At least eight people were killed and 21 people were injured in Turkey‘s eastern city of Van after an earthquake struck in the Iran-Turkey border area, Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said in Ankara. Rescue efforts continued in four villages in Van’s Baskale district, 180 kilometers from the border with...
“Growth in 2019 at 3.6 percent surprised on the upside and unemployment declined to another historical low as employment increased. Yet, the near-term outlook – similarly to other countries in the region – is dim due to the COVID-19 crisis, with the economy going into recession in 2020. The pandemic and containment...
Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama posted a photo on Facebook of the Krivoshijska River on Shar Mountain and the area known as Leshnica, writing that it represents the beautiful Albania. "Beautiful Albania. Leshnica Canyon", Rama wrote next to the photo of the waterfalls on the Leshnica River on Shar Mountain. The...
Only one part of cocaine was seized, which was part of a large quantity of drugs with North Macedonia as its final destination, four men arrested, a financial investigation into a company where the drug was found and possible involvement of other people or companies – these are the results of Wednesday’s...
Ambassadors of the EU member states will review the accession negotiations of Albania and North Macedonia. According to diplomatic sources quoted by Politico, Bulgaria is expected to say "no" to the start of the first intergovernmental conference with North Macedonia, which is the first step back on the road, writes...
Greece’s attempt to double its territorial waters in the Ionian Sea from 6 to 12 nautical mileswould be considered a "cause for war" for Turkey, said Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu. The two neighboring NATO members have been arguing in recent days over Turkey's plans to explore the Eastern Mediterranean,...
12 passengers who arrived from Skopje in Turku, Finland on Saturday in a WizzAir flight tested positive for COVID-19, Finnish authorities have reported. Of a total of 115 passengers, 95% were tested and all were issued self-quarantine orders. This is the third Skopje-Turku flight carrying people infected with COVID-19. 26 passengers...
After the scandal created by the Government and the Ministry of Economy, when they promoted domestic tourism with a photo from Königsee, Germany, the author of the photo wrote that "he is dying of laughter while Macedonians are trying to understand where it is", officials said they corrected the...
Macedonia is joining the construction of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in the Greek port city of Alexandropoulos. Having secured the support of the United States, North Macedonia’s strategic partner and NATO ally, the country in the period to come will launch several projects of significance for both the...
The COVID-19 pandemic could be contained by the summer if could be contained by summer if countries around the world come together to combat it, said Zhong Nanshan, Chinese government’s senior medical adviser. He warned that me countries do not treat the infectiousness and harmfulness seriously. “My advice is calling for all countries...