Opinion

When the UK sells spying tools to repressive states

Macedonia is the latest case in which the UK disregards human rights violations to sell its spy tech tools.

Tena Prelec

by Tena Prelec

Tena Prelec

Europe

Serbia withdraws embassy staff from Macedonia

All Serbian diplomats recalled from Skopje amid reports of Macedonia supporting Kosovo's bid to join UNESCO.

Serbia withdraws embassy staff from Macedonia

Europe

Macedonia gets new government six months after election

MPs back cabinet led by Social Democrat leader whose party has formed a coalition with two ethnic Albanian parties.

Macedonia: Zaev wins confidence vote to form goverment

Opinion

What is happening in Macedonia?

It's not an ethnic conflict and it's not Russia's fault.

Dimitar Bechev

by Dimitar Bechev

Dimitar Bechev

Europe

Macedonia crisis deepens as emergency talks collapse

Macedonia opposition leader, injured in Thursday's violence, shuns talks and brands attack on him as 'attempted murder'.

Zaev calls attack in parliament 'attempted murder'

Europe

Macedonia nationalists violently storm parliament

Protesters broke into Macedonia's parliament and attacked MPs over the election of an ethnic Albanian speaker.

Europe

Dozens injured as protesters storm Macedonia parliament

Leader of Social Democrats among the injured after violence broke out following election of ethnic Albanian as speaker.

Zoran Zaev hurt as protesters storm Skopje parliament

Poverty & Development

Inside Shutka, Macedonia's only Roma-run municipality

A locality on the outskirts of the Macedonian capital Skopje is a rare outpost of Roma autonomy and security

Shutka: Inside Macedonia's only Roma-run municipality

Europe

Macedonia crisis deepens as opposition denied mandate

The move escalates a long-running political crisis which has paralysed Macedonia and once again raised ethnic tensions.

Macedonia's Ivanov blocks Social Democrat government

Europe

Macedonia conservatives headed for slim victory

Ruling coalition gains narrow lead over rivals in election called as part of EU deal to defuse two-year-old crisis.

Macedonia conservatives headed for slim victory

Humanitarian crises

Refugees seek damages from Macedonia over expulsion

Eight refugees have filed a complaint over their forced expulsion from Macedonia back to Greece earlier this year.

Refugees seek damages from Macedonia over expulsion

Weather

Macedonia flash flooding kills over 20

Thunderstorm dumped an estimated 93 litres of rain for every square metre of the capital, Skopje.

Human Rights

Macedonia charges protesters in 'Colourful Revolution'

Macedonians have protested against the government in up to 20 cities for more than two months.

Macedonia charges protesters in 'Colourful Revolution'

Politics

Macedonians take on government in massive protest

More than 20,000 Macedonians protested against the government in the largest demonstration of the Colourful Revolution.

Macedonians take on government in massive protest

Syrian Refugees

Refugees: Waiting for eviction from Greece's Hara Hotel

Many refugees continue night-time excursions through razor-wire fences into Macedonia, only to be beaten and returned.

Refugee life at Greece's Hara Hotel