Tag: gostivar
Macedonia 11.01.21 | 10:32

Albanians post threatening messages aimed at Macedonians in Gostivar

Another ugly video was shared on TikTok, after a series of incidents that were filmed and gleefully posted online, including reckless driving and having a child fire a gun in the air. In the latest video, Albanian nationalists filmed themselves shouting at Macedonians in Gostivar, ordering them to go...

Macedonia 01.01.21 | 17:02

Woman saved from the Vardar river in Skopje; man killed in Gostivar

Rescuers saved a 67 year old woman from the Vardar river in Skopje today. Citizens reported seeing the woman early this morning. Police officers rushed to the scene and saved the woman, taking her to hospital. She was unharmed. Meanwhile in Gostivar, the body of a man aged between 30 and 40 was pulled...

Macedonia 22.11.20 | 11:56

Police breaks up wedding near Gostivar

Police and inspectors cut short a wedding in the village of Zdunje near Gostivar, wher more than 70 guests were gathered. The wedding, taking place in a restaurant owned by a man from Gostivar, was reported to the inspectors. The owner is being charged with ignoring regulations during a pandemic.

Macedonia 05.11.20 | 09:20

Police raids an illegal wedding near Gostivar

Police raided a restaurant near Gostivar where a wedding was taking place in violation of coronavirus restrictions. The owner of the restaurant in Dobri Dol was arrested and will be charged with endangering public health.

Macedonia 19.10.20 | 12:32

Gostivar monastery broken into

The Transfiguration of Christ monastery in Gostivar was broken into yesterday, in broad daylight, and money were stolen from the donations boxes. Caretakers for the monastery say that the theft occurred some time between 8 and 18h.

Macedonia 07.10.20 | 15:41

Two dozen charges over fraudulent contracts involving Tetovo and Gostivar town halls

Fokus reports that prosecutors, acting on evidence from the financial police, have detained a number of businessmen, bankers and accountants in relation to suspicious public procurement contracts issued by the Tetovo and Gostivar municipal authorities. The names of the businessmen involved were concealed...

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...