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Macedonian ex-minister jailed over ex-premier's flashy car

Oct. 8, 2018 10:11 AM EDT

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — A Macedonian criminal court has sentenced a former interior minister to six years in prison over the purchase of a luxury bulletproof car for the government. Ex-minister Gordana Jankuloska was found guilty Monday of abuse of power after the court found she unlawfully influenced...

Macedonian opposition: Ex-PM's jail sentence is 'political'

Oct. 6, 2018 12:30 PM EDT

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia's conservative opposition party is calling an appeals court decision to uphold a two-year jail sentence against the country's former prime minister "political prosecution." Nikola Gruevski, Macedonian prime minister from 2006 to 2016 and currently a VMRO party lawmaker,...

AP Explains: Macedonia referendum: What's in a name?

Sep. 29, 2018 2:29 PM EDT

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — What's in a name? That's the question Macedonians will be called on to answer Sunday in a referendum on whether to change their country's name to North Macedonia, ending a decades-long dispute with neighboring Greece and opening the door to NATO membership. Greece, a NATO and...