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Greek Businesses Unite to Further Interests in North Macedonia

Sixteen large Greek companies that operate in North Macedonia have recently launched the Association of Greek Businesses in North Macedonia based in country's capital city, Skopje. The founders include representatives from Stopanska Banka, EDS, Usje and Intrakat. Elected president Aris Vlachos...

North Macedonia’s Labor Minister Sacked for Using ”Republic of Macedonia” Sign

The North Macedonian Parliament decided on Saturday to sack Labor Minister Rashela Mizrahi from the caretaker government of the country, after using the old and disputed name ''Republic of Macedonia'' during a public speech. Sixty-two Parliamentarians voted in favor of her...

North Macedonia PM Zaev Resigns, Snap Elections Announced

The Prime Minister of North Macedonia announced on Saturday that his country will hold snap elections, as his government resigned over the EU's decision not to begin accession talks with Skopje. PM Zaev is expected to visit the President of...

Political Turmoil in North Macedonia After EU Nixes Skopje’s Accession Hopes

Political turmoil has erupted in North Macedonia after the European Council decided not to begin accession negotiations with North Macedonia and Albania, a step along the path that would have led to their future accession to the Union. Stevo Pendarovski,...

France Blocks EU Accession Talks With North Macedonia, Albania

European Union ministers have failed to reach a consensus on whether they should open membership talks with Albania and North Macedonia amid stiff opposition from France. Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn said the meeting that the EU ministers held on Tuesday...

August Deadline Looms for North Macedonia to Remove Star of Vergina

Following the signing of the Prespa Agreement by Greece and North Macedonia earlier this year, the deadline is looming to rename monuments as well as remove the Star of Vergina from public places in North Macedonia. The stipulations must...

EU Commission Proposes Immediate Accession Negotiations for Albania, North Macedonia

The European Commission released its annual assessments and recommendations regarding ''Reforms in the Western Balkans and Turkey'' on Wednesday. In the report, it proposes the immediate opening of accession negotiations for Albania and North Macedonia, but not for the...

Pope Francis in Historic Visit to North Macedonia

Pope Francis, who is on a historic first trip to North Macedonia, has met with the country's leadership and held Mass in the main square of the capital, Skopje. He has sought to encourage the country's drive toward integration into...

North Macedonia Elects Supporter of Name Change as President

Stevo Pendarovski, the presidential candidate backed by North Macedonia's center-left government, won the presidency Sunday in a runoff election with a conservative rival. The State Election Commission results based on 99.5% the votes counted showed 51.7% of the votes going...