Border closure: Lessons for international trade
Whilst this was ongoing the government closed the land borders with her neighbours, all of which are mostly members of the Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS), except Cameroun who is not a member.
Hungary court rejects extradition of Macedonian ex-PM
A Hungarian court rejected on Thursday Macedonia's extradition request for former premier Nikola Gruevski, who is accused of misusing public funds including a conviction for providing himself with a luxury Mercedes automobile.
Wanted Macedonian leader says seeking asylum in Hungary
Macedonia's former prime minister Nikola Gruevski, who has been sentenced to jail for abuse of power, said Tuesday he was in Hungary where he has requested political asylum.
EU chief Juncker raises spectre of new Balkans war
European Union Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker on Friday warned of a new war in the Balkans if Bosnia, Albania, Serbia, Macedonia, Montenegro and Kosovo do not feel the EU is serious about offering them future membership.
Macedonian climber dies on Everest
A Macedonian climber died Sunday while making a final push for the summit of Mount Everest, the latest fatality of the current spring climbing season in the Nepali Himalayas. The 62-year-old collapsed above Camp Three at 7,200 metres (23,625 feet). "Our team at the base camp confirms his death," Iswari Poudel of Himalayan Guides Nepal,…
Macedonia, Greece seek to settle name spat at last
The Greek and Macedonian foreign ministers meet in Vienna on Friday for UN-mediated talks aimed at translating progress in their bitter dispute over the ex-Yugoslav republic's name into a deal.
Macedonia aims to solve protracted name row with Greece
After a quarter-century-long dispute that has blocked its entry to NATO and the European Union, Macedonia seems determined to end the row with Greece over its name.
20 people die in Macedonian freak flood
No fewer than 20 people have died in floods that hit the Macedonian capital, Skopje, following torrential rain.