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The suspect for the latest in the series of bomb threats in Skopje released after questioning

Items were seized from the home of the suspect for the latest bomb threat for high schools in Skopje, the capital of North Macedonia, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) of North Macedonia told Meta.mk. With a search warrant by a public prosecutor, a search of the home of the suspect was done, and the suspect, after a couple of...

The temporary stay of the 27 Afghan refugees in North Macedonia is over, they left for Ireland

A group of 27 Afghani citizens that had a temporary stay in North Macedonia, yesterday morning with the members of their families have left for Dublin, Ireland, their permanent residence, informed the Government of North Macedonia. These people found a temporary shelter in Macedonia after they fled Afghanistan in August, when the Talibans took over the power in the country....

First group of 149 Afghani nationals arrives in North Macedonia, mostly members of international organizations

The first group of 149 Afghani nationals arrived at the International airport in Skopje late last night. Immediately upon arrival, a pregnant woman with her husband and child were transported to the University Clinic of Gynecology in Skopje for checkup while another emergency vehicle was used for transporting a person that collapsed. The Foreign Affairs Minister Bujar Osmani, who greeted...

Glenn Beck’s statement about US asking Macedonian authorities not to accept Afghan refugees is false

Meta.mk, under the cooperation agreement with fact-checking service Truthmeter.mk republishes its latest assessment about a viral media manipulation affecting the US and North Macedonia: Conservative US commentator and a long time media figure, owner of The Blaze media network Glenn Beck published a tweet containing a snippet of his interview with the Arkansas senator Tom Cotton. Here is the tweet (Source:...

MFA: There are no reports that Macedonian citizens were hit by hurricane Irma

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) announced this afternoon that no Macedonian citizens who were hit by the Hurricane Irma, have contacted the Embassy of Republic of Macedonia in Washington asking for help. The ministry said that they have found out of one Macedonian citizen stuck at the Saint Martin Island from social networks. "We have a contact with...

Panic reduces school attendance while MON awaits instructions from the Crisis Committee

The Ministry of Education’s (MON) official position on why schools have not been closed, despite the fact that most parents have not decided to send their children to school or kindergarten due to the following reasons. According to “Meta” out in the field, in some of the classes in several municipalities in Skopje, only one-third of children are present at...

Harvard University evacuated due to bomb threat

Several buildings at Harvard University in the US have been evacuated due to a bomb scare, announced the Harvard website. "We received a bomb threat at the Science Centre, the Sever, the Emerson and Thayer halls on campus. The buildings have been evacuated and police are on the scene. They are searching all four buildings. We expect this process will...

Shots are still fired in Kumanovo, the area of action is being evacuated

Residents of Diva naselba in Kumanovo are being evacuated and the police operation is still ongoing. Shots are occasionally heard from the settlement. The approach to the settlement is closed, except for police vehicles and ambulances. No official information on the exact number of injured persons or victims, although the statement of the US Embassy expressed "condolences for the killed." Unofficially, it...