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About 190,000 people in Macedonia have diabetes

There are about 190,000 people in Macedonia with diabetes, of whom 40,000 on insulin therapy, whereas the remaining 150,000 use tablets. The number of patients is constantly rising, heard an event observing World Diabetes Day on Tuesday. “There...
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Gruevski: The ultimate goal is the name, Zaev is negotiating new name of the state

VMRO-DPMNE leader Nikola Gruevski warned almost a month ago that the ultimate goal of bringing Zoran Zaev and SDSM in power is changing the name of the Republic of Macedonia. Gruevski emphasizes that SDSM’s government is a puppet government, brought...
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Probe launched after TV show’s producers fail to deliver commissioned product

No TV show has been delivered yet, neither documents nor a single notice has been sent to the Macedonian Film Agency on how the budget of the first season of the TV show Macedonia has been spent, i.e. 80% of MKD 68 million. This was stated...
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EU Enlargement Commissioner Hahn to visit Skopje next week

The EU Commissioner for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn is to visit Macedonia next week. He announced the visit on his twitter following the meetings with Deputy PM for European Affairs Bujar Osmani and FM Nikola...
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Macedonian company scoops Gran Prix at Minsk Biennial of Young Architects

Macedonian Tetraktis – Kristijan company, specialized in architecture, urbanism and engineering, won the Gran Prix award for landscape architecture, urban street design, monumental art and sculpture in architecture at the International...
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Iran-Iraq border earthquake is deadliest of 2017

A huge rescue effort is under way after a powerful earthquake struck Iran’s mountainous border with Iraq, killing more than 400 people and injuring more than 7,000, the BBC reports. Teams are looking for survivors trapped in the rubble...
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Ivanov congratulates Pahor on re-election, offers condolences over Iran earthquake

President Gjorge Ivanov congratulated Borut Pahor over his re-election as President of Slovenia, wishing him further success in the post. “Bilateral relations and cooperation are excellent, but there is potential for their enhancement....
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Secret Ingredient wins audience award at 58th Thessaloniki Film Festival

The Macedonian feature film Secret Ingredient, directed by Gjorce Stavreski, won the audience award as part of the Balkan Survey program of the 58th Thessaloniki International Film Festival. This is the first time ever that an award has been...
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One in three children in Macedonia overweight

One in three children in Macedonia is overweight, 14 percent of boys aged 11 in Macedonia are overweight compared to the four percent European average, show UNICEF data. Healthy nutrition was Monday’s topic in elementary schools across...
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Kotzias: Name issue to be resolved in first half of 2018

Macedonian and Greek Foreign Ministers, Nikola Dimitrov and Nikos Kotzias respectively, are set to meet at the sidelines of the EU foreign ministers meeting in Brussels on Monday. The countries’ ministries of foreign affairs have confirmed...