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The court in Skopje on Tuesday jailed Ljube Boskoski for seven years for illegally financing his political campaign and abusing his position as head of a small opposition party.
The court in Skopje on Friday heard the closing arguments in the trial of the former Police Minister, Ljube Boskoski. The verdict is expected next week.
Ljubco Georgievski and Branko Crvenkovski, whose bitter political rivalry dominated the 1990s, have hinted that they may now ally against the centre-right government of Nikola Gruevski.
After Branko Crvenkovski, head of the opposition Social Democratic party, accused the authorities of eavesdropping on him during the June general election, police have dismissed the allegations as unfounded.
Macedonia’s Parliament has made public its conclusions on the proposals outlined in the latest European Commission progress report.
The last of the four war crime cases concerning atrocities originally alleged to have been committed by former ethnic Albanian rebels during the 2001 armed conflict have been annulled by the Macedonian justice system.
Foreign Minister Nikola Poposki says the country's existing name, “Republic of Macedonia”, already provides a basis for a settlement of the name dispute with Greece.
Support for the Macedonian government of Nikola Gruevski has risen since the June general elections, a survey by Brima Gallup has shown.
Global human rights organisation Amnesty International has asked the Macedonian government to reverse a recent decision which grants war crimes suspects immunity from legal proceedings.
Legislators from the ruling VMRO DPMNE party deny reports that they asked Brussels to shield them from their own party chief, Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski.
Macedonia’s name dispute with Greece must not be used as an excuse for failing to fulfil EU reforms, the country's minister in charge for EU affairs says.
Martin Protogjer, a close associate to Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski, has resigned as secretary-general of the main ruling VMRO DPMNE party.
After a two-day debate, parliamentarians on Thursday night gave the thumbs up to Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski's cabinet.
Parliamentarians on Wednesday began debating the new government team of Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski ahead of a vote expected on Thursday.
Parliament on Wednesday is expected to formally vote in the new government of Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski.
On June 5 Macedonians will vote for 123 legislators in six electoral districts. Three of the legislators will be elected from the diaspora, which is allowed to vote for the first time. More than 1.7 million people are eligible to vote.
1,821,122 million people out of some 2.2 million Macedonians are eligible to vote in the June 5 general election. The clickable map shows the top candidates for the Macedonia 2011 early elections by electoral region.
During the country’s 20 years of post-independence history past elections were often marred by significant controversies and allegations of fraud. As the June elections approach, doubt remains whether the friction between the two parties will allow for polls that meet international standards.
The main political players are divided into two ethnic blocs. Macedonians traditionally choose the party that forms the government. The Albanian camp produces its own champion, which is then usualy asked to join the government as a junior partner.
After two decades of independence, and just weeks before the June 5 elections, Macedonia has finally located its pivotal point.