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#Macedonia

# macedonia - Sunday 27 January, 2019

From pastries to passports: How the Macedonian name change will affect citizens

There is no shortage of minutiae to be ironed out over the coming years.

# macedonia - Friday 25 January, 2019

After years of dispute, Greece ratifies new name deal with Macedonia

Greek media polls show a majority of respondents are against the change

# macedonia - Sunday 20 January, 2019

Violent clashes erupt in Athens as tens of thousands protest Macedonian name deal

Police estimates put the number of demonstrators at 60,000 at 12pm.

# macedonia - Sunday 14 October, 2018

Why I travelled home to vote in favour of adding 'North' to Macedonia's name

Macedonia and Greece have been involved in a decades-long dispute over the name Macedonia and Alexander the Great.

# macedonia - Monday 1 October, 2018

Macedonians have voted to change the name of their country Balkan Ballot This post contains videos

Macedonians have voted to change the name of their country

The country will be called North Macedonia if the plan passes through parliament.

# macedonia - Sunday 30 September, 2018

Today, Macedonia votes on whether it should add 'North' to its name. Here's why

If Macedonia vote in favour of the change, it could pave the way for the Balkan country to join the EU.

# macedonia - Saturday 29 September, 2018

Macedonia to vote on renaming country tomorrow ... here are other countries that made a change

The country will vote on whether to rename their country The Republic of North Macedonia.

# macedonia - Sunday 17 June, 2018

Macedonia will today agree to change its name but tensions are high on the Greek border

Greece also has a northern province called Macedonia.

# macedonia - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Macedonia agrees to change its name, ending decades-long dispute with Greece

If the deal is approved by both countries’ parliaments, Macedonia will be known as the Republic of North Macedonia.

# macedonia - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Macedonia to change the name of Alexander the Great airport to heal rift with the Greeks

They’re also going to rename a motorway “Friendship Highway”.

# macedonia - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Why Macedonia has been embroiled in a decades-long row with Greece about its name

ICYMI: Macedonia is both the name of a Balkan country, and the name of a northern province in Greece.

# macedonia - Friday 28 April, 2017

Politicians attacked after Macedonia's parliament stormed by 100 protesters

Footage shows chairs and tripods being thrown as fist fights broke out in the parliamentary press room.

# macedonia - Monday 20 February, 2017

Ireland 'perfect' for e-booking system that solved Macedonia's waiting list crisis

Ireland 'perfect' for e-booking system that solved Macedonia's waiting list crisis

Since July 2013, doctors in Macedonia can book patients an appointment with a consultant online.

# macedonia - Sunday 7 August, 2016

At least 15 dead as fierce storms hit Macedonian capital

One of the dead was an eight-year-old girl.

# macedonia - Monday 11 April, 2016

Police fire tear gas at migrants leaving 260+ injured in border clash

Officials have denied that plastic bullets were used in the clash.

# macedonia - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

Tear gas fired as migrants try to storm Greece-Macedonia border fence

The UN’s rights chief criticised a “rising roar of xenophobia” towards migrants.

# macedonia - Monday 23 November, 2015

Migrants are sewing their lips shut because they're not being allowed travel across Europe

One of them wrote ‘only freedom’ on his chest while two others wrote ‘Iran’ on their chest and forehead.

# macedonia - Sunday 10 May, 2015

Nato is worried about the situation in Macedonia

A shoot-out left 22 people dead today.

# macedonia - Saturday 11 October, 2014

From The42 Macedonia and 3 other occasions when Ireland have been humbled by a minnow Upsets

Macedonia and 3 other occasions when Ireland have been humbled by a minnow

Slip-ups against lesser opposition aren’t a common occurrence but are we due one?

# macedonia - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

French police arrest member of infamous 'Pink Panther' jewel-theft gang

The suspect had been on the run since breaking out of jail in Switzerland in May.

# macedonia - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

From The42 VIDEO: 16 years since Ireland 'had a Macedonia' Orange Squash This post contains videos

VIDEO: 16 years since Ireland 'had a Macedonia'

Mick McCarthy’s side conceded two penalties and Jason McAteer was red-carded in Skopje.

# macedonia - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Plane used to transfer unlawfully detained man landed at Shannon

The plane used by the CIA landed in Shannon Airport on its way to Macadonia to pick the man up.

# macedonia - Friday 12 October, 2012

From The42 Wales and Scotland in 'must-win' Cardiff clash Preview

Wales and Scotland in 'must-win' Cardiff clash

Both sides have started badly in Group A and need a positive result in Cardiff this evening.

