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Greece’s prime minister wins confidence vote

ATHENS: Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras managed to secure the support of 151 MPs from Greece’s 300-seat legislature, avoiding snap elections and clearing the way for the ratification of an agreement ending a dispute over Macedonia’s name. Tsipras was forced to call for the vote following the resignation of his right-wing ...

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Greece, Macedonia sign historic deal to end name row

Image Credit: AP Greece and Macedonia on Sunday signed a historic preliminary agreement to rename the small Balkan nation the Republic of North Macedonia, ending a row that has poisoned relations between the two neighbours since 1991. “This is a brave, historic and necessary step for our peoples,” said Greek ...

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