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  1. 4 parties contending in Sunday's elections in MacedoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KMIR 6

    ... in Macedonia's capital Skopje, Friday, Dec. 9, 2016. Eleven political parties and coalitions in Mac... SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) - Sunday's early parliamentary election in Macedonia, held in the shadow of a massive wiretapping scandal, pits the ...

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  2. Election Brings No Hope to Macedonia's Roma-run 'Ghetto,' say VotersRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Voice of America

    As Sunday's election in Macedonia draws close, Amet Yashar jokes that politicians' newfound concern for his home, one of Europe's largest Roma communities, might not be wholly sincere. Suto Orizari district, a ramshackle settlement of more than 20,000 people, in the capital Skopje is among a handful of Roma-majority municipalities in the world and one of the few places where Romanes is an official language.

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  3. Quake shakes Croatia coast causing panicRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    A moderate 4.6-magnitude earthquake caused panic but only minor damage after hitting Croatia's central Adriatic coast in the region of Split, officials said on Friday. The quake hit a few minutes before 2:00 pm , with the epicentre underwater some eight kilometers west of Split, the country's seismological service said.

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  4. Macedonian president appeals for fair, free election SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | New Canaan News-Review

    ... capital Skopje, Friday, Dec. 9, 2016. Eleven political parties and coalitions in Macedonia are ... more SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) - Macedonia's president appealed Friday for a free and fair process during an early parliamentary election that was called ...

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  5. 4.6-magnitude quake hits Croatia's central Adriatic coastRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    A moderate 4.6-magnitude earthquake caused panic but only minor damage after hitting Croatia's central Adriatic coast in the region of Split, officials said on Friday. A moderate 4.6-magnitude earthquake caused panic but only minor damage after hitting Croatia's central Adriatic coast in the region of Split.

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  6. Election brings no hope to Macedonia's Roma-run 'ghetto', say votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 7 | Reuters

    As Sunday's election in Macedonia draws close, Amet Yashar jokes that politicians' newfound concern for his home, one of Europe's largest Roma communities, might not be wholly sincere. Suto Orizari district, a ramshackle settlement of more than 20,000 people, in the capital Skopje is among a handful of Roma-majority municipalities in the world and one of the few places where Romanes is an official language.

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  7. FEATURE-Election brings no hope to Macedonia's Roma-run "ghetto", say votersRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Reuters

    A s Sunday's election in Macedonia draws close, Amet Yashar jokes that politicians' newfound concern for his home, one of Europe's largest Roma communities, might not be wholly sincere. Suto Orizari district, a ramshackle settlement of more than 20,000 people, in the capital Skopje is among a handful of Roma-majority municipalities in the world and one of the few places where Romanes is an official language.

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  8. Macedonia: Final rallies take place ahead of electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Fredericksburg.com

    ... newspaper replica. Please click here to select a subscription, or login if you are already a member. SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) - Eleven political parties and coalitions in Macedonia are holding final rallies ahead of general elections called to defuse ...

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  9. Macedonia's Time Is NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Daily Caller

    Former commander of USACE's Gulf Region Division and U.S. deputy director of the Program Management Office in Iraq. Also former deputy commanding general and deputy chief of engineers .

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  10. Burying the Architecture of Skopje, Macedonia's Modernist MarvelRead the original story

    Thursday | Real Clear Politics

    The ageing architects behind Skopje's cutting-edge resurrection from a 1963 earthquake cry copyright foul as their acclaimed modernist creations are engulfed in antiquity.

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  11. Will Oscar finally embrace Israel?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Jewish Journal

    Some 85 countries - from Albania to Yemen - have entered a movie selection in pursuit of an Oscar for best foreign-language film.

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  12. Right-wing Strongman Set for Political Comeback in MacedoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Voice of America

    Leader of Macedonian ruling party VMRO-DPMNE and former Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski and his wife, Borkica, greet supporters during an election campaign rally in Ohrid, Macedonia, Nov. 21, 2016. Macedonia's veteran nationalist leader Nikola Gruevski looks set for a comeback in Sunday's parliamentary election, posing a challenge to the European Union and its strategy of coaxing Balkan nations to make painful reforms in exchange for aid.

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  13. Macedonian nationalist ex-PM set to win election in test for EURead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | EurActiv.com

    Macedonia's veteran nationalist leader Nikola Gruevski looks set for a comeback in Sunday's parliamentary election, posing a challenge to the European Union and its strategy of coaxing Balkan nations to make painful reforms in exchange for aid. Gruevski, who led the tiny ex-Yugoslav republic for almost a decade as head of the right-wing VMRO-DPMNE, stepped down in January as part of an EU-brokered deal to end a crisis that began in early 2015, when the opposition accused the government of widespread wiretapping and exposed recorded conversations that appeared to show corruption at the highest levels.

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  14. Macedonia to hold early vote after corruption allegationsRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 7 | KDWN

    Macedonia is holding an early general election after a nearly two-year political crisis that has roiled the government and threatens the Balkan nation's ambitions of joining NATO and the European Union. Sunday's vote was called as part of a deal to address the crisis, which was sparked by opposition reports that the government was behind a large-scale illegal wiretapping operation that targeted 20,000 people, including politicians, judges, journalists, police and religious leaders.

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  15. FA1 4le: If the EU disengages from Balkans, others will engage 'immediately'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | EurActiv.com

    Former Enlargement Commissioner A tefan FA1 4le told an audience today that if the EU distances itself from the Western Balkans, other geopolitical players will immediately seize the opportunity to assert their influence over the region. The ex-Commissioner, who now works as a special envoy to the Balkans for the Czech ministry of foreign affairs, spoke to the BALKANS - boosting connections on the road to the EU conference, organised by the Friends of Europe, a Brussels think tank.

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  16. Skopje Exhibition Brings Together Yugoslav-Era ArtworksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 5 | Transitions Online

    Macedonians will finally have a chance to see some of the best art works of their compatriots all in one exhibit space. For the first time, the National Gallery of Macedonia has put together an exhibition of 46 works by contemporary Macedonian artists that had previously been on display at diplomatic missions across the world, MIA reports .

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  17. Thousands gather at leftist opposition rally in MacedoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 4 | The Brownsville Herald

    Thousands of people have attended an opposition rally in the Macedonian capital of Skopje to support the leftist main opposition candidate in the country's Dec. 11 election. Zoran Zaev, 42, leader of the Social Democrat-led leftist coalition that hopes to topple the ruling conservative coalition, has called the election "a choice between doom and life."

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  18. Hillary Clinton didn't try to erase MacedoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | The Hill

    Bill Nicholov's commentary " When Greece and Hillary Clinton tried to erase Macedonia " is rife with historical fallacies and comes across sounding more like a baseless, erroneous rant without the support of facts. Podesta merely stated that he continued to refer to Macedonia as FYROM which is in line with the U.N.-brokered Interim Accord, signed by the FYROM and Greece, in which both parties agreed to use the name FYROM until a mutually agreeable solution is found.

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  19. Qatar Airlines announces flights to Canberra with its list of new 2017/18 destinationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 28 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... These freshly announced destinations will add to the earlier revealed ones of Sarajevo, Bosnia, Skopje, Macedonia, Libreville, Gabon, Nice, France, Chiang Mai, Douala in Cameroon and Auckland in New Zealand. Auckland will be its first new gateway ...

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  20. Eager beginner driver has a very bad time riding go-kartsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 28 | Mashable

    A couple was attempting to enjoy a friendly race at a go-kart track in Skopje, Macedonia, when things took a turn for the worse. Well, to be specific, things actually got worse because a turn wasn't taken.

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