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A square overlooked by a giant 29-metre tall bronze statue of the warrior king Philip of Macedon is taking its final shape in the centre of the Macedonian capital.
The opposition Social Democrats announced at a mass rally that they will renew their campaign for early general elections right after local polls are held on March 24.
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.
Athens has protested to Skopje about a recent attack which damaged graves at a Greek military cemetery in the south-eastern Macedonian town of Valandovo.
Macedonia's - normally feuding - main ruling and opposition parties are uniting against Albanian candidates in two key towns in the west for the March 24 local elections.
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.
With the message that 'It can be forgiven, but not forgotten,' Macedonia on Monday marked the 70th anniversary of the deportation of the Jewish community to Nazi death camps.
The seat of the Macedonian government will get its promised Baroque façade shortly after the March 24 local elections, officials have said.
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.
Macedonia will soon file an extradition request to neighbouring Kosovo for two recently-arrested ethnic Albanians wanted for trial over high-profile killings near Skopje.
Western Balkan ministers have adopted a regional strategy to handle the furor over toxin levels in milk, which have rattled consumers in several countries.
The deal that ended Macedonia's political crisis foresees possible early elections - but only if the parties agree on it by autumn, the European Parliament Rapporteur on Macedonia, said.
Former officials suggested that heightened political tensions ahead of this month’s local elections helped to spark violent, ethnically-charged protests in Skopje.
The campaign for the March 24 vote began on Monday after a last-minute political deal ensured that the Macedonian opposition reversed its boycott pledge.
Ten years after the Thessaloniki summit, the EU enlargement process for the western Balkans needs an injection of new energy.
Macedonia’s state-owned power utility company ELEM has begun the construction of the country’s first wind farm in an investment worth 55 million euro.
All Balkan contestants in the semi finals on Tuesday failed to qualify for Eurosong. Macedonia and Albania are still hoping they will qualify on Thursday show in Malmo.