Category: Macedonia
Macedonia Sport 26.01.21 | 13:36

Danilo Brestovac out as coach of the men’s handball team

Danilo Brestovac has resigned as coach of the Macedonian men’s handball team, a position he held for a year and a half. The decision comes after the poor showing of the national team at the World Championship in Egypt.

Macedonia 26.01.21 | 12:06

After losing out on the promised new office space, anti-corruption chief lashes out at the Zaev Government

The head of the State Anti-Corruption Commission (DKSK) Biljana Ivanovska accused the Government of showing only nominal support for the work of the independent corruption watchdog. Ivanovska is angry after a building, built as part of the Skopje 2014 project, that was meant for DSKS was in the end given...

Macedonia 26.01.21 | 11:44

Mickoski shares video of the brutal police raid on Vevcani

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski shared a video of the brutal police raid earlier this month on the village of Vevcani, where the traditional carnival was taking place. We must not forget, Mickoski said, as he shared footage of officers rounding up the citizens of Vevcani, for alleged coronavirus...

Macedonia 26.01.21 | 11:30

Pendarovski promises Bulgaria that Macedonia will not try to install “some kind of a Macedonian minority”

President Stevo Pendarovski vowed not to interfere in Bulgarian internal affairs over the issue of minority rights, referring to Macedonians in Bulgaria as “some kind of minority”. In an interview, he did insist that there are Macedonians living in Greece, though. Bulgaria is adamant that...

Macedonia 26.01.21 | 10:55

Rapid corona tests made available at the Skopje airport

TAV Macedonia and the Zan Mitrev clinic have introduced rapid coronavirus tests at the Skopje airport. The move is meant to assure European Union countries, which are planning to tighten restrictions on arriving passengers. The clinic provided a testing vehicle where passengers can do a 20 minute test...

Macedonia 26.01.21 | 10:39

Doctor Cibisev warns that holding a census before vaccines are made available is a dangerous move

Doctor Andon Cibisev, from the VMRO-DPMNE committee on healthcare, warns that the Government is not prepared to hold a census in the midst of a pandemic. He noted that the Zaev Government, uniquely in the region, failed to procure even token doses of vaccines so that it could cover at least the exposed...

Macedonia 26.01.21 | 10:01

Unable to procure vaccines in the West, Macedonia now turns to China

After failing to secure even token doses of the Pfizer or Astra-Zeneca vaccines, Macedonian Healthcare Minister Venko Filipce announced that the Government is now turning to China. With the help of the Chinese Embassy in our country we have already made contact with their vaccine manufacturers. We are...

Macedonia 26.01.21 | 09:51

Cold and snowy days ahead

Temperatures across Macedonia have dropped significantly today, and new snow is falling on the mountains. Daily highs are expected at between 4 and 10 degrees, and forecasters expect temperatures to continue to go down in the coming days. Popova Sapka continues to have the most snow – 40 centimeters,...

Macedonia 25.01.21 | 22:40

Grubi: Census to show percentage of Albanians, there is no political agreement

The First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Political System, Artan Grubi, said on the “Top tema” show that regarding the census there is absolutely no political agreement on any numbers between SDSM and DUI or between Ahmeti and Zaev. According to Grubi, the dual signature is not a politicization...

Macedonia 25.01.21 | 21:51

Arsovski: Kosta Petrov publicly, without a shred of conscience, admitted that he committed a crime, the prosecution should react

VMRO-DPMNE spokesperson Dimce Arsovski, in tonight’s edition of the “24 Analysis” show on TV 24 asked the director of the Innovation Fund Kosta Petrov if he was banned from entering Dubai due to certain inconsistencies in his work. You should explain all those inconsistencies that stirred...

Macedonia 25.01.21 | 21:19

Medziti: There is no need for dilemmas, Albanians will be over 25 percent in the census

DUI Vice President and coordinator of the party’s group in Parliament, Izet Medziti says that there are no dilemmas about the number of Albanians, they will be over 25 percent in the census. According to the number of students, according to birth rate and many factors, Albanians will be over 25...

Macedonia 25.01.21 | 20:08

No EC timeline on vaccines for Macedonia

Deputy PM for European Affairs Nikola Dimitrov and Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani, who met Monday with European Commissioner for Crisis Management Janez Lenarčič, were not given a specific timeline when Macedonia could expect vaccines from the EU, MIA reports from Brussels. Sources from the European...

Macedonia 25.01.21 | 19:28

Prime Ministerial candidate Naser Ziberi elected ombudsman

Naser Ziberi has been elected the new Ombudsman with 61 MPs of the total number of MPs in the Parliament voting “in favor”. Opposition lawmakers did not attend the vote. Ziberi will take over the role of ombudsman from Ixhet Memeti. After the proposal of the opposition parties to leave out...

Macedonia 25.01.21 | 19:13

Dimitrov and Osmani meet Swedish and Finnish FMs in Brussels

Deputy PM for European Affairs Nikola Dimitrov and Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani met Monday in Brussels with Swedish and Finnish Foreign Ministers, Ann Linde and Pekka Haavisto respectively, discussing the next steps on Macedonia’s European path – adoption of the negotiating framework and...

Macedonia 25.01.21 | 18:05

Nikoloski meets Czech Ambassador: Czech Republic strongly supports Macedonia’s EU integration

The President of the National Council for European Integration, Aleksandar Nikoloski met Monday with the Ambassador of the Czech Republic, Miroslav Toman. I took this opportunity to thank the Czech Republic for its continued and strong support for Macedonia’s EU integration. We talked with the...

Macedonia 25.01.21 | 17:25

Vasilevska: Census law was adopted without political consensus, it shouldn’t be a political but a statistical operation

VMRO-DPMNE MP, Ivanka Vasilevska, stressed Monday that the census was passes in Parliament without the necessary political consensus and contrary to all false declarations made by the ruling majority. Vasilevska says that the law has been forced, above all, leaving a strong suspicion in the society that...

Macedonia 25.01.21 | 16:45

610 COVID-19 patients treated in hospitals across country

A total of 610 people are treated for coronavirus-related complications in infectious diseases wards in Skopje and across the country, the Ministry of Health said Monday in a daily report on admissions in the past 24 hours. 290 people are being treated in Skopje hospitals, 8 of whom were hospitalized...

Macedonia 25.01.21 | 16:00

Zaev makes a major concession to Bulgaria – then pushes historians to defend it

Even though Prime Minister Zoran Zaev announced that he expects a break-through in the discussion between Macedonian and Bulgarian historians, he left it to the historians to explain what the huge “success” is all about. as Dragan Georgiev, the Macedonian co-chairman of the committee explained,...

Macedonia 25.01.21 | 15:32

“Foreign leaders know about Zaev’s crimes and corruption, they ignore him beyond achieving what is in their immediate interest”

Foreign leaders are shocked when they hear about the bribery, the crime and corruption of the Zaev regime, said VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski, who is just back from a tour of the region, during which he met with the Prime Ministers of Hungary, Slovenia and Croatia. SDSM and Zoran Zaev rule...

Macedonia 25.01.21 | 14:27

Daily corona report: 6 deaths, 63 new cases, number of active cases is below 10,000

Six patients died of Covid-19 over the past day, and 63 new cases were diagnosed, the Healthcare Ministry reported. The deaths were reported in Skopje (two patients, aged 54 and 79), Prilep (two patients, 85 and 93), Kavadarci (70) and Struga (83). This brings the total death toll of the epidemic to...

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