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Local news for Skopje, Macedonia continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

17 hrs ago | ABC News

Police Helicopter Crashes in Macedonia

Macedonian authorities say a police helicopter crashed overnight near the southern town of Strumica, killing all four people on board.

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18 hrs ago | Transitions Online

Ukrainian Cities Face Government Siege, Tourists Shun Crimean Beaches

Ukrainian officials are vowing to blockade two large eastern cities as separatist fighters fall back after losing control of the city of Slovyansk.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Transitions Online

Ukraine Slides Back Into Violence, Six Convicted in Skopje Mass Murder

Plus, Croatia and Macedonia take opposite tacks on same-sex marriage and a controversial art show opens in St. Petersburg to mixed reviews.

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SETimes news

Macedonia hopes for calm after days of protests, riots

A Skopje court sentenced six people for 2012 murders that officials say were committed to put ethnic Macedonians and Albanians in conflict.

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Ipswich Evening Star

Haverhill: "Unanswerable questions" still surround man's fall from Macedonian hotel window

The death of a Suffolk accountant who fell from a Macedonian hotel window remains a mystery after an inquest yesterday.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Transitions Online

Ukrainian Cities Face Government Siege, Tourists Shun Crimean Beaches

Ukrainian officials are vowing to blockade two large eastern cities as separatist fighters fall back after losing control of the city of Slovyansk.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Macedonia, Vladimir Putin

Transitions Online

Ukraine Slides Back Into Violence, Six Convicted in Skopje Mass Murder

Plus, Croatia and Macedonia take opposite tacks on same-sex marriage and a controversial art show opens in St. Petersburg to mixed reviews.

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The Charlotte Observer

Kidnapped Macedonian, Bosnian found in Libya

SKOPJE, Macedonia Macedonia's Foreign Ministry says two of the three construction workers kidnapped early Saturday in a town near the Libyan capital have been found alive by Libyan authorities.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Ethnic Albanians protest court ruling on slayings

The Fourth of July went off like a dud at the box office, as the Michael Bay sequel "Transformers: Age of Extinction" and the Melisa McCarthy comedy "Tammy" led the weakest summer holiday weekend in at least a decade.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Transitions Online

Ukraine Slides Back Into Violence, Six Convicted in Skopje Mass Murder

Plus, Croatia and Macedonia take opposite tacks on same-sex marriage and a controversial art show opens in St. Petersburg to mixed reviews.

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AlertNet

Macedonian police clash with ethnic Albanians over murder trial

Police in Macedonia fired teargas and stun grenades on Friday in clashes with around 2,000 demonstrators protesting against the jailing of six ethnic Albanians for murder and terrorism.

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B92

EU enlargement in Balkans 'strategically important'

Three current and future EU presiding countries say they will "work on the further progress of negotiations on the membership of the Western Balkan countries."

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

EurActiv.com

Macedonian spat marks end of Greek presidency

During his last appearance in the European Parliament in his capacity as EU President, Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said he did not know about the existence of a Macedonian language, and that this tongue was created by the communists in Tito's Yugoslavia.

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Journal Gazette

9 arrested in Macedonia about utility websites

SKOPJE, Macedonia Macedonian police said they have arrested nine men suspected of creating fake websites for public utilities in the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand to steal money from their customers.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Transitions Online

Ukraine Slides Back Into Violence, Six Convicted in Skopje Mass Murder

Plus, Croatia and Macedonia take opposite tacks on same-sex marriage and a controversial art show opens in St. Petersburg to mixed reviews.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

SETimes news

Balkan countries co-operating to stop weapons trafficking

Balkan countries are co-operating to slow weapons trafficking as the region becomes a final destination for illegal weapons in addition to being a transit route to European and other markets, experts said.

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KHOU-TV Houston

Macedonian court jails 6 over Easter lake killings

A Macedonian court has convicted six men of murdering five fishermen in a lake near the capital Skopje in an alleged plot to destabilize the country, and sentenced them to life imprisonment.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

SETimes news

Croatia, Macedonia and Bulgaria link their stock exchanges

CThe Bulgarian stock exchange joined the Macedonian and Croatian stock exchanges in forming a joint company based in Skopje.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

Sys-Con Media

All Resolutions Passed at Euromax Annual General & Special Meeting

Euromax is a Canadian exploration and development Company with gold and base metal assets in Macedonia and Serbia and an exploration services company in Bulgaria.

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Thu Jun 19, 2014

The Globe and Mail

New Macedonia leader outlines economic policies

Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski, centre, and the members of his cabinet take their oath of office after Parliament approved the new government in the capital Skopje, on Thursday, June 19, 2014.

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