Tag: Macedonia
Macedonia 13:50

UN envoy Nimetz calls on Greece to ratify the Macedonia name deal

Macedonia name issue negotiator Matthew Nimetz called on Greece to ratify the deal under which Macedonia would be renamed into North Macedonia. The Macedonian Parliament already ratified the deal, after a number of members of Parliament were threatened with criminal charges, and despite President Ivanov’s...

Handball 10:21

Spain beats Macedonia at handball worlds

The Macedonian men’s national handball team lost to Spain 32:21 in the group stage of the World Handball Championship in Munich late on Wednesday. Macedonia greatly opened the match and for most of the first half were in the lead of one-two goals, but they did not manage to maintain the advantage...

Handball 09:31

Macedonia’s first defeat at the World Championship: Croatia pulls off impressive victory

Croatia has overcome its toughest test to date at the 2019 IHF World Men’s Handball Championship on Monday with flying colors, Croatiaweek reports. Led by captain Domagoj Duvnjak, Croatia was impressive in beating Macedonia 31-22 in Munich to stay unbeaten after three group matches. As in the opening...

Macedonia 19:52

Boycott movement calls the public to cross out the word “North”, wherever it is used in front of Macedonia

The Boycott movement of activists who successfully called for boycott of the September 2018 referendum to rename Macedonia, are calling on the public to reject the name change be removing the word “North” wherever they see it. Cross out the North, is the motto of the campaign, which began...

Handball 15:38

World Championship 2019: Lazarov and Horvat lead Macedonia and Croatia to top of Group B

It was an eventful Sunday for SEHA countries competing at the World Championship 2019. In Munich, Macedonia opened the day with a win against Bahrain. Croatia followed the same path by beating Japan, which gave both teams maximum four points after two rounds. Tomorrow, Croatia and Macedonia will go head...

Sport 17:06

Macedonian handball team beats Japan 38:29

Macedonia beat Japan in its first game of the World handball championship in Munich. Coach Raul Gonzales’ team was confident throughout the game against fast Japanese players and Borko Ristoski was excellent on goal, helping the team to a 38:29 win. Captain Kiril Lazarov, pivot Stojance Stoilov...

Handball 15:36

Handball World Cup starts: Macedonia-Japan match LIVE STREAM (LINK)

The match between Macedonia and Japan, played today starting 15:30h in Munich opens Group B matches in the World Men’s Handball Championship. Macedonia opens the championship with this duel, and the match will be broadcast by the state-owned Macedonian Television. However, if you are not in Macedonia...

Macedonia 20:14

Karakacanov wants Macedonia to acknowledge it’s majority Bulgarian

Bulgarian Defense Minister Krasimir Karakacanov accused Macedonia of anti-Bulgarian positions, because it rejects that it’s majority people are Bulgarians. Macedonia is the only country whose coat of arms, anthem and Constitution continue to be led by the Comintern and Tito. They are refusing to...

Balkans 10:59

Rama: Soon we will have no border with Macedonia, Kosovo is just the beginning

Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama said in his New Year message that “the opening of the border with Kosovo is just the beginning.” He added that “the same procedure is planned when it comes to Montenegro, Macedonia, and Greece.” “I believe that the border between Albania...

Health 15:28

A total of 1,600 people die from air pollution each year in Macedonia (video)

Eco-Activists – Clean Air Movement and Children’s Embassy Megjashi released a promotional video entitled “You have the right to breathe clean! Are you going to do anything about it?” The video says that about 1,600 people die annually in Macedonia as a consequence of air pollution....

Macedonia 13:42

Nearly a quarter of all Macedonian citizens live abroad

According to popular cartographer Jakub Marian, Macedonia is among the European countries worst affected by population drain. Nearly 25 percent of the Macedonian population has left the country, a percentage smaller only in comparison to until recently war torn Bosnia and Albania. The number of Bosnians...

Macedonia 12:24

UN expects Macedonia to lose 28.8 percent of its population by the end of the century

United Nations estimates show that Macedonia will lose 28.8 percent of its population by the end of the century. According to the UN report, the Balkans and Eastern Europe will be among the worst hit global regions by population decline. Neighboring countries like Bulgaria and Serbia are expected to...