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Selfie diplomacy: North Macedonia, Greek leaders break ice

Apr. 2, 2019 2:30 PM EDT

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — The prime ministers of Greece and North Macedonia broke the ice and engaged in selfie diplomacy Tuesday during the first ever official visit by a Greek leader to the neighboring country following decades of strained relations over a name dispute. North Macedonia Prime...

Albania, N. Macedonia hope Europe launches accession talks

Mar. 13, 2019 1:07 PM EDT

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The leaders of both Albania and North Macedonia say they believe that the European Union will decide in June to open membership talks with them. North Macedonia's Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, who on Wednesday was in Tirana to meet with his counterpart Edi Rama, said they expect "the EU...

North Macedonia: Ex-minister attacked in prison to stay home

Feb. 23, 2019 2:52 PM EST

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — A court in North Macedonia has ordered that a former government minister who was assaulted in a prison yard by other inmates be detained at home instead. The court in the capital of Skopje decided late Friday that former construction minister Mile Janakieski should serve his...

NMacedonian prison chief fired after ex-ministers assaulted

Feb. 22, 2019 9:18 AM EST

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — The head of North Macedonia's main prison in the capital of Skopje has been fires after two former government ministers being held in pre-trial detention were assaulted in the prison yard by other inmates. Prime Minister Zoran Zaev demanded the resignation of Gjoko Kotevski...