Thousands of people have protested in North Macedonia’s capital, Skopje, over allegations that patients at a state cancer hospital missed life-saving treatment because staff were stealing the expensive drugs to sell on the black market.
Authorities in North Macedonia have arrested 21 people following clashes between visiting Levski Sofia soccer fans and Shkupi supporters in Skopje ahead of a Europa Conference League qualifying match.
SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — North Macedonia’s government on Tuesday vowed to improve its online security in response to a spate of emailed bomb hoaxes that have caused widespread disruption since mid-October.
Authorities in North Macedonia have announced that four prison officers including a police commander have been arrested under suspicion of having helped a prisoner convicted of murder escape while being transferred to a hospital.
SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — A senior U.S. envoy launched a tour of several Balkan nations Wednesday, a visit focused on international efforts to help normalize relations between Kosovo and Serbia after weeks of heightened tension.
North Macedonia’s government say it’s imposing urgent measures in the country’s capital and three other cities in order to protect people from severely high levels of air pollution.
SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Police in North Macedonia said Wednesday they had arrested nine people, including a police officer, on suspicion of smuggling dozens of migrants through the country.
SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Authorities in North Macedonia evacuated 23 locations, including the country’s main airport, schools, hotels, a shopping mall and sports venues, for hours Friday after receiving what ultimately turned out to be fake bomb threats, the latest in a series of such incident
The prime ministers of North Macedonia and Albania have agreed to boost energy and infrastructure cooperation, as both Balkan neighbors work to realize their ambitions of moving toward European Union membership.
North Macedonia is planning to pardon more than 1,200 people who face prison sentences because they have failed to pay fines imposed for violating restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic.
SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — North Macedonia’s parliament adopted a law Wednesday that prevents organizations and cultural clubs from using names considered linked to fascism, a response to Bulgarian clubs with names of controversial figures opening in the country and sparking protests.
Left-wing supporters and nationalists in North Macedonia both have voiced anger at an ethnic Bulgarian association’s move to name itself after a Bulgarian monarch who is deeply resented for his country’s role in World War II.
SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Italian president Sergio Mattarella on Friday joined a long list of officials voicing support for North Macedonia joining the European Union together with other Western Balkan countries.
A pair of U.S. Air Force B52 strategic bombers have flown over the Croatian resort of Dubrovnik and three other NATO-member European states in a sign of support amid the Russian aggression in Ukraine.
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has offered North Macedonia his country’s full support for its integration into the European Union.
The foreign ministers of Bulgaria and North Macedonia have met in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia to discuss the next steps of North Macedonia’s path to EU membership talks.
In a joint statement, the European Union’s Foreign Affairs chief Josep Borrell and U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken have expressed support for the candidacy of both Albania and North Macedonia to join the European Union.
Nightly protests in North Macedonia over the last week have left dozens of people injured. At the heart of the turmoil is the small Balkan country’s long-running quest to join the European Union.
European Council President Charles Michel has urged North Macedonia to back a French-proposed compromise on ending a dispute with neighboring Bulgaria that’s blocking the country’s long-delayed European Union accession bid.
SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Tens of thousands massed outside government offices late Saturday to protest a French proposal for solving North Macedonia’s dispute with Bulgaria that is blocking the country’s membership talks with the European Union.
A strike by government workers in North Macedonia has disrupted services over a pay dispute between unions and the country’s center-left government fueled by high inflation.
SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Thousands of supporters of North Macedonia’s main opposition party gathered Saturday evening in the center of the capital Skopje to pressure the leftist government to call an election two years before the end of its term.
European Council President Charles Michel is visiting North Macedonia. He says efforts to start European Union membership talks with the landlocked Balkan country and neighboring Albania have become a “top priority” since Russia invaded Ukraine.
SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Police in North Macedonia uprooted thousands of cannabis plants illegally cultivated near a village, authorities said Tuesday, adding the marijuana that could have been harvested from them had a street value of about 5 million euros ($5.2 million).
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has visited North Macedonia and Bulgaria in a bid to resolve the dispute between both countries that has seen European Union membership talks with both North Macedonia and Albania blocked.
A court in North Macedonia has imposed a new prison sentence on the country’s fugitive former prime minister Nikola Gruevski.
SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — The head of Serbia’s Orthodox Church said Tuesday that he would recognize the full independence of the church in neighboring North Macedonia, signaling an end to a decades-old religious dispute.
North Macedonia’s fugitive former Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski has been handed a 9-year prison sentence for illegally ordering the 2011 demolition a multimillion-dollar complex owned by a former political ally turned opponent.
A court in North Macedonia has convicted the country’s fugitive former prime minister, Nikola Gruevski, of using his conservative party’s funds to enrich himself and sentenced him in absentia to seven years in prison.
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s prime minister said Thursday that his nation may go it alone in its efforts to launch European Union membership talks, turning its back on a stalled joint bid with North Macedonia.
SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — North Macedonia has lost nearly 10% of its population over the last two decades mostly due to emigration, statistics officials said on Wednesday, announcing the official results of a 2021 census.