It is an ancient land, but as of February it has a new name, giving travelers seeking a cool passport stamp a novel reason to visit.www.nytimes.com
SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) " Pope Francis arrived Tuesday in North Macedonia for the first-ever papal visit to the Balkan nation, seeking to encourage the recently renamed country to press ahead with efforts to integrate with European institutions.His arrival comes in the wake of the resolution of a decades-long name dispute with Greece and the election of a pro-EU president.After landing at Skopje's airport, Francis went by car " a typically small Volkswagen Jetta " for [The Palm Beach Post
North Macedonia's leaders are hoping Pope Francis will strongly encourage greater integration in European institutions following the resolution of a decades-long name dispute with Greece and the election of a pro-EU new president.www.abc6.com
North Macedonia says fighter jets from neighboring Greece have carried out NATO-linked test overflights of its territory as part of the country's process of joining the allianceABC News
SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Pope Francis made the first-ever papal visit to North Macedonia on Tuesday and sought to encourage its efforts to integrate into European institutions after its name change resolved a decades-long dispute with Greece. In a meeting with government authorities, Francis praised North Macedonia's multi-ethnic andThe Washington Times
The Pope wants to improve relations with Orthodox leaders in Bulgaria and North Macedonia.BBC News
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras won a confidence vote on Friday, weeks before European Parliament elections.U.S.