Reforms in Greece are stagnating amid popular protests against austerity measures. International creditors are waiting for promised changes to the pension system, a revamped public administration and the establishment of a privatization fund.
Tens of thousands of Greeks have rallied against their government's rumored deal with Macedonia over the former Yugoslav republic's official name. The row has strained relations between the neighbors for two decades.
Argentina's parliament has approved a pension reform bill following violent protests in the capital, Buenos Aires. More than 150 people were injured in the clashes.
The dispute between Greece and its neighbor Macedonia over the latter's name is still very much alive. The long-running quarrel can take on very nationalistic overtones, as Jannis Papadimitriou describes from Athens.
The naming dispute between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia has roots that go back to antiquity. The problem is that the boundaries of the region known as Macedonia have changed greatly over time.
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