Thursday, 15 August 2019
Macedonia 15.08.19 | 22:01

THE KATICA JANEVA SCANDAL – BACKGROUND AND LATEST NEWS

Given the importance of the developing racketeering scandal in Macedonia, Republika has prepared full background and analysis of the events so far, to be updated daily. Background The scandal What’s new Katica Janeva is finally going to be interrogated next week. The disgraced Special Prosecutor...

Macedonia 15.08.19 | 21:54

Pendarovski condemns Zaev’s hateful statement

President Stevo Pendarovski condemned Prime Minister Zoran Zaev for his shocking statement, when he referred to Bojan Jovanovski – Boki 13, the main suspect (so far) in the major racketeering case, as a “faggot”. That is an unseemly statement which used language that can insult entire...

Macedonia 15.08.19 | 21:32

Janeva will be interrogated on Tuesday

After a delay of over a month, organized crime prosecutor Vilma Ruskoska reportedly finally mustered the courage to invite disgraced Special Prosecutor Katica Janeva for a questioning over her alleged role in the major racketeering scandal. The date is set for Tuesday. Ruskoska questioned two prosecutor...

Macedonia 15.08.19 | 21:30

Janeva’s office is reportedly in shambles as the prosecutors become the prosecuted

Shocking reports of recriminations, insults and back-stabbing flowed from Katica Janeva’s Special Prosecutor’s Office all day, as the date of her scheduled questioning draws nearer. The powerful prosecutor is suspected of extortion and abuse of office, and while rival state prosecutors delayed...

Macedonia 15.08.19 | 15:45

Janeva ordered all prosecutors entering and exiting SPO building to be searched

SPO chief Katica Janeva, through an investigator at the prosecution, ordered searches and checks of everyone entering and exiting the building, including prosecutors, A1on learned. According to the news portal’s information, Janeva’s order comes after she was summoned for questioning by Vilma...

Macedonia 15.08.19 | 15:24

SPO Janeva’s chief of cabinet questioned

SPO Janeva’s chief of cabinet has been questioned at the Prosecutor’s Office on Thursday. She is the third SPO employee to testify in connection with the investigation into the “Racket” case in which Bojan Jovanovski-Boki 13 and Zoran Mileski called Kiceec are suspects and in...

Macedonia 15.08.19 | 14:41

Janushev: No word on when and whether Janeva will be summoned for questioning at the PPO

Ruskovska is back from vacation, the investigation into the “Racket affair” would continue, but no word on when and whether Katica Janeva will be summoned for questioning at the Public Prosecutor’s Office, VMRO-DPMNE Secretary-General Igor Janusev wrote Thursday on Facebook. In the...

Macedonia 15.08.19 | 13:55

“Warrior on a Horse” becomes a Hellenic monument

The installment of plaques on monuments has begun, and the Vergina Sun symbol is being removed from public institutions and public spaces, as well as public buildings and areas, in accordance with the Prespa Agreement In honor of Alexander the Great, a historic figure belonging to ancient Hellenic history...

World 15.08.19 | 12:47

Berlin to impose partial diesel driving bans from October

Driving bans imposed on older diesel-powered vehicles are to go into effect on certain heavily polluted streets in two districts of Berlin from the beginning of October, officials said on Thursday. Eight stretches of road where the courts have imposed restrictions lie within the borders of Mitte, the...

Macedonia 15.08.19 | 12:25

Bashanovic to advise Zaev for another year

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev this summer extended the contracts of four associates from Serbia for another year, including Zoran Bashanovic, BIRN reported, citing a confirmation from the government’s press service. As the Serbian “Kurir” reported on Wednesday, the former showbiz manager...

Economy 15.08.19 | 11:45

Zaev urges the Diaspora to invest in Macedonia

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and Minister without Portfolio in charge of Diaspora Edmond Ademi met Wednesday with representatives of our diaspora, living in Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg, Turkey and the United States. As the government’s press service informed, at the meeting Zaev...

Macedonia 15.08.19 | 11:25

Sela: All DUI officials are protected by the current SDSM-DUI semi-regime

The time has come to change the government, early elections should take place in Macedonia, Alliance for Albanians leader Zijadin Sela told Wednesday evening RTV “Ora” via Skype. We, as Albanians, as an Albanian party, believe that early elections should take place as soon as possible. This...

Macedonia 15.08.19 | 10:47

VMRO DPMNE: The European perspective of the state is seriously endangered because of Zaev’s crimes and corruption

The Republic of Macedonia is ruled by a criminal and totalitarian regime that prosecutes anyone who disagrees with despot Zoran Zaev. The judicial system is captured by the pardoned Zaev and his crime group and only serves to clash with his political opponents, VMRO-DPMNE says. That Macedonia is a country...

Life 15.08.19 | 10:18

Temperature sees slight drop on Thursday

Slightly overcast skies on Thursday will bring local rainfall and thunder especially in southern parts of the country. Expect a drop in temperature and moderate to strong north wind. The maximum temperature will range from 26C to 33C.

Economy 15.08.19 | 09:35

The CIA counted our population before the census

CIA data states that our country currently has a total population of 2.118.946 million, according to Nova Makedonija. The Balkan countries, with the exception of Slovenia, are facing a negative trend of decreasing their population and migration. These are the worrying data published on the Website of...

Macedonia 15.08.19 | 09:15

Bilingual citizenship certificates with North Macedonia: Here’s what the new certificates will look like

While everyone is focused on the “Racket” affair, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev destroys the Macedonian identity. Kurir obtained an exclusive photo of what the new citizenship certificate will look like. According to Kurir’s information, it has been approved and delivered on Wednesday, but it...

Macedonia 15.08.19 | 08:39

Boki 13 took the money in “Racket” case to Zaev’s adviser, Bashanovic

Bojan Jovanovski, known as Boki 13, who was arrested in Skopje for extorting money from businessmen Jordan Orce Kamchev, according to Kurir.rs reports, took 1.5m euros of the money to Zaev’s adviser, Zoran Bashanovic. The paper cited a signal from the GPS device that tracked the “Louis Vuitton”...