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Macedonia's government has survived a no-confidence motion initiated by the conservative opposition, which accused it of mishandling relations with neighboring countries while failing to control corruption or halt economic stagnation. In a vote just before midnight in Skopje on April 11, all 62 lawmakers ...
SOFIA (Bulgaria), April 11 (SeeNews) - The Independent Bulgarian Energy Exchange (IBEX) said it launched on Wednesday an intraday trading segment in a move which is expected to reduce balancing expenses and bring IBEX closer to coupling with the European Intraday market. "Producers of energy ...

Today, Macedonia's government will likely hold a no confidence vote against Prime Minister Zoran Zaev's ruling social democrat coalition. Last spring, Zaev seized power following a two-year political crisis marked by scandal and violent protest which uprooted the previous administration. Additionally, the ...
Macedonia's government later confirmed the apology to the Associated Press. But the German government has yet to comment on the case, even though the then-German chief-of-staff (and now President) Frank-Walter Steinmeier came under criticism for apparently suppressing information on the case.
“We welcome the FYROM (Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia) government's apology to El-Masri, and its recognition that its security personnel violated the European Convention on Human Rights,” stated James A. Goldston, the executive director of the Open Society Justice Initiative. “This certainly goes further than ...
But even with the support of the ethnic Albanian minority parties, the Social Democrats who lead Macedonia's government do not have a majority to pass a constitutional change in parliament. Greek public television ERT quoted Kotzias as saying on Friday that the "erga omnes" issue and the constitutional ...

Even with the support of the ethnic Albanian minority parties, the Social Democrats who lead Macedonia's government do not have a majority to pass a constitutional change in parliament. Before the meeting, Kotzias said that his desire for constitutional change should be translated into the “international ...
GEVGELIJA, Macedonia — From the time he was a high school student and made his first discovery — graves dating to the Iron Age and coins 3,000 years old — Emil Slamkov said he wanted to be an archaeologist. “For me, it is a chance to discover what the earth is hiding,” he said. “And then to try and ...
In southern France, about 2 000 cars were blocked on highways in the Herault region, where snow — and snowplows — are extremely rare. Macedonia's government urged employers to exempt pregnant women and people over 60 from working for a day and to pay special attention to keeping construction ...
Macedonia's government, meanwhile, urged employers to exempt pregnant women and people over 60 from working for a day and to pay special attention to keeping construction workers warm due to the freezing conditions. The low temperature Thursday in Macedonia dropped to -18 Celsius (-0.4 Fahrenheit) near the ...
The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia government has taken down “Alexander the Great” signs and a statue depicting the Greek hero from Skopje's main airport as part of talks with Greece on the naming issue. On Wednesday, workers took down the statue of Alexander the Great from the arrivals ...
Macedonia's government, meanwhile, urged employers to exempt pregnant women and people over 60 from working for a day and to pay special attention to keeping construction workers warm due to the freezing conditions. The low temperature Thursday in Macedonia dropped to -18 Celsius (-0.4 Fahrenheit) near the ...
Macedonia's government has urged employers to exempt pregnant women and people aged over 60 from work for a day due to the freezing conditions. The lowest temperature in Macedonia on Thursday was minus 18 Celsius (-0.4 Fahrenheit) recorded near the border with Bulgaria. A government agency ...
Macedonia's government on Tuesday stripped Jason Miko, a public champion of the former ruling VMRO DPMNE party, of his title as honorary Macedonian consul in the US state of Arizona. Until it closed in mid-2017, Miko was a regular columnist for one of the most prominent Macedonian dailies, Dnevnik, ...
Macedonia's government proposed four new names for the country in a major overture to settle its long-running name dispute with Greece. There were also protests. [Politico]. • A court in Egypt has sentenced Sherine Abdel-Wahab, a famous singer, to six months in prison after she suggested in a video that ...
Smaller Albanian parties in Macedonia say they are willing to bolster Zoran Zaev's government with their support but petty quarrels between them could undermine the move. Sinisa Jakov Marusic. BIRN. Skopje. Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev with his cabinet. Archive photo: MIA. Up to ten MPs ...
Defying freezing temperatures and snow, the protesters, organized by a network of several civic associations, held umbrellas in the colors of the Macedonian flag and chanted “Long live Macedonia!” and “Macedonians!” The protesters demanded an end to ongoing talks between Macedonia's government ...

