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# north macedonia

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# north macedonia
EU announces €500 million energy support package for Western Balkans
The EU Commission chief is set to visit Albania, Kosovo, Montenegro and Serbia in the coming days
# Finally
EU opens membership talks with two more Balkan countries
North Macedonia and Albania have been waiting years to begin the process.
# European Union
North Macedonian parliament approves deal to set EU bid in motion
Opposition MPs left the chamber in protest.
# pain
'I am responsible' - Mancini takes blame for Italy's World Cup humiliation
It was a former Palermo player in Aleksandar Trajkovski who stunned the European champions.
# Upset
Incredible scenes as North Macedonia end European champions Italy's World Cup dream
Roberto Mancini’s side will not be going to Qatar later this year.
All time
# Dutch Gold
Wijnaldum on the double as Netherlands top Group C with maximum points
They beat North Macedonia 3-0 to round off a perfect run in the group stages.
# Onwards
Ukraine revive hopes of reaching last-16 after edging out North Macedonia
Andriy Yarmolenko and Roman Yaremchuk were both on target to give their side a 2-1 win.
# Punishment
Arnautovic handed one-match ban over 'heated words' directed at Alioski
The 32-year-old Austria striker will miss his team’s game against the Netherlands on Thursday.
# The name game
Greece fumes at North Macedonia over initials on Euro 2020 shirt
The initials ‘cannot be accepted’ by Greece, according to Nikos Dendias, the country’s Foreign Minister.
# Apology
UEFA opens investigation into Marko Arnautovic incident against North Macedonia
The frontman reacted angrily after scoring late in the game in Bucharest.
# Sorry
Arnautovic apologises for insulting North Macedonia player
Media reports have claimed he insulted Leeds United’s Ezgjan Alioski, referring to the defender’s Albanian heritage.
# Welcome to the north
North Macedonia see off Georgia to seal historic qualification for the Euros
At their first major tournament, the Balkan nation will be in a group with Netherlands, Ukraine and Austria.
Why I travelled home to vote in favour of adding 'North' to Macedonia's name
Macedonia and Greece have been involved in a decades-long dispute over the name Macedonia and Alexander the Great.