North Macedonia Opposition Risks Seeing Property Empire Confiscated
A court verdict against its former leader puts North Macedonia's main opposition VMRO DPMNE party at risk of losing its luxury HQ in the capital plus a total of 34 properties across the country.
Ljubco Georgievski: North Macedonia Shouldn’t Fear Revisiting Problematic History
Former PM and VMRO DPMNE leader Ljubco Georgievski says North Macedonia should be more flexible in dealing with its dispute with neighbouring Bulgaria.
John Malkovich Rekindles North Macedonia’s Hollywood Dreams
A plan for a major film and music studio in Skopje has movie professionals in North Macedonia dreaming of a brighter future. But their hopes have been dashed before.
Cancellation of Showpiece Swimming Event Dismays North Macedonia
The news of the cancellation of this year's Ohrid Swimming Marathon came out of the blue on Wednesday, after President Stevo Pendarovski, the traditional patron of the event, met the head of the National Swimming Federation, Goran Stojanovski.
Smugglers’ Truck Capsizes in North Macedonia, Injuring 35 Migrants
Some 35 migrants were injured on Wednesday night when the truck they were traveling in capsized on the road from the village of Udovo to the town of Gevgelija, close to North Macedonia's border with Greece.
According to the Interior Ministry, the injured migrants were kept in the cargo area of the truck that capsized. A total of 49 migrants was discovered at the site of the accident.
North Macedonia Jews Condemn Naming Bulgarian Club After ‘Collaborator’ King
North Macedonia's small Jewish community on Tuesday condemned the decision by an association of Bulgarians in Ohrid, North Macedonia to name itself after King, or Tsar, Boris III of Bulgaria - the wartime monarch under whom Bulgaria joined the Nazi-led Axis in World War II and occupied much of today's North Macedonia.
Bulgaria and North Macedonia Signed the Protocol to the Good Neighbour Agreement
The foreign ministers of Bulgaria and North Macedonia signed the bilateral protocol to Art. 12 of the Treaty of Friendship, Good-Neighbourliness and Cooperation.
The document will form part of Skopje's negotiating framework for EU membership and contains measures for the history, hate speech and culture curricula.
The Macedonian Parliament accepted the French Proposal after fierce Debates
With 68 votes "in favor" and none "against" and in the absence of MPs from the main opposition party VMRO-DPMNE and the small "Levitsa" formation, the parliament adopted draft conclusions, with which the cabinet is given direction on what it can and cannot negotiates in the European integration process.
Bulgarian MFA with a Note to North Macedonia because of Anti-Bulgarian slogans on the Protests
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria sent a note today to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of North Macedonia due to "numerous manifestations and slogans directed against Bulgaria".
The Ruling Party in North Macedonia supported the French Proposal
The Central Council of the ruling Social Democratic Union /SDSM/ in the Republic of North Macedonia unanimously supported the French proposal to start negotiations for the country's EU membership.