Category: Macedonia
Macedonia 22:03

Siljanovska: SDSM failed to stop the exodus of young people away from Macedonia

VMRO-DPMNE presidential candidate Gordana Siljanovska called the SDSM led Government for failing in its promise to stop the exodus of young Macedonians from the country, and actually intensifying it instead. The most frequently asked question, as far as our dearest ones are concerned, is if we can stop...

Macedonia 21:35

USAID video promoting migrant integration causes concern in Macedonia

A video informing migrants about their rights in Macedonia published by the USAID agency caused a lot of pushback on social media and raised concerns that the country can be pushed to accept migrants for permanent settlement. The video is produced by USAID and MYLA, a left wing activist organization...

Macedonia 21:17

Russia will begin referring to Macedonia as “North Macedonia”

Russia informed the Macedonian Foreign Ministry that, in the future, it will use the name “Republic of North Macedonia. In the Russian note it is stated that it has received the information from the Macedonian Foreign Ministry that under the Prespa treaty and in line with the constitutional amendments,...

Macedonia 21:05

Mickoski calls on the voters to punish Zaev

VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski called on the voters to punish Zoran Zaev and his Government for their lies and betrayed expectations. Mickoski blasted Zaev for the trial of opposition officials and activists who were sentenced to a record setting 211 years in prison for terrorism, over the April...

Macedonia 20:50

Forest fire spreads north of Skopje

A fire broke out in Skopska Crna Gora, the mountain north of the capital Skopje, amid forests and low vegetation. It is spreading in a difficult terrain, with little road access, and could endanger the villages Nikustak, Vistica and Matejce. A fire-fighting team from the forest management company has...

Macedonia 18:03

Protest in Ohrid against the rebuilding of the Ali Pasha mosque minaret

The Svest organization from Ohrid is planning to hold protests in the ancient city’s bazaar against the construction of a large minaret at the Ali Pasha mosque. The mosque was built in the late XV or early XVI century, following the Ottoman conquest of the city, and the minaret, which used to tower...

Macedonia 17:45

Serbia sees Macedonia as base used to organize protests against its Government

A series of links between Zoran Zaev and business people close to the Serbian opposition, as well as a recent meeting in Skopje, are at the fore-front of Serbian official allegations that Zaev’s Government is involved in the unruly protests in Belgrade over the past several days. Serbian President...

Macedonia 15:56

France and the Netherlands still reluctant to back start of EU negotiations with Macedonia

Regardless of an overwhelming support amongst EU countries for the start of negotiations with our country, several Western European countries – most notably France and the Netherlands – are still reluctant to back this process, Hungary’s Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó has said after a working...

Macedonia 14:52

Zaev: I publicly say and I’m not running away from the fact that the amnesty happened when the state needed a two-thirds majority

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said Monday that there are no announcements of a new amnesty, neither from the Ministry of Justice nor from the President, who, as he said, no longer has a legal possibility to do so. As Zaev said, the Law on amnesty of people accused of the events of 27 April was passed in...

Macedonia 14:19

Zaev: If Stevo loses from Siljanovska we will call for early parliamentary elections

Answering a question about the upcoming presidential election, Zoran Zaev announced that it is possible to call for early parliamentary elections, but only after the end of the presidential elections. If SDSM candidate Stevo Pendarovski loses in the upcoming presidential elections from VMRO-DPMNE’s...

Macedonia 11:01

Government and opposition kick off talks on SPO’s future

Working groups, set up after an agreement was made by PM Zoran Zaev and VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski at their joint meeting a week ago, will convene Monday in a bid to find a joint solution to the draft-law on the Public Prosecution’s Office and the future status of the Special Public Prosecution...

Macedonia 10:25

Cavkov’s daughter: They want to make my father look like a criminal in every way

Mitko Cavkov’s daughter says that the claims that her father had staged processes during his term as  Minister of Interior and as BJB director are lies and slander. She reacted to the comment of the former director of the Financial Intelligence Unit, Vane Cvetanov, that Cavkov destroyed families...

Macedonia 09:47

Siljanovska: I do not have headquarters like Stevo and party soldiers who follow orders

I, unlike Stevo, do not have headquarters. I do not have people who carry out party orders as soldiers, hoping that if they do it well, the party will help them get employment, promotion or position in a management board. I have a team of people that are united by the love for the homeland and the desire...

Macedonia 09:35

Nominations for the presidential elections should be submitted to SEC by March 21

Nominations for the April 21 presidential elections should be submitted to the State Election Commission (SEC) by March 21 at the latest, whereas the campaign starts on April 1. In order to formalize the presidential nomination, candidates should submit 10,000 citizen signatures or 30 parliamentary...

Macedonia 21:26

Nikoloski: Changes are coming!

VMRO-DPMNE’s Vice-PresidentAleksandar Nikoloski together with the presidential candidate, professor Gordana Siljanovska Davkova and candidate for mayor Dr. Mitre Milosevski visited Sunday Velgosti and Leskoec. A cordial meeting with the residents and a visit to the monastery St. Petka in Velgosti....

Macedonia 21:14

If we love Macedonia, we must take care of it with law

Presidential candidate and professor Gordana Siljanovska Davkova warned of the lawlessness ruling in the midst of beautiful nature, from Lagadin to the Struga coast! If we love Macedonia, we must take care of it with the law. Macedonia, it is time to prevent this ecological catastrophe happening in...

Macedonia 15:31

Vucic: Zaev, the great friend of tycoon Jeremic and Djilas, boasted for sentencing Cavkov to 18 years in prison

In Sunday’s address of Serbia’s president, Aleksandar Vucic, following the demonstrations in Belgrade, the Prime Minister of Macedonia, Zoran Zaev, was also mentioned. Vucic spoke in the context of Friday’s verdict on the 27 April case in which former Interior Minister Mitko Cavkov...

Macedonia 15:18

More than two centuries in prison for “27 April”: What’s next?

Prison sentences of more than two centuries for the events of 27 April in the Parliament of Macedonia for terrorist threat to the constitutional order and security, all 16 convicted will be detained until the verdict becomes effective. From the very beginning of the trial, both among the public and among...

Macedonia 11:19

VMRO-DPMNE: 211-year prison sentence in 27 April case buried law and justice

The 211-year prison sentence handed down in the politically motivated 27 April case has buried the law and justice, VMRO-DPMNE said Sunday in a press release. Political persecution in Macedonia has reached its climax. Day by day, the number of victims of the zaevism, political persecution and torture...

Macedonia 10:54

SDSM justified Bloody Thursday by pardoning the gatekeepers of evil

Obviously, the SDSM has a lot of free time and ideas for statements, and yet it can’t find time to respond to a call for a duel. In anticipation of the 4th announcement for today, let me remind you … You justified Bloody Thursday by pardoning the gatekeepers of evil, said presidential candidate...

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