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FYROM MPs due to start voting on name deal, as majority seems elusive

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Lawmakers in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia are due on Friday to start voting on the name deal signed with Greece in June, paving the way for the Balkan country's accession to NATO and the European Union on the condition that it changes its name to “North Macedonia” and amends its constitution of clauses seen by Athens as expressing irredentist ambitions.

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FYROM MPs due to start voting on name deal, as majority seems elusive

VASSILIS NEDOS

Lawmakers in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia are due on Friday to start voting on the name deal signed with Greece in June, paving the way for the Balkan country's accession to NATO and the European Union on the condition that it changes its name to “North Macedonia” and amends its constitution of clauses seen by Athens as expressing irredentist ambitions.

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Argument over budget content keeps going

EIRINI CHRYSOLORA

The clash between Alternate Finance Minister Giorgos Houliarakis and the Parliament’s Budget Office head Frangiskos Koutentakis continued on Thursday in the House over whether the draft budget presents one or two fiscal scenarios, one with and one without the planned pension cuts.

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Beyond the Event | Thessaloniki | To October 25

The British Council presents “Beyond the Event,” an exhibition organized in cooperation with the Thessaloniki Museum of Photography as part of this year’s PhotoBiennale festival and curated by established British-Cypriot photographer George Georgiou at the Eirmos Gallery.