The university is amazed when its ceremony in Bendigo is disrupted by students of Greek heritage bussed in from around Victoria. The issue: recognition of the donor as the Macedonian Government, rather than as the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Government. If this seems far-fetched, have a ...
Macedonia is "optimistic" that neither Greek nationalists nor Russia will stop it from shortly joining Nato. "We believe that we've created a good momentum for the final joint steps forward," on a name dispute with Greece that has dogged its Nato bid, Mile Boshnjakovski, Macedonia's government spokesman, ...
... trick" by Macedonia's government. But others, like Eyal at RUSI, do see danger in having states like Macedonia in what he calls "suspended animation" — neither allied with Russia nor the West. "The key objective is to try to maintain stability in what remains one of Europe's least stable countries and to try ...
A list of statues and monuments that should be immediately withdrawn from Skopje's city centre is in the hands of culture minister of Macedonia, Robert Alagjozovski, with the final decisions to be taken by prime minister Zoran Zaev. The list was put together by a working group of the ministry of culture, ...
Former intelligence collaborator Gjorgi Lazarevski disclosed thousands of illegal wiretappings. "Bombs" which brought to the end of Gruevski's government. 03/11/2017 - Borjan Jovanovski. (Originally published by OCCRP, 16 October 2017). For long-serving spy Gjorgi Lazarevski, a 2010 raid on one of Macedonia's few ...
For long-serving spy Gjorgi Lazarevski, a 2010 raid on one of Macedonia's few remaining independent TV stations was the last straw. Gjorgi Lazarevski, a former Macedonian intelligence officer who helped expose a massive wiretapping scheme that brought down the government. (Credit: Nova TV).
Macedonia's parliament has approved a new Social Democrat-led coalition government, headed up by Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, who has vowed economic prosperity, EU and NATO integration, and zero tolerance for corruption. Sinisa Jakov Marusic. BIRN. Skopje ...
A Macedonian opposition leader has been given the official go-ahead to form a government. The decision could bring an end to months of political instability in the southeastern European country. Macedonien Gjorge Ivanov erteilt das Mandat zur Regierungsbildung an Zoran Zaev in Skopje (Reuters/.
The protesters demanded an end to ongoing talks between Macedonia's government and their Greek counterparts aimed at solving the 25-year dispute. In a related development, FYROM's prime minister, Zoran Zaev, told the Financial Times on Wednesday that he is optimistic a solution to the name ...
The university is amazed when its ceremony in Bendigo is disrupted by students of Greek heritage bussed in from around Victoria. The issue: recognition of the donor as the Macedonian Government, rather than as the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Government. If this seems far-fetched, have a ...
Macedonia's prime minister says his country and Greece have made significant progress toward resolving their long-standing name dispute. Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said Wednesday that Macedonia's government is willing to add a "geographical qualifier" to the country's name, a change Greece has ...
Macedonia's government collapsed after three police officers revealed illegal wiretapping of 20,000 people, including politicians, business owners, journalists and professors. The Bosnian mining company Tuzla Kvarc was terrorized after reporting a government bribery scheme. For their efforts to serve the ...
Macedonia is "optimistic" that neither Greek nationalists nor Russia will stop it from shortly joining Nato. "We believe that we've created a good momentum for the final joint steps forward," on a name dispute with Greece that has dogged its Nato bid, Mile Boshnjakovski, Macedonia's government spokesman, ...
Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said Wednesday that Macedonia's government is willing to add a "geographical qualifier" to the country's name, a change Greece has wanted. But Zaev says there are other outstanding issues, including what the Macedonian language will be officially called. The former Yugoslav ...
In 2017, Macedonia's government made a decision to establish a working group to conduct negotiations for the accession to the WTO GPA. Later last year, Macedonia asked the EBRD for assistance with the preparation of the WTO GPA negotiations and throughout the WTO GPA negotiation process.
The new name of the motorway will be 'Friendship'," Zaev said in a video file posted on the YouTube channel of Macedonia's government on Wednesday. Athens argues that the name Macedonia suggests that Skopje has territorial claims to Greece's northernmost province of the same name that goes back ...
