NEWS IN BRIEF. Macedonian president says he is to reply to the latest UN proposals in August.
President of the island’s Greek side remains sceptical and doubts that a settlement can be reached by the end of this year · Talks have come to a standstill despite willingness by both sides to end 1974 partition.
NEWS IN BRIEF. All Aranese parties back the Bill on Special Regime, which will be brought to the Catalan Parliament for its approval.
Turkish government wants a dam built which would submerge an historical city and displace thousands of people.
NEWS IN BRIEF. Changes include fines for misspeaking in Slovak, and makes the language mandatory in all non-private communications.
PSOE (Spanish Labour) has presented a bill excluding official status for Catalan and Aragonese.
NEWS IN BRIEF. Support for independence ranges from 38% and 42%, depending on the question.