Tag: US
Macedonia 08.08.20 | 08:50

U.S. State Department places Macedonia under Level 3 travel advisory

The U.S. Department of State lifted on Thursday its Level 4: Do Not Travel advisory – the highest level of travel advisory urging U.S. citizens not to travel overseas due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As most of the countries in the world, Macedonia is placed under a Level 3: Reconsider Travel advisory. According...

Macedonia 06.08.20 | 10:56

Palmer: US expects new government of Macedonia to be a good and strong partner

The United States expects new government of Macedonia to be a good and strong partner, US Deputy Assistant Secretary and Special Representative for the Western Balkans Matthew Palmer said during the webinar organised by Balkan Insider in Washington, VOA’s Macedonian Service reports. Now is the time...

World 30.07.20 | 12:57

Google declares war on right-wing content

Google, one of the world’s largest tech companies, seems determined to prevent US President Donald Trump from being re-elected at the end of this year. Recent data shows that the search giant is manipulating the search visibility of the conservative American news site Breitbart, the V4 news agency...

World 31.05.20 | 11:48

Protesters break curfew across the US on another night of fury and frustrations over George Floyd’s killing

Protests over the death of George Floyd raged from coast to coast — with crowds breaking curfew in major cities on another night of fury and frustrations, CNN reported. Fires burned and and tear gas canisters flew in Minneapolis as people threw objects at officers. In Seattle, smoke filled the...

Macedonia 28.05.20 | 18:41

Greek and American warplanes will fly over Macedonia tomorrow

Greek and American warplanes will conduct a fly-over across Macedonia tomorrow. The planes will perform mid-air refueling and will deliberately fly relatively low and loud, in a move meant to mark the Macedonian entry into NATO. Following the imposed Prespa treaty, Macedonia agreed to allow Greece to...

World 02.04.20 | 17:21

US jobless claims explode to 6.6 million

Jobless filings in the US from people who were fired because of the coronavirus epidemic have grown to unprecedented 6.6 million this week. This is by far the highest number of jobs losses in such as short period of time in American history. It is also twice more than the previous record set last week.

Macedonia 07.02.20 | 21:34

Nikoloski in US: After change of government, 2020 will not be a lost year for the citizens and the road to EU integration

During his working visit to Washington, DC, VMRO-DPMNE Vice President Aleksandar Nikoloski held a working meeting with Shari Bryan, Vice President of the National Democratic Institute (NDI) and also met with Luke Coffey, Foreign Policy director at the Heritage Foundation. “During my meeting with...

Macedonia 23.01.20 | 20:43

Sekerinska about to jump ship – wants to be the next Ambassador to D.C.

The In7 news site reports that Defense Minister and deputy leader of the SDSM party Radmila Sekerinska is working to have herself appointed as Macedonian Ambassador to the United States. This key SDSM figure for the past 20 years will be the next Ambassador to the United States, reports the news site. This...

World 09.01.20 | 12:26

Iran tells UN it ‘does not seek escalation or war’

Iran tells the United Nations it “does not seek escalation or war” following Iranian missile strikes on US forces in Iraq. The operation was precise and targeted military objectives thus leaving no collateral damage to civilians and civilian assets in the area, Iran’s UN Ambassador Majid Takht...

Macedonia 08.01.20 | 17:08

Macedonian government condemns Iran’s missile attacks on US military bases in Iraq

The Macedonian government has condemned Iran’s missile attacks on US and coalition military bases in Iraq, coming as Iran’s response to the assassination of General Qasem Soleimani. We believe that such unacceptable actions further heighten tensions and increase the risk of widespread military...

World 08.01.20 | 10:04

Iran threatens to hit Israel and Dubai if the US retaliates over missile attack

Iran has threatened to bomb Israel and Dubai if the United States retaliates for its ballistic missile strike at two Iraqi bases housing US troops. Tehran fired more than a dozen ballistic missiles at two Iraqi bases housing American troops in a revenge attack for the US drone strike that killed top...

World 05.11.19 | 10:24

US begins formal withdrawal from Paris climate accord

The US began the formal process of withdrawing from the Paris climate accord, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Monday, the first available day for Washington to legally make the move. US President Donald Trump was a staunch opponent of the accord when he ran for office, and his administration...

World 16.09.19 | 14:18

Zakharova: US must apologize for bombing former Yugoslavia

The United States must apologize for bombing the former Yugoslavia back in 1999 and pay compensation to the relatives of those killed and injured in the US-backed NATO air raids, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Sunday, TASS reported. And for a start, the United States should...

Macedonia 08.05.19 | 09:53

Dimitrov to leave the country whose name he changed for a new job in the US

Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov will leave Macedonia soon for a new job as Senior Advisor and Analyst at the Brookings Institute in Washington DC, diplomatic sources told Magazine. Minister Dimitrov received this job offer in America in the period prior to the signing of the Prespa Agreement, personally...

World 15.02.19 | 23:45

At least one killed in Illinois shooting, multiple injured

At least one person has been killed in a shooting in Aurora, Illinois after a gunman opened fire at a manufacturing plant on Friday, city and law enforcement officials said. The city of Aurora said in a Tweet the suspect had been apprehended 40 minutes after police responded to the “active shooter”...

World 13.02.19 | 12:43

US national debt hits 22 trillion dollars, new record

The national debt of the United States hit a new record on Tuesday, according to data from the Treasury, reaching a whopping 22 trillion dollars. US President Donald Trump’s tax cuts, which passed through a Republican-led Congress in December 2017, notably increased the debt. However, the debt has...

Balkans 13.02.19 | 10:44

US officials criticize Pristina for ignoring advice on tariffs

Three US officials have criticized Pristina for ignoring Washington’s advice to revoke the 100 percent tariffs on goods from Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina, the KoSSev portal reported. “After our requests to suspend the tariffs went unheeded, we have decided to take steps to show our concern, including...

Life 01.02.19 | 19:39

Here are the wildest photos of the polar vortex rocking the US

A polar vortex swept through the Midwest this week, bringing with it historic low temperatures in some areas. Chicago, which was particularly hard-hit, dropped below -20 degrees on Thursday, with wind chill bringing temperatures down into the blistering -40s, Vice reported. The cold snap has claimed...

World 30.01.19 | 23:24

US freezes and Australia swelters

Temperatures in Australia have reached record highs this summer and people and animals are suffering. Western suburbs like Penrith are expected to end January with lows of 38°C and highs of 41°C and the overall average January temperatures are 3,3 degrees higher this year, Getaway writes. Many animals...

Culture 02.01.19 | 12:47

US and Israel withdraw from UNESCO

The United States and Israel officially quit the U.N.’s educational, scientific and cultural agency at the stroke of midnight, the culmination of a process triggered more than a year ago amid concerns that the organization fosters anti-Israel bias. The withdrawal is mainly procedural yet serves a new...

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