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Macedonia

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MPs Tarculovski, Vasilevski and Arnaudov remain in detention

The Skopje Appellate Court at a closed session on Monday rejected  seven more appeals, calling them ‘groundless’, against the detention of suspects for terrorism and constitutional enlargement in connection to the events of 27...
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Amnesty Law adopted: 670 prisoners to be released

Macedonia’s Parliament at a session on Monday adopted the Law on Amnesty which reduces prison sentences for convicts. Under this law people sentenced to at least six month in prison will be fully exempted from serving time. Those...
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Lavrov: Russia will recognise the name agreed between Athens and Skopje

The intensified Macedonia’s name talks is linked to the desire of the United States to bring this country into NATO, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Monday during his annual press conference in Moscow. Lavrov said that efforts have...
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Men’s Handball Euro 2018: Macedonia vs Montenegro

Macedonian handball team will play Monday evening its second match against Montenegro at the 2018 EHF European Men’s Handball Championship. Macedonia had a successful start and beat Slovenia on Saturday, and if triumphs over the Montenegrins,...
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New South Wales expresses support for Republic of Macedonia

As Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia are preparing to once again start discussions to resolve their ongoing dispute, an Australian politician decided to offer an opinion and urge the Federal Government to sanction the appropriation...
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Parliament ratifies Macedonia-Bulgaria friendship treaty

Parliament on Monday voted in favor of a draft-law on ratification of the Agreement on Friendship, Good Neighborliness and Cooperation between the Republic of Macedonia and the Republic of Bulgaria. 61 MPs voted in favor with one MP in abstention. Today’s...
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President Ivanov should sign language bill into law by Thursday

President Gjorge Ivanov is expected by Thursday midnight to sign into law the bill regulating the use of languages or to send it back to Parliament with or without remarks. Parliament adopted the Law on the Use of Languages on January 11 before...
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Gordana Popsimonova asks: What were we fighting for?

In an article entitled “What were we fighting for” and published in “Nezavisen vesnik”, Professor Gordana Popsimonova addresses yesterday’s comrades who today sit in comfortable armchairs and forgot what they...
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Nimetz: There is no new proposal for the name, I will put old ideas on the table

UN mediator in the name dispute between the Republic of Macedonia and Greece, Matthew Nimetz in an interview with the Greek national television ERT said there is no new name proposal and he will table proposals, which were discussed in the...
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Edi Rama confirmed the Tirana platform, his Government was credited with the adoption of Law on Languages

Albania’s Prime Minister, Edi Rama, assessed the adoption of the Law on the Use of Languages in the Republic of Macedonia as a major event, which could not even be imagined a few years ago. During a conference of the Youth Forum of his...