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Macedonian elections set for December 11

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

About 50 people injured in Macedonia earthquake

An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale struck an area just outside Macedonia's capital Skopje on Sunday, leaving about 50 people injured, local Sitel TV reported.

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 parties agree to December 11 elections

Macedonia's four major parties agreed late Wednesday to long-delayed parliamentary elections for December 11, which would end a political crisis that has stretched for a year and a half.

Turkey extradites five Macedonians trying to join Islamic State

Turkey extradited five Macedonian nationals arrested for planning to join the terrorist Islamic state, the Interior Ministry in Skopje said Saturday.

Severe storm kills 20 in Macedonia, 1,000 people rescued

A severe thunderstorm that dumped torrential rain on the Macedonian capital, Skopje, has killed at least 20 people, Deputy Health Minister Nikola Todorov said Sunday.

Ethnic Albanians, Orthodox clash over massive cross in Macedonia

Some policemen sustained injuries when Orthodox Christians clashed with ethnic Albanians in the Macedonian capital Skopje over the erection of a 55-metre-high metal cross, media reports said...