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Brezhnev First in Hearts of Ex-Countrymen, Macedonia - Hides' Hate Crimes
In the latest exploration of Russians' nostalgia about their Soviet superpower history, a poll has found that among 20th-century Russian leaders, Leonid Brezhnev's star outshines that of Soviet founder Vladimir Lenin, RIA Novosti reports .
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FYROM Ready to Start EU Accession Talks, EP Says
Members of the European Parliament have urged member states to start EU accession negotiations with the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia before July in a resolution on the country's 2012 progress report.
ALERT: Constants efforts by Macedonia towards connecting to South Stream pipeline successful
In February, Macedonian Foreign Minister Nikola Poposki told news agency ITAR-TASS his country's future energy cooperation with Russia will mainly depend on reaching an intergovernmental agreement on the construction of a branch of the South Stream pipeline in Macedonia.
Mon May 20, 2013
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)
Construction of FYR Macedonia's
Cornerstone laying ceremony marked Saturday the start of the construction of "Bogdanci" wind park.
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.
FYR Macedonia's population drained by emigration, EU report finds
A new European statistical report saying that more than ten per cent of FYR Macedonians have left their country in little more than a decade has stirred up a debate on emigration.In a new report on migration, the European statistics agency EUROSTAT said that from 1998 to 2011, some... The first thing you need to do is choose a news reader, if you ... (more)
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.
Tue May 14, 2013
FYR Macedonia has the highest youth unemployment in the Western Balkans - Source
A report labeled "FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA REVIEW OF HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT" released by the European Union shows that the FYR Macedonia faces challenges in the field of employment.
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.
Familiar Name Tops Bulgarian Voting, Georgian Presidential Contender Announced
Plus, Macedonia's attempt to extradite two mass-murder suspects from Kosovo is complicated, and Latvia eases up on some non-citizens. Bulgaria's center-right Citizens for the European Development of Bulgaria party won a plurality of votes in the country's 12 May elections, but party leader and former Prime Minister Boyko Borisov faces an uphill ... (more)
Macedonian police work with Germany, Austria to bust 'Frankfurt Mafia'
The recent arrest of five people in a joint police action targeting a money laundering ring shows the power of a co-ordinated fight against organised crime, analysts said.
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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 for 3 missing Hungarians
Ohrid police spokesman Stefan Dimoski said Thursday that a janitor at a campground raised the alarm, saying the Hungarians had not returned from the lake on Wednesday.
Wed May 08, 2013
EU Pushes Macedonia on Inquiry Commission
The EU ambassador, Aivo Orav, has urged Macedonia to hurry up with forming a commission of inquiry into the events in parliament on December 24, which triggered a prolonged political crisis.
Tue May 07, 2013
Macedonian Bishop Blames Women for Failed Marriages
Human Rights activists have condemned a leading Macedonian Orthodox bishop for blaming the increased divorce rate on women trying to be equal to men.