Tag: karpos
Macedonia 19.12.19 | 15:14

Trnodol residents accuse Mayor Bogoev of trying to bring a notorious real-estate developer to their district

Residents of the Trnodol district in Skopje are accusing Karpos Mayor Stefan Bogoev of attempting to open their quiet hillside community to mass development and is trying to allow politically linked businessmen to build large residential buildings. Bogoev’s attempt led to an incident on Tuesday...

Macedonia 17.12.19 | 20:12

Wary of over-construction, angry resident throw out a Karpos municipal representative sent to present a new development plan

An incident erupted in Skopje’s Trnodol district, where a municipal representative wanted to present the new development plan. Citizens from this area, on a Vodno hillside, insist that the plan will lead to over-development and they expelled the representatives from the Karpos municipality. You...

Macedonia 17.12.19 | 19:55

Commercial center in Skopje evacuated due to an electric relay station fire

The Hiperium business center in Skopje’s Karpos district had to be evacuated due to a large electric fire. The fire started in a power relay station located in the basement of the building. Five firefighting vehicles were dispatched to put it out, while the employees in the companies situated in...

Macedonia 02.12.19 | 22:22

Police action to arrest people involved with the mafia attack at the Alexander Palace hotel

A major police raid is currently taking place in Skopje’s Karpos district, where the police is arresting participants in the mafia attack carried out in the Alexander Palace hotel two days ago. Reportedly, two people are detained and two more were questioned and those arrested were allegedly identified...

Macedonia 04.10.19 | 09:42

A 19 year old is in critical condition after being attacked in Karpos

A young, 19 year old man is in critical condition after being attacked in the Karpos district of Skopje. The attack happened close to the technical university campus in the early afternoon on Thursday. The man was reportedly walking when he was attacked by a still unknown person using a blunt object....

Macedonia 06.09.19 | 10:23

Elevator crashes two floors in a building in Karpos

An elevator in a new building in Skopje’s Karpos district fell down the elevator shaft with four people on board on Wednesday. Fortunately the elevator fell from the ground floor, and nobody was injured. It crashed two stories down, into the subterranean levels. The building is still not cleared...

Macedonia 02.09.19 | 14:40

Roller ski coup expected to grind traffic around the Skopje City Mall to a halt for three days

Traffic disruptions are expected in Skopje in the coming three days (Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday). The Karpos municipality is holding a FIS roller ski competition. The route will cover the Ilinden boulevard, between the Boris Trajkovski sports center and the City Mall – an area with congested...

Macedonia 04.08.19 | 23:19

Woman who killed her mother says they were arguing over money

Prosecutors say that the horrific matricide that happened in Skopje on Saturday was caused by an argument over money. The murderer is a 46 year old woman who killed her 74 year old mother by strangling her to death. The woman then turned herself in to the police. She reported that the argument was caused...

Macedonia 03.08.19 | 22:18

Woman from Skopje strangled her elderly mother then turned herself in

A woman from Skopje strangled her elderly mother to death this morning. The shocking crime was reported by the 46 year old woman herself, when she went to the police and said that she killed her 74 year old mother who she was living with. Neighbors say that the mother and daughter lived quietly and that...

Macedonia 10.04.19 | 23:54

Mickoski: The energy of the people is such that it will spark early general elections

Opposition leader Hristijan Mickoski told his supporters in Skopje that the energy that is felt during the VMRO-DPMNE rallies is such that it will cause early general elections. The SDSM party refused to allow early general elections to be held along with the presidential ones scheduled in late April...

Macedonia 08.02.19 | 20:46

Car owned by VMRO-DPMNE activist in Karpos torched overnight

The vehicle of an opposition VMRO-DPMNE party activist from Skopje’s central Karpos area was torched yesterday evening. The opposition party condemned the attack and sees it as intimidation in the run up to the presidential elections. The electoral process still hasn’t begun and you see what...

Macedonia 04.02.19 | 10:59

As Skopje suffers from record levels of air pollution, inspectors seek but can’t find polluters

Environmental inspection teams were active on Friday and Saturday in the area of Karpos, looking for small industrial facilities which violate clean air rules. As Skopje and other Macedonian cities suffer from world record setting levels of air pollution, citizens from Karpos were complaining online...