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Another 6 defendants receive conditional sentences for the July incidents in front of the Parliament of NMacedonia

During yesterday's hearing at the Basic Criminal Court in Skopje, 6 more defendants accused for the incidents that happened in front of the Parliament of North Macedonia on the 5th of July, during the protests against the French proposal, received conditional sentences. They pleaded guilty and received court sentences for "participating in mob violence." "All of the 6 defendants, pleaded...

NMacedonia wants to join EU’s new Digital Europe program

The Government of North Macedonia in yesterday's session reviewed and adopted the Information on the Accession of the Republic of North Macedonia to the Digital Europe (DIGITAL) program, prepared by the Ministry of Information Society and Administration, Government's press service informs. "DIGITAL is a new European Union’s program aimed at bringing the digital technologies closer to the businesses, the citizens...

An incident between Macedonians and Albanians in Skopje, shots fired from firearms

A number of gunfire shots, a scuffle with stones and bottles hurled, as well as verbal and physical violence took place yesterday evening during the protest in the capital Skopje against the European proposal for the start of the negotiations for North Macedonia's EU membership. The opposition leader Hristijan Mickoski accused that there was a police set-up and an attempt...

Eleven protesters were detained and 47 police officers injured in an anti-EU protest in Skopje

Eleven protesters were detained and 47 police officers were injured, 11 of which have severe injuries and two serious injuries, in yesterday's violent protests in Skopje, the capital of North Macedonia. The protest was organized by informal groups, but was supported by the main opposition parties from the Macedonian political block - VMRO-DPMNE and Levica. The participants oppose the European...

Analysts comment North Macedonia prime minister’s resignation: Political crisis imminent

The news of the resignation of the prime minister of North Macedonia, Zoran Zaev, both from the government and from the helm of his SDSM political party has been broadcasted by the most influential international news agencies and media around the world. Zaev yesterday evening, just a few hours after the runoff local elections in North Macedonia, which brought a...

North Macedonia prime minister Zoran Zaev resigns after local elections defeat

Zoran Zaev, the incumbent prime minister of North Macedonia yesterday in a late night press conference resigned from his prime ministerial post and also from the post of the president of the SDSM political party, after the defeat of his party in the second round of the local elections. However, he remains adamant that early parliamentary elections are not...

Looking forward and looking back – Experience of regional CSOs co-operation and networking in the Western Balkans

Regional CSOs networking in the Balkans has become an increasingly challenging effort for the most of organizations engaged in regional initiatives fostering human rights, democracy, good governance, rule of law, reconciliation or socio economic development. One can note at least three reasons for this unenviable situation facing both formal and informal regional CSO networks since 2020 – Covid 19...

Zaev from Slovenia: Steps undertaken by Radev on behalf of Bulgaria are an insult to Macedonian citizens

The Prime minister of North Macedonia Zoran Zaev yesterday, at the end of the EU-Western Balkans Summit in Brdo, Slovenia, in a statement for the media said that it is obvious that only one member of the EU – Bulgaria – objects to the start of the negotiations for accession of North Macedonia to the European Union (EU). He...

Let’s go to the sea! Southern winds blowing from Greece…

The weekend finally arrived when the majority of North Macedonia's citizens will be able to visit the nearest sea, and why not - have a swim in the Aegean. Greece opens its borders to avoid losing yet another tourist season. Of course, in accordance with all COVID-19 restrictions. As it usually happens, some have started celebrating too soon, so...

President of Georgia visits North Macedonia, visa liberalisation agreement signed

The President of North Macedonia Stevo Pendarovski received today with highest state and military honors the President of Georgia, Salome Zourabichvili, who is on an official visit to the Republic of North Macedonia. As part of the visit, apart from the tet-a-tet meeting between presidents Pendarovski and Zurabishvili, a plenary meeting took place between the official delegations, when an Agreement...

Zaev: There is no Plan B when it comes to North Macedonia’s road towards the EU membership

I don't want to talk about Plan B. We have to succeed, said Prime Minister of North Macedonia, Zoran Zaev, when asked by a journalist whether the state has a Plan B if the EU accession negotiations fail to start in December. He said that the Government under his leadership never had a Plan B since in that case, they...