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Prime Minister Zaev, Ministers Dimitrov and Spasovski meet with EU Commissioner Avramopoulos: The Republic of North Macedonia will not call off the reforms

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, the Vice Prime Minister Oliver Spasovski and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikola Dimitrov, have met with the European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs, and Citizenship and during the meeting, they stressed that the Government will not call off...

Pompeo: Keep away from Russian influence and Chinese technology

The hearts and minds of citizens of North Macedonia should be leading the state forward, and not Russian bots on social media. I would like to warn you as well as about China's involvement in the area of sensitive technologies and their strategy of...

Plaques placed on the monuments of Skopje 2014 and the Vergina Sun removed

This morning, in the center of Skopje, a number of new plaques were placed on the monuments of Alexander the Great, Philip II and Olympia. The plaques notify that these historical figures belong to the antic Hellenic history and civilization as well as to...

Metamorphosis approach to fighting domestic and cross-border disinformation presented at POINT 8.0 conference in Sarajevo

From 16 to 18 May 2019 Metamorphosis shared key insights from their recent work at the 8th edition of the international conference Political Accountability and New Technologies – POINT in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. POINT is jointly organized by the ACTION SEE network, which is...

Prince Edward visits Macedonia again after 13 years

British Prince Edward, Count of Wessex, yesterday arrived for an official visit to the country. He was greeted by Deputy Prime Minister Radmila Sekerinska, as well as by the British ambassador to the Republic of Northern Macedonia, Rachel Galloway at "Skopje" International Airport. Today,...

Skopje Emergency Services gets six new vehicles

Today, the Ministry oh Health put out 6 of the 12 new ambulances which were procured through a tender from last year in December. They will be used by the Emergency Medical Services at the Skopje Health Centre, while the other six will be...

Continue on your journey for the country to be a beacon of peace, says Pope Francis

I encourage you to continue on your journey in order for your country to represent a beacon of peace, acceptance and the fruitful integration of cultures, religions and nations. By reflecting on their special identities and the vitality of their cultural and civic life,...

“Ohrid SOS”: Both government and opposition secretly causing ecological disasters through land legalization

The Ohrid SOS initiative has warned that the Council of the Municipality of Ohrid is secretly preparing certain legalization that would mean the disruption of the Ohrid Lake's ecological sphere with objects that could disrupt the natural order. Eco-activists warn that illegal buildings that being...

The dumps at Vardar River bring profit to someone and air pollution to everyone: “We burn waste to survive”

Thick grey smoke rises afar, in the direction of the squat at the foot of Kale Hill, where we are headed together with a team from the City Inspector Office. This is the location where this winter we have on many occassions seen that...

Sign at Bogorodica receives Republic of North Macedonia sticker

At the "Bogorodica" border crossing with the Republic of Greece, the Customs Administration stuck a sticker on the sign, with the new constitutional name of the country - the Republic of North Macedonia. Within three days, the Customs Administration are expected to put signs on the other border crossings, the...

NATO flag raised, Zaev says the country has taken charge of its own destiny

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At the official ceremony in front of the Government building, the NATO flag was raised this morning marking a historical event following the signing of the Accession Protocol for Macedonia's NATO membership last Wednesday, which triggered the final steps to full-fledged NATO membership under the...

Iron fence in front of the Government building is removed

The iron fence in front of the Government is being removed today after a decision was passed during a government session. The goal is to completely clear out the public space around the Government building in order to become more available and accessible to the...

Macedonia achieves its decades long NATO ambition and sings accession Protocol

After the signing of the Protocol for Macedonia's accession to NATO by permanent representatives of member states in Brussels, today Macedonia became part of NATO, however, not as a full member. Until the ratification of the Protocol by parliaments of all the member states, the country...

New amendments to Constitution published in the “Official Gazette”

Amendments from 33 to 36, together with Constitutional Law on their proclamation, which were voted in with 81 votes, were adopted at the 75th session of Parliament, on Friday, and were published in the 6th issue of the "Official Gazette" this year, i.e. on...

In the hostels in Gostivar area the guests regularly stay longer than planned

In the hostels in the area of Gostivar, a phenomenon is happening: the guests are staying longer than planned. it seemed impossible so we decided to check for ourselves. The day of our visit was Friday, for some the start of the weekend and...

“Kitka” is an ideal location in the countryside under Ljuboten

Adventurers, mountaineers, hunters, and everyone that loves the mountainous ambiance and tasty organically produced domestic cuisine and specialties from Dolni Polog will find a great location that will meet their desires at hostel and hunting lodge „Kitka“ located at the colorful village of Vratnica...

Zaev meets with Tsipras while Macron says first reforms and then EU accession

In Sofia, before the start of the EU-Western Balkans Summit, the prime ministers of Macedonia and Greece, Zoran Zaev and Alexis Tsipras met in the National Palace of Culture. According to the Macedonian government and the statements released on Zoran Zaev's official Facebook page, the...

Demir Kapija – Smokvica highway to secure economic development and safe transport

With the opening of the 28.2 kilometers highway from Demir Kapija-Smokvica, we added the part of Corridor 10 that was missing in the country, said the European Commission's Director-General for Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Christian Danielsson. He added that this highway will facilitate the...

Kotzias greeted by protesters and banners outside the Foreign Ministry

During a meeting between Macedonian Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov and his Greek counterpart, Nikos Kotzias, a group of citizens gathered in front of the Foreign Ministry. They carried banners that were written in English, saying "Our name is Macedonia", "Kotzias go home, you are not...

Selmani to Popovski: Put your dogs on a leash before its too late

Today, several dozen journalists protested outside the government to demand that measures be taken on threats and insults that DUI official, Bekir Asani sent to the president of the association of journalists, Naser Selmani. At the protest, Selmani said that journalists were constantly exposed to...