thumbnailConcern about Ukraine increases regional desire for NATO membership
2014-05-08Senior officials from Southeast Europe, noting their concerns about events in Ukraine, said NATO membership is a key policy priority for the region.
thumbnailNATO investing in Balkan countries
2014-04-08The Alliance is restoring bridges and improving the infrastructure to assist regional countries.
thumbnailMacedonia will join the EU Battlegroup next year
2013-11-27Security experts said Macedonia will improve its military capabilities as well as contribute to the common European defence.
thumbnailFormer Macedonian PM sentenced to three years in jail
2013-07-18Former Macedonian Prime Minister Vlado Buckovski was sentenced to three years in prison for misuse of state funds.
thumbnailMacedonian Army project focuses on citizens
2013-07-01The Macedonia Army's new project will strengthen civil-military co-operation and show "needed standards" for NATO membership, military officials say.
thumbnailEU urges solution in Macedonia political chaos
2013-02-22Several high-ranking members leave as an opposition leader announces local election boycott.
thumbnailMacedonia will focus on regional security, NATO bids
2013-02-16As Macedonia takes over the helm of the Adriatic Group, it hopes to speed up the integration of the remaining three countries to NATO.
thumbnailMacedonian diaspora strive to keep in touch
2011-12-09Macedonian diaspora remain culturally and politically linked to the republic, as foreign ministry reforms expand to guide the country.
Macedonia's opposition SDSM approves slate of candidates
2011-05-03SKOPJE, Macedonia -- The main opposition SDSM party approved its candidates for the June 5th parliamentary elections at a congress Monday (May 2nd)....
Macedonia's Buckovski misses court appearance, risks arrest
2011-02-07SKOPJE, Macedonia -- A court in Skopje warned on Saturday (February 5th) that it will issue an arrest warrant for former Prime Minister Vlado Buckovs...
thumbnailMacedonian government, court at odds
2010-02-24Controversial rulings stir accusations that judges are using the constitutional court as a political tool.
thumbnailMacedonian businesses chafe at smoking ban
2010-01-18Lighting up in public will lead to a stiff fine under new restrictions that went into effect this month. Restaurant owners say the new rules are too tight.
Macedonia's Boskovski establishes new party
2009-05-29SKOPJE, Macedonia -- Former Interior Minister Ljube Boskovski formally announced on Thursday (May28th) the creation of a new political party, "United...
Former Macedonian prime minister sentenced to prison for corruption
2008-12-10SKOPJE, Macedonia -- Former Prime Minister Vlado Buckovski and former army chief Metodi Stamboliski were sentenced on Tuesday (December 9th) to three...
thumbnailLjuboten trial ends at The Hague
2008-05-13After 13 months, the trial of former Macedonian Interior Minister Ljube Boskovski and former security officer Johan Tarculovski is over.
Defence witnesses to begin testifying in Boskovski's trial late next month
2007-12-28THE HAGUE, The Netherlands -- Defence witnesses are expected to begin testifying on behalf of former Macedonian Interior Minister Ljube Boskovski on...
thumbnailDiplomatic Diary: Bulgaria's Kalfin hosts SEECP meeting
2007-10-02Regional representatives attended a SEECP meeting in New York last week. Also in diplomatic news: Albania asks India to return the remains of Mother Teresa.
thumbnailFormer Macedonian prime minister stripped of immunity from prosecution
2007-08-21Monday's decision by parliament clears the way for Vlado Buckovski's possible arrest in connection with an arms procurement scandal.
Macedonian parliament debates Buckovski's immunity
2007-08-17SKOPJE, Macedonia -- Parliament held a special session on Thursday (August 16th) to decide whether to lift former Prime Minister Vlado Buckovski's im...
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