Thursday, 13 December 2018 | News today: 21

Macedonia

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Kotzias: I would’ve pulled Zaev’s ears over his “Aegean Macedonians” statements

Former Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias, who determined the text of the Prespa treaty with Macedonian Minister Nikola Dimitrov, said that if he still held office, he would’ve “pulled Zaev’s ears” over his statement...
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Nikoloski: Even Greeks have not insulted Macedonians like Dimitrov did with his “issues” statement

VMRO-DPMNE deputy leader Aleksandar Nikoloski said that Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov’s statement that the people “have issues” is one of the worst insults ever aimed at the Macedonian nation. – These were not the...
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Jakovlevski: Zaev is also being wiretapped, his tapes are about to be revealed

Seasoned political activist Mane Jakovlevski claims that a “friendly, neighboring country” is about to publish wiretaps of Prime Minister Zoran Zaev. – Zaev was also being recorded by foreign intelligence agencies. There...
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Leading Macedonian author and political activist Ljubisa Georgievski dies aged 81

One of the leading Macedonian intellectuals, politicians and dissidents, Ljubisa Georgievski, died aged 81. Georgievski was best known as playwright author of “Black” and “Joan of Arc” and director of movies such as...
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Zaev says he’s open to including opposition proposals in the Constitution amendments

The Macedonian Government held the first of the five planned debates which will meet the requirement to hold “public discussions” on the proposed amendments to the Constitution. During the debate, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said...
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Greek politicians seethe as video of Zaev’s “Aegean Macedonia” statement circulates

Greek opposition official Giorgos Koumoutskakos reacted angrily today after Greek media carried the statement from Zoran Zaev, who said that under the Prespa treaty, Macedonians living in Greece may finally be allowed to complete their public...
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Mickoski leads protest rally against the Prespa treaty, political persecution, economic decline

Thousands of supporters joined VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski on a protest march in downtown Skopje this evening, which ended in front of the Government building. VMRO protested against the name change as well as the overall failures...
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VMRO-DPMNE takes to the streets in Skopje

VMRO-DPMNE prepares a protest rally in the capital Skopje on Wednesday evening, for the second week in a row. – Macedonia is in darkness caused by SDSM, VMRO-DPMNE said, citing the inability of the SDSM party led Government to tackle...
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Greece to Slovenia: You have to call Macedonia – “North Macedonia” now

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called on Slovenian President Borut Pahor to begin referring to the Republic of Macedonia as the “Republic of North Macedonia”. Slovenia is one of the first countries that recognized Macedonia...
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Air pollution kills 1.000 Macedonians each year

An estimated 1.000 Macedonian citizens die each year due to the extremely high level of winter time air pollution. This estimate was made according to data provided by the European Environmental Agency, said the leading opposition VMRO-DPMNE...