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Macedonia Has New Government, but Rocky Road Ahead
A change in power after 11 years was met with cautious optimism, but leaders will wrestle with political divisions, a feeble economy and tense ethnic relations.
Zoran Zaev, Macedonian Lawmaker, Is Bloodied in Attack on Parliament by Nationalists
The demonstrators, who threw chairs, wounded three other lawmakers and attacked journalists, were protesting the election of a new speaker.
After Trump Win, Anti-Soros Forces Are Emboldened in Eastern Europe
In Hungary, Macedonia and elsewhere, populist governments have intensified attacks on “foreign-funded” advocacy groups often associated with George Soros.
Macedonian Election With Chance to Break Deadlock Ends in Virtual Tie
The ruling party and the largest opposition party both declared victory in parliamentary elections, appearing to extend a two-year political stalemate.
A ‘Water Bomb’ of a Storm Kills 21 in Macedonia’s Capital, Skopje
At least 77 people were injured in a rainstorm that surprised even Macedonia’s top weather authorities with its ferocity.
Macedonia’s Political Parties Reach Deal to End Crisis
The deal clears the way for early elections in the tiny Balkan nation, which has been consumed by a wiretapping scandal.
Protesters Target Macedonian Tax Office
Anti-government demonstrations got messy on Wednesday in Macedonia when protesters covered a tax office with spray paint.
Clashes Along Greece-Macedonia Border
The Macedonian police has been using tear gas and rubber bullets against migrants along the border between Greece and Macedonia, migrants and medical officials said.
Greece Holds Activists as Migrants and Police Clash Anew at Macedonia Border
The second outbreak of skirmishes in three days came amid protests over border closings, which have left more than 12,000 stuck in a makeshift refugee camp.
Protests Erupt in Macedonia as President Halts Wiretapping Inquiry
A special prosecutor had been investigating allegations of widespread corruption in government, but President Gjorge Ivanov issued a blanket pardon.
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