macedonian-pm-not-my-call-to-invite-fbi
27 Oct 14 Macedonia PM Won’t Call FBI into Terror Case

The Macedonian prime minister said it was not his decision whether to ask the US FBI to oversee a possible new probe of the controversial terrorism convictions of six Albanians.

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macedonian-lustration-commission-demands-sacking-of-informers
24 Oct 14 Macedonia Demands Sacking of ‘Communist Police Informers’

The Macedonian state office tasked with rooting out communist-era informers has asked for them to be sacked from their jobs, but critics say suspects are being targeted for political reasons.

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macedonia-lustrates-its-leading-historian
15 Oct 14 Macedonia Names Top Historian as Communist Informer

The most prominent historian from Yugoslav-era Macedonia and the country’s early independence years, Ivan Katardziev, denied allegations that he was an informer for the Communist secret police.

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fbi-urged-to-oversee-macedonian-mass-murder-case
02 Oct 14 FBI Urged to Oversee Macedonia ‘Terrorism’ Case

Macedonia’s main ethnic Albanian political party urged the US Federal Bureau of Investigation to oversee a possible new probe of the terrorism convictions of six Albanians which sparked ethnic unrest.

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republic-of-ilirida-declared-in-macedonia
19 Sep 14 Albanians Declare 'Republic' in Macedonia

A small crowd of ethnic Albanians gathered on Thursday in Skope to hear an ex-politician proclaim the 'Republic of Ilirida' - but few Macedonians are taking it that seriously, so far.

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macedonia-to-employ-more-minority-civil-servants
18 Sep 14 Macedonia to Hire More Ethnic Albanian Civil Servants

Macedonia is seeking to recruit more ethnic-minority civil servants in a bid to fulfill the terms of the 2001 peace deal that ended an armed conflict with Albanian rebels.

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macedonian-collaborator-hunters-eye-serbian-secret-files
08 Sep 14 Macedonian Collaborator Hunters Eye Secret Serbian Files

Macedonia’s Lustration Commission, which investigates suspected collaborators with the former communist regime, now hopes to gain access to classified Yugoslav files stored in Serbia.

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old-head-to-lead-macedonia-s-lustration-commission
01 Aug 14 New Macedonia Lustration Commission Resumes Collaborator Probe

Macedonia’s parliament elected a new team to run the controversial state office for rooting out former secret police collaborators which will check 20,000 people’s files over the next four-and-a-half years.

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macedonia-jails-terror-trial-protesters
30 Jul 14 Macedonia Jails Albanian Terrorism Trial Protesters

Six people were jailed for three years each for participating in violent protests in Skopje this month sparked by the terrorism convictions of six ethnic Albanians.

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macedonia-peace-march-remembers-srebrenica-massacre
15 Jul 14 Macedonia’s Bosniaks March to Commemorate Srebrenica

Macedonian Bosniaks, including some whose relatives died in the 1992-95 war, held a peace march in Skopje to mark the 19th anniversary of the worst atrocity in post-WWII Europe.

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macedonia-albanian-protests-pass-off-peacefully
11 Jul 14 Macedonia Albanian Protests Pass Off Peacefully

Ethnic Albanians took to the streets again on Friday in protest against the recent conviction of six alleged terrorists.

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more-protests-and-counter-protest-called-on-macedonian-terror-trial
10 Jul 14 Macedonia Braces for Rival Ethnic Protests

Police are on alert after ethnic Albanian and Macedonian activists both called protests for Friday in the wake of unrest last week sparked by the convictions of alleged Islamist terrorists.

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kosovo-war-veterans-call-for-re-trial-in-monster-case
09 Jul 14 Retrial Demanded in Macedonia Mass Murder Case

An ethnic Albanian leader in Macedonia urged an internationally monitored retrial of the so-called 'Monster' case after six Albanians were found guilty of terrorism and jailed for life.

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more-calls-for-ethnic-protests-in-macedonia
07 Jul 14 Macedonia PM Vows to Stop Ethnic Unrest

Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski said he would not allow the escalation of violent unrest which erupted after the terrorism convictions of alleged Albanian Islamists for the killing of five ethnic Macedonians.

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smaller-protests-in-macedonia-after-friday-s-ethnic-unrest
06 Jul 14 Macedonia Albanians Renew Protests After Unrest

Protesters returned to the streets in smaller numbers after violent unrest on Friday sparked by the terrorism convictions of alleged Albanian Islamists for the killing of five ethnic Macedonians.

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