Monday, 11 February 2019
Balkans 12:55

Mitsotakis sends message to Skopje: I will use the right to veto

Kyriakos Mitsotakis, during his speech in Kozani, spoke seriously to the Prime Minister and to the results of the Prespa agreement, while he estimated that Greece would hold parliamentary elections on 26 May Under the Prespa agreement, the government of SYRIZA found against all Greeks, not only in Macedonia...

Other sports 12:35

Vonn bows out with brilliant bronze as Stuhec triumphs in downhill

Lindsey Vonn captured an unlikely bronze to end a decorated career with yet another major medal in the women’s downhill as Ilka Stuhec of Slovenia won back-to back titles at the alpine ski world championships in Are on Sunday. Despite two golds and seven previous medals at world championships, the...

Film 12:22

‘The Favourite,’ Cuaron’s ‘Roma’ sweep awards at Britain’s Baftas

Mexican director Alfonso Cuaron’s highly personal film “Roma” won the best picture prize at the British Bafta awards on Sunday, while comedy costume drama “The Favourite” won seven gongs. “Roma,” produced by Netflix, also bagged Cuaron the best director prize at the awards presented in...

Macedonia 12:13

Macedonia’s Government: The letters were removed due to preparations for the NATO flag-raising ceremony

The letters “Government of the Republic of Macedonia” on the facade of the Government building were removed, in order to place the new constitutional name containing the adjective “North” in line with the Prespa Agreement. The government explained that the letters were removed...

Macedonia 11:44

Third victim of complications from measles, 13-month-old baby from Tetovo dies

A 13-month-old baby died at the Children’s Clinic last night after suffering from complications from measles, the Ministry of Health confirmed for Republika. This is the third time a child has died during the ongoing measles outbreak. A 13-month-old baby from Sveti Nikole, who got infected by...

Macedonia 10:57

The Government is no longer the Republic of Macedonia

The letters “Government of the Republic of Macedonia” on the facade of the Government building were probably removed last night to make room for the new name of the country Republic of North Macedonia. Today, Greece is set to send a note verbale to the Republic of Macedonia, notifying that...

Balkans 10:17

Athens to send Note Verbale to Skopje

Athens will send a Note Verbale to Skopje on Monday, informing that Greece has ratified the Prespa Agreement and the NATO Accession Protocol, says Alternate Foreign Minister Geirgios Katrougalos, MIA reports from Athens. Greece’s alternate foreign minister, in an interview with the state-run ANA-MPA,...

Macedonia 09:56

EC to start using “Republic of North Macedonia” within a few days

The European Commission is preparing to use the new name “Republic of North Macedonia” in a few days, MIA correspondent from Brussels reports. After the two countries ratified the agreement, the European Commission is waiting to complete all envisaged procedures between Skopje and Athens...

Life 09:46

Slightly overcast weather accompanied by strong south winds

Weather in Macedonia will be sunny and slightly overcast, accompanied by strong south winds. Cloudiness will increase in the afternoon bringing heavy rainfall in western and northern parts of the country. Temperatures will range between 7C and 16C. Similar weather in Skopje with temperatures up to 13C.

World 09:36

Hungarian PM announces new loan, tax measures to boost birth rate

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban announced on Sunday a raft of new tax and loan benefits for families as part of efforts by his government to increase the birth rate while holding a hard line against immigration. Orban, one of the most outspoken critics of mass immigration to Europe from the Middle...