Category: News
Macedonia 26.02.21 | 11:51

Noted surgeon Gjorgji Jota badly injured after being ran over by a 16 year old in an SUV

Noted surgeon Gjorgji Jota was ran over by a 16 year old driving a BMW SUV near the Mother Teresa clinical complex. Jota is badly injured in the accident and is reportedly in coma. Eyewitnesses say that the minor driver tried to flee the scene, but was caught by the police.

Macedonia 26.02.21 | 11:47

12 years in prison for Saso Mijalkov, 4 for Gordana Jankuloska

Former UBK security service director Saso Mijalkov was sentenced to 12 years in prison for the 2015 wiretapping scandal, and former Inteiror Minister Gordana Jankuloska was given four years in prison. Mijalkov received a near maximum sentence after his escape attempt this weekend, during which he reportedly...

Macedonia 26.02.21 | 11:00

Mickoski welcomes the Macedonian Academy’s refusal to change its name: It means that not all our ships are sunk

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski congratulated to the Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts (MANU) on its refusal to change its name. The Zaevregime was pressuring MANU to drop the adjective “Macedonian” or add “North’ to it, but the academy resisted and an attempt to...

Macedonia 26.02.21 | 10:54

Mijalkov arrived in the Skopje courthouse

Saso Mijalkov, Gordana Jankuloska and other defendants arrived in the Skopje courthouse, where sentencing is due in the 2015 wiretapping scandal. Mijalkov in the dock as the court will reach its verdict in the 2015 wiretapping scandal The sentencing was preceded by Mijalkov’s escape attempt,...

Macedonia 26.02.21 | 10:19

The Kumanovo islamists trained in RPG fire and tested improvised explosive devices before being arrested

The group of ethnic Albanian islamists who were arrested in Kumanovo in September were training in firing RPG grenades and in preparing bombs, the prosecutors said as the case moves to a trial. The group at its core had three people, with eight accomplices, some of whom had gone to Syria and joined ISIS. Three...

Macedonia 26.02.21 | 09:32

Mickoski: Mijalkov fled to Belgrade, but had to return after pressure was put on Zaev

Saso Mijalkov was allowed to flee Macedonia and he got to Belgrade, only to be forced to return under pressure, said VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski in a radio interview. He referred to the scandalous events of the past few days as a circus organized by the Zaev regime and Mijalkov, which deeply...

Macedonia 26.02.21 | 09:23

Large-scale Albanian protests planned in Skopje over the Good Friday massacre sentences

A large protest is expected early afternoon in Skopje, after the Friday prayers, as Muslim Albanian groups demand that the sentences in the 2012 Good Friday massacre are overturned. After a lengthy retrial, the court again gave life sentences to the three Albanian islamists who killed four Christian...

Macedonia 26.02.21 | 09:15

Mijalkov in the dock as the court will reach its verdict in the 2015 wiretapping scandal

The Skopje court is due to reach a verdict in the first instance in the massive 2015 wiretapping scandal. Defendants are Saso Mijalkov, former head of the UBK security service, former Interior Minister Gordana Jankuloska and a number of UBK and Interior Ministry officials. Mijalkov tried to flee the...

Macedonia 25.02.21 | 22:52

Izet Medziti also turns his back on Zaev and DUI

Due to disagreements in the Skopje wing of DUI, there are difficulties in the functioning of the ruling majority in Parliament. The former mayor of Cair, Izet Mexhiti, who is also the coordinator of DUI’s group in Parliament, has rarely attended Parliament sessions in the last few months, leaving...

Macedonia 25.02.21 | 22:01

Siljanovska: VMRO-DPMNE has full legitimacy to collect signatures against the bad census law

VMRO-DPMNE MP, Professor Gordana Siljanovska Davkova, talked in an interview with TV Sitel about the signatures that VMRO-DPMNE is collecting against the census law, as well as the current developments regarding the mysterious escape and return of the former secret police chief, Saso Mijalkov. Siljanovska...

