MACEDONIA’S governing conservatives sneaked to victory in an early general election, with Nikola Gruevski set to return as prime minister.
Mr Gruevski’s VMRO-DPMNE party had 38.1 per cent of the vote, slightly ahead of the left-leaning coalition, headed by opposition leader...
Tuesday 13th Dec 2016
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MACEDONIAN police used tear gas and stun grenades to force back hundreds of frustrated refugees who tried to force their way across the border from Greece yesterday.
Reinforcements were flown in by helicopter when desperate Iraqis and Syrians broke down a gate at a rail crossing near...
Tuesday 1st Mar 2016
MACEDONIA’S main parties reached a deal yesterday on the Balkan state’s political crisis.
The accord, struck in EU-mediated talks, calls for early elections organised by a caretaker cabinet to be held on April 24 2016 and for Prime...
Thursday 16th Jul 2015
MACEDONIA’S four main political leaders resumed talks yesterday in an attempt to resolve the political crisis in the country.
The meeting, organised by Western diplomats, was attended by Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski and opposition Social Democrat leader Zoran Zaev.
Tuesday 19th May 2015
EIGHT police officers and 14 members of an Albanian armed group were killed at the weekend in fighting around the northern Macedonian town of Kumanovo.
Interior Ministry spokesman Ivo Kotevski said yesterday that 37 other police officers had been wounded in the clashes that started...
Monday 11th May 2015
MACEDONIAN police said yesterday that 14 refugees from Afghanistan and Somalia were killed by a train as they walked the tracks at night.
The group, which is believed to have been heading north toward the European Union, had been walking along tracks in a narrow gorge near the town of...
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