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Workers remove a sign with the former name of the highway leading to the Greek border, “Alexander of Macedonia”, newly renamed “Friendship Highway”, near Skopje on February 21st. The government decided to change the name of the highway, along with the name of the Skopje airport, following the name dispute with Greece. Photograph:  Robert Atanasovski/Getty Images

‘It’s our name, our language and our identity,’ say the people of Macedonia, asking the international community to recognise their state as the Republ(...)

A boy dressed as a police officer holding Kosovo flags in Pristina on the eve of celebrations for the 10th anniversary of Kosovo independence. Photograph: Getty Images

Ramush Haradinaj missed the party when Kosovo declared independence 10 years ago today. A rebel commander during Kosovo’s 1998-9 conflict with Serbia(...)

Croatian president Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic  and her Serbian counterpart Aleksandar Vucic inspect the guard of honour during a welcoming ceremony  in Zagreb on Monday. Photograph: Stringer/AFP/Getty Images

The presidents of Croatia and Serbia have agreed to disagree about the Balkan wars of the 1990s but pledged to focus on solving practical problems th(...)

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas: US president Donald Trump’s  decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital  made it impossible for the Palestinian Authority under Abbas to sit down at the negotiating table. Photograph: Alaa Badarneh/EPA

Is it a sign of incorrigible optimism or mass delusion that so many of us still refer to the Middle East peace process in the present tense? Many year(...)

Ministers will be asked, among other things, to reinforce our message on Brexit, Northern Ireland and the economy. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

More than 30 Ministers, the Attorney General and chairperson of the Dáil and Seanad will travel abroad for St Patrick’s Day. Tánaiste Simon Coveney h(...)

The marina in the Slovenian  town of Piran: there was a bitter 26-year-old territorial dispute involving principally 7.3sq m of maritime territory in the  bay. Photograph: Jure Makovec/AFP/Getty Images

It was never going to be that simple. The idea was that when new states signed up to join the European Union, they would do so with an unequivocal pro(...)

Up to 97% of Irish plastic, including plastic bottles, went to China because of a lack of processing capacity at home.

Ireland will not be able to avoid the aftershock of China banning imports of plastic materials and other waste for recycling. The ban, due to come i(...)

Flames from the explosion that  ripped through Austria’s main gas pipeline hub on Tuesday killed one person and injured 21 others. Photograph: Nonstopnews via AP

An explosion and fire that ripped through Austria’s main gas pipeline hub on Tuesday killed one person and injured 21 others, prompting Italy to decla(...)

Pharmacist and wine maker Róisín Curley
Wine, women . . . and Mayo

Róisín Curley is a pharmacist, working in the family business in Ballyhaunis, Co Mayo. At the same time, she makes her own wines in Burgundy, one of t(...)

Belfast City Hall. Lonely Planet said the city has undergone a makeover, and is now ‘full of hip neighbourhoods that burst with bars, restaurants and venues to suit all tastes.’

Belfast and the Causeway Coast have been named the top region in the world to visit in 2018 by Lonely Planet. The region tops the ranking in the trav(...)

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