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Some Macedonians Praise Destroyers of New ‘Hellenic’ Plaques

Unknown perpetrators in North Macedonia have removed or smashed plaques added to several statues and monuments in Skopje - which explained that they depict historical figures "belonging to the ancient Hellenic history and civilisation and to world cultural and historic heritage".

The action occurred just one day after the authorities put them up.

Konstantinos Marangos appointed new head of German-Greek Chamber

Konstantinos Marangos, the chairman and chief executive officer at SKAMA Skazikis-Marangos SA, is the new president of the German-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce and Industry, succeeding Michalis Maillis who has spent the last 12 years at the helm of the chamber.
Marangos pledged to contribute in attracting new foreign investors, and increase exports and employment.

Greece-North Macedonia Commission ‘Won’t Rewrite History’

Viktor Gaber, the diplomat and head of North Macedonia's team in the joint commission with Greece, has told BIRN that the commission of historians, archaeologists, sociologists and political science experts has already laid the grounds for its future work that will involve revising history books in both countries.

North Macedonia Would-be Presidents Hunt Undecided Voters

Pendarovski's slogan, "Forward Together", and Siljanovska's slogan, "Justice for Macedonia - the Fatherland Calls", reflect these two opposed narratives.

But both blocs share one common a concern - that not enough undecided voters will support either contestant.

Their absence on April 21 could put the required electoral threshold for the election, of 40 per cent, in jeopardy.

Tsakalotos says protection of main home will continue

Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos said on Friday that although the protection of debtors' main residences will be abolished in January 2019 when the Katseli law ceases to apply, the government is seeking ways to ensure that debtors in need of protection are not left without a safety net and is aiming to present a solution soon.

Timeline: The Path to Macedonia's 'Name' Deal

Protests, violence, numerous meetings, campaigns, and top-level diplomatic activities - all of that preceded Sunday's historic referendum in Macedonia on the country's 'name' agreement with Greece.

Ever since Macedonia gained independence in 1991, its name has been the subject of a bitter dispute with its southern neighbour, Greece.