Thursday, 13 December 2018 | News today: 21

Macedonia

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President Ivanov conceals words “former Yugoslav” from the tag naming the Republic Macedonia

During his visit to Poland, for the United Nations climate conference, President Gjorge Ivanov used a piece of paper to hide the words “former Yugoslav” from the interim reference name Macedonia is forced to use in international...
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Before leaving for Hungary, Gruevski detailed abuses of the judiciary in letters to European leaders

Before leaving for Hungary where he received political asylum, former Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski sent letters to a number of European officials, calling on them to demand an international investigation into the myriad criminal...
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Greek politicians react angrily to Zaev’s statement on Aegean Macedonians

Greek political leaders demanded an explanation from Zoran Zaev, after his statement saying that, under the Prespa treaty he signed with Alexis Tsipras, Macedonians in Greece will finally be allowed to study in the their native language and...
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President Ivanov: Macedonia faces its greatest challenge since independence

Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov said that the Republic is facing the greatest challenge since its independence, in being asked to give up its historic right to self-determination. Speaking at the Wroclaw University, President Ivanov painted...
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Dramatic drop in support for the Special Prosecutor and the judiciary in general

The continues massive filing of criminal charges against officials from the opposition VMRO-DPMNE party has led to a significant drop in support for both the regular Public Prosecutors Office (OJO) and the Special Prosecutors Office (SJO). A...
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Macedonia fourth most polluted country in the world, citizens tortured by smog

Macedonia ranks fourth in the world by exposure to air pollution, says the international World Air Pollution Index program, based in China. Collecting data from measuring stations and citizens on the ground, the site lists Macedonian cities...
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Vucic: I know Serbia would’ve been praised if we arrested Gruevski without a warrant

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said that he is aware Serbia would’ve been praised if it had arrested former Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski or assumed responsibility for his escape, even though there was no arrest warrant...
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Corfu: Greek neo-Nazi killed an elderly Albanian man after argument over Macedonia

Petrit Zifle, a 63 year old ethnic Albanian man who lived on the Greek island of Corfu, was killed last Sunday after apparently getting into an argument with Greek nationalists over the name of Macedonia. Greek news site Pressroom and Albanian...
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All four amendments meant to rename Macedonia into North Macedonia advance in the next stage

With 66 votes in favor and 7 opposed, the Macedonian Parliament adopted the fourth and final draft amendment that will lead to renaming Macedonia into North Macedonia and to implementing the deal with Greece, in the second stage of its adoption. This...
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NATO chief says they are ready to sign accession protocol with Macedonia as soon as Prespa treaty is implemented

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that the Alliance is preparing to sign the accession protocol with Macedonia but that he can’t speculate whether Zoran Zaev’s Government will have the necessary two thirds majority to...