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North Macedonia’s ‘Honeyland’ Enters Race for Oscars

Photo: Honeyland / Samir Ljuma

Their film has been nominated in two categories, for Documentary Feature Film and also for International Feature Film, formerly known as Foreign Language Film.

The film enters the Oscar competition after it previously, last year, won several prizes at the US Sundance film festival.

The day after

Holding people accountable for failing to live up to their responsibilities when the state mechanism fails - as was the case last week with the closure of a section of the Athens-Lamia highway - sends the right message.
However, the system will not be improved by momentary political reactions, even if these do serve as an outlet for justified public anger.

North Macedonia, Bulgaria Contenders Shortlisted for Oscar

Photo: Honeyland / Samir Ljuma

"Honeyland" has been shortlisted in two categories, for Documentary Feature Film and also for International Feature Film, formerly known as Foreign Language Film.

PM says Thessaloniki metro will be ready in April 2023

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis pledged on Tuesday that the long-delayed Thessaloniki metro will be up and running in April 2023.

After two meetings with local officials at the Ministry of Macedonia-Thrace, he said he was pleased that timetables are being kept, adding that the problems with the city's public transport will improve at the start of 2020. 

150 Romanian troops participate in Saber Junction 19 exercise in Germany

Approximately 5,400 troops from 16 countries, including Romania, participate over September 3-30 in multinational exercise "Saber Junction 19" (SJ19), which is mostly carried out in the training centres in Grefenwoehr and Hohenfels, but also at the Ramstein Air Base, in Germany, reads a release of the Land Forces Staff on Tuesday.

Data Leaks and Ship Tracking: BIRN’s 10th Summer School Begins

The 10th edition of the BIRN Summer School of Investigative Journalism kicked off on Monday in the Montenegrin coastal town of Herceg Novi.

The weeklong summer school brings together journalists from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Kosovo, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia and the United States.

Rare Woman Composer Hits Top Note in Kosovo

She may have reached the grand age of 74, but musical virtuoso Pranvera Badivuku - only the second Kosovo Albanian woman to become a composer in Kosovo - is still full of ideas.

'Zorba the Greek' composer Theodorakis undergoes surgery

"Zorba the Greek" composer Mikis Theodorakis has undergone surgery in Athens to have a pacemaker installed.
A hospital statement says Theodorakis, who is 94, had the operation Friday and is recuperating in his room.
Theodorakis won international acclaim and inspired millions at home with his prolific work and political defiance during Greece's 1967-74 military dictatorship.

#Romania2019.eu/Iohannis: The Western Balkans' place is with us

Bucharest, Jan 11 /Agerpres/ - President Klaus Iohannis stated on Friday that the place of the Western Balkans is within the European Union, expressing his hope that progress will be swift and good in regards to Macedonia's name change.

Slayer Include Bulgaria in their Final Tour in the Summer of 2019

The Trash Metal band Slayer will include Bulgaria in its Final World Tour farewell tour and will delight their Bulgarian fans with a concert on July 11 at a spacious location in the park at Sofia Airport, announced the organizers of their visit here EventEase.

Wikileaks: FYROM would have accepted 'North Macedonia' in 2008

The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) was willing to accept the name Republic of Northern Macedonia or Republic of North Macedonia as early as 2008, provided it included the recognition of the "Macedonian" language and nationality, according to a cable of the US embassy in Skopje, released by Wikileaks.

Golden Stag trophy goes to Inis Neziri of Albania

The EUR 25k trophy of the Golden Stag International Festival was won by Inis Neziri of Albania, and it was handed by Luminita Dobrescu, the first singer of Romania who grabbed this trophy back in 1969, at the second edition of the festival.

The 1st Prize of the contest was won by Olivier Kaye (Belgium) and was handed by Gabriel Garko, a special guest of the festival.

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