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Police make arrests in Gazi baba, Singelic, and Arachinovo searching for narcotics

During last night's raid, the police also conducted searches at various locations and homes in Gazi Baba, Arachinovo and Singelic, and has taken into detention several persons. More details about the raid will be released today. The raid was confirmed for TV 21 by Minister of Interior Oliver Spasovski, but he didn't want to reveal more details. -Don't expect that we...

VMRO-DPMNE: To cover up scandals, MoI lied about terrorists arrests

The opposition, VMRO-DPMNE, says that Interior Minister Oliver Spasovski and SDSM are an embarrassment to Macedonia and are destroying the country's reputation with lies and manipulation. They say yesterday they lied that the MoI arrested seven Macedonian citizens who fought with terrorists in Syria, and actually it was only a matter of making the arrest. "To cover up scandals, abuses and...

25 demonstrators arrested and 7 police officers injured at protest outside Parliament

At last nights protest outside Parliament, 7 police officers were injured and 25 demonstrators were detained, stated the MOI. More details will follow today. "At yesterdays protest in Skopje, some of the protesters used explosive devices and violently pushed the protective fence, while forcefully trying to  enter Parliament. In order to prevent the situation escalating and a violent incursion of...

Gjorcev informs the US State Department about the recent arrests and political happenings

Vlatko Gjorcev, MP from VMRO-DPMNE met with the Director of the US Department of State for South Central European Affairs, Matthew Palmer, accompanied by Joshua Lewis and Elaine Hensle from the Office for Macedonia at the State Department in Washington. "MP Gjorchev informed the State Department interlocutor about the latest developments related to the numerous detainment's, arrests and raids on...

Russian MFA has no comment about the violence on April 27th, which were apperently “anti-NATO” rallies

The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs have no comment regarding the arrest of 36 people, all suspected of violence in Parliament on April 27th, who 6 happen to be MPs from the opposition, VMRO-DPMNE. Today, the spokesperson for the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, states “for a comment on the situation in Macedonia, where late last week there were arrests...

Six people were arrested and 500.000 pills were confiscated from a laboratory in Tetovo

Six persons were arrested in an action carried out by the Macedonian MoI, the Prosecution, Serbia's MoI and the American Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) which revealed the biggest laboratory for the illegal production of synthetic drugs in the Balkans, announced today the Minister of Interior, Oliver Spasovski. The arrested are citizens of Macedonia and Serbia, and the drugs' final...

Zaev and Gruevski called to an urgent meeting with Ivanov

The President of the Republic of Macedonia, Gjorge Ivanov, held an urgent meeting with Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and the leader of VMRO-DPMNE, Nikola Gruevski, in his cabinet last night. The topic of discussion, as announced by the president's cabinet, were the current events and possible solutions for a way out from the current state of tension in the country. "The...

Ivanov: There must be responsibility for April 27th, but human rights must be respected

President Gjorge Ivanov, in his evening speech, said that responsibility must be held for the violent events of April 27th of this year, however, that human rights and the presumption of innocence until proven guilty must be respected. Ivanov repeated that, as before and now, he still supports the initiative "For a United Macedonia", which, as he said, is "made...

Gruevski: They are spreading bad blood and we will fight for justice

"Zaev and SDSM are brutally attacking those who think and act Macedonian. This is the last act of a free-thinking Macedonian and citizens who dare to state their position against the Tirana platform and the violence of this government against anyone who thinks as a Macedonian", said the opposition leader of VMRO-DPMNE today at a press conference at the...

VMRO-DPMNE is calling for a protest against the detentions starting from 13.30h at the Criminal Court

VMRO-DPMNE has called upon its party members and supporters and all citizens that disapprove with, as the party states, "the antistate policy of the ruling junta" to come out to protest in front of the Basic Court Skopje at 13.30h. "Today, VMRO-DPMNE is under the attack of Zoran Zaev's antistate junta. The police stormed the homes of VMRO-DPMNE's MPs,...

Janeva: We hope for a fast extradition procedure

Special Public Prosecutor, Katica Janeva, hopes that the extradition proceedings for defendants, Goran Grujovski and Nikola Boshkovski will end soon and that the trial will begin soon as well. “We have been informed by the Ministry of Interior that the two defendants were detained in Thessaloniki. We do not have any more information, and in the further part of the...

Grujovski and Boskovski have been arrested in Thessaloniki

The former chief of the fifth administration, Goran Grujovski, and Nikola Boskovski, who was an employee at UBK, were arrested in Thessaloniki last night. "Meta" learned that the Greek police acted on the international arrest warrant which had been issued by Macedonian authorities and, after locating them, brought them into custody. The Ministry of Interior still has not officially confirmed this...

Five more people arrested for the attempted murder of Zijadin Sela on April 27th

Five people have been arrested on the orders of the Public Prosecutor's Office in connection with the attempted murder of MP and the leader of the Alliance for Albanians, Zijadin Sela, during the violence that occurred in Parliament on April 27th, this year.   The Prosecutor's Office informs that, an order was issued to extend the investigation into the case against...

Macedonian Police have arrested 28 journalists for illegally crossing the border

Mariana Karakoulaki, a journalist who has been covering the refugee crisis in Greece,  posted on her "Twitter" account that photographer Dimitris Tosidis and 30 other journalists and activists were arrested by the Macedonian security forces on the Macedonian-Greek border. Another her tweet said, "URGENT: photographer Dimitris Tosidis was arrested by the Macedonian Army as they reported on the #RefuGR march,...

During arrests in BiH, bombs, mines and ISIS flag found

Officers of the State Agency for Investigation and Protection of BiH (SIPA) arrested three people who were found with weapons and even a flag of the Islamic State. SIPA said it raided three premises in three different locations , which is part of a police operation called "Damascus". Its aims is to detect people who are suspected to have links...