Friday, 22 March 2019
World 22:32

Prosecutor Mueller completes his report on Trump

US special prosecutor Robert Mueller completed his two-year long investigation of President Donald Trump and submitted his report to Attorney General William Barr who will determine how much of the report will be made public. It’s the crucial step in the lengthy investigation which has hobbled...

Macedonia 22:20

Mickoski in Kicevo: Zaev only creates divisions in Macedonia

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski met with supporters in Kicevo today, where he urged them to vote in the coming presidential elections, to put an end to the Zaev Governemnt and its “incredible ignorance and incompetence”. As a country we are faced with injustices at every step of the...

Balkans 21:45

Council of Europe calls on Albania to allow ethnic minorities to be counted in its 2020 census

The Council of Europe demands that Albania conducts a realistic census of its ethnic minorities in 2020, allowing them to freely express their nationality. According to the Council, allowing the expression of national identity should definitely be one of the questions contained in the census forms, especially...

Macedonia 21:34

SDSM and VMRO fail to reach agreement on the new law on state prosecutors

Officials from the ruling SDSM party and the opposition VMRO-DPMNE party failed to reach a solution today over the law on the public prosecutor’s service, which should include a section on the future of the Special Prosecutor’s Office (SPO). Given the on-going political persecution of VMRO...

Macedonia 18:51

Court halves prison sentence for Serbian murderer Ugrenovic

The Bitola Appeals Court decided to cut in half the 16 years prison sentence handed against Serbian citizen Bojan Ugrenovic (32), who in 2016 beat up Dimitar Matiloski (26) to death in Ohrid. The decision was made despite the fact that Ugrenovic is most often not accessible to the court. His defense...

Macedonia 18:38

Instrumental in Zaev’s rise, Vladimir Milcin now spends his days sniping against him on Facebook

Vladimir Milcin, who for decades ran the FOSM Open Society foundation in Macedonia, sub-commented on the proposal to nominate Zoran Zaev and Alexis Tsipras for the Nobel peace prize over their deal to rename Macedonia into North Macedonia. Without additional comment, Milcin posted a news report about...

Macedonia 18:07

Albanian opposition leaders demand release of Parliament security officer

Albanian opposition leaders Zijadin Sela and Arben Taravari protested in front of the Skopje courthouse today demanding the liberation of Abdulfeta Alimi, a Parliament security officer who was sentenced to seven years in prison in the large April 2017 process. Although most of those sentenced to up to...

Macedonia 17:59

Greek President demands full new name implementation, threatens with EU veto if we fail to do so

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos warned Macedonia that Greece will still block its European Union accession unless all “traces of irredentism” are expunged from the country. As regards the Republic of North Macedonia, we support its European perspective. But, a precondition for this perspective...

Economy 15:59

VMRO DPMNE: The criminal government of SDSM and Zoran Zaev destroyed the Macedonian economy

The criminal government of SDSM and Zoran Zaev has destroyed the Macedonian economy and brought poverty to Macedonian citizens. The average salary, instead of increasing, it decreases. Citizens receive a lower average salary or less than MKD 1,200. According to the data of the State Statistical Office,...

Balkans 15:22

Brnabic: We know our mistakes – but NATO bombing wasn’t one of them

Prime Minister Ana Brnabic says that Serbia is aware of the mistakes it has made in the past. However, she said, the NATO bombing in 1999 was a mistake made of others, not of the citizens of Serbia. At a conference on the occasion of the (March 24) 20th anniversary of the start of NATO’s aggression...

Balkans 15:03

Mitsotakis: Citizens will vote for a new Europe

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis sent a message on the European elections on Thursday from Brussels expressing the certainty that ‘the citizens will leave behind them the lies and the populism”. In a statement upon his arrival to the European People’s Party summit,...

Macedonia 14:57

IRC at war with Zoran Zaev for unfulfilled promises

The Islamic Religious Community (IRC) in Macedonia headed by Reis Ul Ulema Hadzi Sulejman Efendi Rexhepi went to war with the current government and Prime Minister Zoran Zaev. The reason, according to sources, is the great promises Zaev gave but never fulfilled. They tried to resolve the conflicting...

World 14:15

Russia completes construction of first-ever rail bridge to China

Russia has wrapped up construction of its first rail bridge to China, connecting the two countries across the Amur River, Russian media reported on Thursday. Construction of the 2,200-meter bridge between Nizhneleninskoye in Russia and Tongjiang city in China began in 2014, underscoring Russia’s Eastern...

Macedonia 13:09

Five candidates in the race for the mayor’s office in Ohrid

Five candidates have submitted applications for the mayor’s office in Ohrid in the early elections to be held on April 21. These are Mihail Trendafilov – Nance from the Civic Democratic Union, Mitre Milososki from VMRO-DPMNE, Konstantin Georgieski from SDSM, Stevce Stevoski as a candidate...

Macedonia 12:44

Arsovski: Number 2 indicates to Siljanovska’s victory in both rounds

VMRO-DPMNE spokesperson Dimce Arsovski was the representative of the opposition party who drew the number under which their candidate Gordana Siljanovska Davkova will race for president of the Republic of Macedonia. Arsovski drew number 2 and pointed out that this number symbolically signifies the victory...

Macedonia 12:23

SEC: Reka first, Siljanovska second, Pendarovski third on ballot

Alliance for Albanians/Besa candidate Blerim Reka will be listed first on the ballot for the coming presidential elections, VMRO-DPMNE’s Gordana Siljanovska Davkova second, while SDSM’s Stevo Pendarovski third, decided a draw at the State Election Commission (SEC) on Friday. The three candidates...

Macedonia 12:13

Andov got the best ad – he became a banned author

University professor Toni Deskoski wrote on Facebook that was surprised by the interim measure for banning Stojan Andov’s autobiographical book. I am a little surprised by the interim measure for banning Stojan Andov’s autobiographical book. I would understand to determine such measure if...

Macedonia 11:21

ISIS terrorists got three times smaller sentences than 27 April convicts

It’s a shame that terrorists who were part of ISIS, who were fighting in Iraq and Syria got three times smaller sentences from the convicts for 27 April 27, the opposition VMRO-DPMNE said. It is a shame that returnees from the Middle East wars, terrorists who fought on the side of ISIS, who executed...

Macedonia 10:53

Kostov: I responsibly claim that Ivanov has no legal obstacle to pardon 27 April convicts

Will president Gjorge Ivanov rise above the blackmail of the ruling SDSM and the Anti-corruption Commission and, on behalf of the highest authority in the country – the President of the Republic of Macedonia will carry out his duties to the end or will give in and allow so many people to rot in...

Macedonia 10:06

Drawing lots on presidential candidate number at ballot

A public session will take place in the State Election Commission (SEC) on Friday, at which a drawing of lots will determine the number for the candidates at the ballot for the coming presidential elections. The three presidential candidates are Stevo Pendarovski, Gordana Siljanovska Davkova and Blerim...

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