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Swiss bear sanctuary to receive two new occupants

Swissinfo 10 Feb 2022
Two bears are already in residence at the facility that can accommodate five animals. On Thursday, it was announced that an agreement had been reached with Skopje Zoo to offer a home for two of its ...
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Balkan states struggling with EU impasse on membership

RTE 06 Oct 2021
Could the European Union's foreign policy have been influenced by Demi Lovato?. In the airport on the way to this informal EU leaders summit in Slovenia, I heard the American singer's mega hit. "Sorry ... Skopje may have reached an accommodation with Athens over the country's name, and flag, but there's still bad blood with Sofia ... .
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Resorts or Refugee Camps: Fleeing Afghans Get Mixed Reception in Balkans

Balkan Insight 01 Oct 2021
The first and the largest group of refugees that arrived in North Macedonia, some 150 of them, were accommodated at the Bellevue hotel resort, located at the eastern exit of the capital Skopje ... We already had one childbirth in Skopje, and four more women are pregnant, so they require special care,” she said.
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Afghan Evacuees Land at Skopje Airport in North Macedonia

The Daily Telegraph Australia 31 Aug 2021
More than 100 Afghan citizens arrived at the Skopje ... The other evacuees were accommodated in hotels on the outskirts of Skopje and were issued 90-day residency permits.
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Greeks rally over name dispute with Macedonia

The Japan News 22 Jan 2018
Several local lawmakers attended, as did the local bishop, Metropolitan Anthimos of Thessalonica, whom many people consider the real leader of the nationalist hardliners opposing an accommodation between the countries ... Skopje will never be accepted with the name Macedonia by the ...
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Greeks rally over name dispute with neighbor Macedonia

Bozeman Daily Chronicle 22 Jan 2018
Several local lawmakers attended, as did the local bishop, Metropolitan Anthimos of Thessalonica, whom many people consider the real leader of the nationalist hardliners opposing an accommodation between the countries ... "Demonstrate, my brothers for Macedonia Skopje will never be ...
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As Tsipras Concedes Macedonia’s Name, Greeks Rally in Protest

The National Herald 22 Jan 2018
The rally was staged in front of a statue of Alexander the Great, the most famous ruler of the ancient Greek Kingdom of Macedonia – which FYROM also claims as its own and named its international airport after him and erected a statue of the Greek conqueror in its capital of Skopje.
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Manchester United and Real Madrid to battle for UEFA Super Cup

Xinhua 08 Aug 2017
SKOPJE, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- Skopje is in the focus of international football fans as two major European teams - Real Madrid and Manchester United, meet in the Macedonian capital to play the UEFA Super Cup final on Tuesday ... The interest caused the prices of hotel accommodation in Skopje to increase several times for the days surrounding the match.
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Skopje Super Cup Tickets Hit Black Market

Balkan Insight 04 Aug 2017
Skopje ... Macedonia's first UEFA club competition final will take place at Skopje's Filip II Arena, whose capacity exceeds 33,000 ... To mitigate this problem, which threatens to tarnish Macedonia's self-image as a hospitable country, enthusiasts and football fans from Skopje and the surrounding towns have been offering free accommodation for visitors.
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Macedonians Offer Fans Free Lodging for UEFA Cup

Balkan Insight 19 Jul 2017
Amid soaring hotel prices that threaten to tarnish the country’s self-image as a hospitable nation, residents of the capital Skopje have started offering free accommodation for visitors attending the UEFA Super Cup match between Manchester United and Real Madrid on August 8.
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Macedonia not to build new refugee centers: interior minister

Xinhua 23 Jun 2017
SKOPJE, June 23 (Xinhua) -- Macedonian authorities are not planning to build new refugee accommodation centers with the existing two to deal with any potential refugee surge, said Oliver Spasovski, Macedonia's interior minister on Friday.
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In Albania, Tech Attempts to De-Balkanize the Balkans

Redherring 24 Mar 2016
South Central Ventures, a recently-assembled fund that’s based in Belgrade, Skopje and Zagreb ... An upcoming office in Tirana will accommodate ten more, with plans to move into Skopje, Macedonia’s capital, Slovenia and Prague.
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Greece recalls ambassador from Austria in refugee row

DNA India 25 Feb 2016
-->. Austria, this week, had decided to call a western Balkans meeting without inviting Greece ... In northern Greece, hundreds of refugeess and refugees left an accommodation camp to walk to the distant border with Macedonia, days after Skopje slashed the number of people it allows through each day. "They are mainly youths... .
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Greece recalls its ambassador from Austria in migrant row

The Times of India 25 Feb 2016
BRUSSELS ... But migration minister Yannis Mouzalas accused other states of trying to make Athens take the brunt of the crisis ... In northern Greece, hundreds of migrants and refugees left an accommodation camp to walk to the distant border with Macedonia, days after Skopje slashed the number of people it allows through each day ... .
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“As Though We Are Not Human Beings”

Human Rights 21 Sep 2015
Once in Macedonia, the police promptly arrested him and took him to the Reception Center for Foreigners, a detention facility in Skopje, known as Gazi Baba after the municipality where it is located ... The Ministry of Interior denied Human Rights Watch permission to tour the Reception Center for Foreigners in Gazi Baba, Skopje.

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