Macedonia 25.02.21 | 21:11

Milososki: Older medical specialists are literally begging for a vaccine… So much for the capability of Zaev and Venko

Antonio Milososki warns that older medical specialists cannot get a coronavirus vaccine, and the Medical Chamber is silent. Older specialist doctors are literally begging for a vaccine… .. So much for the capability of Zaev and Venko! And the Medical Chamber is silent, maybe because of a conflict of...

Macedonia 25.02.21 | 20:59

Nikoloski: In which EU country are the candidates for enumerators elected through the municipal organizations of the ruling party

At today’s Parliament’s session, the Vice President of VMRO-DPMNE asked a question to Prime Minister Zoran Zaev regarding the call for enumerators in the upcoming census, which was issued on the pages of several municipal organizations of SDSM. Nikoloski asked according to which methodology...

Macedonia 25.02.21 | 20:00

Dzolev: I expect that prosecutor Ruskovska made a mistake when she mentioned me in relation to Mijalkov’s detention

The President of the Criminal Court, Ivan Dzolev, told “Fokus” that he did not ask the prosecution to withdraw the appeal against the detention of Saso Mijalkov. Dzolev explains that he thinks that the prosecutor Vilma Ruskovska made an unintentional mistake by mentioning him in relation...

Macedonia 25.02.21 | 19:15

13 people die, 509 new COVID-19 cases in Macedonia

Out of 2,972 COVID-19 tests carried out in Macedonia in the past 24 hours, 582 new cases were registered, 374 patients have recovered and 13 passed away (aged between 48 and 89), the Health Ministry said on Thursday. Since the outbreak of the epidemic, Macedonia has registered 101,214 confirmed coronavirus...

Macedonia 25.02.21 | 18:02

1,677 healthcare workers vaccinated until now

A total of 1,677 healthcare workers have been vaccinated until now, the Ministry of Health said on Thursday. The inoculation is taking place in a field hospital set up next to the Infectious Diseases Clinic in Skopje with “Pfizer” vaccines which the country received as a donation from Serbia. As...

Macedonia 25.02.21 | 17:38

Special isolation for Zaev, Pendarovski and several ministers during Friday’s protest over the “Monster” case

Before and during tomorrow’s protest that will be organized in Skopje due to the maximum sentences imposed on the defendants in the “Monster” case, MKD.mk has learned from security sources that special measures are being prepared to protect public order, but also security measures –...

Economy 25.02.21 | 17:12

More than half of the electricity consumed in December came from domestic production

According to the data of the State Statistical Office, in December 2020, the total consumption by types of energy commodities was: 859 827 MWh of electricity, 46.263 mil. nm3 of natural gas, 468 414 tonnes of coal and 92 211 tonnes of petroleum products. Gross national electricity production participated...

Macedonia 25.02.21 | 16:43

Transparent process, politicians to get hands off judiciary and prosecution, says Zaev on “Monster” case

The role of the state is very important, the society we create and the direction we assume, primarily for young people. We, politicians, can help by providing sufficient evidence for the reopening of processes and cases through the Parliament or the Government, whereas prosecutors should decide based...

Macedonia 25.02.21 | 16:06

The Mijalkov sentencing will be the last big trial for judge Bektovic

Judge Dzanida Bektovic, who is on the council in the wiretapping case against Saso Mijalkov that is due to be sentenced tomorrow, has in the meantime been demoted and no longer tries organized crime cases, says journalist Sase Dimovski. According to Dimovski, “this will be the last big case for...

Macedonia 25.02.21 | 16:00

Taravari: Ridiculous theater from the Zaev – Mijalkov duo

Arben Taravari from the Alliance of Albanians dismissed the events of the past few days as ridiculous theater show put on by Zoran Zaev and Saso Mijalkov. The former security chief briefly fled the country as he faces sentencing tomorrow, only to return two days later. Zaev insisted that he did not signal...

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