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Parliament moves third of the four proposed amendments to the next stage

In the Macedonian Parliament, 64 members voted in favor of the third of the constitutional amendments proposed in accordance with the Prespa treaty. This is enough to advance the amendment in the next stage. Amendment 36 alters, for the second...
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Amid new wiretapping scandal, Environment Protection Ministry purchases equipment to listen in on its employees

In the midst of a developing scandal over wiretapping the fixed phones of the Public Prosecutors Service (OJO), it Ministry for Environmental Protection purchased a telephone switching board which also has the ability to record phone conversations. The...
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Two proposed amendments, including one renaming Macedonia into North Macedonia, inch ahead in Parliament

Over the weekend, the Macedonian Parliament voted to approve the text of the proposed amendments 33 and 34 of the Constitution, which, if adopted at the end of the process, would rename the Republic of Macedonia into the Republic of North Macedonia....
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Stojan Andov accuses Frckoski of playing role in Gligorov assassination attempt

Serious allegations against former Interior Minister Ljubomir Frckoski were raied at the promotion of the collected works of former Parliament Speaker Stojan Andov on Friday, including about Frckoski’s alleged involvement in the assassination...
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BNT: Macedonian – Bulgarian historic committee reached agreement on Ss Cyril and Methodius, poet Prlicev, but divided over Tsar Samoil

Bulgarian National Television (BNT) reports that the Macedonian and Bulgarian members of the expert committee set up to align the interpretation of history agreed that Ss Cyril and Methodius and 19 century poet Grigor Prlicev should be honored...
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Machine gun shoot – out in Tetovo, DUI official allegedly involved

Two groups of armed men exchanged fire from automatic rifles in Tetovo on Friday evening. According to local media, one of the participants is a top tax office official from the ruling DUI party, and several men were injured. Tetovo police...
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Hungary rejects EP amendment calling for the extradition of Nikola Gruevski

A minister of the Hungarian Government dismissed a resolution from the European Parliament on Macedonia, which includes a call from the Green Party to have former Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski extradited back to the country. Gruevski...
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Following latest wiretapping scandal, Mickoski calls on Interior Minister Spasovski to resign

VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski said that the least Interior Minister Oliver Spasovski could do after a series of failures, is to resign. The latest blow for Spasovski came after the revelation that the Public Prosecutors Office was being...
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Poll: Majority of citizens oppose renaming the country, believe VMRO members of Parliament voted under pressure

Poll shows that 51.5 percent of the public opposed amending the Constitution and renaming the Republic of Macedonia into the Republic of North Macedonia, as demanded by the Government. Only 37.6 percent support the change, a poll conducted...
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Scandal: All phone conversations in the Public Prosecutors Office were being recorded

A major wiretapping scandal is reported in the Public Prosecutors Office (OJO), which announced on Friday that conversations which prosecutors made from October 2016 through the fixed line system were being recorded. The recording system was...