Tag: Paris
Macedonia 13.12.19 | 20:27

Mickoski meets with French Foreign Ministry officials in Paris

VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski and party officials who accompany him in Paris met with representatives of the French Foreign Ministry. During the meetings, President Mickoski emphasized that his strategic priority is to have Macedonia join the European Union. This progress will depend on implementing...

Economy 13.12.19 | 12:57

Mickoski in Paris: Our interest is to turn Macedonia into a technological tiger in the Balkans

VMRO-DPMNE president Hristijan Mickoski is visiting Paris, France, together with party vice president Aleksandar Nikoloski and EC member Dr Igor Nikolov. During the visit, the party leader also visited the French Chamber of Commerce, Medef International, whose members are major French business companies...

Macedonia 12.12.19 | 18:45

Mickoski meets French Assembly representatives: Under VMRO, Macedonia will conduct serious reforms and will curb against crime

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski had meetings with French officials in Paris, to discuss EU enlargement, the coming early general elections, Macedonia’s stalled reforms and the growing corruption issues. Mickoski said that, following the April 2020 elections, VMRO-DPMNE will form a government...

Macedonia 11.12.19 | 22:13

Mickoski in Paris: The main obstacle to justice in Macedonia is the Prime Minister

VMRO-DPMNE leder Hristijan Mickoski, together with Vice President Aleksandar Nikoloski, and VMRO-DPMNE EC member Igor Nikolov met Wednesday in Paris with members of the French Senate Marta de Cidrac and Arnaud Bazin, who is also chairman of the French-Macedonian friendship group. At the meeting they...

Macedonia 13.11.19 | 09:22

Pendarovski gives copy of Gligorov’s book “Macedonia is Everything We Have” to Paris Peace Forum library

Macedonian President Stevo Pendarovski gave a copy of the book “Macedonia is Everything We Have” by Kiro Gligorov, the first President of the independent Republic of Macedonia, to the library of the Paris Peace Forum. Pendarovski said on Facebook that Gligorov’s legacy should be a guide...

Macedonia 12.11.19 | 16:45

Pendarovski says he received no guarantees from Macron, and that he offered a model under which Macedonia could be expelled from the EU even after joining

President Stevo Pendarovski said that he received no guarantees from French President Emmanuel Macron that Macedonia will be allowed to open EU accession talks soon. Pendarovski met with Macron at the Peace Forum in Paris, after the French President vetoed Macedonia and Albania at the October European...

Macedonia 05.11.19 | 15:42

Pendarovski to meet with Macron on November 12 in Paris

President Stevo Pendarovski will meet French President Emmanuel Macron November 12, the President’s office confirmed Tuesday. President Stevo Pendarovski is to pay a visit to France next week to participate in the 2019 Paris Peace Forum, which will also be attended by French President Emmanuel...

World 03.10.19 | 16:53

French police employee kills four colleagues in the center of Paris

The person who killed four people at a police station in Paris attacking them with a knife was also a police officer, local media report. He has been shot dead during the attack. The incident happened in the Ile de la Cite, in the very center of Paris close to the Notre Dame, a day after officers were...

World 31.05.19 | 11:19

Paris will name a square after Princess Diana near the site where she died in a car crash

More than two decades after Princess Diana’s death, the Paris city council announced that a square near the tunnel where she died in a car crash should be named after her. The square, near Paris’ Alma Bridge, was originally supposed to be named after famous Greek singer Maria Callas, who...

World 15.04.19 | 20:35

Roof collapses at Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral as massive fire rages

The roof of Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral collapsed Monday as a massive fire ripped through the structure, CNBC reported. The city’s mayor and firefighters warned people to stay away from the area. There have been no confirmed deaths, according to Paris police, while a French government official said...

World 12.02.19 | 16:29

Paris to sue Airbnb over ‘illegal ads’

The city of Paris is suing Airbnb for €12.5m (£11m) over 1,000 adverts for what it says are illegal rentals, BBC reported. Homeowners in the city can rent out their properties for only 120 days per year. They must register themselves as a business and display their registration number on any advertising. Under...

World 05.02.19 | 09:33

Seven killed in Paris apartment fire

Seven people have been killed and one person has been severely injured in an apartment fire in Paris, the news agency AFP reported early Tuesday, citing firefighters. “The death toll could rise because the fire is still ongoing on the seventh and eighth floors,” a spokesman said. The apartment building...

Life 04.02.19 | 17:49

Paris to introduce free public transit for kids under 11

In a series of measures to cut urban pollution, the French capital will be introducing free mass transit for children under 11. According to Le Parisien, “2019 is going to be a historic year for Parisian families”. Beginning in September, all children under 11 will be offered free public transportation. The...

World 13.01.19 | 10:09

Yellow vest protests hit with police water cannon, tear gas in Paris

Paris police fired water cannon and tear gas to push back “yellow vest” demonstrators from around the Arc de Triomphe monument on Saturday, in the ninth straight weekend of protests against French President Emmanuel Macron’s economic reforms, Reuters reported. Thousands of protesters in Paris marched...