- Rough seas, harsh winter, border limits add to migrant woes Updated: Feb-06-16 4:06 am
PRESEVO, Serbia - Rasul Orwani thought he had faced the worst after braving cold, rough seas in a rickety wooden boat to travel from Turkey to Greece, then came the Balkans.
- Macedonia names caretaker PM ahead of early poll Updated: Jan-18-16 6:16 pm
SKOPJE, Macedonia - Lawmakers in Macedonia have approved conservative politician Emil Dimitriev as caretaker prime minister following a Western-brokered deal to resolve a political crisis triggered by a wiretapping scandal.
- Macedonian political leaders fail to agree on election date Updated: Jan-16-16 12:41 pm
SKOPJE, Macedonia - Talks among Macedonia's four major parties on a national election date have hit a snag, with the main opposition party rejecting the proposed date of April 24.
- Macedonian PM launches formal resignation process Updated: Jan-15-16 9:45 am
SKOPJE, Macedonia - Macedonia's prime minister has submitted his resignation to the speaker of Parliament, launching the procedure that should see him replaced by a caretaker until early elections April 24.
- Tighter border checks leave migrants trapped in Greece Updated: Jan-11-16 8:45 am
ATHENS, Greece - Dreams rarely come true, at least not for long.
- Orthodox faithful mark Christmas with services, celebration Updated: Jan-07-16 12:15 pm
MOSCOW - For much of the Orthodox Christian world, Thursday is celebrated as Christmas Day. Believers in Russia, Ukraine, and parts of Eastern Europe and the Middle East flocked to churches for the holiday.