Macedonia

Macedonia's political crisis deepens as coalition talks falter

Macedonia's protracted political crisis is set to continue after the nationalist VRMO party on Friday refused to negotiate with its only possible coalition partner.

Macedonian election score remains unchanged after repeat poll

The around 700 voters registered in the Macedonian village Tearci who were eligible to cast their ballots in a repeat of December 11 parliamentary polls could have changed the outcome of the...

Repeat vote in village may alter outcome of Macedonian elections

Macedonian authorities on Wednesday ordered a repeat vote at a single polling station which may swing the outcome of December 11 parliamentary elections.

Macedonian opposition seeks to overturn election result

Macedonia's opposition Social Democratic Union (SDSM) Tuesday filed complaints about voting irregularities in Sunday's election in a bid to overturn a slim victory by its rivals from the...

Macedonia's nationalists set to continue decade-long reign

Macedonia's nationalist leader Nikola Gruevski on Monday appeared on the verge of wrestling a razor-thin win for his VMRO party from the hands of the Social Democratic (SDSM) opposition in snap...

Macedonia's conservative VMRO-DPMNE party wins 37.96% of vote, SDSM 36.65%

Macedonia's conservative VMRO-DPMNE party won 37.96% of votes in Sunday's parliamentary elections while opposition Social Democrats won 36.65%, the State Election Commission reported on Monday...

Macedonian natinoalist VMRO party leads in early ballot count

Macedonia's nationalist VMRO party was leading the opposition Social Democratic Union (SDSM) in early counting after Sunday's snap parliamentary election.

Voting ends in snap Macedonian parliamentary elections

Voting ended Sunday amid a late explosion of interest in Macedonia's snap parliamentary elections seen as crucial to ending months of political paralysis and steering the country back on a course...

Macedonia holds elections seen as crucial to ending political turmoil

Macedonia was holding snap parliamentary elections on Sunday seen as crucial to ending months of political paralysis and steering the country back on a course toward EU membership.

Prodded by EU, Macedonia seeks to end deep crisis with snap poll

In Sunday's snap poll, longtime conservative Macedonian premier Nikola Gruevski wants to continue the decade-long dominance of his VMRO party and return to office, but Social Democratic Union (...

S&P: Ratings for most ex-Yugoslav republics lower than 25 yrs ago

In a report called "The Former Yugoslav Republics 25 Years After The Fall of Yugoslavia. Where Are They Now?" Standard&Poor's Global Ratings (S&P) said that most of the countries have...

Macedonian police say Islamist attacks foiled

Macedonian police said on Thursday that Islamist terror attacks had been foiled as they announced the arrest of two citizens in a wider regional crackdown, AFP reported.

Prague sends police to help Serbia, Macedonia stop migrants at border

The Czech Republic on Monday deployed 55 police officers to Serbia and Macedonia to block migrants from making their way north to the European Union.

Macedonian elections set for December 11

Macedonia's parliament Tuesday set December 11 as the date for elections, local media reported.

Italy leave it late for 3-2 win at Macedonia

Ciro Immobile struck twice to lead Italy's rally in a 3-2 win at Macedonia Sunday to keep the Azzurri level on points with leaders Spain in their World Cup qualification group.