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  • North Macedonia changes names of 136 institutions
    March 6, 2019, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The government in Skopje has decided to change the names of 136 state institutions, by removing the “Macedonian” and “Republic of Macedonia” part. Some of these institutions will bear the […]

  • EU to enable easier recovery of unpaid road tolls
    March 4, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Unpaid road tolls “could soon be history”, as the EU is setting up a new information-sharing system to enable member states’ national authorities to access each other’s national vehicle registration […]

  • CEP study: Germany gains most from euro introduction
    February 26, 2019, by Deutsche Welle

    A new study from the Centre for European Policy in Freiburg has shown Germany to have gained “by far the most” from the introduction of the euro. Italy and France […]

  • A choice between EU and Russia in bad-movie Moldova vote
    February 24, 2019, by Deutsche Welle

    The final days of Moldova’s current election campaign seem like a bad movie. On Thursday, Maia Sandu and Andrei Nastase, leaders of the pro-EU opposition alliance, ACUM (NOW), said they were poisoned. […]

  • New EU visa rules a step closer
    February 20, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

    European Union countries endorsed on February 20 an agreement reached by the European Parliament and the European Council on a European Commission proposal to modernise the EU’s common visa policy, adapting the […]

  • UN welcomes official notice of Republic of North Macedonia name
    February 15, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

    United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has confirmed receipt of official notice from Skopje and Athens of the change of the former Yugoslav republic’s name to Republic of North Macedonia, and […]