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  1. Macedonian ex-PM's asylum plea puts Hungary's Viktor Orban in a jamRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    So it was somewhat awkward this week when the former prime minister of Macedonia - Nikola Gruevski, who was supposed to begin a two-year prison sentence Monday after being convicted of abuse of power - announced on Facebook that he had fled his homeland and was in Budapest seeking asylum. Opponents of the deal between Greece and Macedonia, on changing the country's new name to "North Macedonia", outside the parliament in Skopje, Macedonia in June.

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  2. Ex-Macedonia PM Gruevski seeking refugee status in HungaryRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Reuters

    Former Macedonian prime minister Nikola Gruevski sought asylum at a Hungarian representation outside Macedonia before reaching Hungary earlier this week and submitting his formal application for refugee status, Budapest said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Macedonia's former prime minister Nikola Gruevski enters the court in Skopje, Macedonia October 5, 2018.REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski/File Photo Gruevski, who resigned in 2016 after 10 years in power, fled his Balkan homeland six months after being sentenced to two years in prison on corruption-related charges.

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  3. Albania police: Fugitive pol seen in Hungarian Embassy carRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | TriCities.com

    In this Friday, Oct. 19, 2018 file photo, Nikola Gruevski, former country's Prime Minister and now a lawmaker of the opposition VMRO-DPMNE, looks on in Macedonian Parliament in the capital Skopje. Macedonia says the country will seek the arrest with an international warrant of conservative former prime minister Nikola Gruevski after confirming he fled to Hungary to avoid serving a two-year prison sentence for corruption.

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  4. Zoran Zaev Arrives on a Working Visit to BulgariaRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Sofia News Agency

    The Prime Minister of the Republic of Macedonia Zoran Zaev arrives on a working visit to Bulgaria. Prime Minister Boyko Borisov will meet him at the Council of Ministers, reported the Bulgarian National Television.

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  5. Hungary: No help given Macedonia ex-leader to leave homelandRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | TriCities.com

    In this Friday, Oct. 19, 2018 file photo, Nikola Gruevski, former country's Prime Minister and now a lawmaker of the opposition VMRO-DPMNE, looks on in Macedonian Parliament in the capital Skopje. Macedonia says the country will seek the arrest with an international warrant of conservative former prime minister Nikola Gruevski after confirming he fled to Hungary to avoid serving a two-year prison sentence for corruption.

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  6. Ex-Macedonia PM Gruevski sought asylum at Hungarian embassy outside MacedoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Channelnewsasia.com

    Former Macedonian prime minister Nikola Gruevski declared his intention to seek asylum at a Hungarian representation outside Macedonia and Budapest had nothing to do with his exit from his own country, the Hungarian government said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Macedonia's former prime minister Nikola Gruevski enters a court in Skopje, Macedonia October 5, 2018.

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  7. The Latest: Hungary opposition wants Gruevski extraditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WMC-TV Memphis

    In this Friday, Oct. 19, 2018 file photo, Nikola Gruevski, former country's Prime Minister and now a lawmaker of the opposition VMRO-DPMNE, looks on in Macedonian Parliament in the capital Skopje. Macedonia says the country will seek the arrest with an international warrant of conservative former prime minister Nikola Gruevski after confirming he fled to Hungary to avoid serving a two-year prison sentence for corruption.

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  8. Macedonia And The One That (Maybe) Got AwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Weekday Magazine

    Macedonian authorities responded to the international escalation of their hunt for fugitive former Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski after his surprise Facebook pledge to request asylum in EU member Hungary by saying they would seek Gruevski's extradition pending confirmation of his whereabouts. Gruevski, the once-ruling VMRO-DPMNE party's ex-leader and for nearly 10 years the head of Macedonia's government before his EU-mediated exit in 2016, had failed to show up last week to begin serving a two-year prison sentence for corruption.

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  9. Above WaterRead the original story

    Yesterday | Transitions Online

    Activists in Macedonia have won a fight for clean water despite years of dismissal by the former government. From Global Voices.

