Thursday, 17 September 2020
Macedonia 17.09.20 | 23:37

Chair of the Macedonian Commission insists that Goce Delcev belongs to Bulgaria too

The issue over Goce Delcev’s identity was more imposed by the public than as discussion in the joint commission itself. Goce Delcev belongs both to Macedonia and to Bulgaria and this is the solution I see, Dragi Gjorgiev, chair of the Macedonian team in the expert joint Macedonian-Bulgarian commission...

Macedonia 17.09.20 | 23:13

SDSM coalition partners are dissatisfied, the ruling majority may fall apart

The ruling majority can be scattered, because for now there is great dissatisfaction in the coalition, VMRO-DPMNE MP Nikola Micevski, said Thursday on a TV debate on 24 News. According to my information, although Mr. Zekiri said that he expects the consolidation of the ruling majority, I believe that...

Macedonia 17.09.20 | 21:32

Janusev: We demand oversight hearing in Finance and Budget Committee to discuss ERC’s work and the manner in which harmful policies are adopted

Today, VMRO-DPMNE raised its voice for the third time against the impoverishment of citizens, which is brought by this government of Zaev through the increase of electricity prices. Macedonia is the only country that amid health and economic crisis increases the price of electricity by 7.4%, which directly...

Macedonia 17.09.20 | 21:05

Expensive electricity brings poor people – thousands of citizens protested against the ruling mafia (PHOTO GALLERY)

Thousands of citizens took part in Thursday’s mass protest in Skopje. From the parking lot of the sports hall “Boris Trajkovski”, along the Partizanski Odredi boulevard, to the Regulatory Commission, which acts as an extended arm of SDSM and Zaev, thousands of citizens led by the leadership...

Macedonia 17.09.20 | 15:44

186 new Covid-19 cases, 7 patients die

There were 1,674 tests performed over the past 24 hours, with 186 confirmed COVID-19 cases, 85 patients recovered, while seven died, the Ministry of Health said Thursday. New cases were reported in Skopje-56, Kumanovo-16, Shtip-8, Prilep-7, Tetovo-10, Struga-6, Veles-1, Bitola-6, Ohrid-2, Kavadarci-4,...

Macedonia 17.09.20 | 15:21

The court accepted 22 witnesses of the Prosecution, but none of Janakieski, the judge under pressure to pass a verdict under dictation

The case for the events in front of the Municipality of Centar is coming to an end. The Prosecution will make the closing statement on September 24, followed by that of the defense and then the verdict is expected at the begging of October. What has been seen so far is that for the defendant Mile Janakieski...

Macedonia 17.09.20 | 14:49

DUI minister grossly violates the law by welcoming foreign guests with Albanian flag

The Minister of Information Society and Administration, Jeton Shaqiri, yesterday grossly violated the law on flags, reports “Dijalektika”, pointing out that the welcomed High Representatives of the European Union Delegation, Nikola Bertolini and Freek Janmaat with the Albanian flag. We noticed...

Macedonia 17.09.20 | 14:42

We continue to enhance relations with our neighbors, Zaev tells Swedish Ambassador Bengtsson

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev met Thursday with Swedish Ambassador Kristin Forsgren Bengtsson, who handed over a letter of congratulations from Swedish PM Stefan Löfven, reaffirming the support to Macedonia’s European integration and the commitment to enhanced bilateral cooperation. PM Zaev said the new...

Macedonia 17.09.20 | 14:21

VMRO-DPMNE officially confirmed that Janakieski was not a member of the party’s EC in 2013

Mile Janakieski, the defendant in the “Centar incidents” case today in court read a letter from his lawyer Dangov to VMRO-DPMNE. In it, the party confirms that Janakieski was not a member of the Executive Committee of the party nor a coordinator of the Municipal Committee in Centar. This...

Macedonia 17.09.20 | 14:06

World Bank: In terms of quality of learning, 11 years of schooling in Macedonia is only equivalent to 7.3 years

Young people in the Europe and Central Asia region are being provided with the opportunities needed to grow into productive adults, thanks to continued investments in health and education during their childhood and teenage years, says the latest update of the World Bank’s Human Capital Index (HCI),...

Macedonia 17.09.20 | 13:35

Another child in kindergarten tests positive for coronavirus

A child tested positive for COVID-19 in the Strumica kindergarten. The test results arrived today, and the child has not been taken to kindergarten since Monday. At the moment, consultations with the epidemiological service on what actions to take in the kindergarten are underway, as well as how many...

Macedonia 17.09.20 | 12:46

Jakimovski: Macedonia does not negotiate, Macedonia is blackmailed

Karakachanov clearly and loudly told us that this is what is happening to us, that they will block us on the road to the EU. They have a constant attitude towards Macedonia, and that is a negative attitude towards Macedonia. This was not obvious to those who signed the agreement with Bulgaria, Stevce...

Balkans 17.09.20 | 12:20

Bulgaria and Borissov have passed the point of no return

Boyko Borissov, the populist leader of Bulgaria, is facing a popular revolt that will not go away. For more than two months now, thousands of Bulgarians have taken to the streets of Sofia to demand his resignation. They are decrying the government’s failure to address rampant corruption, the influence...

Macedonia 17.09.20 | 12:17

Court does not accept a recording featuring a conversation between Janakieski and Gruevski

The court today did not accept a new recording featuring a conversation between former Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski and Mile Janakieski, which could have given a new picture of the Centar events. As the lawyer Elenko Milanov said, the recording is from 1.6.2013, and Gruevski requests that a meeting...

Macedonia 17.09.20 | 12:02

Children with disabilities are left without educational assistants, but 8 million euros are spent on public vehicles

There is no money for inclusive education. Children with disabilities are left without educational assistants, but there is money for public vehicles, for which the Government has spent eight million euros. Transportation by official vehicles is required, but not necessary. But education is necessary...

Macedonia 17.09.20 | 10:21

Bulgaria sets new terms for EU talks, accuses Macedonia of “ethnic engineering”

On six pages with long historical explanations for the “state anti-Bulgarian ideology” in Macedonia, Bulgaria sent an explanatory memorandum to the EU member states in anticipation of the decision to start negotiations with the Union. Official Sofia is seeking support for their position on...

Macedonia 17.09.20 | 10:13

Grubi announced assistance for private companies if they employ Albanians

The government will subsidize private companies that will employ Albanians or citizens from other smaller ethnic communities, the first deputy prime minister Artan Grubi announced late Wednesday on the “Click Plus” show on TV21. Grubi added that this measure will be considered by the Government...

Macedonia 17.09.20 | 09:41

Parliament to discuss changes in laws on elementary and secondary education

The Parliament is set to hold Thursday its 12th session on the amendments to the laws on elementary and secondary education and the decision on sending an Army member to the Lebanon international mission. The amendments to the laws on elementary and secondary education stipulate that the school year...