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SEC Open for Appeals by Parties over Results from Saturday’s Local Elections

The State Electoral Commission (SEC) informed that political parties and candidates at the local election that was held on Saturday in Tetovo, Mavrovo-Rostuse and Centar Zupa can file appeals over the results as late as 07:00 p.m. on Monday. If appeals are filed, SEC would process them as late as Wednesday, while parties and candidates can file lawsuits over the ...

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SEC Reveals Results of Local Election in Tetovo, Mavrovo-Rostuse, Centar Zupa

The State Electoral Commission (SEC) published on Saturday evening the preliminary results of the local elections held in the municipalities of Centar Zupa and Mavrovo-Rostuse for new mayor and in the Municipality of Tetovo for new municipal council. In Centar Zupa, where 3,340 citizens out of the 3,395 registered with right to vote cast their votes for the only candidate, ...

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30th Jubilee of Army of North Macedonia Observed

The Ministry of Defence Observed on Thursday the Day of the Army of North Macedonia (ARM), 18 August, which marks the 30th jubilee of the formation of ARM back in 1992. The celebration, which include a parade of soldiers from different departments of ARM, was attended by President of North Macedonia and Supreme Commander of ARM Stevo Pendarovski, Prime Minister ...

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Stefanova to Replace Ruskovska in BPPOOC During Suspension

Prosecutor Lile Stefanova will be the temporary replacement of head of the basic Public Prosecutor’s Office for Prosecution of Organised Crime (BPPOOC) Vilma Ruskovska, after she was temporarily suspended on Tuesday. Stefanova, who used to process the cases Empire and Vodno Plots, will take over the basic work of Ruskovska, whereas Ruskovska is yet to decide who of the prosecutors ...

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Ruskovska Suspended from BPPOOC, Finance Police Director Muaremi Resigns

The State Public Prosecutor Ljubomir Joveski initiated on Tuesday disciplinary procedures against Head of the Basic Public Prosecutor’s Office for Organised Crime (BPPOOC) Vilma Ruskovska and prosecutors Ivana Trajceva and Elizabeta Josifovska, also from BPPOOC. The disciplinary procedures are namely initiated in relation to the search conducted by BPPOOC in the office of the Director of the Finance Police Department ...

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Gov’t, Opposition with Different Views on Recommendations of Historical Figures

SDSM welcomed the recommendations of the Macedonian-Bulgarian Commission on Historical Affairs for mutual observation of historical figures and changes to history books in primary schools. “We all saw today that the recommendations do not affect the national identity or the language, and that there is no redefinition of the history of our country as Bulgarian, like VMRO-DPMNE and their leader ...

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State Officials Observe Anniversary of OFA

Prime Minister Dimitar Kovacevski extended his greetings to the citizens over the 21st anniversary of the singing of the Ohrid Framework Agreement (OFA), which concluded the armed conflict in 2001. “North Macedonia has shown throughout the years that it is capable to build mutual future for all its citizens, no matter their ethnicity. The unity in our differences is what ...

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Healthcare Authorities Investigate Probability of First Monkeypox Case

Teams of the Public Healthcare Institute and the Health Ministry are taking precaution measures in preparation for eventual detection of the first case of monkeypox in North Macedonia. Namely, a patient from Kicevo reported to the healthcare authorities with monkeypox symptoms after they returned from a trip abroad, and now the Public Healthcare Institute conducts the necessary measures for locating ...

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Justice Ministry: We Weren’t Consulted over Bulgarian Club in Ohrid

The Justice Ministry reported that they have not received a request for voicing opinion over the opening of a civil association in Ohrid named after Bulgarian Tsar Boris III. The case came to public attention after the Jewish Community in North Macedonia reacted against this and the club in Bitola named after Ivan Mihailov. The Jewish Community accused the founders ...

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Arsovska: Employees Were Dismissed for Not Coming to Work

Skopje Mayor Danela Arsovska commented on the dismissal of 33 employees from the PE for Communal Hygiene. Few days ago, the management of Communal Hygiene, headed by Director Kosana Mazneva decided to terminate the employment contracts of 33 employees, citing as reason the fact that some of them did not show up at work for months, or even for years, ...

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