The Republic of Macedonia is a Balkan country located in southeastern Europe. It declared indepence in 1991, and its capital and largest city is Skopje.
Macedonia is one of the successor states of the former Yugoslavia. A landlocked country, it borders Albania, Kosovo, Serbia, Bulgaria and Greece. The majority of its roughly 2 million residents are ethnic Macedonians, along with a significant Albanian minority. This page collates all of DW's content on Macedonia.
In a historic move, Macedonian lawmakers overwhelmingly voted for renaming the ex-Yugoslav country "North Macedonia." The move will "open the door for the future," according to Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev.
Merkel and Tsipras discussed Greece's return to economic stability as well as immigration and Macedonia. Protests, banned in hopes of avoiding scenes similar to her last visit, were quelled by police using tear gas.
Hungary's Viktor Orban is well known for his hard-line opposition on immigration and his refusal to accept refugees. But he's just granted asylum to the former prime minister of Macedonia, Nikola Gruevski. He fled his home country just before he was due to start a two-year prison term for corruption. DW's Hungary correspondent Stefan Bos spoke with Keith Walker.
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