FYR Macedonia fears renewed Greek, Bulgarian EU blockade
Macedonias overdue date for starting EU accession talks will be discussed when European foreign ministers meet next week, but Skopje fears new Greek and Bulgarian objections.Europes foreign ministers are due to decide at their session on Tuesday whether to ask EU chiefs to... The first thing you need to do is choose a news reader, if you already ... (more)
Monday May 20
Political dialogue, civil society programmes help overcome regional divisions
With the conflicts that dominated life in the Balkans for years now in the past, academics, analysts and political leaders said the time has come to establish dialogue and co-operation to help citizens overcome the prejudices and stereotypes that have divided the region.
Fri May 17, 2013
Quadrille Dance Parade
Macedonian high school graduates dance during the 13th Quadrille Dance Parade at the main square in Skopje, the capital of The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia yesterday.
Thu May 16, 2013
Officials disappointed in Islamic community's boycott
Macedonia Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski said he is disappointed that members of the Islamic Religious Community chose to boycott a world religious conference in Skopje in protest of what they termed "marginalisation" of Muslims in Macedonia.
Mon May 13, 2013
Witty kitty! Intrepid cat easily opens FIVE doors to get outside
An intrepid cat was caught by his owners opening not one, not two, but FIVE closed doors to get outside.
United Jewish Federation of Tidewater
Holocaust educators from former Yugoslavia meet for seminar
Some 65 history, English, literature and ethics teachers from countries of the former Yugoslavia attended a seminar for Holocaust educators at the Holocaust Museum in Skopje, Macedonia.
Fri May 10, 2013
Police deal blow to artifact theft in Macedonia
Macedonian police struck a blow against organised crime and corruption with a recent operation that resulted in the arrests of 19 people on charges of theft and illegal trading of religious and historical artifacts.
Thu May 09, 2013
Wizz Air inaugurates services from Stockholm Skavsta to Skopje
Wizz Air inaugurated Skopje as the second south-eastern European destination it offers from Stockholm Skavsta .
Macedonian police search Lake Ohrid for 3 missing Hungarian kayakers
One of Vancouver's two inimitable "Hobbit Houses" is on the market for an asking price of $2.86 million.
Wed May 08, 2013
Tue May 07, 2013
Sofia News Agency
Bulgarians, Macedonians Were One People Before 1945 - Bulgaria PM
Bulgaria and Macedonia share a common past and should forge close neighborly ties, stressed Bulgarian caretaker PM and Foreign Affairs Minister Marin Raykov in a statement Tuesday.
Bulgarian honor bid in DC stirs Holocaust debate
This image provided by the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum shows Bulgarian policemen overseeing the deportation in Skopje, Yugoslavia, of Macedonian Jews to the German death camps in March 1943 in Bulgarian occupied Skopje.
Mon May 06, 2013
Law enforcement re-examines Islamic groups in the Balkans
An analyst says police are paying special attention to not anger peaceful Islamic followers as they investigate reports of violent extremism.
Balkan countries fight spread of counterfeit money
Regional countries have increased joint police co-operation and work on passing and implementing legislation to prevent counterfeit banknote circulation, which is a threat to Southeast European economies.
Macedonian, Bulgarian Academies Boost Ties
The Macedonian and Bulgarian academies of sciences are mulling ways to end decades of non-cooperation at a time when the two countries' political ties remain strained.
Sat May 04, 2013
Sofia News Agency
Bulgaria, Macedonia Bow to Freedom Apostle Gotse Delchev
Bulgarians all over the country are honoring Saturday, May 4, the 110th anniversary since the death of the Bulgarian revolutionary hero from Macedonia Gotse Delchev .
Fri May 03, 2013
FYR Macedonia's recent political deadlock still threatens to...
Business Monitor International's recent report states that Macedonia's recent political deadlock still threatens to undermine the country's policy-making process and could become a significant setback to Skopje's EU accession hopes.
Thu May 02, 2013
Legal experts debate venue to retry war crimes cases
Members of the National Liberation Army charged with war crimes during the Macedonian conflict in 2001 were given amnesty, and a venue is being sought for a retrial.