Tuesday, 14 August 2018 | News today: 19



Overcast weather, afternoon thundershowers

Weather in Macedonia will be overcast with occasional thunderstorms, accompanied by low to moderate northwest winds. Temperatures will range between 25C and 33C. Similar weather in Skopje with temperatures up to 29C.

WC 2018: Pavard’s goal against Argentina voted best of World Cup

Benjamin Pavard has beaten Juan Quintero into second place in a fans’ online vote to pick the best goal of the World Cup, AP reports. France defender Pavard’s spinning right-foot shot against Argentina in the round of 16 came top...

Four Macedonians climb Mount Damavand in Iran

Macedonian four-member expedition team successfully climbed Mount Damavand (5.671 meters), which is the highest peak in Iran and the highest volcano in Asia. The team including the climbers Ivan, Trpkov, Aleksandar Ivanovski, Pece Karabolov...

Skopje youth center joins European project on WWI’s cultural commemoration

The Youth Cultural Center – Skopje recently has joined a large-scale European multidisciplinary project on cultural commemoration of World War I (Great War) – CON-FRONT. It is backed by the EU’s Creative Europe program as...

Mountain and water rescue centers in Ohrid and Pogradec

Rescue equipment provided within cross-border project “Region Lake Ohrid – Safe Destination for Adventure Tourism” was presented in Ohrid on Tuesday. The project encompasses the establishment of mountain and water rescue centers...

Presentation of Lake Ohrid as safe destination for adventure tourism

Specialized equipment for rescue on water and mountain will be promoted in Ohrid on Tuesday, in the framework of project “Lake Ohrid-Safe Destination for Adventure Tourism”. The project is funded by EU’s IPA Cross-border Cooperation...

Putin says Russia’s World Cup stadiums should remain soccer venues

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that the country’s 12 World Cup venues should be mainly used for soccer, and not transformed into concert halls or exhibition centres, Reuters reports. Russia hosted the World Cup in 11...

Sunken Russian warship off Korean island may carry $130B worth of gold

A South Korean company’s claim to have found a sunken Russian warship has triggered investor frenzy amid speculation the ship was carrying an enormous amount of gold when it sank 113 years ago. South Korea’s financial regulator...

Small group home for four children with disabilities opens in Timjanik

Four children with disabilities get a new lease on life after the opening of a small group home in the village of Timjanik in eastern Macedonia. They are now members of a new small family after leaving a specialized institution as part of the deinstitutionalization...

Women know what they want; men get pickier with age

Women under 40 seeking a partner online are more particular than men, especially when it comes to education, according to a QUT study into the online dating behaviour of more than 41,000 Australians. “Do men and women know what they want?...