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NMacedonia’s President on Decisive Strike exercise at Krivolak military range: We passed the first test!

The highest officials of North Macedonia, led by President Stevo Pendarovski as the Army's Supreme Commander, together with government ministers, MPs, foreign ambassadors ,attended the Distinguished Guests Day yesterday at the Krivolak Military Range, as part of the Decisive Strike military exercise. During the event...

Urban railway vital for Skopje to ease pressure from urbanization and congestion

One of the primary and instant solutions to ease the pressure from the "concretization" of the central areas of metropolitan cities in the developed countries is the development of fast, cheap, high-capacity and safe means of mass transportation of people from the city centers...

Several months after cleanup, river Vardar’s bank near Trubarevo turned into illegal landfill again [Photo gallery]

Only several months after the City of Skopje intervened at the former location of the Vardarishte landfill, pulling down the illegal gateways along the river Vardar, the river bank starting from Vardarishte toward Trubarevo village, was again tuned into an enormous landfill. Trucks, wagons,...

COVID-center set up at Krivolak military range before the start of “Decisive Strike” military drill

At Krivolak military range in North Macedonia, a COVID center was set, as a prevention facility for the forthcoming military drill "Decisive Strike" which will take place in May and June. The range is being prepared by ARM's engineers and the US Army's...

Curfew again in North Macedonia – the streets were almost empty [Photo gallery]

The new curfew in North Macedonia in its first night, starting yesterday at 10 PM and lasting until 6 AM this morning, emptied the streets. The Interior Minister Oliver Spasovski visited several police points in Skopje. The night curfews, starting at 10 PM and lasting...

Protest march for the International Women’s Day: Failure to act is complicity, stated the protestors

With a banner "Failure to act is complicity" and citizens dressed in black as a sign of revolt, the protest march of the Platform for gender equality in the case of "Public Room" started with protestors gathered in front of the main entrance at...

The vaccination against COVID-19 in North Macedonia starts, the Health Minister will be vaccinated from the new batch [Photo gallery]

The vaccination against COVID-19 in North Macedonia began today. In the modular hospital situated at the Clinic for Infectious Diseases in the capital Skopje, the health workers from this clinic received the first dose from the batch of the Pfizer vaccines that was received...

The everyday fight for human lives in Tetovo Clinical Center (Photo gallery)

Everyday they wage a war for human lives. At the Clinical Center of Tetovo, the medical personnel is achieving the impossible for the patients that are hospitalized in the COVID-19 ward, helping them overcome this unfathomable sickness and return to their families....

Skopje covered in thick fog and heavily polluted air yesterday evening (Photo gallery)

Skopje, the capital of North Macedonia yesterday evening, on Christmas Eve according to the Gregorian calendar, was engulfed in thick fog and heavily polluted air, with PM 10 particles concentration of 155 µg/m3. The city streets were mainly empty, with rare passers-by that seemed to...

Twelve hours with the EMS in Skopje: A long and tiresome night with excruciating dynamics and unbearable pressure (Photo gallery)

Author and photographer: Arbnora Memeti A cold November night. The thick fog mixed with smog makes it difficult to notice the faces of occasional passers-by in the vicinity of the Emergency Medical Service's (EMS) building in Skopje. Inside, the telephones are ringing continuously. Call after call....

Skopje celebrated the victory of the Macedonian national football team and the entry in the European Football Championship (Photo gallery)

The victory of the Macedonian football team in the match against Georgia and the entry in the forthcoming European Championship, was widely celebrated in the capital, Skopje throughout the early morning. The first entry in a European Football Championship in Macedonian history has pulled out...

With British aid, the 11 Oktomvri Small Group Home will grow into a modern center for social services

The Labor Minister of North Macedonia, Jagoda Shahpaska visited today 11 Oktomvri Small Group Home, which  the process of de-institutionalization has changed the way of child care for children without parents and parental care into children care based on group homes in the community. "The...

In North Macedonia a new school year in times of pandemic starts: The schools have never been cleaner

Before the new school year starts in North Macedonia, the state education inspectors had been inspecting whether the floors have been cleaned, if there are direction signs placed on the floor, whether the toilets are clean, or if there are enough sanitizers. The inspections...

This year’s Book Fair in Skopje had 20.000 visitors and 32 book promotions

This year, the Book Fair in Skopje, capital of North Macedonia, was visited by 20.000 visitors that obeyed all of the protocols for prevention of COVID-19, informed the organizers. Additionally, 32 book promotion took place there. "This year at the fair, the Macedonian publishers presented...

Even after seven years of building, no one knows when the first train will run on the Kumanovo – Beljakovce railway line

On the 2nd of March 2014, with much ado, in front of numerous TV cameras, the reconstruction of the railway line Kumanovo - Beljakovce started, as the first phase of the project for the construction of the railway line to Bulgaria. The start of...

After the protest of the high school students, Minister Carovska offers a combined teaching model

After yesterday's protest by high school students against an overall online teaching model, the students have met with the new Minister for Education and Science, Mila Carovska, who during the two meetings with the students and their parents offered a combined teachingmodel. "It is of...

Three returning ISIS members arrested in North Macedonia, explosive belts and weapons found

In a police raid carried out by the Ministry of Interior (MOI) of North Macedonia, in cooperation with the National Security Agency (NSA), and by order of the Basic Public Prosecutor's Office for Prosecuting Organised Crime and Corruption (BPPO-POCC), three terrorists who organized themselves...

During weekends, Lake Ohrid’s shoreline is overloaded with garbage, enthusiasts are cleaning it up (Photo gallery)

The season at the Ohrid Lake has already begun and with it, some ugly scenes seem to arrive. Many locations on the shoreline are full of waste left by the visitors. Fortunately, Ohrid has enthusiasts that are dedicating their time and energy to prevent...

Hundred days of swimming trainings in a 2x2m backyard pool: How Eva adapted to the new conditions (video + gallery)

The new situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic was very tough on individual sports. This period is highly challenging for swimmers who were forced to pause their training due to the closure of swimming pools and to find other ways to stay in shape. https://youtu.be/o60FUsfPeGk (For...

North Macedonia has a rich railway heritage, but it has no museum nor interest to preserve it (GALLERY)

The Day of the Macedonian Railway Workers was symbolically celebrated this year on the 9th of April. On this day in 1873, the railway traffic was first established between Skopje and Thessaloniki. 147 years since the beginning of the railways in this country, Macedonia,...