World s Macedonia renamed: Countries' name-changes try to 'clean the slate'

On Sunday, Greek and Macedonian officials reached an agreement to solve a three-decade dispute over the latter's name. If the change is approved, the Republic of North Macedonia will join a small club of countries once known by a different name. 

Boris Grdanoski/AP

When Greece and Macedonia signed an agreement Sunday to bring an end to their vicious, three-decade diplomatic dispute, the story had an unlikely hero.

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