Nationalist protesters forced their way into the Macedonian parliament. President Ivanov called for restraint, but critics say he is the one to blame.
On Sunday, citizens of the Republic of Macedonia face a historic vote. Should they change their country's name — and in doing so, continue on the path toward the European Union and NATO?
A strong majority in Macedonia has voted to change the country's name, but low turnout has undermined the result. Prime Minister Zoran Zaev is resolved to go ahead with the change regardless. What are the next steps?
Less than half of Macedonia's electorate turned out to vote on whether their country's name should be changed as part of a deal with Greece. That hasn't fazed the prime minister, who's vowed to push ahead with the plan.
Working in Germany is a dream for many people from the poorer Balkan states. But the lengthy bureaucratic process to obtain a visa is making it impossible for some, and not all employers can wait.
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