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Differences over SPO status Still unresolved

The key government-opposition differences over the Public Prosecutor’s Office Draft Law that needs to solve the future status of the Special Prosecutor’s Office (SPO) remain, according to Justice Minister Renata Deskoska. “Those are the differences primarily concerning the continuation of procedures initiated by the SPO, the use of evidence gathered in those court procedures and, ultimately, the end of the ...

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Presidential elections: Campaign continues

Four days before the first round of the presidential elections, the candidates continued their activities. The candidate supported by the SDSM-led coalition, Stevo Pendarovski, paid a visit to Kratovo, Probistip and Karbinci. As he said in Probistip, if somebody wants to vote for the candidate supported by the VMRO-DPMNE-led coalition, Gordana SIljanovska Davkova, that will mean a third mandate for ...

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SEC continues Activities related to Presidential race

On Wednesday, members of election boards at diplomatic-consular missions voted at the State Election Commission (SEC) building. Also, the SEC handed over the election material for the presidential race and early local elections in Novo Selo, Ohrid and Debar. People under house arrest, homebound voters, internally displaced people and persons who are in penitentiaries will vote on 20 April, a ...

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Momiroski summoned to Meeting with Derkoski

In response to the report that SDSM is gathering personal data from citizens through a smartphone app, Goran Momiroski, Chief of the Election HQ of the presidential candidate supported by the VMRO-DPMNE-led coalition, Gordana Siljanovska Davkova, was summoned on Wednesday to a meeting with State Election Commission (SEC) President Oliver Derkoski. As VMRO-DPMNE explained, what has raised additional suspicions is ...

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27 April case: Charge against Alleged organisers to be Prepared by end of May

The charge against those persons about whom, according to prosecutors, there is evidence that they organised the 27 April 2017 events will be prepared by the end of May, Vilma Ruskovska, who heads the Prosecutor’s Office for Organised Crime, said on Wednesday. In her view, former Minister of Transport and Communications Mile Janakieski, former Minister Education and Science Spiro Ristovski, ...

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SCPC opens Procedure over Tobacco subsidies Payment

Good driving conditions are reported throughout the country on predominantly dry roads. Certain roadways passing through valleys and canyons can be susceptible to light rockslides, such as Kocani – Makedonska Kamenica – Delcevo, Vinica – Berovo, Gostivar – Straza, Mavrovo – Debar – Struga, Demir Kapija – Udovo, Katlanovo – Veles, Krusevo – Demir Hisar, and Resen – Bukovo. Motorists ...

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Presidential candidates Continue activities

Five days before the first round of the presidential elections, the candidates continued their activities. The candidate supported by the SDSM-led coalition, Stevo Pendarovski, paid a visit to, Vrapciste, Debar, Kicevo, Centar Zupa and Mavrovo Rostusa. “The concept I advocate is a one that leads towards development, towards the EU and NATO. Therefore, in the elections, mass support is needed ...

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Measles epidemic Declared in whole Country

A measles epidemic has been declared in the whole country, the Public Health Centre said on Tuesday. The reason behind the decision is the number of measles cases, which has since the start of the year reached 961. The decision to declare an epidemic aims at introduction of additional measures, such as a ban on unvaccinated children going to kindergarten ...

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Former PS Veljanoski interrogated Over 27 April case

On Tuesday, former PS Trajko Veljanoski went to the Prosecutor’s Office for Prosecution of Organised Crime and Corruption for interrogation. While leaving the building, he said he’d been summoned for interrogation and responded positively. “I didn’t conduct insight into the evidence,” he noted. The former PS is suspected of being part of the organisers of the 27 April 2017 attacks ...

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Tsipras: Good opportunity was Opened for name Dispute resolution

According to Greek PM Alexis Tsipras, the early parliamentary elections in his country will, according to plan, be held in October. In an interview with ANT1 TV, he once again dismissed speculations about early elections. Commenting on the Prespa Agreement, the Greek PM said that a good opportunity had been opened for the name dispute to be resolved after 30 ...

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