Thursday, 26 January 2023
Macedonia 26.01.23 | 22:06

Pendarovski continues his argument with Milkov, claims that the Goli Otok gulag was meant for Stalinists, not Bulgarians

In an interview due to be aired tomorrow, President Stevo Pendarovski made a new response to Bulgarian acting Foreign Minister Nikolay Milkov in the exchange the two have been engaged in for several days, as relations between the two countries are quickly spiraling. Their exchange began with Milkov’s...

Macedonia 26.01.23 | 21:58

Ahmeti’s inner circle reveals details about his ill-gotten wealth

Fatmir Limani, close relative of DUI leader Ali Ahmeti who has turned to revealing Ahmeti’s corruption and abuse of office, published details about his inexplicable wealth. In a Facebook comment, which Limani titled “the seraglios of Ali pasha”, Limani asks Ahmeti to explain who owns...

Macedonia 26.01.23 | 18:00

Ali Ahmeti’s nephew was arrested for drug smuggling

Musa Ahmeti, nephew of the most powerful Albanian politician in the country Ali Ahmeti, has been arrested for alleged drug trafficking a month ago. Alfa TV reports that Musa Ahmeti (34) was detained in the family’s stronghold of Zajas, near Kicevo. During a raid, the police found marijuana, cocaine,...

Macedonia 26.01.23 | 15:53

Mickoski on Bulgaria: I am appalled by the stupid behavior of the government, they swallow everything

I can truly say that what I am seeing is something that we warned would happen, says VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski, answering journalist’s questions about the situation with Bulgaria after today’s visit to Kisela Voda. First, what is troubling is the fact that this Government, despite...

Macedonia 26.01.23 | 15:21

Whole Bulgaria reacted over the beaten Bulgarian in Ohrid, while the Macedonian government is silent about the death of the Macedonian in Sofia

Double standards! What is the difference in the treatment of Macedonians in Bulgaria and Bulgarians in Macedonia? asked OMO Ilinden Pirin. It reminds that the entire state leadership of Bulgaria rose to its feet for the beaten Bulgarian in Ohrid, and the current Macedonian government is silent about...

Macedonia 26.01.23 | 15:01

Geer: Statements of MEP Dzhambazki on President Pendarovski and territorial claims are unacceptable

European Union Ambassador David Geer condemned Thursday the statement by Member of European Parliament (MEP) Angel Dzhambazki on territorial claims, saying it is unacceptable. Regarding the recent statements of MEP Dzhambazki on territorial claims, EU Ambassador Geer recalled that both the European Parliament...

Macedonia 26.01.23 | 14:37

MFA: Latest activities from Bulgaria are not in accordance with the agreed practice for the promotion of relations

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs believes that the latest activities of official Sofia are not in accordance with the agreed practice for the promotion of mutual relations. The withdrawal of the Bulgarian ambassador from the country, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is an unfounded and unsupported...

Macedonia 26.01.23 | 14:10

Mickoski: With each passing day, SDSM loses one member of parliament, and therefore the sooner they leave, the less hellish their end will be

When asked about the government’s announcements that their majority will increase during his visit to Dracevo today, the leader of VMRO-DPMNE, Hristijan Mickoski, pointed out that with each passing day, SDSM loses one member of parliament, and therefore the sooner they leave power, the less hellish...

Macedonia 26.01.23 | 13:45

Maricic in Brussels: Provocations and incidents to be overcome through European values

At a bilateral meeting on Thursday with Bulgarian Member of European Parliament (MEP) Macedonia Rapporteur, Ilhan Kyuchyuk, Deputy Prime Minister for European Affairs Bojan Maricic said cooperation and mutual respect as models for success are equally important for both EU member states and countries...

Macedonia 26.01.23 | 13:25

You will defeat them as UCK defeated the Macedonians in 2001, Ahmeti encouraged the Ukrainians

DUI leader, Ali Ahmeti, gave advice to a Ukrainian delegation with whom he spoke, that Ukrainians should never surrender, just as UCK did not surrender in the 2001 war in Macedonia, “Plusinfo” reports from Albanian-language media. The Russia-Ukraine war continues to be a hot zone. I met with...

Macedonia 26.01.23 | 12:18

Raskovski: The public will soon find out that there is only evil intent behind the “Software” case

The former General Secretary of the Government, Dragi Raskovski, issued a statement in which he says that the prosecutor handling the “Software” case lied and is still lying to the Macedonian public. The need for sensationalism and the failure to perform the tasks for which they are paid,...

Sport 26.01.23 | 11:39

UEFA to change Nations League and European qualifiers formats

European football ruling body UEFA will expand the Nations League with a new knock-out round and change the format of the European qualifiers for the Euros and the World Cup, the body’s executive committee decided on Wednesday. After the Euro 2024 in Germany, League A group winners and runners-up...

Life 26.01.23 | 11:13

Ukraine’s Odesa city put on UNESCO heritage in danger list

The United Nations’ cultural agency decided Wednesday to add the historic center of Ukraine’s Black Sea port city of Odesa to its list of endangered World Heritage sites, recognizing “the outstanding universal value of the site and the duty of all humanity to protect it,” AP reports. The decision...

Macedonia 26.01.23 | 10:47

Leniency towards Bulgaria brought a new blockade

The leniency towards Bulgaria prompted by the protection of the crime of Kovacevski and Ahmeti brought a new blockade, they accepted what Bulgaria demanded, and the relations escalated, notes VMRO-DPMNE. VMRO-DPMNE called for a timely reaction with protest notes and a firm stance, SDS remained silent....

Culture 26.01.23 | 10:24

#AllForMKC movement to stage protest in front of Skopje City Council

The “All For MKC” movement is staging a protest at 10:45 h in front of the Council of the City of Skopje as a sign of revolt against the budget cuts and the change of the temporary leadership of the city institution. The organizers say that the purpose of the action is to show the culture...

Macedonia 26.01.23 | 10:02

Vankovska: When are we going to realize that there is nothing “European” here, and that the EU is just a mirage!?

The withdrawal of the Bulgarian ambassador from Macedonia is, of course, a form of pressure on us to change the Constitution, and at the same time a call to the American and European “facilitators” to deliver the final blow, writes professor Biljana Vankovska on Facebook, adding that there...

Macedonia 26.01.23 | 09:31

Sutka fugitive has a whole photo album with the SDSM team

New escape from prison in Macedonia, new confirmation that the system is collapsing. 11 days have passed since the escape of Nafi Abdiovski from the prison in Suto Orizari, and there are no answers or responsibility from the competent institutions, reminds VMRO-DPMNE. What is additionally scandalous...

Balkans 26.01.23 | 09:03

Milkov: We are withdrawing the ambassador from Skopje for an indefinite period, and we are freezing Macedonia’s EU negotiations

The Bulgarian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikolay Milkov, said that Bulgaria is freezing Macedonia’s EU assession negotiations. Milkov says that he is withdrawing the Bulgarian ambassador Angel Angelov from Skopje indefinitely due to, according to Milkov, “the disturbing situation regarding...