Nikola Gruevski

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 elections.

Macedonia gets caretaker cabinet to guide it through elections

Feuding Macedonian parties on Friday backed a caretaker cabinet tasked with governing until elections in December, which were called to end a potential dangerous political crisis.

Macedonian opposition wants pardon revoked, polls paused for EU talks

Macedonian opposition leader Zoran Zaev said Wednesday he will not take part in EU-brokered talks with the ruling nationalist Nikola Gruevski unless a blanket pardon of corrupt politicians is revoked and elections pushed back, media reports said.

Macedonian Prime Minister Gruevski to resign under EU-brokered deal

Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski on Thursday announced his resignation under an EU-brokered agreement with the opposition, paving the way for early elections in April.