Category: Macedonia

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Tens of hundreds of Greeks speak Macedonia name

Athens, Greece – Chants blared through speakers as a crane lifted a massive Greek flag above Syntagma Square, where Greeks converged from across the country to rally against negotiations over a name dispute between Athens and Skopje. Hundreds of busses transported demonstrators from across the country for the “Macedonia is Greek” demonstration. Tens of thousands…

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Will Greece and Macedonia terminate their name dispute?

January 21 could have been just another laid-back Sunday in Thessaloniki, Greece’s uncrowned “co-capital”. Except that it wasn’t. Starting from the morning hours, throngs waving the white-and-blue national flags poured into the city’s waterfront. Horsemen in folk attire joined in, said to have made the journey all the way from the island of Crete to…