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President Ivanov vetoes bill on languages

President Gjorge Ivanov in his address Wednesday said he would not sign into law the bill regulating the use of languages in Macedonia. ‘Instead of building a multiethnic society in the spirit of dialogue, coexistence via just and universally...
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Stoltenberg: Macedonia is welcomed in NATO, but name settlement is a must

NATO will invite Macedonia to join the Alliance as a member country once a mutually acceptable solution is reached in the name dispute with Greece, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says in an interview with MIA conducted on the eve of...
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Ahmeti: Albanian language will also be used in Delcevo and Strumica – if necessary institutions will hire translators

In all institutions in the country, apart from the Macedonian language, the Albanian language is also used, DUI leader Ali Ahmeti said on TV Alsat-M. The TV host said that many critics disagree and say that the Albanian language will not be...
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Nimetz: Besides name issue, identity, history and schoolbook issues will also be discussed

Matthew Nimetz, the UN mediator in the Macedonia-Greece name dispute told Greece’s state broadcaster ERT that there is no new name proposal and that he will put several ideas on the table in an upcoming meeting in New York on January 17,...
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Victory against Montenegro propels Macedonia to second EHF EURO stage

After a 25:24 victory against Slovenia in their EHF EURO 2018 opener in Zagreb, Macedonia recorded another one-goal win in Group C on Monday, thereby booking their ticket for the next stage. It was another hard-earned win for coach Raul Gonzalez’s...
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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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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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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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Grcheva: The law on languages is the first step to change the name and identity

The law on the use of languages must be abolished, and not amended, because if applied in this form, Macedonia will lose its identity, warns Solza Grcheva. The former MP says that the people’s representatives must not support a law that harms the...