Macedonian Slavic wedding in the Prespes region in the border between Greece and FYR Macedonia.
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For the Greek government, having people speaking Macedonian Slavic in its territory did not sit well with its national ideology.
The foreign secretary will host a summit in London this summer on helping Balkan states join the EU.
A giant rally in Thessaloniki and another in Athens show the strength of feeling in Greek Macedonia – and all over a country's name.
If the western Balkan countries can't join the EU, their complicated ethnic politics might boil over once again.
Moria detention camp on Lesvos.
A report from Lesbos, where thousands of refugees are living in inhumane conditions.
A Macedonian armed vehicle patrols the fence along the border with Greece.
Tear gas on refugees isn't good PR for a country that wants to join the European Union. But then other countries in the EU aren't coming off too well either.
Riven by political corruption and patronage, Macedonia's EU membership looks further away than ever.