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5 years since the Bloody Thursday rampage in North Macedonia: Instead of peaceful transfer of power – effort for imposing complete dictatorship!

Today marks the 5th anniversary since the "Bloody Thursday", or the rampage in the Parliament of Macedonia (Now: North Macedonia) that occurred on the 27th of April 2017 when a group of people, including members of the security services, stormed the Parliament under the dictate of the then ruling party VMRO-DPMNE wanting to prevent a peaceful transfer of power. It...

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...

Zaev: Shekerinska didn’t quit, just announced she won’t run for a third mandate

North Macedonia's Prime Minister and SDSM's President Zoran Zaev said today that the current SDSM's Vice president Radmila Shekerinska didn't resign from the party posts, but that she has no intention to run for a third mandate as the party's Vice president. "I respect her decision, she has merits for our country's accession into NATO, for the EU's candidate status...

The census in North Macedonia will be postponed to September

During the Leaders' meeting yesterday between Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and the opposition party's leader Hristijan Mickoski, it was agreed that the census in North Macedonia will be postponed from April to September, i.e between the 5th and 30th of September this year. This is the key issue that the leaders of the biggest political parties have agreed upon. VMRO-DPMNE...

The ruling party and the opposition in North Macedonia disagree on the proposed BRT for Skopje

After four months in "the parliamentary labyrinths", Government's draft law for taking a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) for construction of two Bus Rapid Transit lines in Skopje, the capital of North Macedonia, yesterday finally passed through the Financing and Budget Committee's filters. The Government finalized the draft-law for rapid bus transit (RBT) in mid-November...

Hristijan Mickoski will try to collect signatures to postpone the census, SDSM defiant

Opposition party VMRO-DPMNE announced it will not recognize the results from the census in North Macedonia if it is implemented according to the draft law for the census that entered the parliament today. Party's president Hristijan Mickoski announced during a press conference that the party will start with collecting signatures for the adoption of a new draft law that will...

North Macedonia: Carovska new Minister of Education, Filipche will remain Health Minister

A day after it was announced that a coalition agreement was reached between SDSM and DUI regarding the new government, the political parties have announced the names of the officials that will take over the ministerial positions. As was announced by Zaev, he will be the Prime Minister in the next four years, while Artan Grubi will be the...

Skopje with biggest drop in voter turnout, VMRO-DPMNE’s coalition has 1.660 votes more than “Mozheme” coalition (Infographic)

There was a low voter turnout in Skopje in the parliamentary elections in North Macedonia that took place on the 15th of July, but also a narrow election race between the two main competitors - the SDSM and VMRO-DPMNE-led coalitions. Is it because of the dissatisfaction with the political parties' work or the fear of catching COVID-19? These are...

Unofficial results by SEC: SDSM – 46 seats, VMRO-DPMNE – 44, DUI – 15, the Alliance – 12, Levica – 2, and DPA – 1 (INFOGRAPHIC)

According to unofficial results by the State Election Commission (SEC), in the early parliamentary elections that took place yesterday, the "Mozheme" (We Can) coalition, led by SDSM and Besa won 46 MP seats in the parliament of North Macedonia and is followed by the opposition coalition led by VMRO-DPMNE, which won 44 MP seats. DUI won 15 seats, the...

SDSM: SEC must correct its errors and present valid results to the public

SDSM, a ruling political party, called North Macedonia’s Election Commission (SEC) go correct its errors and present truthful electoral results to the public. “According to the results from the Electoral computer center of SDSM, the advantage of the coalition “Mozheme” (We Can) is at least three MP seats, while the data presented by SEC contains clear discrepancies and mistakes which...

Zaev: We have a stable advantage of three seats over VMRO-DPMNE

At around 2 a.m, SDSM's President Zoran Zaev, held a press conference and announced that the "Mozheme" (We Can) coalition has a "convincing and stable advantage of more than three seats over VMRO-DPMNE". He said there is a possibility for that difference to increase either by one or two seats more. "The people's will was confirmed. We are winning. The...

Before the elections, the political parties give numerous promises about infrastructure projects

The two biggest political parties in North Macedonia give similar promises concerning the development of the infrastructure in the next four years if they are given the mandate by the citizens to form the new government. The coalitions "Mozheme" (We Can), led by SDSM and "Obnova za Makedonija" (Renewal for Macedonia) led by VMRO-DPMNE put a stress on the...

Fake news and (self) regulation in the focus of the electoral manifestos of VMRO-DPMNE and SDSM

The media and the self-regulation, the threats and lawsuits that the journalists face, the fake news, media literacy, and the financial support for the media are all present in the electoral manifestos of two of the biggest political parties that will be participating in North Macedonia's parliamentary elections on the 15th of July. In VMRO-DPMNE's electoral manifesto titled "Renewal of...

Finally an agreement between party leaders Zaev and Mickoski: The elections will be held on July15

The leaders of the two biggest political parties in North Macedonia, SDSM and VMRO-DPMNE, Zoran Zaev and Hristijan Mickoski, have finally managed to reach an agreement regarding the date of the parliamentary elections. The voting will take place on the 15th of July. In a press conference Zaev said that the state and the people have to be saved...

Ministers Carovska and Manchevski in self-isolation after contacting Muhamed Zekiri, the vice president of their party

Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs Mila Carovska, Minister for Information Society and Administration, Damjan Manchevski, and the National Coordinator for Strategic Communications Marjan Zabrchanec are in self-isolation after contact with SDSM's Vice President Muhamed Zekiri. Even though all protocols were observed during the meetings, according to recommendations provided by epidemiologists, they will self-isolate themselves. Since Zekiri participated in a talk...

Εβδομάδα αβεβαιοτήτων, με προεκλογικές μπλόφες και διάφανες απειλές

Η αβεβαιότητα σχετικά με την ανακοίνωση των εκλογών την προηγούμενη βδομάδα, αναζωπύρωσε και πάλι το κλίμα της μακεδονικής πολιτικής σκηνής. Ο πρώην πρωθυπουργός και ηγέτης του SDSM, Ζόραν Ζάεβ, πρόσφατα (03.02.2020) ανακοίνωσε ότι υπάρχει η πιθανότητα αναβολής των πρόωρων κοινοβουλευτικών εκλογών που είχαν ανακοινωθεί για τις 12 Απριλίου, ενώ το μεγαλύτερο πολιτικό κόμμα της αντιπολίτευσης απάντησε με πρωτοβουλία διάλυσης...

Zaev will nominate Nina Angelovska for Finance Minister, SDSM`s Central Board chose five vice-presidents

Prime Minister and president of SDSM, Zoran Zaev confirmed that he will nominate Nina Angelovska , co-owner and director of ,,Grouper” for Finance Minister. “Nina Angleovska is one of the founders of “Grouper.mk”, winner of the "Forbes" award, who at 30 years has a PhD from Saints Cyril and Methodius University of Skopje (UKIM). I believe in her eight-year experience...

SDSM will hold the 11th session of the Central Board

Today at the headquarters of SDSM in Skopje, the eleventh session of the Central Board of the party will be held, inform from SDSM. “We remind that the sessions of the SDSM Central Board are working sessions. On the conclusions and decision of the Central Board, the media will be additionally informed”, say from SDSM. Unofficially, at the session, the manager...

Gruevski announces resignation ahead of Parliament vote to strip his parliamentary mandate

Before the vote in Parliament to strip fugitive and former prime minister Nikola Gruevski of his parliamentary mandate for more than 6 months unjustified leave, he announced via his Facebook page that he would resign from his parliamentary function. Gruevski was sentenced to two years in prison in a case against him led by the Special Prosecutor's Office for the...