For over two decades Macedonia has resisted Greek pressure to change its name. But that could now change. There are three reasons. First, Macedonia has a new prime minister, Zoran Zaev, who is a liberal and pro-European. He aims to strengthen Macedonia’s EU and … [Read more...] about A way forward for Greece and Macedonia?
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THOUSANDS of British holidaymakers in Turkey and Greece have been caught up in an earthquake, which triggered a tsunami, early this morning.The disaster has killed two people and injured more than 120 others, as buildings collapsed on the Greek island of Kos.The 6.7 magnitude … [Read more...] about If you’re heading to Greece or Turkey, can you cancel your holiday and get your money back?
TRAVEL firm Thomas Cook has said holidaymakers are beginning to return to Turkey and Egypt after terrorist attacks and political unrest hit demand.The group said while bookings to the destinations are still lower, it was seeing "early signs" of a recovery.Tourists are no doubt … [Read more...] about Thomas Cook says Brit holidaymakers are returning to Egypt and Turkey after terror attacks, despite FCO warnings
Turkey surprised European leaders at an emergency meeting in Brussels on Monday, tabling a last-minute proposal asking for more money and concessions in exchange for cooperation to help handle the migrant crisis. Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu handed European leaders … [Read more...] about EU and Turkey continue haggling over pivotal deal for migrants
Negotiations on the reunification of Cyprus kicked off in Switzerland on Wednesday. Averof Neofytou, the chairman of the Greek Cypriot republic's governing right-wing Democratic Rally party, spoke to DW before the internationally-recognized, southern … [Read more...] about Cyprus peace talks: an island caught between the EU and Turkey?