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Eurostat: Macedonians’ life expectancy – 75,4 years

The life expectancy of an average Macedonian citizen is 75,4 years, which is by 5,6 years shorter than EU nationals, a Eurostat survey has shown. Citizens of Switzerland have the longest life expectancy (83,7 years), followed by Spaniards (83,5),...
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Public lecture, workshop Unearthing State Violence

Interdisciplinary programme Radical Education and the PLAYUK festival of the British Council host October 29-30 a public lecture and workshop Unearthing State Violence with Forensic Architecture in the Skopje-based Museum of Contemporary Art. The...
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Seventy women killed between 2008-2016, femicide still not defined as crime

Seventy women were killed in Macedonia between 2008-2016. Institutions do not recognize data related to femicide, because it is not defined as a crime in the Criminal Code, heard a presentation of an analysis by the National network to end...
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‘French Spiderman’ arrested after scaling London skyscraper

French urban climber Alain Robert has been arrested after scaling one of London’s tallest buildings, AP reports. Robert climbed the 662-foot (202-meter) Heron Tower without ropes or safety gear on Thursday as police cordoned off the building,...
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Microplastics found in human stools in ‘first study of its kind’

New research presented at the 26th UEG Week (United European Gastroenterology Week) in Vienna has revealed that researchers have found microplastics in human stools for the first time, AFP reported. Carried out by researchers from the Medical...
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Macedonia remains in 68. spot at FIFA ranking

The Macedonian national football team remains in the 68. spot on the FIFA ranking released on Thursday. Belgium takes the top spot, followed by France and Brazil. The Top 10 also includes Croatia, England, Uruguay, Portugal, Switzerland, Spain...
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Two rarely seen Hemingway stories coming out

Two Ernest Hemingway stories written in the mid-1950s and rarely seen since will be published next year, AP reported. The director of Hemingway’s literary estate, Michael Katakis, told The Associated Press recently that “The Monument”...
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Global warming will make beer more expensive

Add beer to chocolate, coffee and wine as some of life’s little pleasures that global warming will make scarcer and costlier, scientists say. Increasing bouts of extreme heat waves and drought will hurt production of barley, a key beer ingredient,...
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Remembering Tose Proeski, 11 years without him

Macedonia and the Balkans are remembering Tose Proeski, who tragically died in car crash near Nova Gradiska eleven years ago at the age of 26. A big concert dedicated to Tose will be held on November 2, including performances by a number of...
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Nobel Peace Prize for anti-rape activists Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege

The 2018 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to campaigners against rape in warfare Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege, the BBC reports. Murad is an Iraqi Yazidi who was tortured and raped by Islamic State militants and later became the face of a...