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Police fire tear gas as Greeks protest against Macedonia name deal

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ATHENS Police fired tear gas to disperse protesters outside parliament on Sunday as tens of thousands of Greeks rallied in Athens to protest ahead of next week's parliamentary vote to ratify a name deal with Macedonia. | Video

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Federer knocked out by Greek wunderkind Tsitsipas 20 Jan 2019

MELBOURNE Roger Federer's bid for a hat-trick of Australian Open titles was crushed on Sunday as Greek wunderkind Stefanos Tsitsipas rose up to floor the Swiss master and become his nation's first Grand Slam quarter-finalist.

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Greek PM Tsipras wins confidence vote, eyes Macedonia accord 17 Jan 2019

ATHENS Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras won a confidence vote in parliament on Wednesday, clearing a major hurdle for Greece's approval of an accord to end a dispute over Macedonia's name and averting the prospect of a snap election. | Video

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Greece must regain full access to debt markets - EU's Moscovici 16 Jan 2019

ATHENS Greece should regain full access to debt markets and all efforts should be made to that end, EU Economics Commissioner Pierre Moscovici said on Wednesday.

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Greek PM set to scrape through confidence motion over Macedonia deal 15 Jan 2019

ATHENS Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras made an impassioned appeal to parliament for support on Tuesday, the eve of a confidence vote he is expected to survive by a whisker with the backing of a handful of opposition lawmakers.

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Greek PM Tsipras expected to survive confidence vote on Wednesday 15 Jan 2019

ATHENS Greece's leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is expected to survive a parliamentary vote of confidence on Wednesday after his right-wing coalition partner quit in disagreement over a deal that aims to end a years-long name dispute with Macedonia.

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Greece's Tsipras calls confidence vote after ally quits coalition 13 Jan 2019

ATHENS Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Sunday said he would call a confidence vote in his government after his coalition ally quit, leaving him bereft of a parliamentary majority and raising the possibility of snap elections. | Video

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Greek prosecutor orders probe into alleged threats over Macedonia name deal 12 Jan 2019

ATHENS A Greek prosecutor on Saturday ordered an investigation into alleged threats to lawmakers over a name deal with Greece's neighbour Macedonia, a judicial source said.

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Macedonia parliament agrees to change country's name 11 Jan 2019

SKOPJE Macedonia's parliament passed an amendment to the constitution on Friday to rename the country Republic of North Macedonia, in line with an agreement with Greece to put an end to a 27-year-old dispute.

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Greek jeweller Folli unveils restructuring plan, CEO steps down 18 Dec 2018

ATHENS Greek jewellery maker Folli Follie will seek creditor approval for a planned overhaul of the business, it said on Tuesday after announcing the resignation of the troubled company's CEO.