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Macedonia MP Supporters 'Outnumber' Protesters at Monday Rally

Macedonia is subject to "dictatorship of the political minority", PM Nikola Gruevski told tens of thousands of supporters who attended the pro-government rally in Skopje on Monday evening.

World » Southeast Europe | May 19, 2015, Tuesday // 09:30 | Viewed: 1611

Bulgaria’s Ex Deputy PM Djankov to Advise Greek Govt on Fight against Corruption

Former Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Simeon Djankov is among the key lecturers at the Emergency Economic Summit for Greece scheduled to take place on May 19 in Athens.

World | May 19, 2015, Tuesday // 08:20 | Viewed: 1271

Macedonia's PM Gruevski Vows to Stay in Power

A rally in support of embattled Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski has started in front of Parliament building Skopje on Monday – a day after a protest meeting organized by the opoposition nearby demanded his resignation.

World » Southeast Europe | May 18, 2015, Monday // 21:51 | Viewed: 1424

EU Agrees Naval Plan to Fight Mediterranean Migrant Smugglers

European Union foreign and defence ministers on Monday approved plans for a naval operation targeting people smugglers in the Mediterranean.

World » EU | May 18, 2015, Monday // 21:07 | Viewed: 1006

Russia Seeks No Further Delay to EU-Ukraine Trade Pact, Malmstrom Says

Russia didn’t seek a delay to the planned start of a free-trade pact between Ukraine and the EU at trilateral talks on Monday, EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said.

World » Russia | May 18, 2015, Monday // 19:57 | Viewed: 1104

Macedonia Political Leaders Fail to Reach Agreement, to Meet Again on 26 May

The second meeting of the leaders of Macedonia’s four biggest political parties aimed at resolving the political crisis in the country ended inconclusively on Monday, telma.

World » Southeast Europe | May 18, 2015, Monday // 17:49 | Viewed: 1184

Macedonia’s Political Leaders Meet Again to Try to Resolve Crisis

The leaders of Macedonia’s four biggest political parties met on Monday in a fresh attempt to ease tensions and find a way for resolving the months-long political crisis.

World » Southeast Europe | May 18, 2015, Monday // 17:29 | Viewed: 904

ЕU Commission VP Sefcovic Launches Energy Union Tour  

EU energy chief Maros Sevcovic will start a tour of member states this week to reiterate calls for a concerted effort by EU member states to address global energy and climate challenges.

World » EU | May 18, 2015, Monday // 17:00 | Viewed: 1181

Two Explosions Rock Offices of Turkey's Kurdish HDP Party

At least three people have been injured after blasts hit headquarters of Kurdish People's Democratic Party (HDP) in cities of Adana and Mersin in Southeastern Turkey.

World | May 18, 2015, Monday // 14:04 | Viewed: 972

EU Reps Vote on Immigration Control Policy

The EU will be taking a decision on an upcoming operation across the Mediterranean, as stated by High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini.

World » EU | May 18, 2015, Monday // 14:02 | Viewed: 1079

Macedonia Party Leaders to Meet again on Monday amid New Protests

Leaders of the four major parties in Macedonia are set to meet Monday in a renewed attempt at solving the political crisis in the country.

World » Southeast Europe | May 18, 2015, Monday // 11:30 | Viewed: 1282

Pro-Government Protest to Take Place in Macedonia

The Macedonian governing party VMRO-DPMNE is set on organizing a counter-protest at 8 pm in front of the Parliament building.

World » Southeast Europe | May 18, 2015, Monday // 07:55 | Viewed: 1320

Video Purportedly Showing Macedonia’s Zaev Seeking Bribe Released on YouTube

A video recording purportedly showing Macedonian opposition Social Democrat leader Zoran Zaev arranging for receiving a bribe of EUR 200,000 in his capacity of Mayor of Strumica has been published online, independent .

World » Southeast Europe | May 17, 2015, Sunday // 19:36 | Viewed: 1636

Tens of Thousands Urge Macedonia's PM Gruevski to Go

Thousands of protestors demanded the resignation of Macedonia’s prime Minister Nikola Gruevski and his cabinet on Sunday.

World » Southeast Europe | May 17, 2015, Sunday // 17:46 | Viewed: 1722

Macedonia Cuts Number of ‘Armed Group’ Members Killed in Kumanovo

Macedonian authorities have cut the number of the members of the armed group killed by police forces in Kumanovo last week, MIA news agency reported.

World » Southeast Europe | May 17, 2015, Sunday // 16:46 | Viewed: 1719

EU Foreign Ministers to Draft Joint Position on Macedonia Crisis Monday

The European Union foreign ministers will discuss the tense political situation in Macedonia on Monday, Bulgaria’s foreign minister Daniel Mitov has said.

World » EU | May 17, 2015, Sunday // 16:12 | Viewed: 1803

Protestors Call on Macedonia PM Gruevski to Step Down

Thousands of people have joined the protest rally called by the Macedonian opposition in Skopje on Sunday, demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Nikola Gruevsku.

World » Southeast Europe | May 17, 2015, Sunday // 15:34 | Viewed: 1185

EU Vice President Georgieva Urges Restraint in Macedonia

European Commission Vice-President Kristalina Georgieva on Sunday voiced concern about political crisis in Macedonia and urged restraint to avoid violence.

World » EU | May 17, 2015, Sunday // 15:09 | Viewed: 1317

Turkey Says Shoots Down Intruding Syrian Helicopter

Turkey has said its fighter jets have shot down a Syrian helicopter violating its airspace.

World | May 17, 2015, Sunday // 12:47 | Viewed: 1027

Suicide Blast Targeting EUPOL Staff Kills at Least Three in Kabul

At least three people have been killed in Afghanistan when a suicide bomber detonated a car near Kabul main airport on Sunday morning.

World | May 17, 2015, Sunday // 11:22 | Viewed: 1051

Tens of Thousands Expected to Join Anti-Government Protest in Macedonia

Thousands of people are expected to seek the resignation of Macedonia’s Conservative Prime Minister Nikola Gruevsku during a protest rally in Skopje on Sunday.

World » Southeast Europe | May 17, 2015, Sunday // 10:54 | Viewed: 1270