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By Jake Coyle, Associated Press
For years, the nation known until recently as the Republic of Macedonia has worked to gain NATO and European Union membership, with efforts blocked by Greece because of a dispute over its name. But in February, the country adopted a…
By Christopher Livesay
The agreement would see Macedonia change its name to North Macedonia, and Greece would drop its objection to its northern neighbor joining NATO.
By Derek Gatopoulos, Associated Press
More than 100,000 protesters met in Athens to demonstrate against a possible plan by Greece's government to accept the name "Macedonia" for the neighboring former Yugoslavian country.
By Michael D. Regan
At least 18 people drowned and hundreds were rescued on Sunday as they attempted to cross the Aegean Sea from Turkey into Greece, raising the total number of migrants who died along the treacherous route in the first two months…
By PBS NewsHour
New European border restrictions have left more than 10,000 migrants stranded at the border between Greece and Macedonia. Some experts have classified the situation as a “humanitarian catastrophe,” but eastern European states appear reluctant to take action. Judy Woodruff talks…
Hundreds of migrants trapped along Greece's border with Macedonia staged protests Sunday that forced a cargo train to turn back. Macedonia and several Balkan countries have recently increased restrictions to halt the number of refugees passing through.
By Gretchen Frazee
More than one million migrants have entered Europe this year, marking the largest wave of immigration into the continent since World War II.
Syrian, Afghan and Iraqi migrants are assured a relatively swift passage through Europe, but migrants of other nationalities arriving on the shores of Greece are finding the gates have been shut. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports from the Greek island…
Greek riot police closed down a temporary transit camp used by refugees and migrants after Balkan countries like Macedonia closed their frontiers to those seeking passage who do not come from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan. Where will the rejected migrants…
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