Macedonia

Vice News Tonight

Greece and Macedonia are fighting over the right to use the name "Macedonia"

Macedonia wants to join the EU and NATO, but Greece won't allow it until the naming dispute is solved.
Andrew Potter
Hind Hassan
2.12.18
News of the Worldstar

Macedonian protesters storm the country's parliament and brutally attack lawmakers

Carter Sherman
4.27.17
Booze

Rakija Is the Fire That Fuels the Balkans

“When you taste it, you can tell exactly what family made it,” one Macedonian man told me of rakija, a home-distilled spirit that's a staple in the Balkans.
Michaela Trimble
6.27.16
News

Thousands of Refugees Are Being Removed from the Makeshift Refugee Village of Idomeni

Greek police started removing refugees from the camp near the border of Greece and the Republic of Macedonia on Tuesday. Journalists aren't allowed near the evacuation.
ΚΩΣΤΑΣ ΚΟΥΚΟΥΜΑΚΑΣ
5.24.16
Europe

Greek Police Begin Evacuation of Thousands of Migrants from Idomeni

Greek riot police and undercover security officers disguised as migrants are overseeing an operation to evacuate more than 8,000 migrants from a makeshift camp near the border with Macedonia.
Harriet Salem
5.24.16
Europe

Macedonian Police 'Relentlessly Tear Gassed' Migrants and Refugees on the Greek Border

Macedonian border guards fired tear gas and rubber bullets to push back hundreds of people from a fence near the sprawling Idomeni camp.
VICE News
4.10.16
Quick Hits

Quick Hit: Stranded Migrants Clash With Greek Police in Idomeni

Stranded refugees charged at riot police on the Greece-Macedonia border on Thursday, demanding authorities permit them to continue on to Western Europe.
VICE News
4.7.16
Europe

Why Activists Are Being Blamed for the Drowning of Three Refugees in Macedonia

Flyers were distributed on Monday at Idomeni refugee camp instructing recipients to meet at a given location to cross a "dry" river and sneak into Macedonia. On Tuesday three people drowned.
Harriet Salem
3.16.16
Europe

Europe's Migrant Crisis Is a Crisis of Conscience, Whether Leaders Admit It or Not

It's time for European leaders to acknowledge the truth — the human rights principles the union was founded upon have been abandoned, and their state of denial is killing innocent people.
Milene Larsson
3.16.16
Europe

In Photos: Inside Greece's Idomeni Camp, Where 13,000 Migrants Are Stuck in Purgatory

Thousands of people have been trapped in appalling conditions on Greece’s border with Macedonia since the the so-called Balkan Route to Western Europe was sealed off last week.
Harriet Salem
3.12.16
Europe

Wet, Sick, and Stuck: Thousands of Children Are Facing Deteriorating Conditions on Europe's Borders

VICE News is at the Idomeni camp in Greece, where one-third of the 13,000 migrants and refugees trapped there are thought to be children — and the humanitarian crisis is rapidly getting worse.
Harriet Salem
3.9.16
Europe

Macedonia Will Only Take Syrian Refugees From Cities It Deems Sufficiently War-Torn

Macedonian authorities have created peculiar new restrictions that mean Syrians from Aleppo are welcome to enter, but refugees from Damascus are not.
Tess Owen
3.6.16
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