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A protester runs to throw back a tear gas canister fired by riot police during clashes following a rally by opponents of Prespa Agreement, outside the Greek Parliament in Athens. Greek lawmakers are debating a historic agreement aimed at normalising relations with Macedonia in a stormy parliamentary session scheduled to culminate in a Friday vote.

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A man holding a Greek flag shouts slogans during a rally in front of the White Tower, a landmark of the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki. Hundreds of people protest against government efforts to end a three-decade-old dispute with neighboring Macedonia as the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will deliver a speech to party cadres and supporters.

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Riot police take cover as protesters throw fireworks during a rally in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki. Hundreds of people protest against government efforts to end a three-decade-old dispute with neighboring Macedonia as the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras delivered a speech to party cadres and supporters.

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Protesters wave a huge Greek flag as they demonstrate against Greece's name deal with neighboring Macedonia, in the northern port city of Thessaloniki, Greece.

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A protester walks next to burning garbage bins during clashes in the northern port city of Thessaloniki, Greece. Greek riot police have fired tear gas and stun grenades to disperse stone-throwing rioters during a protest against Greece's name deal with neighboring Macedonia.

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Riot police detain a protester in the northern port city of Thessaloniki, Greece. Greek riot police have fired tear gas and stun grenades to disperse stone-throwing rioters during a protest in the northern city of Thessaloniki against Greece's name deal with neighboring Macedonia.

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Opponents of the deal between Greece and Macedonia on the latter country's new name "North Macedonia" light flares and wave flags while protesting outside the parliament in Skopje, Macedonia.

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Demonstrators chant slogans during a protest against a deal over the name of neighboring Macedonia, in Thessaloniki, northern Greece. The preliminary deal launches a long process that will last several months and If successful, it will end a decades-long dispute between neighbors Greece and Macedonia _ which will be renamed North Macedonia.

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People walk along a street protesting against the ratification of the deal with Greece, in Skopje, Macedonia. Macedonian parliament has ratified a deal with Greece, signed last weekend with the aim to end a decades-long spat over the Macedonia's name.

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Riot Police clash with protesting opponents of the deal between Greece and Macedonia on the latter country's new name _ North Macedonia _ at the village of Pisoderi, Prespes near the border with Macedonia in northern Greece.

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An opponent of the deal between Greece and Macedonia on the latter country's new name _ North Macedonia _ kicks a tear gas thrown by riot police during clashes at the village of Pisoderi, Prespes near the border with Macedonia in northern Greece. The preliminary deal signed by the two countries' foreign ministers in the Prespes Lakes area launches a long process that will last several months. If successful, it will end a decades-long dispute between neighbors Greece and Macedonia _ which will be renamed North Macedonia.

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A member of a paleontologist team looks at a fossilized skeleton of an extinct species of elephant, excavated at Dolni Disan, near Negotino, in central Macedonia.

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A woman with a portrait of Russian President Vladimir Putin on her t-shirt takes a part in a rally in front of the Russian Embassy in Skopje, Macedonia. A couple of hundred people gathered in front of the Russian Embassy as a sign of support of Russia and to protest Macedonia's decision to expel one Russian diplomat from this Balkan country.

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Real Madrid celebrate with the trophy after defeating Manchester United 2-1 during the Super Cup final soccer match at Philip II Arena in Skopje.

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Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo, smiles on one knee in the middle of various Manchester United player during the Super Cup final soccer match between Real Madrid and Manchester United at Philip II Arena in Skopje.

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A man rests by a police car during clashes between protesters and the police in front of the parliament building in Skopje, Macedonia. Chaos swept into Macedonia's parliament as demonstrators stormed the building and attacked lawmakers to protest the election of a new speaker despite a months-old deadlock in efforts to form a new government.

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Protestors enter into the parliament building in Skopje, Macedonia. Scores of protesters have broken through a police cordon and entered Macedonian parliament to protest the election of a new speaker despite a months-long deadlock in talks to form a new government.

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People dressed in Santa Claus costumes run at the start of a Santa Claus Race in Macedonia's capital Skopje. A few hundred people dressed as Santa Claus participated in a race through downtown Skopje.

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