Tag: gostivar
Culture 13.11.19 | 19:23

Actors kicked out from the Gostivar theater claim they’re pressured for political reasons

Visar Viska, the Colored Revolution activist who was appointed acting director of the Gostivar theater, called the police on two actors after an incident erupted during a rehearsal. The actors claim that they were part of the play, but Viska removed them. We came for the rehearsal, but we were led out...

Macedonia 11.11.19 | 13:59

Driver for the Durmo Tours company withdraws his statement that the buses were rigged to fool the speed sensors

Besnik Halimi, a driver working for the Gostivar based Durmo Tours bus agency, changed his initial testimony in which he confirmed that the buses had a device used to fool the speed sensors during the court hearing today. The device could be activated by the driver and it would tamper with the results...

Macedonia 06.11.19 | 17:05

The fatal Gostivar bound bus had a device used to fool its speed sensors

The Durmo Tours company bus, which overturned on the Skopje – Tetovo highway in February killing 16 people, had a device that was used to forge speed data collected by the tachograph sensor. A driver from the same company who was summoned as a witness during the court hearing today confirmed that...

Macedonia 19.10.19 | 16:31

Mickoski in Gostivar: Enough with demagogy, we will offer new beginning and new successes for Macedonia

Hristijan Mickoski, leader of VMRO-DPMNE said Saturday in Gostivar that people had enough of demagogy and that they need politicians who will work hard. I was in Gostivar. Enough with political compromises, enough with political pamphlets. This people is tired of politics. This nation needs politicians...

Macedonia 24.09.19 | 22:36

Gostivar police didn’t order the SDSM member of Parliament Trpeski to undergo a breathalyzer following the incident

Gostivar police did not order the SDSM member of Parliament Blagojce Trpeski to undergo a breathalyzer test, after the incident he cause today. The visibly inebriated member of Parliament for the ruling majority assaulted a 33 year old man who was parking his car and was accompanied by his small child....

Macedonia 24.09.19 | 19:08

Drunk SDSM member of Parliament attacked a man in Gostivar in front of his child, broke his windshield

A member of Parliament for SDSM from Gostivar has assaulted a man in front of his child and damaged his vehicle. The police confirmed the incident for Republika, using the initials B.T. for the attacker. Republika was informed that the attacker is the SDSM member of Parliament Blagojce Trpeski, who was...

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 [email protected] There...

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