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  10. Hungary Confirms Ex-Macedonia Leader Seeking Asylum As Skopje Demands ExtraditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Weekday Magazine

    ... The statement from Orban's office said it considers Gruevski's asylum request "solely a legal issue" and views Macedonia as "an important ally." Zaev -- who was a bitter rival of Gruevski when he was in the opposition -- said he expects Hungary to ...

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  11. Right ideas matter, not parties, S&D chief tells Greek socialists angry at Tsipras 'flirt'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | EurActiv.com

    ... later, the Potami left the movement, which then broke up due to a disagreement on the name deal with neighbouring Macedonia. Pasok opposes the name deal between Athens and Skopje while the Potami is supportive, as is the S&D group. and former MEP ...

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  12. Wanted former Macedonian PM seeking asylum in HungaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | EurActiv.com

    File photo. Former Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski welcomes Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban in Ohrid, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, 28 September 2017.

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  13. This is how former Macedonian PM fled without passportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | B92

    Since Nikola Gruevski announced that he had left Macedonia, everyone's been wondering how he got to Budapest without a passport. Macedonia has in the meantime issued an arrest warrant for the former prime minister, who has been sentenced to two years in prison for abuse of office during the purchase of an armored Mercedes car, while Gruevski is now seeking political asylum in Hungary.

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  14. Ex-Macedonia PM Gruevski has applied for asylum in Hungary - PM's OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Channelnewsasia.com

    Former Macedonian prime minister Nikola Gruevski has submitted a an asylum request to the Hungarian immigration office asking for refugee status, the office of Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Former Macedonian prime minister Nikola Gruevski enters a court in Skopje, Macedonia, October 5, 2018.REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski BUDAPEST: Former Macedonian prime minister Nikola Gruevski has submitted a an asylum request to the Hungarian immigration office asking for refugee status, the office of Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Wednesday.

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  15. Macedonia detains 2 former officials after ex-PM's flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The New Zealand Herald

    ... Whether you're looking to buy or rent, OneRoof.co.nz has everything you need to find your dream home. SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) - Macedonian authorities have temporarily jailed two former government officials on trial for corruption, after the former ...

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  16. Macedonia to seek arrest in Hungary of former prime ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Macedonia will seek the arrest with an international warrant of conservative former Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski after confirming he fled to Hungary to avoid serving a two-year prison sentence for corruption, authorities said Tuesday. The Interior Ministry responded nearly five hours after Gruevski announced he was in Budapest in a Facebook post, as police continued searches in the capital Skopje to try and locate him.

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  17. Wanted Macedonian leader says seeking asylum in HungaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Peninsula

    In this file photo taken on October 05, 2018 shows former Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski arriving at a courthouse in Skopje on October 5, 2018. AFP / Robert Atanasovski Skopje: 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.

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  18. Macedonia to seek arrest in Hungary of former prime minister Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Fox 23

    Macedonia will seek the arrest with an international warrant of conservative former Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski after confirming he fled to Hungary to avoid serving a two-year prison sentence for corruption, authorities said Tuesday. The Interior Ministry responded nearly five hours after Gruevski announced he was in Budapest in a Facebook post, as police continued searches in the capital Skopje to try and locate him.

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  19. Ex-Macedonian PM says he seeks political asylum in HungaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | B92

    ... but also because of the fact his passport was confiscated in July of last year. "I will always remain faithful to Macedonia. I will never give up," said Gruevski, for whom the Macedonian authorities issued an arrest warrant after failing to serve ...

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  20. [Ticker] Macedonia's ex-PM flees to Hungary, seeks asylumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | EUobserver

    Macedonia's former prime minister Nikola Gruevski has fled to Hungary and asked for political asylum, according to his Facebook post , after a Skopje court ordered his arrest when he failed to surrender for a two-year corruption sentence. "Over the last few days I have received countless threats against my life," the post said.

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