Local Elections are being Held in North Macedonia

1,824,864 people have the right to vote. 301 candidates are running for mayor and 10,600 for municipal councilors. Twelve candidates are running for mayor of the capital, Skopje. The second round of elections will take place on October 31.

World » Southeast Europe | 3 hours ago | Viewed: 616

The Future of EU: Stronger Common European Policy and Creation of European Army?

A stronger common European policy, the creation of a European army and common European embassies are among the ideas proposed by European citizens participating in the last meeting of the first Citizens' Council of the Conference on the Future of Europe.

World » EU | October 16, 2021, Saturday // 20:09 | Viewed: 1326

The Arctic: MEPs Call for Peace and Reduction of Tensions in the Region

Parliament calls for constructive international cooperation in the Arctic, while warning of emerging threats to stability in the region.

World » EU | October 7, 2021, Thursday // 21:04 | Viewed: 1870

MEPs Push for Common EU Cyber Defense Capabilities

MEPs call for a comprehensive set of measures and a coherent security policy in the field of information technology, as well as for improved military coordination in the field of cyber defense in order to strengthen the EU's cyber resilience.

World » EU | October 7, 2021, Thursday // 20:56 | Viewed: 2003

Powerful Earthquake in Pakistan, Dozens of Deaths Reported

At least 20 people have been killed in an earthquake in Pakistan

World | October 6, 2021, Wednesday // 23:53 | Viewed: 1480

NATO Expels Russian Staff

NATO has confirmed that Russia’s mission to the alliance would be halved from 20 to 10 positions, the alliance’s press service told TASS on Wednesday.

World | October 6, 2021, Wednesday // 23:52 | Viewed: 2926

European Parliament Opposes Mass Surveillance

In order to combat discrimination and guarantee the right to privacy, the EP calls for strict safeguards when AI instruments are used in law enforcement.

World » EU | October 6, 2021, Wednesday // 23:12 | Viewed: 2095

44 Percent of Adults in North Macedonia have been Vaccinated

A total of 791,141 people have been fully vaccinated in the Republic of North Macedonia by October 4th, and 425 have received a third booster dose, the country's health ministry announced on Tuesday, MIA reported.

World » Southeast Europe | October 6, 2021, Wednesday // 09:21 | Viewed: 2057

Transport Chaos due to Floods in London

Heavy rain flooded parts of London, the BBC reported. Shops and offices in Knightsbridge are affected.

World | October 5, 2021, Tuesday // 18:58 | Viewed: 1921

Why Internet Broke?

Many of the world’s largest apps and websites, including for banks and airlines, faced a cascade of outages within hours, causing panic among internet users, with some demanding to know who has “broken” the Internet.

World | October 5, 2021, Tuesday // 10:21 | Viewed: 3666

Protests and Political Instability in Slovenia Before EU-Western Balkans Summit

In the past three weeks, three protests with a record number of protesters in Slovenia’s history, took place in the country. The demands were early elections and the abolition of binding measures regarding COVID-19

World » Southeast Europe | October 4, 2021, Monday // 20:36 | Viewed: 2967

At Least 12 People Killed In Kabul Blast

At least 12 people were killed and 32 injured in an explosion near the Id Gah mosque in Kabul, where a farewell ceremony is taking place for the mother of Zabihullah Mujahid, a representative of the radical Taliban that seized power in the country, Al-Jaz

World | October 4, 2021, Monday // 09:11 | Viewed: 1617

Large Demonstrations in US against Abortion Laws

With the motto “Hands off our bodies”, crowds of people roamed the streets across the country yesterday to demonstrate against the prevailing abortion laws.

World | October 2, 2021, Saturday // 23:54 | Viewed: 1387

European Commission Proposes to Expand the Counteraction to Misinformation

The European Commission today proposed that more actors be involved in countering misinformation. The Commission has presented a report on the measures recently taken by the biggest players online.

World » EU | October 1, 2021, Friday // 15:17 | Viewed: 1819

Analysis: What if Poland Leaves the EU?

Reinhard Weser in a comment for "Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung"

World » EU | October 1, 2021, Friday // 14:36 | Viewed: 2503

EU Airlines Will Refund Passengers after Pandemic Flight Cancellations

A group of European airlines agreed to refund passengers whose flights were cancelled during the COVID-19 pandemic, and committed to provide better information on passengers’ rights in future.

World » EU | October 1, 2021, Friday // 10:55 | Viewed: 2348

New Head of the OECD Proposes Bulgaria to Join the Organization

The new Secretary General of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Australian Matthias Corman, is proposing that six countries, including Bulgaria and Brazil, join the club of rich countries at the same time

World » International Business | September 30, 2021, Thursday // 13:32 | Viewed: 2265

Over 115 Dead in Prison Violence in Ecuador

It was first reported that 30 were killed, but after a day of searching, the authorities report that at least 116 were dead and 80 injured.

World | September 29, 2021, Wednesday // 23:56 | Viewed: 1576

UK Considers Europeans with Mixed Covid Doses as ‘fully vaccinated’

After much confusion, criticism and contradictory messages the UK government has discreetly changed its Covid border rules - meaning that those vaccinated in Europe with mixed doses are considered fully inoculated and therefore can avoid quarantine.

World | September 21, 2021, Tuesday // 23:54 | Viewed: 1233

Russia: Shooter from Perm Will go Psychiatric Examination

 The student who opened fire at Perm State University on Monday will go through a comprehensive psychiatric examination, a medical source from hospital said.

World » Russia | September 20, 2021, Monday // 23:45 | Viewed: 1279

EU Plans to Create New Body to Fight Future Pandemics and Health Crises

European Commission’s proposed new authority to prepare against future health crises by developing “medical countermeasures.

World » EU | September 14, 2021, Tuesday // 14:45 | Viewed: 1647
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