13 Jun 2018

New Country Name in the Balkans: Republic of North Macedonia

Ending a long-standing feud that was one of the only problems standing between Macedonia and progress in NATO candidacy, EU accessions, and regional relations, Greece and Macedonia have resolved their name dispute that has been ongoing since 1991. Reflecting Greece’s claim to part of the Macedonian region, Macedonia’s new name

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13 Feb 2012

Greece cleans up after night of rioting

“Anger over Greece’s austerity measures exploded in the streets of Athens early Monday as tens of thousands of protesters clashed with police in riots that left 106 police officers and dozens of civilians injured, according to police.” (Source: Greece cleans up after night of rioting – CNN.com.)

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15 Jun 2011

Greek government realigned amidst protests

“After violent protests against austerity measures Wednesday, Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou announced a government reshuffle in a bid to solve his nation’s debt woes. Papandreou said in a brief televised statement that he will seek a vote of confidence in the new government Thursday. He did not offer any

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15 Feb 2010

Spanish intelligence probing debt attacks-report

“Spain’s intelligence services are investigating the role of investors and media in debt market turbulence over the last few weeks, El Pais reported on Sunday. Citing unnamed sources, El Pais said the National Intelligence Centre (CNI) was looking into ‘speculative attacks’ on Spain following the Greek debt crisis. ‘The (CNI’s)

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