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 elections - but did not.

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 morning.

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.

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 Saturday.