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Hashim Thaci praises Xhaferi on Occasion ex-DPA leader’s death’s Anniversary

On the occasion of the 6th anniversary of former DPA leader Arben Xhaferi’s death, Kosovan President Hashim Thaci reminded on Wednesday about his role in terms of improving Albanians in Macedonia’s rights. According to Thaci, Xhaferi, is among the greatest Albanian politicians and intellectuals. “His contribution as a leader of Albanians in Macedonia for advancement of their rights was exceptional. ...

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Velkovski dismissed as Public Security Bureau Head at Government’s session

Within the frameworks of the session it held on Tuesday, the government dismissed Lazo Velkovski as Public Security Bureau Director, upon a proposal from Interior Minister Oliver Spasovski. It remains unknown who will succeed him. Until the successor is appointed, the Bureau will be headed by Deputy Director Besir Deari. Spasovski had filed the dismissal proposal because of the use ...

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Interior Ministry: Alfa Chief Dimovski was Using vehicle for official Purposes

The Interior Ministry has been informed about the movement of the Chief of the Unit for First Response and Intervention – ALFA, Primislav Dimovski, and about the way in which he was using the official vehicle. Dimovski was using the vehicle, a Skoda, to perform official tasks, the institution said on Tuesday, in response to media reports that Dimovski had ...

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VMRO-DPMNE and SDSM once Again trade Accusations

Tuesday saw VMRO-DPMNE reiterate its stand on the name deal and continue to level fierce accusations at SDSM. “The change of the names of all institutions and the omission of the word ‘Macedonia’ means direct endangerment of the Macedonian identity. SDSM is a party that is fully committed to huge crime and corruption. Zoran Zaev and his people are the ...

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Silegov: Latest intensive Spraying against Mosquitoes to have Effect

“The latest intensive spraying against mosquitoes will have an effect,” Skopje Mayor Petre Silegov said on Tuesday. In that regard, he urged residents of the capital not to be worried. According to the Mayor, the increased rain in the past period has created favourable conditions for quick reproduction of the insects. While the city is resolving the problem, VMRO-DPMNE levelled ...

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742 Applications Filed by Diaspora Members so far

Through the web application dijaspora.sec.mk, 742 applications by citizens for voting at Macedonia’s diplomatic-consular missions abroad were filed until 2 pm on Tuesday. 702 have been accepted, 11 have been rejected, while the rest are being processed, the State Election Commission (SEC) says. Regarding data on the public insight into the voter list, the SEC points out that 1,216 citizens ...

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#WeAreMacedonia and UMD to boycott Name Referendum

The Macedonian community in the US is against the name referendum, Alfa TV reports. Its members say they will boycott the referendum, adding that they will not allow the government’s bad policies to be implemented, with the diaspora being used in the government’s story about a successful referendum. #WeAreMacedonia has urged all diaspora members to register in the voter list. ...

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17th anniversary of Ohrid Framework Agreement marked

The marking of the 17th anniversary of the signing of the Ohrid Framework Agreement saw the Secretariat for European Affairs organise on Monday the panel “The road to Brussels via Ohrid”. Participants underlined the importance of the document as an instrument and example of resolving conflicts in the region and beyond. Also, they said they were sure that it had ...

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DUI leader Ahmeti to engage All capacities for Successful referendum

“Just like God has helped us in these 17 years, He will help us now, too,” DUI leader Ali Ahmeti said at the marking of the Ohrid Framework Agreement’s anniversary. As he added, he will engage all capacities in order for the referendum to be successful. According to the DUI leader, Macedonia’s EU membership will make the whole region more ...

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VMRO-DPMNE still Without decision on Referendum

“What’s needed is reforms in the economy, the education sector, healthcare, not criminal innovations,” VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski said on Monday. In his view, SDSM hasn’t fulfilled any promise. His party still hasn’t decided whether to participate in the referendum. “The consultations will have to finish before we publicly present an official stand. A wrong answer is worse than no ...

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