Tag: gostivar
Macedonia 07.08.19 | 15:31

Court orders that the Education Ministry unlawfully seized authority over the public schools in Gostivar

The Administrative Court struck down a decision from Education Minister Arbr Ademi to seize the authority the city of Gostivar has in educational issues from Mayor Arben Taravari. Ademi and Taravari are locked in a feud over education in Gostivar, as the two come from competing ethnic Albanian parties,...

Macedonia 03.08.19 | 15:35

Police seize cocaine and marijuana during several checks at the Tetovo – Gostivar highway

Gostivar police conducted drug controls on the Tetovo – Gostivar highway on Thursday and Friday evening, and arrested eight people carrying cocaine and marijuana. Two men from the village of Gradec near Gostivar were caught carrying cocaine in their vehicle on Thursday. On Friday, the police conducted...

Macedonia 03.08.19 | 15:29

Two women injured as shots were fired during a wedding near Gostivar

Following the celebratory gunfire incident at a wedding in Tetovo, when two men were injured (reportedly by a member of Parliament), two more women were shot and injured during the busy summer wedding season. DUI member of Parliament Xhevat Ademi denies reports that he shot his son by mistake during...

Macedonia 03.07.19 | 16:50

Waitress from Gostivar charged with murder after stabbing her colleague

A waitress from a village near Gostivar is charged with murder after the incident on Tuesday early morning, when she stabbed a colleague. According to the police report, a waiter was harassing the waitress. Despite her urges that he stops, he continued, to which she pulled a knife and stabbed him a number...

Macedonia 25.05.19 | 22:31

Man stabbed after a fight in a village near Gostivar

A young man from the village of Gradec near Gostivar was stabbed in a fight with another person from the village. The victim was identified as 24 year old K.I., who was attacked by 25 year old B.H., and sustained stab wounds to his arm. The man was treated in the Gostivar hospital and police is determining...

Macedonia 11.05.19 | 13:30

Four people, including a six month old baby, injured in overnight fire in Gostivar

Three people sustained burn injuries and a six month old baby suffered from smoke inhalation in a fire which broke out in a building in Gostivar. The fire began to spread overnight, in one of the basements, while the inhabitants were sleeping. Those injuries sustained first or second degree burns on...

Macedonia 17.04.19 | 14:33

Electoral Commission President expresses concern after Pendarovski supporter threatens him with armed attack

Oliver Derkovski, President of the State Electoral Commission (SEC), strongly condemned the statement of the ruling majority candidate Stevo Pendarovski, who encouraged one of his supporters to attack the SEC. The man from Gostivar was invited to speak by Pendarovski. He complained that he was left out...

Macedonia 17.04.19 | 10:24

Pendarovski supporter threatens to shoot up the State Electoral Commission

An SDSM supporter made a shocking threat to shoot up the State Electoral Commission (SEC), during a rally of their presidential candidate Stevo Pendarovski in Gostivar. It was another bizarre SDSM rally moment, owed to the party’s decision to allow rally goers to speak directly to the candidate....

Macedonia 09.04.19 | 20:24

You can change everything, but our homeland never

You can change everything, but our homeland never, VMRO DPMNE presidential candidate Gordana Siljanovska Davkova said at the Gostivar rally. Тogether with the president of the main opposition party in Macedonia, Hristijan Mickoski, she continues her daily rallies throughout the country to inform the...

Macedonia 09.04.19 | 20:06

A vote for me will mean a vote for justice for Macedonia

Macedonia is everything they do not have, but Macedonia is everything we have. They say that we were bringing you in back to the 19th century when all thinkers stressed that every nation has the right to its own state. When we listen to the national anthem, we identify with it, with the history of our...

Macedonia 09.04.19 | 18:33

VMRO-DPMNE rally in Gostivar (Follow Live)

VMRO-DPMNE is holding Monday a rally in Gostivar, starting at 18:30 h. Party leader Hristijan Mickoski and presidential candidate Gordana Siljanovska Davkova will address the people. You can follow the rally live on the link below:

Macedonia 05.04.19 | 18:30

Nepotism watch: The husband of a DUI member of Parliament was made school principal mid election campaign

Gostivar Mayor Arben Taravari blamed Mirsada Emini – Asani, member of Parliament from the DUI party, of getting her husband promoted to school principal. Taravari said that the promotion was made after the presidential election campaign began, when all changes to the public administration are forbidden. The...

Macedonia 23.03.19 | 14:47

Body recovered from the Vardar river near Gostivar

Rescue teams recovered the body of a 20 year old man from the Vardar river. Police identified him only by his initials as J.M. The body was first spotted yesterday afternoon, near the village of Malo Turcane, but villagers were unable to pull it out of the river. It was found again this morning, between...

Culture 11.03.19 | 13:04

Gostivar’s Literary Sparks festival launches poetry contest

Organizers of the international poetry festival Literary Sparks have launched a call for poems for this year’s event. The poetry contest is open to poets from North Macedonia and the Balkans who enter three previously unpublished poems limited to 32 lines in their native language at literaturniiskri@yahoo.com. There...

Macedonia 08.03.19 | 20:49

Mickoski: On April 21st, we have two roads ahead of us

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski met with citizens from Gostivar today, and in his remarks the opposition leader said that “we will either defeat the ruling Zaevism, or we will continue down the path of political and economic capitulation”. On April 21st, we don’t only hold the...

Economy 08.03.19 | 18:24

Mickoski promises support for domestic businesses during his visit to the Gostivar brick factory

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski visited the Gostivar brick factory where he discussed the issues business leaders have with operating in Macedonia. After the visit, Mickoski promised that the opposition party will help businesses thrive . Domestic businesses will be able to develop if they have...

Macedonia 07.03.19 | 19:58

Gostivar man stabbed, injured by his father

A 31 year old man from Gostivar was admitted in the city hospital with stab wounds, which were inflicted by his 60 year old father. The father was detained following the attack and is facing charges. The police is still determining the cause of the attempted murder.

Macedonia 04.03.19 | 17:19

Man who set fire to 30 tires in Gostivar caught, faces up to 10 years in prison

A man from Gostivar faces up to 10 years in prison after he set fire to three dozen old vehicle tires near the city entrance. Even citizens of a city where the poorest people routinely use rubber tires to heat their homes were shocked by the plume of black, likely carcinogenic smoke, which rose above...

Macedonia 19.02.19 | 19:03

Driver from the bus disaster left Gostivar along with his family

Manoil Trifunovski, the Durmo company bus driver who was driving the bus which crashed on the Skopje – Tetovo highway last week, in an accident which killed 15 people, left his hometown of Gostivar. Journalists visiting his home report that his house is empty, the mail left uncollected. The victims...

Macedonia 18.02.19 | 15:03

VMRO-DPMNE reveals abuse in the Interior Ministry which may have contributed to the lethal bus crash

VMRO-DPMNE today revealed that the AMZ facility which conducts the mandatory annual mechanical tests for vehicles in Gostivar, had received a ban and was supposed to close down due to violations, but the ban was quickly reversed by the Interior Ministry. This is the testing station which gave the green...