Macedonian elections set for December 11

Macedonia's parliament Tuesday set December 11 as the date for elections, local media reported.

Italy leave it late for 3-2 win at Macedonia

Ciro Immobile struck twice to lead Italy's rally in a 3-2 win at Macedonia Sunday to keep the Azzurri level on points with leaders Spain in their World Cup qualification group.

Pressure of illegal migrants on Serbian-Bulgarian border growing, says official

The pressure of illegal migrants trying to enter Serbia across its eastern border from Bulgaria, in the areas of Negotin and Dimitrovgrad, has increased in the last two weeks, a spokesman for...

About 50 people injured in Macedonia earthquake

An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale struck an area just outside Macedonia's capital Skopje on Sunday, leaving about 50 people injured, local Sitel TV reported.

Small plane crashes near Skopje, killing all six people on board

A private German-registered small airplane flying from Italy to Kosovo crashed Tuesday in Macedonia, killing all six passengers and crew.

Albania defeat Macedonia in World Cup qualifier

Albania defeated Macedonia 2-1 Tuesday in a football World Cup qualifier which had been abandoned the previous evening after a heavy rainstorm.

Three Balkan states claim link to world's newest saint Mother Theresa

Albania, Macedonia and Kosovo have warmly welcomed Pope Francis' recognition of Mother Teresa as a saint on Sunday, with all three Balkan countries claiming links to the iconic nun.

Macedonia gets caretaker cabinet to guide it through elections

Feuding Macedonian parties on Friday backed a caretaker cabinet tasked with governing until elections in December, which were called to end a potential dangerous political crisis.

Macedonian parties agree to December 11 elections

Macedonia's four major parties agreed late Wednesday to long-delayed parliamentary elections for December 11, which would end a political crisis that has stretched for a year and a half.

Turkey extradites five Macedonians trying to join Islamic State

Turkey extradited five Macedonian nationals arrested for planning to join the terrorist Islamic state, the Interior Ministry in Skopje said Saturday.

FM: Croatia will cooperate in preventing flood of refugees

"That cooperation ( Slovenia, Serbia, Macedonia) contributed to calming the (migrant) wave," Kovac told reporters, commenting on a possible scenario of a new refugee crisis in Croatia if the EU-...

Croatian FM signs book of condolence at Macedonian embassy

Croatian Foreign and European Affairs Minister Miro Kovac on Tuesday visited the Macedonian Embassy in Zagreb and signed a book of condolence, expressing his sympathy with the Macedonian people...

Severe storm kills 20 in Macedonia, 1,000 people rescued

A severe thunderstorm that dumped torrential rain on the Macedonian capital, Skopje, has killed at least 20 people, Deputy Health Minister Nikola Todorov said Sunday.

Macedonia inches towards snap polls with purge of tainted voter roll

Macedonian authorities on Tuesday began purging the electoral rolls, a step towards the already twice-delayed early polls agreed to a year ago as the way out of a crippling political crisis.

Macedonian political parties agree on steps towards early elections 

Macedonia's four major political parties have agreed to a series of measures that would pave the way for early elections, though a date has yet to be chosen, media outlets reported Thursday.