Tag: struga
Macedonia 11.08.20 | 10:27

After a packed event, owner of a restaurant in Struga claims he didn’t know circumcision parties are also banned

The owner of a restaurant in Struga, who faces criminal charges after hosting a packed event, defended himself saying that he didn’t know circumcision events are banned. Weddings and other mass gatherings are strictly forbidden, and the same goes for the circumcisions, usually performed by Muslim...

Macedonia 08.07.20 | 11:52

Ahmeti in Struga: They are terrified of the idea of an Albanian Prime Minister

Red lines have been drawn for everyone trying to annul or deny the Ohrid Accord, the Prespa Agreement and the Friendship Treaty with Bulgaria, DUI leader Ali Ahmeti told an election rally in Struga on Tuesday evening. In his speech, Ahmeti said there were people who were skeptical of DUI’s ideas and...

Macedonia 07.07.20 | 22:56

DUI holds a mass rally in Struga with zero social distancing

DUI party official Bujar Osmani shared photographs from the party rally in Struga, which show zero respect for social distancing. Most parties are trying to hold small campaign events and instruct their supporters to stay at a two meters distance from each other. But Osmani, who is a doctor and is in...

Macedonia 25.06.20 | 23:56

Mickoski asks SDSM what happened with the promise to bring justice and fight corruption

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski held his main campaign event for the day in Struga, where he promised that the conservative party will work to renew Macedonia from the ruined state it is left in by SDSM and Zoran Zaev. Mickoski reminded the gathered citizens how Zaev promised to justice and to...

Macedonia 23.06.20 | 18:16

Struga school principal orders the removal of the Star of Kutlesh

The principal of an elementary school in Struga ordered taht the Star of Kutlesh – Macedonia’s original flag that was forcibly replaced under Greek pressure – is erased from the schoolyard. The star was recently drawn there in protest after attempts by the Government to remove the symbol....

Macedonia 21.05.20 | 22:27

SDSM continues to politicize the Struga procession with outbursts of very selective outrage against religious groups

Public Administration Minister Damjan Mancevski accused the citizens and the Christian faithful of Struga for the latest spike in the coronavirus epidemic, reheating the cultural war that has been brewing over the epidemic. Mancevski could not provide any evidence for his claim, that was echoed for weeks...

Macedonia 18.05.20 | 11:36

Girl (14) died of flu like symptoms in Struga, coronavirus test came back negative

A 14 year old girl from the village of Labuniste died yesterday after being brought to the hospital in Struga with labored breathing and fever. Doctors ordered her moved to Skopje for treatment, but the girl died en route. After her death, she was tested for the coronavirus, and the result came back...

Macedonia 14.05.20 | 15:18

Zaev asks Minister Culev to resign over a gathering of a thousand people, while demanding that a million voters go to the polls

During a TV interview yesterday SDSM leader Zoran Zaev demanded a resignation from Interior Minister Nake Culev, the only remaining top level government member appointed from the opposition VMRO-DPMNE party under the power-sharing pre-election agreement. Zaev accused Culev because the police did not...

Macedonia 08.05.20 | 09:43

Organizer of Struga litany: Church called for adherence to measures, no room for blame

The clergy at the church of St. George, who was the organizer of the traditional litany held Thursday in Struga, which was followed by reactions for the believers not adhering the measures for protection from Covid-19, said that the church a few days earlier called for adherence to the measures of state...

Macedonia 08.05.20 | 09:30

Filipce asked for an investigation into the religious gathering in Struga

The scenes I see today from Struga are extremely disappointing for me, reacted the Minister of Health Venko Filipce after a mass religious gathering was held Thursday in Struga, where the attendees did not respect the measures for keeping distance and wearing face masks. From the beginning, I keep repeating...

Macedonia 08.05.20 | 09:17

Culev: The omissions in the Struga event will be determined

The Minister of Interior, Nake Cule, says that the event in Struga was poorly organized and that the omissions that were made will be determined in the course of the day. He emphasized that in lately he was under constant attacks by SDSM. Lately there has been an organized and orchestrated attack by...

Macedonia 14.04.20 | 13:44

Group of 180 Macedonian citizens arrive from Italy, will be quarantined in the Drim hotel in Struga

A group of 180 Macedonian citizens will return to the country today from Italy where they live or work. They will all be quarantined for 21 days in the Drim hotel in Struga. The mandatory quarantine was recently extended from 14 to 21 days, to make sure that the arriving citizens are not Covid-19 positive....

Macedonia 07.04.20 | 22:14

Ohrid police stops citizens from going toward coronavirus hit Struga

Local outlets in Ohrid are reporting that police is stopping citizens from heading west, toward Struga. A check-point is set on the main exit from the city. Only those who work in Struga or have urgent business there are allowed to go. Struga had a flare-up of the coronavirus epidemic. Some of the emigrant...

Macedonia 29.03.20 | 20:59

Struga doctor describes the ordeal of her patient who was denied treatment in Ohrid and died of the coronavirus

A doctor who treated 66 year old Nemljune Ibraimi gave a shocking testimony of how doctors at the Ohrid general hospital refused to admit the woman, despite having serious difficulties breathing. The patient was in my van and I had her receiving oxygen. I had to heat up the van because it as cold outside...

Macedonia 28.03.20 | 22:16

Family of latest coronavirus victim say she was denied medical care

The family of the woman who died today from the coronavirus told Telma TV that she was not hospitalized and was told by doctors she will be only when the test comes back positive. By the time it did it was too late for 66 year old Nemljune Ibraimi from a village near Struga who contracted the virus with...

Macedonia 28.03.20 | 15:02

Another, fourth victim of the coronavirus in Macedonia, and 22 newly diagnosed patients

Another patient has died from the coronavirus epidemic – the fourth victim so far in Macedonia. It’s a 66 year old woman from a village near Struga who got infected during a visit to Debar. Debar has seen dozens of virus cases and is now under a strict quarantine. The woman from Struga developed...

Macedonia 18.03.20 | 16:52

Mass coronavirus tests to be conducted in Struga and Skopje

Early detection of the disease is important in order not to burden the health system, Health Minister Venko Filipce said at Wednesday’s press conference, announcing that screenings are being carried out in Debar, Struga and Skopje. Early detection, screening according to epidemiological indications,...

Macedonia 15.03.20 | 11:15

Police patrolling villages near Struga where people arriving from Western Europe refuse to self-isolate

Police is patrolling a number of villages near Struga, after reports that people who have arrived from Western Europe are refusing to self-isolate. The emigrant heavy region which includes villages like Labunista, Podgorci and Oktisi could potentially see a repeat of the sitaution in Debar, where the...

Macedonia 15.02.20 | 15:54

Struga police files charges against the killers of notorious mafia boss Dilaver Bojku – Leku

Struga police issued criminal charges against two men suspected of killing notorious prostitution boss Dilaver Bojku – Leku. The two were named as K.L. (33), who is suspected of killing Bojku, and his accomplice E.O. (39), both from the village of Livada near Struga. Bojku (58) was gunned down...

Macedonia 04.01.20 | 19:53

Young couple of Albanians from Struga killed in Melbourne, the wife’s father is the main suspect

A young couple of ethnic Albanians who originate from Struga in Macedonia were found killed in Melbourne, Australia. Veton Musai (29) and his wife Lindita (25) were found badly injured with gunshot wounds. Lindita’s father was also found injured, and the police suspects him of killing his daughter...

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