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SDSM nominates Talat Xhaferi for Parliament Speaker

SDSM has filed a motion supported by 20 MPs for the election of a Parliament Speaker because the debate on the election of a chairperson and members of the Committee on Election and Appointment Issues has become pointless. MP Petre Silegov...
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President Ivanov appoints new Intelligence Agency director

President Gjorge Ivanov appointed Monday Zoran Ivanov as new director of the Intelligence Agency, replacing outgoing director Nakje Culev, whose term as expired. Zoran Ivanov comes from the post chief of military intelligence within the Service...
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Parties debate election of Speaker, call for rejection of Tirana platform, at Parliament session

Macedonian Parliament opened debate on Monday on the appointment of President and other officials of the Committee on Elections and Appointments, which is the next step in completing the first session of the Parliament, that first began in...
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Skopje hosts first regional conference on Western Balkan migration route

The first regional conference on challenges on the Western Balkan migration route takes place Monday in Skopje organised by NGO Legis in cooperation with Intercultural Centre in Vienna. The conference “Past, present and future: What kind...
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EC: Council decides on opening of accession negotiations

The European Commission said Monday the Council decides on the opening of EU accession negotiations when conditions are met, MIA reports from Brussels. EC Spokesperson Maja Kocijancic was referring to a question regarding the claim by SDSM...
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The Daily Caller: U.S. interfered in Macedonia’s political process

Lawmakers are currently looking into interference by a nation-state with another country’s political process. This is not in reference to the House and Senate Intel Committees’ investigation into Russian interference in the U.S. presidential...
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Dragan Dautovski’s concert opens Days of Macedonian Music festival

The 40th Days of Macedonian Music festival will open Monday evening with a concert of instrumental music of Dragan Dautovski in the Macedonian Opera and Ballet. The event, which is organised traditionally by the Macedonian Composers’...
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Macedonian actors join in celebrating World Theater Day

Macedonian theaters join in the celebration of the World Theater Day on Monday, with director Blagoj Micevski from the Bitola National Theater preparing a message on behalf of all Macedonian actors and directors. The global celebration is organized...
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Last second goal brings Vardar a win against Buducnost

Vardar’s women’s handball team was able to beat Buducnost in the regional VRHL league, even though they had to play without four players from their starting line-up. Andrea Penezic scored the winning goal in the last seconds of...
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Parliament continues work on completing its constitutive session

Macedonian Parliament continues its constitutive session on Monday, during which parties are expected to complete the creation of the Committee on Elections and Appointments. The first session of the Parliament began in late December, but it...