For the Greek government, having people speaking Macedonian Slavic in its territory did not sit well with its national ideology.
In March 2016, the EU struck a deal with Turkey to stop migrants crossing the Mediterranean to Greece. What has happened since?
The prospect of gas wealth has been escalating old rivalries and disputes between Turkey, Cyprus, Lebanon, Israel, Egypt and Greece.
A giant rally in Thessaloniki and another in Athens show the strength of feeling in Greek Macedonia – and all over a country's name.
Along the Balkan route, refugees and migrants are still in need of emergency aid.
Before CETA fully comes into effect, it must be ratified by each EU member state. Greece might have cause to stop it.
Europe is experiencing a wave of optimism that its seven-year Greek drama may be finally coming to a close. Only one way to do that: Share Greece's pain.
Italy, Portugal and Spain have all gone up in flames in recent weeks, highlighting the need to rethink how Mediterranean countries protect people and save ecosystems.
From hospital waiting lists to suicide rates, here's how cuts affected health in Ireland and Greece.
Less than two years after Europe's migrant crisis began, EU officials have said that the situation is under control. It's not
Congress is trying to curb the president's ties to human rights abusers, harkening back to landmark legislation of the 1970s.
An expert on Islam and democracy examines the threat to the world's largest Muslim majority country.
A warning from Athens about facing political headwinds with a government barely worth the name.
Everyone has forgotten there were almost as many asylum seekers in Europe in the early 1990s as today.
The theory that humankind originated in Europe is an old one. It was abandoned in 1924 when the first Australopithecus was discovered in South Africa.
We may think of current reactionary politics as radical and new, but unchecked mercantilism has always elicited a fierce backlash from both left and right. Here's what history tells us about today.
Predictable results and unresolved corruption scandals are a serious issue for the future of the Greek game.
Where now for one of the great emblems of post-World War II global co-operation?
As the United States bars its gates to newcomers, the 'Aeneid' – a story of war, exile, racial hatred and irrational fears – is particularly resonant.
Another 'last chance' has been missed. But while talks disintegrate, islanders are just getting on with peace in practice.