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Macedonia will now be named Republic of North Macedonia after its prime minister reached an agreement with his Greek counterpart. A monument to Alexander the Great is seen in the center of Skopje on Sunday. Robert Atanasovski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Greek protesters in Thessaloniki wave flags and banners during a rally against the use of the term "Macedonia" for the neighboring country's name on Jan. 21. Greek authorities argue that the name Macedonia might suggest that Skopje has territorial claims to the northern Greek region of the same name with Thessaloniki as its capital. Giannis Papanikos/AP hide caption

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