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Greece, FYROM sign deal to change neighbor's name

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Against the scenic backdrop of the Prespes Lake district in northern Greece, Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias and his counterpart from the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), Nikola Dimitrov, on Sunday signed a landmark agreement to change the Balkan country’s name in the presence of their prime ministers and foreign officials.

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Hundreds of protesters join rally in FYROM

Hundreds of protesters joined a rally Sunday in the city of Bitola – near the border of Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) with Greece – to protest an agreement resolving the two countries' dispute over FYROM’s official name.

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Greece, FYROM sign deal to change neighbor's name

Against the scenic backdrop of the Prespes Lake district in northern Greece, Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias and his counterpart from the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), Nikola Dimitrov, on Sunday signed a landmark agreement to change the Balkan country’s name in the presence of their prime ministers and foreign officials.

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Let’s move forward, at last

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The agreement aimed at resolving the Macedonia name dispute is not a diplomatic victory for Greece, as Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras tried to portray it in his address to the nation on June 12. Nor is it a diplomatic victory for North Macedonia, as Tsipras’s counterpart, Zoran Zaev, tried to sell it.

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The color and design of the Parthenon frieze

Renowned Greek artist and Athens School of Fine Arts professor Pavlos Samios will present a short film and discuss the composition, scale, colors and techniques used in the frieze of the Parthenon temple on the ancient Acropolis at the Rubin Museum of Art in New York on Thursday.

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