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Zaev: I stand in Defence of Rights of LGBT+ Community, Journalists

The PM Zoran Zaev speaks in an interview for MIA about the “Racketeering” case and his latest controversial statement. The PM once again addressed his apologies to the LGBT+ community in Macedonia, as well as the journalists and other media workers. “Me as a PM and as a human and the government, we all stand in defence of the freedom ...

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Supreme Court: Morina cannot be extradited to Serbia

The Supreme Court of Macedonia confirmed the decision of the Criminal Court in Skopje that there are no legal for former Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) member Tomor Morina to be extradited to Serbia. Morina was arrested in July in Macedonia by a search warrant issued by INTERPOL. From the Ministry of Justice they informed that due to the identical decisions ...

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Reactions to controversial Statement of PM Zaev continue

The LGBT+ Community of Macedonia reacted to the use of pejorative words by PM Zoran Zaev against citizens involved in or linked to the “Racketeering” case. “In our country, the word “faggot” is a word LGBT+ people listen to all the time and everywhere. This word is not someone’s character trait, but rather a symbol of a society that nurtures ...

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Actions for removal of Vergina Sun from Public Surfaces starts

The units of local self-government started on Wednesday activities for removal of the Vergina Sun from public surfaces on recommendation from the Macedonian government. Employees from the PE for Communal Hygiene of Skopje started the action from the metal covers of the manholes in the centre of the city by scratching out with special tools the Vergina Sun carved on ...

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Sweden yet to decide upon Extradition of Davidkovski

Citing the Embassy of Sweden to Macedonia as source, the daily newspaper Nezavisen Vesnik reports that Dejan Davidkovski remains in custody in Sweden, after several media reported that Sweden refused to extradite him to Macedonia. Davidkovski is one of the defendants in the case focusing on the incidents in the Parliament from 27 April 2017. “The procedure is similar like ...

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PM Zaev on “Racketeering” Case: All responsible shall face Justice

The PM Zoran Zaev commented at a press conference on Tuesday evening at the Club of MPs in Skopje on the recent events and “La Verita” recordings related to the “Racketeering” case. In the last recording published by “La Verita”, suspect Bojan Jovanovski tells businessman Orce Kamcev that he will meet PM Zaev in relation to his prosecution in the ...

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Prosecutor Stefanova provides Statement for “Racketeering” Case

The Prosecutor from the Special Public Prosecution (SPO) Lile Stefanova went on Tuesday to the Public Prosecution for Organised Crime to provide statement as a witness in the “Racketeering” case. Stefanova was mentioned in one of the recordings published by the Italian newspaper “La Verita” in relation to the case, and she is also processing the “Empire” case of SPO ...

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Norwegian Chief of Defence, Admiral Hanssen visits Macedonia

A delegation of the Armed Forces of the Kingdom of Norway headed by Defence Chief Admiral Haakon Bruun-Hanssen paid an official visit to Macedonia on Tuesday. Hanssen was welcome with all military formalities by the Chief of Staff of the Macedonian Army, General Vasko Gjurcinovski and the Deputy PM and Defence Minister Radmila Sekerinska. At the meeting with Sekerinska, Hanssen ...

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Gaiser: Zaev is the Problem in Macedonia, his Political Career is over

The “La Verita” journalist Laris Gaiser, who published the recordings related to the “Racketeering” case in Macedonia, commented on the situation in Macedonia related to this case in an interview for the Italian radio Capodistria. “I did not sleep because I was afraid the people involved in this scandal will deny their participation, but they all admitted it so far. ...

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Government forms Team for Combating Corruption and Crime

The Macedonian government adopted a decision at a session held on Tuesday for establishment of an operative team for combating corruption and organised crime. The team will be chaired by Deputy PM and Interior Minister Oliver Spasovski, and among its members will be Deputy Interior Minister Agim Nuhiu, Justice Minister Renata Deskoska, Head of the Public Security Bureau Saso Tasevski, ...

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