Sunday, 16 May 2021
Macedonia 16.05.21 | 22:53

Zaev removes Sekerinska from the top of the SDSM party and promotes loyalists to key positions

The delegates at the SDSM party congress voted today to appoint new Vice Presidents of the party, after previously electing Sonja Lukarevska as the new deputy leader of the social-democratic party. Lukarevska assumes the position held by Radmila Sekerinska, who co-led the party alongside Zoran Zaev for...

Macedonia Sport 16.05.21 | 21:29

Albanian nationalist celebration in Tetovo as Shkendija won the Macedonian league

The leadership of the DUI party led a celebration today which was heavily tinged with Albanian nationalism, after the Shkendija club officially won the Macedonian first league title. Albanian pride was especially boosted as Vardar, the historic Skopje based club that is seen as nexus of Macedonian pride,...

Macedonia 16.05.21 | 21:05

“The public will be shocked when it finds out about the type of criminals Zaev is meeting with”

The public will be shocked when they realize the level of crimials Zoran Zaev was meeting with, said VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski during his meeting with supporters in Skopje’s Karpos district today. VMRO helped reveal several major scandals involving Zaev in the past weeks, including...

Macedonia 16.05.21 | 17:49

Sekerinska’s replacement: SDSM delegates vote to appoint Sanja Lukarevska as new deputy leader

SDSM party delegates voted to appoint Sanja Lukarevska, the current head of the UJP tax authority, as the new party deputy leader. Lukarevska is replacing Radmila Sekerinska, who was Zoran Zaev’s co-leader since 2013, but refused to see another term. Lukarevska got 682 delegate votes, and only...

Macedonia Sport 16.05.21 | 17:44

Vardar fans gather to protest the club’s relegation

The Komiti group of football fans gathered today to protest the continued decline of their club Vardar, which was relegated from the first league. The fans walked through the Debar Maalo part of the city carrying flags and torches, on their way to the Philip II stadium. Vardar is in decline after its...

Macedonia Economy 16.05.21 | 17:34

Kosovo closes its market for Macedonian flour exporters

Macedonian flour mill companies are demanding protection from the Government after Kosovo began blocking imports. Milling industry representative Goran Malisic says that Kosovo is the latest country to impose various restrictions on Macedonian flour, in violation of the CEFTA free trade agreement. Kosovo...

Macedonia 16.05.21 | 17:14

Corona report: 14 deaths, 62 new cases

The Healthcare Ministry informed that 14 patients died of the coronavirus infection over the past day. The deceased patients were aged between 58 and 83. Four of them died in their homes. The Ministry also reported 62 new cases of the illness – out of 2,557 total tests.

Macedonia 16.05.21 | 15:14

Nikoloski: International criminals flock to Macedonia where Zaev provides them with logistical support

You can hardly find a criminal in the region, and even in European and global frames, who has not met with Zoran Zaev or is somehow linked with him, said VMRO-DPMNE Vice President Aleksandar Nikoloski. Earlier this week Zaev’s cabinet was busy denying comments from Turkish mobster Sedat Peker that...

Macedonia 16.05.21 | 15:05

SDSM congress: Zaev thanked his “comrade Radmila”, blamed Gruevski and VMRO for everything that is wrong and announced major personnel changes within the party

Zoran Zaev began the online congress of his SDSM party typically, claiming that Macedonia was devastated by the previous, VMRO-DPMNE led Government, and that he is trying to lift it up. He cited the increase in salaries and retirement incomes, and especially the welfare payments, while also claiming...

World 16.05.21 | 12:57

Orban: Starting Monday Hungarians living anywhere in the world can register for vaccination

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said that Hungarian nationals living outside the country will be eligible to register and be inoculated with the coronavirus jab in Hungary as of Monday, the V4 news agency reported. He also shared a video post of the news on social media. We are currently at the...

Macedonia 16.05.21 | 12:54

Vaccination proceeds thanks mainly to Chinese deliveries

After loud criticism in the public that young people are being vaccinated ahead of line, Healthcare Minister Venko Filipce insisted that all citizens over 40 years from Skopje, who registered until April, have been given vaccination dates. The pace of vaccinations of about 14,000 a day is expected to...

Macedonia 16.05.21 | 12:43

Netanyahu adds Macedonia to the list of countries he thanked for their support

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu added Macedonia to the list of countries who, as he said, “resolutely stand with Israel and support Israel’s right to self defense against terrorist attacks”. The list includes the United States, countries from the region like Albania, Hungary,...

Macedonia 16.05.21 | 10:38

VMRO-DPMNE calls on Minister Carovska to listen to the protesters and stop her latest education experiment

A day after the protests of high-school students and their parents, VMRO-DPMNE issued a statement supporting their demands for in-person teaching with printed textbooks. The protests and boycotts of classes began after Education Minister Mila Carovska announced a plan to move to digital only textbooks,...

Macedonia 16.05.21 | 10:29

The SDSM party holds an online congress to prepare for its post-Sekerinska future

The ruling SDSM party will hold an online congress today to elect a new deputy leader, after Radmila Sekerinska announced she will not seek another term. Sekerinska and Zoran Zaev led the party together since 2013, and the Defense Minister did not give a sound explanation for her decision to withdraw. Zaev...