Tag: kumanovo
Macedonia 20.04.21 | 11:11

Idrizovo prison guards seize mobile phones from detained group of Albanian terrorists

Prison guards seized mobile phones from the cells of the members of the Albanian terrorist group that attacked Kumanovo in 2015. Two dozen terrorists are sentenced to life or lengthy prison sentences for the attack in which they killed eight Macedonian police officers. The group since practically runs...

Macedonia 13.04.21 | 16:47

Drug dealer arrested near Kumanovo

A drug trafficker was detained in Kumanovo today. The 36 year ol dma was caught with marijuana and powdered substance which is being examined. It’s the latest in a series of arrests of drug traffickers in Macedonia. The most notable case, last Friday near Prilep, touched directly on Prime Minister...

News 10.03.21 | 12:08

Kumanovo citizens go to Serbia to get vaccinated, Mayor says

Kumanovo Mayor Maksim Dimitrievski revealed that people from the city which is hard hit by the coronavirus epidemic are going across the border to Vranje in Serbia to get their vaccines. Macedonia has practically no vaccines while Serbia is among the most vaccinated countries in Europe, after sourcing...

Macedonia 26.02.21 | 10:19

The Kumanovo islamists trained in RPG fire and tested improvised explosive devices before being arrested

The group of ethnic Albanian islamists who were arrested in Kumanovo in September were training in firing RPG grenades and in preparing bombs, the prosecutors said as the case moves to a trial. The group at its core had three people, with eight accomplices, some of whom had gone to Syria and joined ISIS. Three...

Macedonia 31.01.21 | 22:24

Three men arrested with 15 kilograms of marijuana near Kumanovo

Police arrested three men from Kumanovo and the village of Romanovce who were caught with 15 kilograms of marijuana. The drugs were kept in a home of one of the men in Romanovce and they are charged with trading with illicit drug. The marijuana business is exploding in Macedonia under the Zaev regime...

Macedonia 21.01.21 | 20:51

Bitola, Kumanovo and Tetovo under suffocating air pollution

Air pollution levels have spiked noticeably in the past days, as the poor weather conditions and the colder weather have kept a permanent cloud of smog and dirt over many cities in Macedonia. Bitola is among the worst affected cities today, with 377 micrograms of PM10 particles per cubic meter of air....

Macedonia 28.12.20 | 14:16

Eight more members of the Islamist cell that was preparing attacks arrested in Kumanovo and Skopje

The Interior Ministry reported the arrest of eight additional members of a group of Islamists that was apprehended in August. Three Islamists arrested in Skopje and Kumanovo while preparing suicide attacks In the initial arrests, three Islamists were detained, along with a large cache of weapons that...

Macedonia 16.12.20 | 12:37

Kumanovo Mayor says he will not remove WW2 plaques with the inscription “Bulgarian fascist occupier”

The Mayor of Kumanovo Maksim Dimitrievski announced that he will not follow the Government order to remove plaques signifying the sites of World War Two fights and arrests, when they carry the words “Bulgarian fascist occupier”. Prime Minister Zoran Zaev called on municipal authorities to remove...

Macedonia 03.12.20 | 09:16

Kumanovo Mayor Dimitrievski accuses Buckovski of high treason

Kumanovo Mayor Maksim Dimitrievski continued to voice opposition to his own SDSM party over its plan to accept Bulgarian positions on issues of national identity and history. Dimitrievski was critical of his party leader Zaev after Zaev’s scandalous BGNES interview, and now denounced former party...

Macedonia 02.12.20 | 20:44

Mickoski: The fact that the convicted Buckovski, acquitted by Zoran Zaev’s Supreme Court, is negotiating with Bulgaria is an introduction to a new apocalyptic scenario

The fact that the convicted Vlado Buckovski, who was acquitted by Zoran Zaev’s Supreme Court, is negotiating with Bulgaria is an introduction to a new apocalyptic scenario, the leader of VMRO DPMNE Hristijan Mickoski said at the protest in Kumanovo on Wednesday. We continue to express our revolt...

Macedonia 02.12.20 | 18:41

LIVE: Protest in Kumanovo, “Zaev’s resignation, freedom of the people”!

VMRO-DPMNE today organizes protests in 15 cities across Macedonia. The message sent by the citizens from these protests is: “Zaev’s resignation, freedom of the people”! The protest in Kumanovo started at 6 pm and you can follow it live on the video below.

Macedonia 27.11.20 | 18:16

LIVE: Protest in Kumanovo

The protest in Kumanovo, against Prime Minister Zoran Zaev’s surrender on all historic and national identity issues to Bulgaria, is beginning. It can be viewed live at the following link. A total of seven cities hold protests this afternoon, after the major rally in Skopje yesterday.

Macedonia 27.11.20 | 17:23

Mickoski urges citizens to join mass protests in seven cities

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski called on the citizens of Kumanovo, Tetovo, Veles, Kavadarci, Prilep, Bitola and Ohrid to take to the streets this afternoon and join the protests against the Zaev regime. Resignation for Zaev – liberation for the people. Protests now, before it is too late....

Macedonia 13.11.20 | 20:36

Doctor Shukri Fazilu from Kumanovo dies of Covid-19

Doctor Shukri Fazliu from Kumanovo is the 13th doctor to succumb to Covid-19. Alsat-M TV reports that the 49 year old doctor was treated at home for a while, showing mild symptoms, but his condition took a turn to the worse in the past three days. He was admitted to the Infectious Diseases Clinic in...

Macedonia 09.11.20 | 22:05

Kumanovo forced to set up a field hospital, Veles flooded with new patients

Overflowing with Covid-19 patients, the Kumanovo hospital set up a tent which they plan to use to provide surplus room to admit the less severe cases. The Defense Ministry came to the aid of the Healthcare Ministry in preparing this improvised assistance to the hard pressed city. Due to the cold weather,...

Macedonia 08.10.20 | 10:26

Police union reports massive political revenge pressures on officers in Kumanovo

The SPM police union informs that Kumanovo police chiefs are conducting a revenge campaign against police officers on political grounds, ordering dozens to stations far from where they live and imposing disciplinary procedures for made up violations. On Tuesday, a total of 40 unlawful order to reassign...

Macedonia 26.09.20 | 21:44

Kumanovo doctor says he was attacked by a colleague

While attacks from angry patients on doctors are common occurrence in Macedonia, to the point that doctors and nurses held protests last year to demand police protection. But a doctor from Kumanovo reported that he was attacked by a colleague. Sukri Fazliu told Alsat-M TV that he was physically attacked...

Macedonia 04.09.20 | 17:15

Trafficker arrested near Kumanovo while transporting 34 illegal migrants from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh

A man from Strumica was arrested wile transporting 34 illegal migrants near Kumamovo. A police chase after the vehicle ended up when the driver, fleeing the pursuit, hit into the fence of a house and then tried to flee on foot. Officers arrested the 28 year old man from the village of Banica near Strumica....

Macedonia 01.09.20 | 17:28

Judge orders initial 30 days of detention for the three arrested Islamists

The court ordered 30 days in detention for the three Islamists who were arrested today as they were apparently preparing suicide attacks. The men, who had fought with ISIS in the past, were stockpiling weapons and explosive suicide vests in a rural area south of Kumanovo. Security officials said that...

Macedonia 01.09.20 | 12:28

The Islamist group was storing its weapons and explosives south of Kumanovo, police reveals

The Interior Ministry identified the three members of the Islamist cell who were apparently preparing suicide attacks in Macedonia by their initials and partially obscured photographs. The group was led by A.B., who was later joined by Lj.E. and A.V. The group was storing weaponry and explosives in...