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Thessaloniki mayor Boutaris visits Skopje

Thessaloniki Mayor Yiannis Boutaris will travel to Skopje on Thursday to meet with his counterpart, Petre Silegov, and discuss closer ties between the two cities, daily “Kathimerini” reports. “Boutaris’s visit comes amid...
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President Ivanov to propose two constitutional court members by this weekend

President Gjorge Ivanov will submit his proposal for election of two members of the Constitutional Court by the end of this week, his Office told MIA on Wednesday. The President should propose two candidates who are replace judges Natasa Gaber...
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People with disabilities should be included in the society: conference

People with disabilities are a reality, they should be included in the society after a functional analysis is made of their capabilities to find they way in the labor market where possible. To overcome the current state of play of insignificant...
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UN mediator Nimetz expected to set date for New York meeting

UN name mediator Matthew Nimetz is expected to schedule a meeting in New York between the name negotiators of Macedonia and Greece, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said Wednesday commenting on the postponement of name talks that were initially slated...
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MPs give green light to law on the use of languages, VMRO-DPMNE votes against

The Parliament of Macedonia endorsed the necessity of adopting a draft-law on the use of languages. It paves the way for entering the second stage in which MPs will file amendments. 66 MPs were in favor and 41 lawmakers voted against at Wednesday’s...
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Unexpected turn in the Government, Zijadin Sela is losing the Health Ministry

The Alliance for Albanians is losing the Health Ministry and instead of new minister, Zijadin Sela’s party will have to negotiate new government department, Gazeta Express reports. For now, there are no details over what caused this...
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Greek media: Nimetz to present proposal on name dispute

UN name dispute mediator Matthew Nimetz at the meeting with negotiators from Greece and Macedonia, Adamantios Vasilakis and Vasko Naumovski, scheduled for Nov. 20 or 21 in New York, will present concrete proposal for resolving the name dispute,...
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Serwer: Solution on name issue and Macedonia’s membership in NATO possible in 2018

Daniel Serwer, expert for the Balkans and professor of conflict management at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies, told MIA that a breakthrough could be made in 2018 in resolving the name dispute and removing...
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Begovska’s play “Marriage is A Marriage” premieres in Comedy Theatre

The play “Marriage is A Marriage” directed by Tea Begovska, based on “The Proposal” one-act play by Anton Chekhov, will be premiered Wednesday evening in Skopje-based Comedy Theatre. The cast includes actors Robert Ristov, Stole...
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Parliament to vote on draft law on the use of languages

The parliament is set to vote Wednesday on draft law on the use of languages, followed by submitting amendments by lawmakers to the draft-text. Over the course of the the discussion, MPs of the ruling majority said confidence building among...