A witness in the politically-charged trial of ethnic Albanians accused of killing five ethnic Macedonians near Skopje said that one defendant was nowhere near the crime scene.>>>
The extradition from Kosovo of two ethnic Albanians wanted in Macedonia for the killing of five people near Skopje may take a year, the lawyer for the suspects said.
A new human rights report on Macedonia has brought hope for relatives of people who’ve been missing since the armed conflict between government forces and rebels in 2001.
Thousands turned out to welcome policeman Johan Tarculovski, the only Macedonian convicted of war crimes by the Hague, who was feted at a government-funded celebration on his return to Skopje.>>>
Preparations are under way to welcome home former policeman Johan Tarculovski, the only Macedonian convicted of war crimes by the Hague Tribunal, who was recently granted early release.>>>
The Hague Tribunal has given early release to former policeman Johan Tarculovski, the only Macedonian it has convicted of war crimes, after he served two-thirds of his sentence.>>>
A Facebook campaign is calling on mayoral candidates in Skopje to build a memorial to a young ethnic Albanian who was killed while trying to protect his Macedonian friend from attackers.
National authorities have annulled the decision of the ethnic Albanian stronghold of Tetovo to make the former Kosovo Liberation Army commander Ramush Haradinaj an honorary citizen.>>>
Several thousand Macedonians took to the streets and jeered the country’s PM after the ethnically-mixed town of Kicevo got its first Albanian mayor in Sunday’s municipal vote.>>>
Supporters of Johan Tarculovski, the only Macedonian convicted of war crimes by the Hague Tribunal, are counting down the days to a judgment that could see him released early.>>>
Macedonia’s justice ministry has yet to issue an extradition request for two recently-detained ethnic Albanians wanted for trial over high-profile killings near Skopje.>>>
A court in Skopje gave suspended sentences to 14 people involved in violence between ethnic Macedonians and Albanians at the city’s fortress in 2011.>>>
Police stopped around 200 stone-throwing Albanian protesters reaching the government building amid a new outbreak of ethnically-charged violence in Skopje.>>>
After several months’ delay, Macedonia’s constitutional court is to deliberate challenges to the country’s controversial lustration law, aimed at rooting out former police collaborators.>>>
After two days of violent clashes in Skopje last week, police are closely monitoring social networks for fresh calls for more protests.>>>