Tag: gostivar
Macedonia 01.09.20 | 17:32

Citizens of Gostivar alarmed after empty caskets were found dumped near the city

The public in Gostivar is concerned after several caskets were found at a dump site near the city. It appears that the caskets were of the type used to bury coronavirus patients and speculations are rife that it may have been a case where a supervised burial of a Covid-19 patient, that requires a hermetically...

Macedonia 29.08.20 | 09:37

Girl from Gostivar drowns and a man who tried to help her missing in the Vardar river

A girl from Gostivar drowned in the Vardar river yesterday, and a man who went in to try and save her is missing, the police said. The incident occurred yesterday evening, when the woman was spotted struggling in the waters of the river near an industrial site in the eastern part of the city. A man rushed...

Economy 29.08.20 | 09:31

Protests in Tetovo and Gostivar against the energy price hike

Hundreds of citizens of Tetovo and Gostivar protested yesterday afternoon against the planned energy price hike of 7.4 percent. The price hike was timed for shortly after the elections, while the ruling parties SDSM and DUI campaigned on a modest energy subsidy they introduced earlier and on the promise...

Macedonia 26.07.20 | 10:11

Gostivar threatened by ecological catastrophe: Rusino landfill burning for ten days in a row

The Rusino landfill has been burning for more than ten days and the city is wrapped up in fog, and the institutions do not react despite the menacing situation. The Ministry of Environment assures that all legal measures will be taken as of Monday by a group of concerned citizens. Although the problem...

Macedonia 23.07.20 | 16:51

Map of Greater Albania flown over Gostivar

Unknown perpetrators flew a drone in Gostivar today that was carrying a map of Greater Albania. The map was recently popularized by Kosovo born singer Dua Lipa, who shared it on her social media accounts, with a comment insisting the Albanians are autochthonous inhabitants of the lands, while the other...

Macedonia 16.07.20 | 13:52

Fire in the vehicle carrying ballots from Gostivar to Skopje

As if the chaos surrounding the vote counting process after Macedonia’s elections was not bad enough, given the alleged hacking attack on the State Electoral Commission and the delayed publication of the results, a car transporting votes from Gostivar to Skopje caught fire overnight. Tetovo police...

Macedonia 09.07.20 | 13:20

Zaev: No one has lost anything with the adoption of the Language Law

Gostivar is the source of the concept of one society for all and we confirm that spirit throughout the country, said SDSM leader Zoran Zaev at a party event in Gostivar. Gostivar has always been an example of multiethnicity, an example of unity. That is the future, that unity is the only right path,...

Macedonia 06.07.20 | 11:54

Culev: Non-selective law enforcement, fight against corruption and crime, these are the foundations on which we will build police operations in the future

The Minister of Interior, Nake Culev, met with the citizens of Gostivar, where, as he wrote on Facebook, they said that they want to live in a country where the laws will be respected and the rule of law will prevail. Order, non-selective law enforcement, intensified fight against corruption and crime,...

Macedonia 02.07.20 | 22:17

Mickoski in Gostivar: The concept of honor, dignity and pride will win on July 15

Hristijan Mickoski, VMRO-DPMNE leader said Thursday during a visit to Gostivar that after the July 15 elections, there will be a new beginning, more beautiful years for all citizens of this country, stressing that is why the next 4 years where the renewal will win throughout Macedonia are important to...

Macedonia 25.06.20 | 22:42

Stojanoska: All citizens of Gostivar, regardless of their ethnic background, are angry at Zaev

Dafina Stojanoska, who leads the VMRO-DPMNE list in the 6th, north-western district, met with supporters in Gostivar today, where she said that citizens of all ethnic groups and religions can’t wait to be rid of the corrupt Zoran Zaev regime. The citizens of Gostivar are angry at Zaev for his humiliation...

Macedonia 24.06.20 | 16:50

SDSM activists filmed bribing voters in Gostivar with food parcels

SDSM party activists were filmed distributing packages with food to poor, mainly Roma voters in a part of the city of Gostivar. With the election campaign officially beginning today, footage such as this makes it clear that SDSM will continue to buy votes in the poorest areas in Macedonia, using food...

Macedonia 04.06.20 | 18:48

Gostivar plans to introduce corona patrols

Gostivar Mayor Arben Taravari called for patrols that would warn companies and citizens to respect the coronavirus restrictions. Taravari said that municipal authorities will ask the Interior Ministry to help set up these patrols that would go to restaurants, cafes and shops, inspecting whether the restrictions...

Macedonia 01.06.20 | 11:47

Taravari: The coronavirus situation has gotten out of control

Doctor Arben Taravari, who is Mayor of Gostivar and deputy leader of the Alliance of Albanians, warns that the coronavirus situation has gotten out of control. He called on the Government to stop being passive in its handling of the epidemic and stop blaming the citizens for the spread. We urgently need...

Macedonia 30.04.20 | 12:08

Elderly woman from Gostivar died from Covid-19

An elderly woman from the village of Gorna Banjica near Gostivar died yesterday from complications caused by Covid-19. The woman suffered from cancer for a while and was rushed to hospital two days ago with a difficult respiratory condition. Gostivar had relatively few cases so far, and the woman and...

Macedonia 15.04.20 | 13:02

Good news: After Debar, no new coronavirus patients registered in Gostivar

There are no newly registered coronavirus cases in the municipality of Gostivar. The total number of infected to date remains five. A new case was registered in the neighboring municipality of Vrapciste. Thus, in this Polog municipality there are three people who tested positive for Covid- 19. This morning,...

Macedonia 16.03.20 | 17:13

Restaurant owner from Gostivar arrested for allowing seated customers

A restaurateur from Gostivar as arrested today for keeping his place open despite the orders put in place to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Gostivar police made the arrest today around 13h, when the restaurant was sen open, with several customers being served inside. The measures put in place...

Macedonia 01.03.20 | 10:50

Kicevo – Gostivar motorway closed due to an accident

All traffic along the Kicevo – Gostivar motorway is stopped this morning following a car crash just north of Kicevo. Motorists are advised to take this into account when planning their trips to Ohrid or Skopje.

Macedonia 13.02.20 | 14:14

Impassioned plea for unity between Macedonians and Albanians

A video from the late night Jadi Burek show, hosted by Janko Ilkovski, has gone viral. In it, an elderly ethnic Albanian caller makes an impassioned plea for unity between Macedonians and Albanians in the run up to the elections. Let’s stop with all the foolishness, discussing who is braver or...

Macedonia 31.01.20 | 12:06

Elementary school teacher from Gostivar (54) arrested after assaulting a pupil

An elementary school teacher from Gostivar was arrested for assaulting an underage female student. The incident happened on Wednesday, when the 54 year old teacher locked the girl in a room, where he groped and kissed her. He was ordered into a month long detention while the case against him is prepared.

Macedonia 24.01.20 | 13:18

Man reports to the police that he was fooled into paying a 1.000 EUR bribe to get a public sector job

A man from Gostivar reported to the police that he was duped by a person who promised him help to get his girlfriend hired at a public administrative position. The 23 year old man man paid a bribe of 1.000 EUR to a woman from Skopje who he met over Facebook. The woman came to Gostivar and collected the...

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