Thursday, 30 March 2017 | News today: 16



SPO opened four new investigations, several media outlets abandoned the press conference due to pressure from SPO

The Special Prosecutor’s Office (SPO) has opened four new investigations involving the same number of individuals, referring to abuse of power in public procurement procedures and tax evasion. Several media outlets abandoned the press...

ATR calls for an end to taxpayer funding of Soros led organizations in Macedonia

Americans for Tax Reform, one of the leading conservative organizations in Washington, joined in the calls to investigate the work of the US Embassy and USAID Mission in Macedonia, saying that if allegations of partisanship are true, “not...

Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov warns West to seriously consider the danger of destabilization in Macedonia

Russian Foreign Affairs Minister Sergey Lavrov denied that Russia is involved in activities in the Balkans that fall out of the normal, and called on Western countries to fully realize the danger of destabilization of Macedonia. It is the latest...

FM Poposki takes part at anti-ISIS meeting in Washington

Foreign Minister Nikola Poposki took part Wednesday at a meeting of foreign ministers and senior leaders of the Global Coalition working to defeat ISIS in Washington, hosted by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. “It was agreed...

No one injured in passenger bus blaze near Skopje – Tetovo toll

A passenger bus returning from regular service caught fire late Wednesday near Skopje – Tetovo toll. Fire caused no victims or injured persons but only significant material damage. Bus driver safely got off the bus. Fire chief of the Fire...

Exhibit of art pedagogues in Cinematheque

The 35. annual exhibit of Macedonian art pedagogues will open in the Skopje-based Cinematheque on Thursday. The display, organized by the Association of Art Pedagogues, will run through 6 April. The Ministry of Culture is the exhibit patron.

Five dead in London terror attack

Five people have died and at least 40 were injured after an attacker drove a car along a pavement in Westminster, stabbed a policeman and was shot dead by police in the grounds of Parliament, BBC reports. The dead officer has been named as...

Coordination meeting on Committee on Election and Appointment Issues resumes

Coordination meeting of MP groups over the composition of the Committee on Election and Appointment Issues, which is a prerequisite for scheduling the continuation of the Parliament’s constitutive session, is set to resume on Thursday. Discussions...

VMRO-DPMNE leader Gruevski meets Chinese Ambassador to Macedonia Lixien

VMRO-DPMNE leader Nikola Gruevski and Chinese Ambassador to Macedonia Yin Lixien discussed Wednesday in Skopje on the political developments in the country, as well as the bilateral economic cooperation. At the meeting VMRO-DPMNE pointed out...

Daylight Saving Time begins this weekend

Daylight saving time began early on Sunday when the clock moved one hour forward, i.e. time at 02:00h was considered as 03:00h. Daylight saving time ends on 29 October. Daylight saving time (DST) is the practice of advancing clocks during summer...