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Greek Mayor: ‘Skopjans are not Cannibals’

"What are we afraid of, that out neighbors will take Thessaloniki from us? Now is the chance to close this issue. Skopjans are not...

Thessaloniki Mayor: We Should Change Name of ‘Macedonia’ Airport

Thessaloniki Mayor Yiannis Boutaris has suggested that the city airport should no longer be called "Macedonia" because foreign visitors might confuse it with the...

US Ambassador Calls Timing of FYROM Name Talks ‘Ideal’

The timing for talks between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) on the Balkan country's name is "ideal," U.S. Ambassador to Athens...

Thessaloniki Mayor: “We Need to Compromise on a Composite Name for FYROM” (video)

"More than 160 nations call this country "Macedonia", so let's behave and compromise on a composite name," Thessaloniki Mayor Yannis Boutaris told Greek Reporter...

Mayor Boutaris and FYROM PM Enjoy Dinner in Thessaloniki

FYROM Prime Minister Zoran Zaev is spending the New Year’s holiday in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki as the guest of the city’s...

Mayor of Thessaloniki Calls FYROM “Macedonia” During Skopje Visit

The mayor of Thessaloniki, Yiannis Boutaris, referred to the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) with its constitutional name "Macedonia," during his visit to Skopje. Boutaris...

Mayor of Thessaloniki Vows to Preserve City’s Ottoman Heritage

The mayor of Thessaloniki said the city is getting ready to uncover more Ottoman heritage -- including mosques and baths -- and plans to...

Thousands March Through Thessaloniki for the Pride Parade

More than 13,000 people participated in the 2017 Thessaloniki Pride parade, which concluded this year's festival held over four days, with the slogan "It's...
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Thessaloniki Mayor Boutaris: ‘Greece Is the Last Soviet-type Society and Economy’ (video)

"Greece is the last Soviet-type society and economy," Thessaloniki mayor Yiannis Boutaris said, explaining that in Greece many citizens expect everything from the state,...

U.S. Ambassador Pyatt, Tzitzikostas and Boutaris Discuss Boosting Investments, New Holocaust Museum

Boosting investments in Macedonia and the creation of a Holocaust Museum in Thessaloniki was discussed in a series of meetings between U.S. Ambassador to...

Aristotle University Says ‘No’ to ‘No Border Camp’

Greece’s largest university, the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH), will be occupied and turned into a camp over the next few days, despite the...

Thessaloniki Mayor Gets Damaskinos Award for Promoting Tolerance

Thessaloniki Mayor Yiannis Boutaris was the second recipient of the "Damaskinos Award" on June 1, 2016, in New York City. The award goes to...

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