All posts tagged Macedonia

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April 28, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The 14th protest in a row was held on the night of April 27 in Skopje, where protesters demanded the postponement of the June 5 elections and the abrogation of the […]

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Frustration builds as hopes dim among refugees at Macedonian border

April 26, 2016, by VOANews

The biting cold of the winter wind has been tempered by spring, but among the thousands trapped in limbo on the Greek border, it is the rumors that no ...

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Mitov: Schengen area needs to be kept as it is

April 25, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria Daniel Mitov gave an exclusive interview to IBNA. The head of Bulgarian diplomacy spoke of his country’s ...

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In Thessaloniki, foreign ministers pursue solutions to migrant crisis

April 23, 2016, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

A talkfest among the foreign ministers of four countries held in Thessaloniki this week saw agreement on trying to come up with common solutions to th ...

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    Protests continue in Skopje
    April 22, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Two massive protests were held on the night of April 21 in Skopje, with a strong police presence. On one hand there were protests by civil organisations backed by the opposition, […]

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    EU cancels Vienna talks on Macedonia crisis
    April 21, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The European Union has cancelled what were intended to be talks bringing together the Republic of Macedonia’s major parties to resolve that country’s current crisis, after major opposition party SDSM […]

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    Macedonia: ‘Colourful Revolution’ paints raucous rainbow
    April 21, 2016, by Deutsche Welle

    Bright colours are everywhere in downtown Skopje. Protests happen every evening at 6, and people are demanding change in what has become known as Macedonia’s “Colourful Revolution”. Branimir Jovanovic, an […]

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    Macedonia protests against Ivanov enter second week
    April 19, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Several thousand people turned out in Skopje and other cities in Macedonia on the night of April 18 in protest against president Gjorge Ivanov’s decision to grant amnesty to politicians […]

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    11 public figures refuse Macedonian president Ivanov’s amnesty
    April 18, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Eleven out of 56 politicians, officials and former government officials, heads of communes and party leaders have rejected the decision by Macedonian president George Ivanov to pardon them. Through public letters, […]

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    Protests in Macedonia against Ivanov continue
    April 17, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Protesters in Skopje pelted the Macedonian capital’s triumphal arch with stones and eggs on the fifth night of protests demanding the resignation of president Gjorge Ivanov and calling for the […]