cross as you do that, leaving one country entering another leaving than entering and this is a great big pain in the bum for all concerned and Croatia has finally got tactic on Monday the construction of a bridge which links the two parts of Croatia on the dalmatian coast officially started all know spades in the ground is yet, but the construction project is officially underway. Three price has started than the ball. On very happy about it, at least the the Bosniaks of Bosnia. One of the main ethnic groups in Bosnia who was saying that Croatia is dimming this in a way which is very damaging to Bosnias interests that were at that port of Naham, which is tiny sliver of Bosnia. Why they have this bit of coastline will be somehow blocked by the bridge and thing that just roll the feel that the crash has done. This weather busni likes to Alton all the cheese about it, but this has been the trouble all of these. Yes, we may yet see a nice, lovely international legal challenge to this bridge. Is it more of a case that they would have liked to have been consulted before the bridge was built? Or is there of the serious issues with Bridget's health? Well, this thing that bridge might not behind to allow big ships into the of nam. Now the facts matter as name is an extremely sleepy pool in any case. But the Croatians of saying, no, almost -ly wyking to build this entirely high enough so that any ship you like can get into little Haba what's more all the construction will actually be taking place. On Croatian territory, so you can't complain about it. I mean, frankly, you know, you know how Bosnia is on. I know one has to be Catholic cliches about politics and the Balkans and the rest of it, but really throwing some money at Bosnia might have helped. I really things I can just see them finding the world's tallest ship just to prove the theory wrong. Exactly The the. long still in Bosnia, neither schoolchildren when international award for fighting segregation that's going to be good news. Yeah, it's fabulous. I rather like this. The max Vander still award is given by the SE in conjunction with the Dutch government comes with a fifty thousand euro prize. And this year the award is going to the people's at a high school in Yates in Bosnia who fought against the madness of ethnic segregation at that place of learning. Now, what you've from find in Bosnian schools because Bosnia divided along ethnic lines as they say, right, if you're an ethnic Croat you get to study and one particular curriculum and one particular classroom learn certain things..

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"north macedonia" Discussed on Monocle 24: The Briefing

Monocle 24: The Briefing

04:10 min | 3 years ago

"north macedonia" Discussed on Monocle 24: The Briefing

"It's too much for me all right well we'll keep things safely on the ground than daniel unfortunately we have running against the clock but today so we'll have to leave it they would today's newspapers daniel h things for public in you're listening to the briefing and finally on today's program we are off to the boeken's al correspondent in the region good alana joins me now guy thanks for jumping on a now i am starting off with what sounds a little bit like a riddle win is north macedonian not north macedonia indeed kaffa listeners will have noted that macedonia has agreed to change its name it's this long running dispute with grace because greece has a province also called macedonia and greece was taking this very seriously stopping the republic of macedonia from joining the european union and nato for as long as it remained being gold the republican macedonia we've just after twenty seven years had an agreement between skopje and athens the macedonia's going to get a new name and it will be north macedonia not that simple enough you might think at five enough it's to the north of greece north macedonia great nice and daisy except i took a cool from an anguished official in the macedonian government who was unhappy about a report on an english language website and nothing the tide written but nonetheless she was saying this a real problem had they've said the country is called will be called seven donna mckay dona all north macedonia and i said well several macaroni that translates as north macedonia what's the problem that and she said oh no no no it must not be called out on a macadamia in english and it must not even be written in latin script if you want to call it republica severna macadamia you have to write it in ceramic and that's that's how deep the level of detail in this agreement is going ben you know they've very very keen that can be called north macedonia outside of macedonia within republika civilian amac adonia it is but only in ceramic and i can't speak cyrillic i mean i'm reminded of the time that prince changed his name to an imprint danceable sims i mean is there an acceptance of it people outside of the country most people are just going to call it what refers to where it is i absolutely they all do you know i i've said to many people that i really wanted as a solution for it to be cold they the country formerly known as the former yugoslav republic of macedonia with an unpronounceable glyphosate standing in for that and i think that would have been the most elegant solution culturally away for the same reason i think that yellow submarine should be the new national anthem of the united kingdom but yeah it does get terrifically complicated there's something like one hundred fifty different clauses in this agreement and the macedonians were very very keen on having a couple of concessions that they should be recognized as macedonian within the agreement and that language should be recognised as a macedonian the greeks accepted this but they have to have a little asterisk next to the depart about the language and they asterisk underneath says macedonia is a slavic language and that's just to be clear about this we're talking about dispute here where people in greece was saying the cone coal themselves macedonian they only came here in the sixth century own dea so we're definitely going right back into the history books for this one guy i imagined that there is still quite a few official hurdles to overcome however what's latest on that front yeah they macedonian parliament gotten over one of those yesterday they ratified the deal not just needed simple majority so that was easy paul the opposition boycotted the vote which made it even easier but they would the government would have had enough to ratify the deal in any case next macedonia will be a referendum that will be in the alton assuming that passes the referendum and i would think that it would bearing in mind that macedonians are completely fed up with this dispute blocking their membership of international organisations which they see as the key to the country being secure prosperous and developing the rule of law so seeming not referendum the then have to be a vote in parliament on changing the institution which is something else that greece's demanded so that the.

