Tag: Tetovo
Macedonia 30.12.19 | 22:49

Police can’t locate the fugitive judge

Judge Zoran Teofilovski, the recently appointed member of the Judicial Council who is charged with defrauding the budget of roughly a million euros, is in hiding from the police. The charges were announced earlier today. The judge and seven municipal officials from Tetovo are suspected of allowing a...

Macedonia 30.12.19 | 17:23

Member of the Judicial Council charged in a million euros fraud case

A member of the Judicial Council is being charged with involvement in a case of unlawfully purchasing publicly owned land. The man, who was not named by the police, was the president of a sports club in Tetovo which was operating on state owned land. According to the charges, the man falsely claimed...

Macedonia 22.12.19 | 18:19

Police officers arrest two men in separate incidents in Tetovo

Two separate incidents against police officers were reported in Tetovo overnight. In one of them, a minor was arrested in a street after midnight when he was acting aggressively against the officers. In the second, non related incident, a 26 year old man tried to prevent officers from patrolling near...

Macedonia 17.12.19 | 16:51

French Ambassador Thimonier says that the goal is not simply to open EU accession talks with Macedonia

French Ambassador to Macedonia Christian Thimonier reminded the public that the issue is not just about opening the accession talks with the EU, but also meeting the criteria for this. France vetoed the opening of accession talks for Macedonia and Albania in October, as its President Emmanuel Macron...

Sport 08.12.19 | 12:15

Komiti and Vojvodi football groups light up the old Tetovo fortress

In anticipation of the Shkendija – Vardar football game in Skopje today, Vardar fans Komiti and their Tetovo allies Vojvodi organized a spectacular show on the Tetovo Kale fort. After waiting for dark to set, the football fans lit torches on the old fortress and the surrounding hills that could...

Macedonia 29.11.19 | 10:05

Man thrown out of a moving vehicle seen in traffic video from Tetovo

A video that is being shared online from what appears to be a traffic camera in Tetovo, shows a man being thrown out of a moving vehicle. It is believed that this was a vehicle theft. The Interior Ministry is not disclosing any information about the incident yet. Во Тетово, промовирано...

Economy 13.11.19 | 10:44

Outgoing Prime Minister Zaev in Tetovo: Richer people to change their heating systems

Outgoing Prime Minister Zoran Zaev ahead of Tuesday’s government session in Tetovo responded to journalists’ questions related to government measures against air pollution: We allocated ten million euros. We allocate up to two million euros in budgets, directly for environmental programs....

Macedonia 11.11.19 | 10:25

Man filmed walking through Tetovo hospital carrying an axe

Following a series of incidents in hospitals across Macedonia, where doctors were attacked by angry patients, a video was shared yesterday online showing a man entering the Tetovo hospital carrying an axe. There were no reports on an attack, but the sight was enough to alarm hospital employees. со...

Macedonia 11.11.19 | 09:58

Tetovo had the worst air pollution levels overnight, 20 times over the red line

Tetovo had the worst rate of air pollution in Macedonia overnight, its PM10 particles measuring stations registering over 800 micrograms per cubic meter. That is between 15 and 20 times higher than the maximum allowed concentration that is still considered safe. Throughout the day, before the furnaces...

Macedonia 09.09.19 | 17:32

Another assault in the Tetovo hospital, this time a doctor attacked a patient

A doctor from the Tetovo hospital attacked a patient yesterday afternoon. The incident occurred as the patient, a 67 year old man from Brvenica, was speaking on his phone while waiting. This annoyed the doctor who kicked the man. The incident comes three days after a doctor from the same hospital was...

Macedonia 06.09.19 | 15:35

Doctor badly beaten up by a patient in the Tetovo hospital

A doctor from Tetovo hospital was badly beaten up by a patient today and had to be hospitalized in the Skopje Neurosurgery Clinic. Healthcare Minister Venko Filipce confirmed the incident and said that the doctor is in stable condition and doesn’t have serious injuries. The incident occured at...

Macedonia 09.08.19 | 20:34

Skopje – Tetovo highway covered in paint following a traffic accident

Three people were injured in a traffic accident on the Skopje – Tetovo highway today, which also resulted in paint being spread all along the road. A car collided with a truck carrying paint, strewing the buckets everywhere. The car driver sustained injuries, while his passenger and the truck...

Macedonia 31.07.19 | 09:55

DUI member of Parliament Xhevat Ademi denies reports that he shot his son by mistake during a wedding

Two people were badly wounded by celebratory gunfire during a wedding in the village of Mala Recica, west of Tetovo. One of them is the son of DUI member of Parliament Xhevat Ademi. Some Albanian language media outlets have reported that Ademi was the one who was firing in the air and mistakenly shot...

Macedonia 29.07.19 | 10:58

Police finds 12 foreign dancers working in a restaurant near Tetovo

A police raid in a restaurant near Tetovo uncovered 12 foreign women who were working as “dancers”. The women, aged 20 to 40, are from Albania, Serbia and Bulgaria. Police from the department of cross-border crime will process the women. Such locales are common in this part of the country...

Macedonia 26.07.19 | 13:20

Driver of recently dismissed Deputy Prime Minister Hazbi Lika shot dead in Tetovo

A 57 year old man from Tetovo, identified as F.T., who worked as driver for former Albanian terrorist commander and later Tetovo Mator and Deputy Prime Minister Hazbi Lika, was found dead with a gunshot wound. F.T. was found by his son, in his car which had at least one visible gunshot hole. The police...

Macedonia 18.07.19 | 14:48

Car plows into a funeral procession near Tetovo, a dozen people were injured

A dozen people from a funeral procession were injured today in Tetovo’s Mala Recica district, when a vehicle hit the procession. A 61 year old local was driving his car during the funeral and apparently lost control and hit the people. One person has sustained serious injuries in the incident.

Macedonia 27.06.19 | 16:58

Elderly man in Tetovo arrested after injuring a noisy child with a BB gun

Tetovo police arrested a 76 year old man who fired from a BB gun at children who were playing noisily outside. A projectile hit a minor, who was injured, the police said. The incident happened late in the evening, when the man wanted to get some rest.

Macedonia 08.06.19 | 22:15

Whistleblower claims that Education Minister Ademi is trying to cover up the Tetovo University scandal

Education inspector Georgi Ilievski, who blew the whistle on the Tetovo University, where Education Minister Arber Ademi and Deputy Interior Minister Agim Nuhiu were illegally hired at the university, claims that the Ministry is attempting to cover up the scandal. Ilievski says that one of his superior...

Macedonia 07.06.19 | 00:09

Tetovo University raided after allegations that Government officials were distributing positions between themselves

State education inspectors (DPI) raided the Tetovo University today, seizing documents in an investigation prompted by allegations of unlawful appointments of Government officials to positions in the institution. The allegations were raised by an inspector who went public with the claims. The state inspectorate...

Macedonia 21.05.19 | 16:28

Six year old boy goes missing in Tetovo

A family from Prilep reported that their six year old son disappeared while they were working in Tetovo. The incident happened on Saturday late evening. The boy was playing in a park in Tetovo while the family was collecting scrap iron near by. At one point the boy went missing from the playground. The...