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Greece, Macedonia sign historic deal to end name row

Greece and Macedonia on Sunday signed a historic preliminary agreement to rename the country the Republic of North Macedonia, ending a row that has poisoned relations between the two neighbours since 1991.

NLC: Invasion of hallowed chamber a threat to democracy

The invasion of the hallowed chamber of the Senate on Wednesday by hoodlums and miscreants, who carted away the mace, has been described as “a violation of the sanctity of the Senate and a threat to democracy’’.

Uber suspends its service in Greece after legislative crackdown

Uber said it would suspend its licensed service in Greece after new legislation was passed that would impose stricter rules on ride-hailing. Like in other European countries, Uber has long faced opposition from taxi owners in Greece for taking their business.

Greek economy minister quits in housing stipend row

Greece’s economy minister quit early Tuesday, the prime minister’s office said, hours after his wife was ousted as a junior minister over a housing stipend controversy.

Cattle Colony: Before Buhari lures us into deadly trap

To us here in Nigeria, a colony is nothing new. The colony of Lagos established by the British in 1861 has familiarised us to it.

Macedonia aims to solve protracted name row with Greece

After a quarter-century-long dispute that has blocked its entry to NATO and the European Union, Macedonia seems determined to end the row with Greece over its name.

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