Thursday, 13 December 2018 | News today: 21

Macedonia

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Deputy Environment Minister falls asleep rather than debate air pollution in Parliament

Skopje Mayor Petre Silegov embarrassed himself today during the Parliament hearing on the acute air pollution problem in Macedonia when he was caught by the PressingTV.mk camera playing Candy Crush on his phone instead of listening to the debate....
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Parliament revokes Gruevski’s immunity

Nikola Gruevski’s Parliamentary immunity was revoked on Tuesday, when 62 members of Parliament from the ruling coalition voted in favor of this proposal. None of the members of Parliament from VMRO-DPMNE attended the Parliament session. The...
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Russia: UN Security Council will have final say on Macedonia name issue

Russian Ambassador to OSCE Alexander Lukashevich announced that the negotiations between Macedonia and Greece on the name issue and any final agreement will be put before the United Nations Security Council. This contravenes a previous statement...
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Orban says he still hasn’t met Gruevski

Hungarian Prime Minister Victor Orban said that he still hasn’t met with former Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski, who was given political asylum in Hungary. – You see I don’t have time to breathe, Orban said, when...
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Skopje Mayor plays phone games during crisis meeting on air pollution

While the public is still commenting on the dismissive way in which Environment Protection Minister Sadula Duraku refused to answer questions about record air pollution levels in Macedonia, now Skopje Mayor Petre Silegov was caught on camera...
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Secret police report is fake and detention orders must be revoked, defense team says

During the hearing of the Skopje Appeals Court, defense teams for Mile Janakieski and Kiril Bozinovski outlined all the violations of court rules and procedures that led to the detention order against their clients. At the heart of the heated...
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Greece investigating destruction of stone markers on its border with Macedonia

Greek media report that more than a 100 stone border markers on the border between Macedonia and Greece have been destroyed. Greek prosecutors and the military are looking into the destruction of these pyramid shaped stones, laid mostly in...
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Macedonia declared most polluted country in Europe

European Environment Agency found that Macedonia is the most pollution country in Europe, reports Euronews. According to the report, pollution levels in Macedonia are ten times above acceptable levels. – Heavy traffic and the use of heating...
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Black balloons released in front of Macedonia’s government building (photo)

The Youth Forces Union of VMRO-DPMNE released black balloons in front of Macedonia’s government building. As they say, black balloon symbolize the darkness that rules in the Republic of Macedonia. They said that just like these black...
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Today’s decision will show whether Appeals Court can resist the political pressure on Janakieski and Bozinovski

The Skopje Appeals Court is expected to make a ruling on Monday in the plea requests from Mile Janakieski and Kiril Bozinovski, two former Government officials who were detained in apparent reaction after Nikola Gruevski sought political asylum...