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FYROM sets September 30 date for referendum

Lawmakers in FYROM voted on Monday to hold a referendum on the name deal with Greece on September 30. As reported by Reuters, 68 deputies in the 120-seat parliament voted in favour of holding a referendum, asking people whether they are in favour of NATO and EU memberships and accepting the name deal with Greece.

Greek merchant shipping fleet up in September

The Greek merchant shipping fleet grew both in the number of ships and capacity in September, with the number of ships rising 1.1 pct compared with September 2016 to 1,857 ships. The statistics service ...