Category: News
Macedonia 13.04.21 | 23:48

Former VMRO member of Parliament Kiril Andonovski dies aged 84

Former VMRO-DPMNE member of Parliament Kiril Andonovski died today aged 84. Andonovski was head of the Judiciary Committee of the Parliament, and was also member of the State Electoral Commission, while holding various party positions.

Macedonia 13.04.21 | 23:35

Anti-corruption official says the Zaev Government did not supply request documents about the scandalous Sinopharm deal

Goran Trpenoski from the DKSK Anti-Corruption Commission said that the watchdog organization is not satisfied with the information it received from the Healthcare Ministry about the scandalous contract it tried to conclude with the Chinese Sinopharm vaccine producer. The scandal is in the fact that Healthcare...

Macedonia 13.04.21 | 23:26

Tetovo authorities will impose water cuts again

Local authorities in Tetovo announced that the major city will again need to go through water restrictions. The plan is to introduce two time slots when supply will be cut so that savings will be made. The city struggles with providing enough potable water, even in springtime, and recently it saw a reduction...

Macedonia 13.04.21 | 20:24

Milcin: Zaev compromised the NGO sector

Zoran Zaev compromised the NGO sector, said Vladimir Milcin, former long time director of the Foundation Open Society Macedonia, which is an umbrella organization for dozens of so-called NGO groups that operate in various walks of life. Gruevski was not able to compromise the civic sector. Zaev did,...

Macedonia 13.04.21 | 19:55

The daily list of corruption scandals is affecting Macedonia’s standing abroad, Mickoski tells KAS official Daniel Braun

The scandals are affecting the international credibility of the country and the failure to manage the epidemic is leading to human suffering and job losses, said VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski during his meeting today with the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung director for Macedonia Daniel Braun. Mickoski’s...

Macedonia 13.04.21 | 19:43

DOM party leader Maja Moracanin faces difficulty getting delegates to line up behind her

Delegates from the environmentalist DOM party are turning against party leader Maja Moracanin, who has tried and failed for three times in a row to collect a majority in the 115 seat Central Board of the party to have her position as DOM leader confirmed. Netpres reports that Moracanin eventually got...

Macedonia 13.04.21 | 18:43

Albanian opposition parties withdraw their blockade of the economic stimulus package

The Alliance of Albanians and the Alternative parties announced they are withdrawing their filibuster against the proposed economic stimulus package. The two Albanian opposition parties blocked all legislation in Parliament until VMRO-DPMNE removes its filibuster against a law AA and Alternative proposed...

Macedonia 13.04.21 | 18:36

Corona report: 27 deaths, 1,129 newly diagnosed cases

The total death toll from the coronavirus epidemic over the past 24 hours stood at 27 patients – almost half of them from the capital Skopje. The ages of the deceased ranged from a 58 year old patient from Ohrid to a 82 year old patient from Skopje. The total death toll now stands at 4,289. The...

Macedonia 13.04.21 | 17:20

Zaev’s adviser Raskovski filmed using an expensive SUV, is building a villa near Skopje

Zoran Zaev’s scandalous adviser Dragi Raskovski was filmed using a volvo SUV which he hasn’t listed in his mandatory income report. A 360 Degrees crew filmed Raskovski using the vehicle for private purposes, but making sure he avoids using it in more visible setting, especially when going...

Macedonia Economy 13.04.21 | 16:59

NGO warns of serious corruption risks from the proposed closed-bid contract with Bechtel

The Center for Civic Communications warns that the direct contract the Government is preparing with the US-Turkish conglomerate Bechtel – Enka could be source of significant corruption. The Zaev regime plans to sign a contract with the major construction firm for several highway links, mainly the...

Macedonia 13.04.21 | 16:47

Drug dealer arrested near Kumanovo

A drug trafficker was detained in Kumanovo today. The 36 year ol dma was caught with marijuana and powdered substance which is being examined. It’s the latest in a series of arrests of drug traffickers in Macedonia. The most notable case, last Friday near Prilep, touched directly on Prime Minister...

Macedonia 13.04.21 | 16:37

Political prisoner Mitko Cavkov hospitalized with low oxygen saturation levels

Former Interior Minister Mitko Cavkov, who was sentenced by the Zaev regime to 18 years in prison in the large, politically motivated April 27 trial, was admitted to a clinic in Skopje this afternoon. Cavkov contracted Covid-19 while imprisoned in the Stip prison, and was hospitalized with low oxygen...

Macedonia 13.04.21 | 16:19

Arsovski: SDSM with fake news defocuses the public from the “Mafia”, “the Zaev drug cartel”, “Secret freelancers” affairs…

Fake news cooked in the kitchen of SDSM, says the spokesperson of VMRO-DPMNE Dimce Arsovski about the accusations from SDSM that the MP and official from VMRO-DPMNE Aleksandar Nikoloski was part of an international scandal in relation to the elections in Azerbaijan, more precisely was part of the observers. The...

Macedonia 13.04.21 | 16:09

Nikoloski: SDSM with fake news diverts focus from their major affairs!

FAKE NEWS FOR DEFOCUS FROM THE MAJOR AFFAIRS OF SDSM! In a panic from the affairs that happen on a daily basis involving the SDSM government, they try to invent and plant in order to defocus, but they will not succeed! Last week we were supposed to have a confrontation with Zoran Zev in court where he...

Macedonia 13.04.21 | 15:52

EC confirms Macedonia may lose the visa-free regime because of Zaev and Spasovski’s “Mafia” criminal affair

The “Mafia” affair got international proportions. The issuance of official passports and documents by the Ministry of Interior to world criminals, drug bosses, mobsters and members of ISIS is a threat to the security system of other countries, not just the Macedonian one. Macedonia has become...

Macedonia 13.04.21 | 15:41

Saso Mijalkov sentenced to 8 years in prison in “Vault” case

Saso Mijalkov, former director of the Administration for Security and Counterintelligence (UBK), has been sentenced to 8 years in prison for abuse of office in the case dubbed “Vault”. The former head of his office Toni Jakimovski has been sentenced to 5 years in prison, the former assistant minister...

Macedonia 13.04.21 | 12:08

The Helsinki Committee demands that citizenship be issued according to European standards

The Helsinki Committee for Human Rights has prepared a legal opinion on non-citizenship, with reference to the Law on Citizenship, the Law on Foreign Nationals and the Law on Unregistered Persons in the Birth Register. According to the Committee the state should find solutions for them, in accordance...

Macedonia 13.04.21 | 11:34

28 people caught breaking curfew, 431 fined for not wearing face masks

28 people have been caught breaking the nationwide curfew on Monday, the Ministry of Interior said in a press release on Tuesday. Moreover, in the past 24 hours, 431 people were fined for not wearing face masks, the press release adds. The Ministry urges citizens to abide by public health protection...

Macedonia 13.04.21 | 11:31

Health Ministry: There are tests and reagents for Covid-19 in the laboratories

The Ministry of Health says that there are tests and reagents for Covid-19 in the laboratories. It is an absolute lie that state laboratories do not have reagents for PCR tests. It is an absolute lie that people wait for a test appointment. In the country, 4,000-5,000 Covid-19 tests are performed daily...

Macedonia 13.04.21 | 10:50

DEA: We continue to support Macedonia in the fight against drug trafficking

We continue to support Macedonia in detecting, preventing and dismantling organizations involved in drug trafficking, the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) told MIA last night. The DEA confirmed that agency officials were involved in an investigation of the Interior Ministry and the Basic Public...

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