Saturday, 9 November 2019
Macedonia 09.11.19 | 21:19

Expelled VMRO member of Parliament tries to help SDSM deflect blame for the name change ahead of the elections

The ruling SDSM party employed the services of two members of Parliament, one of them expelled from VMRO-DPMNE and the other on her way out. During an interview with the pro-Government 360 Degrees program, Nola Ismajlovska – Starova and Daniela Rangelova came out with a claim that, during the elections...

Macedonia 09.11.19 | 20:41

Opposition rally in Radovis

VMRO-DPMNE held a rally for its supporters in the mining town of Radovis today, where opposition leader Hristijan Mickoski called on the citizens to help bring down the Zaev Government at the April 2020 elections The choice on April 12th will be between Zaev and Macedonia. The unbreakable will of the...

Macedonia 09.11.19 | 20:26

VMRO dismisses Interior Minister Spasovski’s attempt to distance his SDSM party from Katica Janeva

Interior Minister Oliver Spasovski made an attempt to distance his SDSM party from disgraced prosecutor Katica Janeva yesterday, claiming that he had his reservations about her since early 2019. Orce Gorgievski from VMRO-DPMNE replied to Spasovski today, saying that SDSM relied on her in its power-grab...

Sport 09.11.19 | 20:00

Vardar misses last minute chance against Kielce, European Champions League game ends 28:28

Vardar and the Polish Kielce handball team drew their European Champions League match in Skopje 28 – 28. Vardar was handicapped with the absence of Kristopans, and the Polish team used this to play an even game against the defending European champion. At halftime the game was tied 17:16. Vardar...

Macedonia 09.11.19 | 17:15

Government assures citizens over the toxic OHIS spill even as samples are still being tested

As the citizens of the south-eastern areas of Skopje remain panicked following the spill of tons of water mixed with the toxic substance methyl acrylate, authorities say that it will be days before tests are completed to determine the extent of the impact on public health. Deputy Environment Minister...

News 09.11.19 | 16:43

One year since Nikola Gruevski was forced to flee Macedonia

Today marks a year since Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski was forced to flee the country for Hungary, where he obtained asylum from political persecution. In the year since, many of the things he warned about came true, while the tip of the spear in the persecution campaign against him broke...

Macedonia 09.11.19 | 15:31

Mickoski: We have evidence of corruption in the Government

In an interview with Vecer, VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski says that the opposition has additional evidence of racketeering that implicates the ruling SDSM party – evidence that will be made available to the public if the prosecutors continue to drag their feet and to protect SDSM officials....

Economy 09.11.19 | 12:21

Unreliable and inconsistent: Former Finance Minister Gosev blasts Zaev for dropping the progressive income tax

Petar Gosev, who was Finance Minister under the previous SDSM led Government and was later promoted to Central Bank Governor, lashed at Zoran Zaev over his move to suspend the progressive taxation and to revert to the flat tax regime introduced in 2006 by VMRO-DPMNE. The Government says it showed virtue...

Macedonia 09.11.19 | 12:14

VMRO blames Healthcare Minister Filipce of manipulating with the flu vaccines

VMRO-DPMNE official Sinisa Stojanoski accused Healthcare Minister Venko Filipce of manipulating the contract to purchase flu shots. Vaccination was supposed to begin around October 20th, but it is being delayed for a second year in a row because of the lack of vaccines. Last year it began on November...

Macedonia 09.11.19 | 11:29

Macedonian citizen in Italy charged with abusing his sick son

A Macedonian man living in Italy and his sister are charged with abuse of the man’s 13 year old son, who suffered from epilepsy Italian media are reporting from Foggia that the man withheld necessary medication from his son, banned him from socializing and frequently beat him. The child sustained...

News 09.11.19 | 11:21

Mini Schengen summit in Ohrid tomorrow

Zoran Zaev hosts a meeting of the Mini Schengen initiative in Ohrid starting tomorrow, which will include the leaders of Albania and Serbia, as well as Montenegrin and Bosnian representatives. The initiative is seen as a “participation trophy” for the Balkan countries, after France made it...

Macedonia 09.11.19 | 11:11

Extremely dangerous air pollution levels measured in Gazi Baba

While the south-eastern suburbs of Skopje were panicked following the spill of a toxic chemical from the OHIS factory, in Gazi Baba, to the north, air pollution broke new records. Police, the army, environmental inspectors sent to the OHIS chemical plant after a toxic spill The stations that measure...