Category: Macedonia

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Birth rates drop in Q1 2024: statistics

Birth rates drop in Q1 2024: statistics

The number of live births recorded in the first quarter of 2024 amounted to 3632, which is a drop of 0.7% compared to Q1 2023. The number of deaths in the first quarter of 2024 decreased by 0.6% compared to the same quarter of 2023 and it amounted to 5199, shows data published by the...

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David Geer in Tetovo: EU willing to work with anyone advancing country’s EU integration

David Geer in Tetovo: EU willing to work with anyone advancing country’s EU integration

European Union Ambassador in North Macedonia David Geer said Thursday that following the democratic elections a new government would be formed in North Macedonia and the EU was open to cooperating with any political parties advancing the country’s European integration processes, MIA’s Tetovo correspondent reports. Declining to comment on the ongoing negotiations for the new...

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Re-voting at seven polling stations for 2024 parliamentary elections

Re-voting at seven polling stations for 2024 parliamentary elections

Re-voting for the 2024 parliamentary elections is taking place Wednesday at seven polling stations in the fifth and sixth election districts. Re-voting in the fifth election district will take place at polling stations 1194 and 1202 in Krushevo, 1272 in Ohrid, 1470 and 1470/1 in Dolneni, and 1844 in Struga, while in the sixth election...

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SEC presents new MPs with certificates of election

SEC presents new MPs with certificates of election

The State Election Commission presented certificates of election on Tuesday to candidates who won a seat in Parliament at the May 8 parliamentary elections. The certificates were accepted by authorized representatives of VMRO-DPMNE’s coalition, SDSM’s coalition, Worth It coalition, Levica and the Znam Movement. The DUI-led coalition did not send a representative to accept the...

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Supreme Court judge arrested over suspicions of bribery

Supreme Court judge arrested over suspicions of bribery

A Supreme Court judge has been taken into custody over suspicions of bribery, the Interior Ministry said in a press release. According to the release, the judge was charged with the crime of “receiving a reward for illegal influence” after being caught in the act. The release said the Interior Ministry was awaiting a response...

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Army marks Day of Logistics Base

Army marks Day of Logistics Base

The Logistics Base is a key element of the managing of challenges as one of the main pillars in the Army of the Republic of North Macedonia, Deputy Minister of Defense Tiron Jajaga said Monday in his address at a ceremony marking May 20 – Day of the Logistics Base Unit at the “Ilinden” army...

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SEC announces MP seats in new parliament

SEC announces MP seats in new parliament

The State Election Commission (SEC) announced Saturday the MP seats in the new parliament following the May 8 elections. In the first election district, the VMRO-DPMNE-led coalition won 10 seats, SDSM-led coalition – 3, Levica – 2, Worth it coalition – 2, European Front coalition – 2 and ZNAM – 1. In the second election...

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Earthquake felt in Skopje

Earthquake felt in Skopje

An earthquake measuring 1.9 on the Richter scale was felt in the Skopje at 01:39 am. The epicenter of the earthquake is located in the Skopje epicentral area The Seismological Observatory at the Faculty of Science and Mathematics in Skopje said an earthquake measuring III degrees according to the European Macroseismic Scale was felt early...