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Op-Ed/Democracy at work

By   /  28/12/2016  /  F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, Headlines, MK Politics, Politics  /  Comments Off on Op-Ed/Democracy at work

By Peter Vanhoutte (Part I) You are the biggest party after elections, so what? In a democracy with proportional representation, this is only the first step. After the elections on 11 December, no one in Macedonia has an absolute majority, even though one party behaves as if they have the absolute majority. No, you don’t! Even worse: the parties […]

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IBNA Op-Ed/Politicians must serve to the truth

By   /  16/05/2016  /  F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, Headlines, MK Politics, Politics  /  Comments Off on IBNA Op-Ed/Politicians must serve to the truth

By Irena Jordanova Why the multi-color revolution? The multi-color revolution in Macedonia is the softest form of resistance that the citizens are doing in this kneeled country in a shameful way. Yes, a resistance that hurts less and more modest, suitable for someone who lives in Sweden and not in a country in which for […]

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IBNA Interview/Head of “Besa” Movement, Kasami: Skopje doesn’t have the luxury of a status quo

By   /  02/03/2016  /  F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, Headlines, MK Politics, Politics  /  Comments Off on IBNA Interview/Head of “Besa” Movement, Kasami: Skopje doesn’t have the luxury of a status quo

In an exclusive interview for IBNA, the head of “Besa” Movement, Bilall Kasami talks about the recent events in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, after the introduction of ethnic and religious symbols which are causing cross ethnic and religious hate ahead of the upcoming elections of 5 June 2016 and other developments. “I believe […]

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Prime Minister Gruevski’s resignation speech

By   /  15/01/2016  /  F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, Headlines, MK Politics, Politics  /  Comments Off on Prime Minister Gruevski’s resignation speech

Respected citizens, dear friends. As you yourselves know and have experienced, our country has been stuck in a political crisis for far too long. This past summer, the four largest political parties, together with facilitators from the international community reached an agreement to overcome the crisis. I can’t stress enough how important it is to […]

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Albanian government uses its veto on Skopje’s accession in the NATO

By   /  20/05/2015  /  AL Politics, Albania, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Albanian government uses its veto on Skopje’s accession in the NATO

Tirana, 20 May 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency By Edison Kurani After Greece, Albania too uses its veto on Skopje’s request for FYROM to become a NATO member. This was announced today by PM Edi Rama in Tirana. For the first time, Rama talked about a “revenge” of the Albanian government against neighboring FYROM, when he […]

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Op-Ed/Albanians cannot preserve a state which the majority doesn’t want it that way

By   /  14/05/2015  /  AL Politics, Albania, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Op-Ed/Albanians cannot preserve a state which the majority doesn’t want it that way

By Prof. Dr. Sali Berisha Former Prime Minister and MP of the Democratic Party of Albania The horrific images, the destroyed houses of Kumanovo, the killed and numerous wounded show the level of the savage state terror that the government of Macedonia spread in the Albanian quarters of Kumanovo. The scale of operation, its location, […]

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Developments in FYROM are strongly criticized in Albania

By   /  11/05/2015  /  AL Politics, Albania, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Developments in FYROM are strongly criticized in Albania

Albanian authorities are following with criticism the latest developments in Kumanovo, where there have been at least 22 people killed. The government considers the fact that authorities in Skopje only count killed police officers, as unacceptable. Warning: The political crisis cannot be allowed to be converted into a cross ethnic crisis, which would be destructive […]

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EU is worried about the current situation in FYROM, says EU ambassador Orav

By   /  30/04/2015  /  F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, MK Politics, Politics  /  Comments Off on EU is worried about the current situation in FYROM, says EU ambassador Orav

Skopje, April 30, 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency By Naser Pajaziti EU ambassador to Skopje, Aivo Orav said that political parties in FYROM are not making sufficient efforts to overcome the political crisis and that the EU is worried about this situation. “Regardless as to when the talks in Brussels will start, political parties have not […]

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Op-Ed/The Worsening Crisis in Macedonia – Waiting for EU leadership

By   /  16/04/2015  /  F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, Headlines, MK Politics, Politics  /  Comments Off on Op-Ed/The Worsening Crisis in Macedonia – Waiting for EU leadership

By Erwan Fouéré The European Commission’s Progress Report on Macedonia published last year contained a clear warning to the government that failure to address the growing concerns over the politicisation of state institutions as well as the independence of the judiciary and freedom of expression would result in a withdrawal of the recommendation for opening […]

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Op-Ed/Before and after the bomb

By   /  03/04/2015  /  F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, Headlines, MK Politics, Politics  /  Comments Off on Op-Ed/Before and after the bomb

“Before the bomb and after the bomb, we have done all the things by collaborating with Washington and Brussels, because our aim is to be integrated in the NATO and EU and that is why they are our partners” By Ali Ahmeti Leader of the Democratic Union for Integration Party in the former Yugoslav Republic […]

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