Saturday, 3 June 2023
Volleyball: Macedonia beats Cyprus to ensure first place in its silver league group
The Macedonian volleyball team won its last, third game in the European silver league tournament in Denmark. Macedonia beat Cyprus 3:1 (25:22, 25:18, 18:25 and 25:22). This ensured Macedonia got the first place in the group, ahead of Denmark. The closing, final four tournament of the league begins next...
In an attempt to send a message to Turkey, Greece extends its territorial waters in the Ionian Sea
Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced that Greece is extending its territorial waters in the Ionian Sea from 6 to 12 nautical miles. Mitsotakis said that the country reserves the right to do so on its much more troubled eastern sea border with Turkey. Mitsotakis insisted that Greece has...
Another company from Cyprus begins marijuana production in Macedonia
The crowded Macedonian marijuana market, dominated by companies linked to the former Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, has a new entrant. GM Light Medical from Cyprus received approval to grow marijuana for medicinal purposes, in an order signed by Oliver Spasovski, who took over as interim Prime Minister from...
Instead of Greece, now Cyprus threatens to block Macedonia’s EU accession
After Macedonia presumably lifted Greek objections to its EU accession by subscribing to the humiliating Prespa treaty, now Cyprus is coming into the fray as one of the countries that might block its accession talks. A number of news outlets reported today that, besides France, the Netherlands and Denmark...
Macedonian Ivan Trickovski named best football player in Cyprus
Macedonian Ivan Trickovski was declared the best football player in the Cypriot league, after scoring 24 goals in 39 games for AEK Larnaca. He added six goals and six assists in Europea League. Unfortunately, Trickovski is currently injured and probably won’t be ready to play for the Macedonian...
After the renaming of Macedonia, Tsipras sees himself as leader of EU’s southern socialist bloc
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras tried to portray the forced renaming of Macedonia as a win for “dialogue and European solutions”. Speaking at the summit of Southern EU countries in Cyprus, the Greek Prime Minister painted a dividing line between Europe’s North and South, insisting...
Zaev’s ethnic policies are pushing Macedonia toward a Cyprus scenario
Discussing the potential coalitions with ethnic Albanian parties, VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski said that hte largest opposition party supports ethnic Albanians and other minorities in using their native language officially, but within the constrains of the law and the Constitution. I remain at...
Mickoski wants to see DUI spend some time in opposition
Mickoski: We will not amend the Constitution under pressure from Bulgaria
Mickoski: I stand for a government of Macedonian national unity, not one subordinate to DUI
Tripunovski: Lead, cadmium, arsenic, and heavy metals discovered in a tomato and a cucumber
Cocaine worth 10 million euros captured in joint operation between the police forces of Macedonia and Greece, assisted by the US DEA
Pendarovski to attend Turkish President Erdogan’s inauguration ceremony
Did President Pendarovski signed the so-called “Bechtel&Enka laws”, without seeing the whole version of the contract?
June 2 marks first anniversary of North Macedonia – US Strategic Dialogue