Post Tagged with: "Macedonia"

Macedonia nabs 30 over parliament attack

November 28, 2017 1:33 am
Macedonia nabs 30 over parliament attack

Policemen try to contain protesters trying to enter Macedonia’s parliament to protest against what they said was an unfair vote to elect a parliamentary speaker, following months of political deadlock in the Balkan country in Skopje on April 27, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Macedonian police have arrested about 30 people, […]

Read more ›

Macedonia’s opposition plans to form government after violence

April 30, 2017 9:17 am
Macedonia’s opposition plans to form government after violence

Police face protesters gathered outside Macedonia’s parliament after the governing Social Democrats and ethnic Albanian parties voted to elect an Albanian as parliament speaker in Skopje, April 27, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Macedonia’s opposition Social Democrats say they would push ahead in forming a government with ethnic Albanian partners, following […]

Read more ›

Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov named veteran conservative Nikola Gruevski as PM-designate

January 9, 2017 9:10 pm
Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov named veteran conservative Nikola Gruevski as PM-designate

Macedonia’s former prime minister and leader of the ruling VMRO DPMNE party, Nikola Gruevski (Photo by AFP) Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov has asked Nikola Gruevski, a former prime minister with a controversial track record, to form a new government in the Balkan country. Gruevski was named Macedonia’s PM-designate on Monday, […]

Read more ›

Macedonians vote in snap parliamentary elections

December 11, 2016 10:30 pm
Macedonians vote in snap parliamentary elections

A billboard bearing a picture of veteran ruler Nikola Gruevski of the VMRO-DPMNE Party in Skopje on December 10, 2016, on the eve of the parliamentary polls. (Photo by AFP) People in Macedonia have started casting their ballots in snap parliamentary elections. Sunday’s vote is part of a deal among Macedonia’s […]

Read more ›

Macedonia sets December 11 for snap parliamentary elections

October 18, 2016 8:10 pm
Macedonia sets December 11 for snap parliamentary elections

The undated photo shows a woman casting her ballot during elections in Macedonia. Macedonia will hold snap parliamentary elections on December 11, an official says. Parliament speaker, Trajko Veljanovski announced the date on Tuesday. The date had been agreed upon by political leaders in August. The early elections are an […]

Read more ›

Macedonian opposition supporters hold anti-government demonstration in Skopje

October 11, 2016 9:30 pm
Macedonian opposition supporters hold anti-government demonstration in Skopje

The photo shows protesters marching during an anti-government demonstration in Skopje, Macedonia, April 25, 2016. (Photo by AP) Opposition supporters have taken to the streets in the Macedonian capital, Skopje, two months ahead of the country’s scheduled national elections. Tuesday’s anti-government demonstration was organized by the main opposition party Social […]

Read more ›

UN censures Macedonia for “systematic” violation of the rights of dejected and vulnerable refugees

September 23, 2016 7:30 pm
UN censures Macedonia for “systematic” violation of the rights of dejected and vulnerable refugees

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein (Photo by AFP) UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein has censured Macedonia for “systematic” violation of the rights of dejected and vulnerable refugees, particularly children. “I urge the government to put an end to these practices, which are in breach […]

Read more ›
shared on wplocker.com