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"north macedonia" Discussed on Global News Podcast

Global News Podcast

01:43 min | 3 years ago

"north macedonia" Discussed on Global News Podcast

"The difference between north macedonia and northern macedonian that's very good question i've been trying to split has about that myself i've just asked for clarification from the government of macedonian i've received the reply that it is north macedonia is in deed how they will be known to the people of macedonia really care about this they do care about it what the cam most about is their country is able to move forward they have seen over the past three decades that being blocked from joining nato has affected the security of their country it's also blocked their perspective in terms of their chances of joining the european union and gaining preaccession funds there were definitely nationalists in macedonia who will oppose any change of name but the demonstrations that we've seen so far when the goshi issues have been underway have been fairly small this isn't a done deal yet though is it now i think there's a problem on the greek side they've got a bigger problem with nationalists the macedonia does the are people particularly in northern greece who object to any use of the word macedonia as far as they're concerned macedonians slavs they should never have used the name and it's a sellout to suggest they can call themselves macedonia even with geographical qualifier guide to launay still to come on the global news podcast how a local mosque is dividing opinion in a town in sweden i think it is good because many young muslim people will feel that they are a part of the society we are accepted our prayer and so this will make them love sweden mall.

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"north macedonia" Discussed on Global News Podcast

Global News Podcast

02:03 min | 3 years ago

"north macedonia" Discussed on Global News Podcast

"Troublespot where politicians were working to overcome old rivalries after twenty seven years of talks and many protests the prime minister's of greece and macedonia have agreed on a new name for the former yugoslav republic since macedonia declared its independence in nineteen ninetyone athens has refused to recognize its constitutional name the greek prime minister alexis sip press said it was a good day for greece position for we'll get that league's tournament brody fora the code we reach for the first time make sure that our northern neighbors do not have an can't ever claim in the future any relation with the ancient greek civilization of macedonia i believe today all greeks can be proud so what is its new name apple correspondent guides alumni has the answer while i've greed on the name north macedonia which interestingly has several not macadamia in macedonian language which translators northern macedonia but prime minister zoran xiv of macedonia said very clearly in english north macedonia when he was delivering the news it's a maybe a small word but it could be a very big deal for macedonia so why is this whole issue so contentious well it's all to do with the fact that greece has a province called macedonia and this far as greece has been concerned macedonia should never have taken that name in the first place macedonia became independent in nineteen ninetyone and was formerly part of yugoslavia and they called it self the republic of macedonia for greece's said this impinges on the identity of its province and it shouldn't be allowed to stand now this could just be a trivial dispute between neighbors but it had real consequences for macedonia because greece blocked macedonia's potential accession to nato and the idea of macedonia joining the european union also was out of the question as long as greece objected to its very name just explain.

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"north macedonia" Discussed on Monocle 24: Midori House

Monocle 24: Midori House

01:47 min | 3 years ago

"north macedonia" Discussed on Monocle 24: Midori House

"Thirty one to one to name one of the proposed on the table is going to macedonia which means north macedonia so it's north of the greek region of macedonia but it has to be one hundred of hardly so corner macedonia and it can never be translated into north macedonia has to remain in the slavic language you you you start to see you are quite law of the rest of the world forms this somewhat yellow arcane is the tactful word i were there isn't a lamentable via humor in a different way we could we could maybe so look to the people of the the future of fyrom on the basis they could refer to themselves as far remind new york switched which sounds pretty cool but i mean seriously the is there just daphne speaking on behalf of the entire greek nation is there a full of words or a naim which you can imagine being entirely acceptable both to greece and macedonia now i i don't think that this issue it's any closer to being resolved not not very good for for nimitz whose as you said is the the poor guy that's been trying to does does he have to do this because who who else is going to take on the job i mean he's he he really he's he's getting on a bit at this point yet i honestly that now i don't think that a wave any place as it had to solution especially sense fareham does seem willing to cooperate in terms of the name but uh doesn't seem to be willing to cooperate in terms of the complete solution in terms of in a way rewriting the history books how we're going to take a short break now you're listening to midori house with me andrew malone with colo to rabelo not arlegui undof nikon nieces coming up next would you want to leave in a form of torture chamber.

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