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Former Karpos mayor Jakimovski questioned in court

Former Karpos mayor Stevco Jakimovski has been taken for questioning before a pre-trial judge in the Skopje-based Criminal Court early on Wednesday. The Financial Police conducted Tuesday a search of several facilities owned by the Jakimovski...
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Mickoski: VMRO-DPMNE’s stance on referendum to be revealed by 10 September

The opposition VMRO-DPMNE will inform the public whether it will support or boycott the referendum by 10 September, party leader Hristijan Mickoski said Tuesday in an interview with TV Kanal 5. On numerous occasions VMRO-DPMNE has voiced its...
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SEC intends to spend EUR 2,7m for upcoming referendum

The State Election Commission intends to spend about MKD 170 million (app. EUR 2,7 million) for the referendum on the Macedonia-Greece agreement, scheduled for 30 September. “SEC is obliged to adopt the financial plan and its first draft...
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Karakamisheva: This agreement is the most genocidal document for the Macedonians in recent history

Nearly two months ago, in the village of Nivitsi, Prespa, the agreement for settling the name dispute with Greece was signed, and the Government of the Republic of Macedonia has announced several times that the agreement will not disrupt the...
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“Kathimerini” announces early elections in Macedonia

Greece will not be required to make any steps until the end of 2018, reads Greek daily “Kathimerini” in an article related to the referendum in Macedonia, MIA reports from Athens. According to the paper, Athens monitors the September...
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Police detain seven Macedonian nationals fighting in Syria and Iraq

The Ministry of Interior, in cooperation with partners from the Global Coalition against terrorism and the Syrian Democratic Forces, detained Tuesday seven Macedonian nationals who are believed to have actively taken part in conflicts in Syria...
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Significant drop in EU asylum applications from Macedonia in June

The number of asylum applications from Macedonia, as a country of origin, in EU countries has significantly dropped in the past six months, the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) has told MIA. In January, 480 Macedonian nationals applied...
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Alliance for Albanians to support name referendum

Alliance for Albanians will support the autumn name referendum, but the administration of a referendum is a luxury that will cost the country dearly, said Arben Taravari. Speaking to MIA, the secretary general of the Albanian political party...
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Earlier SDSM insulted Kurz, now it’s begging for his help for the referendum

Earlier SDSM insulted Kurz, and now it is begging him to help them make the referendum on changing the constitutional name of the Republic of Macedonia successful. Austria’s Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, on the invitation of Zoran Zaev, is...
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Macedonia marks Roma Holocaust Memorial Day

Macedonia marked Monday the Roma Holocaust Memorial Day – August 2, which remembers the murders of hundreds of thousands of Roma by the Nazis and their allies during World War II. On August 2, 1944 the Nazis murdered 2.897 Roma and Sinti...