Macedonia agrees to change its name and end its 27-year beef with Greece

Milos Bicanski/Getty Images The leaders of Macedonia and Greece reached an agreement on Tuesday to end a 27-year feud surrounding the Balkan country’s name.  The prime ministers have agreed to refer to Macedonia as the Republic of Northern Macedonia or Severna Makedonija, in the Macedonian language.  The move aims to appease Greece, which had opposed the […]

Tens of thousands of Greeks are demanding that Macedonia change its name

Christopher Furlong/Getty Images THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Tens of thousands of flag-waving Greeks gathered in the northern city of Thessaloniki on Sunday to demand that Macedonia change its name because it’s also the name of the Greek province of which Thessaloniki is the capital. Greece and the Republic of Macedonia, which share a border, have […]

Rich history, delicious food and beautiful ports:Discover magical Macedonia

GETTY Harbin st Sophia church Sitting by the water at a lakeside café in the charming UNESCO heritage city of Ohrid, in southwestern Macedonia,  I was looking forward to ordering breakfast. The sun was sparkling on the lake’s surface, fishermen in wooden boats were bringing in the catch of the day, and the iconic dome […]