Stoltenberg hailed measures already passed by Macedonia's government, including the signing of a friendship treaty with neighboring Bulgaria in August aimed at ending years of feuding. He also commended Macedonia for the "important progress" made on "transparency, accountability, oversight of the ...
Russia meanwhile has stepped up efforts to reverse a series of setbacks in the region, including Montenegro joining NATO and Macedonia's government moving from a previous pro-Russian stance. "A Europeanisation of the Balkans is necessary to prevent the Balkanisation of Europe," Bulgarian Prime ...
Russia meanwhile has stepped up efforts to reverse a series of setbacks in the region, including Montenegro joining NATO and Macedonia's government moving from a previous pro-Russian stance. “A Europeanisation of the Balkans is necessary to prevent the Balkanisation of Europe,” Bulgarian Prime ...
Macedonia's government offers citizenship to anyone who invests at least 400,000 euros or 515,000 U.S. dollars and employs at least 10 people. Referring to an initiative launched in 2012, anybody investing over 400,000 euros can have citizenship and a passport. In addition, foreigners who buy real ...
LONDON — What's in a name? For the uneasy European neighbors of Macedonia and Greece, quite a lot actually. In one of the strangest international disputes still playing out on the world stage, these two countries have been quarreling for more than a quarter of a century about what Macedonia should ...
SKOPJE (Macedonia), January 9 (SeeNews) - Macedonia's government said that it has activated a set of measures to tackle severe air pollution in the capital Skopje. The measures were activated as of Monday based on information from measuring stations that air pollution levels in Skopje stayed above ...
Greek government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos said that the talks were made possible after Macedonia's government abandoned "extreme positions." He did not elaborate. Dozens of lawmakers and supporters of the far-right Golden Dawn party gathered outside the Greek Foreign Ministry to protest ...
The annual winter smog problem that besets cities in the Western Balkans is blamed on a mix of coal burning, aging industry, and high-polluting emissions from older vehicles. Macedonia's government says residents of Skopje and Tetovo have been granted free travel on trains and buses to discourage the ...
Some 130 delegates, including former and current high-ranking party members and MPs were absent, highlighting a hidden split inside the party which run Macedonia's government for the past 11 years until May. They previously complained that the election of a new leader was rushed and rigged in favor ...
SKOPJE, Macedonia — After two years of a deepening political crisis marked by a corruption scandal and a violent confrontation with an angry mob in Parliament in April that left several officials bloodied, Macedonia has a new government for the first time in more than a decade. But the government, elected ...
A Macedonian opposition leader has been given the official go-ahead to form a government. The decision could bring an end to months of political instability in the southeastern European country. Macedonien Gjorge Ivanov erteilt das Mandat zur Regierungsbildung an Zoran Zaev in Skopje (Reuters/.
U.N. mediator Matthew Nimetz is in Macedonia to resume talks between Athens and Skopje regarding the longstanding Macedonia name dispute, EU Observer reported Feb. 1. A Macedonian government spokesperson, Mile Boshnjakovski, said he is certain Greece's far-right groups will not hinder the ...
Nine agreements are expected to be signed on November 23 in Strumica at the first joint meeting of the governments of Bulgaria and the Republic of Macedonia. The meeting will start with four-way talks between Prime Ministers Boiko Borissov and Zoran Zaev, followed by a plenary session.
A list of statues and monuments that should be immediately withdrawn from Skopje's city centre is in the hands of culture minister of Macedonia, Robert Alagjozovski, with the final decisions to be taken by prime minister Zoran Zaev. The list was put together by a working group of the ministry of culture, ...
Bulgaria's Cabinet, at a regular sitting on November 7, endorsed the treaty on good-neighbourly relations with the Republic of Macedonia and called on the National Assembly in Sofia to ratify the treaty. The treaty was signed in Macedonia's capital Skopje on August 1 by Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko ...
The prime minister further noted that Macedonia's government had demonstrated strong commitment to meet the EU membership criteria, ...
Former intelligence collaborator Gjorgi Lazarevski disclosed thousands of illegal wiretappings. "Bombs" which brought to the end of Gruevski's ...


 

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