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The Holy Synod of the Œcumenical Canonical Orthodox Church Worldwide (ŒCOCW) Calls on the Government of FYR Macedonia to Release Archbishop Jovan from Imprisonment

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The Holy Synod of the ŒCOCW joins the multitude of Orthodox and Catholic jurisdictions worldwide in requesting that Archbishop Jovan, leader of the Orthodox Ohrid Archbishopric, be released by the government of the FYR Macedonia. The synod views the arrest and detention of Archbishop Jovan as continued harassment, initiated as a result of an ongoing internal disagreement within the Macedonian ... Read More »

Macedonia and Greece Still Not Agreed on Naming Issue

Philip Reeker and Nikola Popovski in Macedonia

Macedonia and Greece are still without agreement after two days of ambassadorial talks in New York aimed at settling a naming dispute. The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia wishes to be known as the Republic of Macedonia, whilst Greece refuses to recognise any reference to the term “Macedonia” as a province of its territory shares the name. The Personal Envoy ... Read More »

What’s In a Name? Macedonia and Greece Agree to Resume Talks Over Title

Macedonian Diplomats Meet in December 2011

Greece and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia have agreed to resume talks over the naming of the Republic of Macedonia. The United Nations will mediate discussions between the two countries in New York from 16th January 2012. Ambassador Adamantios Vassilakis of Greece and Ambassador Zoran Jolevski will attempt to reach a resolution to the dispute which has been ongoing ... Read More »

Football: International Friendly Fixtures, Wednesday 9 February 2011

52 national football teams are in action on the evening of Wednesday 9th February 2011, as a full fixture list of 26 international matches are scheduled to take place. Some notable friendly matches include the following: Croatia v Czech Republic; Denmark v England. Perhaps the biggest matches tonight are those at the bottom of the list below – Netherlands v ... Read More »

Football: International Results for Wednesday 17th November 2010

Nearly 100 teams took part in football internationals around the world yesterday evening, Wednesday 17th November 2010. Argentina met their old rivals Brazil with both sides having changed their management following below par World Cup efforts. Argentina, via Lionel Messi, got the best of their friendly encounter with the only goal of Argentina’s 1-0 victory in Doha. France, another side ... Read More »

Football: International Fixtures for Wednesday 17th November 2010

48 International football matches are scheduled to take place on Wednesday 17th November 2010, including several teams who reached the latter stages of the 2010 FIFA World Cup. In a return to an old rivalry, neighbours England and France will meet at Wembley, where their friendly match is scheduled to kick-off at 8pm GMT. Romania face Italy at home in ... Read More »