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Macedonia’s mysterious lake dive

One of the most ancient lakes in Europe, Lake Ohrid boasts archeological treasures.

One of the most ancient lakes in Europe, Lake Ohrid boasts archeological treasures.

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Six dead as small aircraft crashes in FYR Macedonia

All six people onboard a private plane died on Tuesday evening when it crashed in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.

All six people onboard a private plane died on Tuesday evening when it crashed in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.

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Off-road adventures in Macedonia

More than a thousand dirt tracks make this landlocked country a great place to mountain bike.

More than a thousand dirt tracks make this landlocked country a great place to mountain bike.

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Third time lucky: Macedonian politicians agree new election date

Political leaders in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia are hoping for ‘third time lucky’ after agreeing a date in December for an early parliamentary…

Political leaders in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia are hoping for ‘third time lucky’ after agreeing a date in December for an early parliamentary…

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FYR Macedonia charges suspected migrant trafficking gang

Police in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia have arrested 19 suspected members of a gang and charged them with trafficking hundreds of migrants and other…

Police in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia have arrested 19 suspected members of a gang and charged them with trafficking hundreds of migrants and other…

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Macedonian 'colour protest' hits FYROM government buildings

About 20,000 protesters in the Macedonian capital Skopje have sprayed the president’s office and parliament with coloured paint. Demonstraters have

About 20,000 protesters in the Macedonian capital Skopje have sprayed the president’s office and parliament with coloured paint. Demonstraters have

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Greece begins evacuation of Idomeni refugee camp

Greek authorities on Tuesday began a dawn operation to gradually evacuate the country’s largest informal refugee camp at Idomeni on the Macedonian…

Greek authorities on Tuesday began a dawn operation to gradually evacuate the country’s largest informal refugee camp at Idomeni on the Macedonian…

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Children of Idomeni: Lessons and laughter amid migrant misery

It is a daily struggle for survival at Idomeni. Living in filth and exposed to the elements, at least 10,000 migrants and refugees remain stuck at

It is a daily struggle for survival at Idomeni. Living in filth and exposed to the elements, at least 10,000 migrants and refugees remain stuck at

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Refugees refuse to budge from makeshift Idomeni border camp in Greece

Greek authorities are urging refugees to leave a makeshift Idomeni camp close to the border with the FYR of Macedonia border to move to official reception centres elsewhere is the country.

Greek authorities are urging refugees to leave a makeshift Idomeni camp close to the border with the FYR of Macedonia border to move to official reception centres elsewhere is the country.

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FYROM: early election to be held on June 5

The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia has announced an early parliamentary election is to be held on June 5. The decision follows months of

The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia has announced an early parliamentary election is to be held on June 5. The decision follows months of

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Presidential pardons amid wiretap scandal draws protests in Skopje

The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia’s (FYROM) special prosecutor said on Thursday (April 15) she would continue investigating a wiretapping

The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia’s (FYROM) special prosecutor said on Thursday (April 15) she would continue investigating a wiretapping

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Presidential pardon sparks riot in FYR Macedonia

There were violent scenes in the Macedonian capital Skopje on Wednesday night as protesters demanded the president step down over his decision to

There were violent scenes in the Macedonian capital Skopje on Wednesday night as protesters demanded the president step down over his decision to

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More tear gas as migrants vent frustration at Idomeni

Migrants trapped on the Greek side of the border with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia again vented their frustration at being unable to

Migrants trapped on the Greek side of the border with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia again vented their frustration at being unable to

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Opposition fury in FYR Macedonia as Ivanov halts phonetap inquiry

Protesters in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia surrounded the headquarters of the ruling party in Skopje, furious at the decision to drop

Protesters in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia surrounded the headquarters of the ruling party in Skopje, furious at the decision to drop

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Analysis: the 'disgrace' of Idomeni refugee camp

At the end of February and five days after the closure of the border between the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Greece tension started to

At the end of February and five days after the closure of the border between the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Greece tension started to

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Greece protests over FYROM police's 'excessive violence'

Greece has accused its northern neighbour the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) of excessive use of violence after Sunday’s border scenes

Greece has accused its northern neighbour the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) of excessive use of violence after Sunday’s border scenes

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Hundreds injured on the Greece-FYROM border

Hundreds of migrants and refugees have been injured during a confrontation with police on the border between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM).

Hundreds of migrants and refugees have been injured during a confrontation with police on the border between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM).

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Idomeni: it's impossible to continue living like this

Scuffles broke out in Idomeni's makeshift camp as migrants pushed for borders to be reopened. One resident describes the conditions in the camp as 'impossible to live'.

Scuffles broke out in Idomeni's makeshift camp as migrants pushed for borders to be reopened. One resident describes the conditions in the camp as 'impossible to live'.

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EU proposes reform of common asylum system

In a bid to ease the pressure on frontline countries, the European Commission announced proposals to reform its asylum system.

In a bid to ease the pressure on frontline countries, the European Commission announced proposals to reform its asylum system.

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One million and counting: EU migrant deal has little effect on Greece

Greece is bearing the brunt of the migrant crisis. Following the EU-Turkey deal, migrants and refugees attempting to cross the Aegean Sea to Greece

Greece is bearing the brunt of the migrant crisis. Following the EU-Turkey deal, migrants and refugees attempting to cross the Aegean Sea to Greece

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Greece steps up efforts to get migrants into sheltered camps

Greece is stepping up emergency efforts to help the scores of migrants and refugees now trapped in the country. Around three-thousand people have

Greece is stepping up emergency efforts to help the scores of migrants and refugees now trapped in the country. Around three-thousand people have