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After 82 days in office, Mayor Danela Arsovska still hadn’t cleaned all illegal dumps throughout Skopje

The first 82 days since Mayor Danela Arsovska took over the helm of Skopje, the capital of North Macedonia, expired on Friday, the 28th of January, which prompted Meta.mk to check on site whether one of the most important promises that Arsovska gave in her election campaign was fulfilled: cleanup of the illegal dumps throughout Skopje. During her election campaign,...

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 something is burning and the stench of the burnt rubber and plastics trailed down Vardar...

Unmarked landfill with 8.000 tons of carcinogenic lindane from OHIS is poisoning the environment around Drachevo

In the vicinity of Drachevo, in the Pelenitsa area, there is an illegal landfill with several thousand tons of toxic waste which contains Lindane, the Ministry of Environment told “Meta”. The landfill is unmarked, uninhabited and there is no sign informing the public that there is a toxic carcinogen waste that affects both the environment and human health. The Lindane...

More than 20 police officers were injured during clashes with migrants

14 policemen and 9 members of the Army, were injured in today's clash between the police and migrants at the Macedonian-Greek border, said the Ministry of Interior. The statement from the Interior Ministry reported that during the clash three vehicles were damaged from the MOI and five from the Army. According to initial estimates from the MOI more than 3,000 migrants...