# macedonia - Thursday 11 October, 2012

From The42 Irish Under-19s get off to flying Euro qualifiers start with win over Luxembourg Goalfest

Irish Under-19s get off to flying Euro qualifiers start with win over Luxembourg

Aston Villa striker Mikey Drennan bagged a hat-trick in a comprehensive away win.

From The42 Preview: Doolin's U19s begin Euro trail in Luxembourg COYBIG

Preview: Doolin's U19s begin Euro trail in Luxembourg

Ireland face the hosts later today before meeting Macedonia and Germany in their UEFA qualifying mini-tournament.

# macedonia - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

From The42 Macedonian club banned and fined after two positive drug tests Doping

Macedonian club banned and fined after two positive drug tests

Rabotnicki duo Milovan Petrovic and Dino Najdoski tested positive for banned substances following their Europa League meeting with Lazio last year.

# macedonia - Saturday 23 June, 2012

Macedonia urges Greece to solve 20-year row over name

The two countries have been locked in a contentious dispute since 1991 over who gets to use the name Macedonia.

# macedonia - Monday 5 December, 2011

ICJ rules Greece was wrong to block Macedonia's NATO bid

A dispute has been running between the two countries over the use of the name ‘Macedonia’.

# macedonia - Thursday 10 November, 2011

From The42 ‘One Team in Tallinn’ – remembering Scotland’s ‘ghost game’ in Estonia Farce

‘One Team in Tallinn’ – remembering Scotland’s ‘ghost game’ in Estonia

One kick in the Baltics… and it was all over as Craig Brown’s side kicked off and then heard the full time whistle.

# macedonia - Friday 7 October, 2011

From The42 Euro 2012 preview: Andorra v Ireland... and all of Group B's permutations Game Time

Euro 2012 preview: Andorra v Ireland... and all of Group B's permutations

Ireland and Giovanni Trapattoni could be five days from glory. Unfortunately, it’s not quite that simple. Miguel Delaney goes through a very complex Group B

# macedonia - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

From The42 WATCH: The Andorran football team's only ever competitive victory, plus 4 other shocks they (nearly) produced Underdogs This post contains videos

WATCH: The Andorran football team's only ever competitive victory, plus 4 other shocks they (nearly) produced

Ahead of Friday’s game, we look at the minnows record in international football, and find that they are capable of producing the odd surprise result.

# macedonia - Friday 16 September, 2011

Explainer: If Greece goes bust, who gets crushed? Explainer This post contains images

Explainer: If Greece goes bust, who gets crushed?

Take a look at who is the most exposed when it comes to the possibility of a Greek default…

# macedonia - Wednesday 7 September, 2011

From The42 Q and A: How Ireland can qualify and other Group B permutations What If

Q and A: How Ireland can qualify and other Group B permutations

In light of last night’s results, we examine some of potential outcomes to Group B.

# macedonia - Saturday 4 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday

In your bank holiday Saturday Fix: Strike looms at Aer Lingus; the high-price of government advice; U2′s controversial Glastonbury appearance; a hair-raising announcement from Wayne Rooney; and the accidental Facebook party.

From The42 Euro 2012 Preview: Macedonia vs Ireland Mission Possible

Euro 2012 Preview: Macedonia vs Ireland

“This is the seventh occasion the sides have met – a remarkable coincidence, given that Macedonia only became a member of FIFA in 1994 following the break-up of Yugoslavia”

From The42 Chart of the Week: does the price of a pint indicate a win for Ireland in Macedonia? Science Fiction

Chart of the Week: does the price of a pint indicate a win for Ireland in Macedonia?

Trap’s side are in Skopje for a crunch Euro 2012 showdown. Does the inflationary cost of a pint correlate with rising Irish fortunes in Macedonia?

# macedonia - Friday 3 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday Daily Fix This post contains images

The Daily Fix: Friday

In today’s Fix: Mladic reacts to “monstrous” charges; Aer Lingus talks continue; new MRSA superbug in Dublin hospitals; and MI6 pull off ‘Operation Cupcake’.

From The42 Cox to partner Keane up front as Trap names team Euro 2012

Cox to partner Keane up front as Trap names team

After a week of speculation, the Italian has confirmed the XI that will face Macedonia tomorrow night.

# macedonia - Thursday 2 June, 2011

From The42 Keane a doubt following training ground knock Captain's Run

Keane a doubt following training ground knock

Trap may have to plan without skipper Robbie Keane after the final session at Gannon Park before departure for Skopje this afternoon.

From The42 Five things Ireland need to do to win in Skopje Trap Attack This post contains videos

Five things Ireland need to do to win in Skopje

As the Ireland squad prepare to fly out for their crunch qualifier against Macedonia, we suggest five notes Trap should have in his playbook.

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