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.

Macedonia flash flooding kills over 20

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

Politics

Macedonia: 'Colourful revolution' issues ultimatum

Up to 5,000 people march from Macedonian Special Prosecutor's office to government offices in central Skopje on Monday.

Macedonia: 'Colourful revolution' issues ultimatum

Macedonia

Macedonia activists defiant as 'I Protest' marches grow

Supporters of the "Colourful Revolution" movement call for further demonstrations to "end criminal governance".

Macedonia activists defiant as 'I Protest' marches grow

Macedonia

Who are Macedonia's 'I Protest' demonstrators?

Since early April, Macedonians have marched en masse to protest against alleged government corruption and mismanagement.

Who are Macedonia's 'I Protest' demonstrators?

Macedonia

Macedonia: New protests as snap poll date set for June

Country officially sets date for early election on June 5 despite opposition warnings that they will boycott the vote.

Macedonia: New protests as snap poll date set for June

Reporter's Notebook

Refugees stuck in Idomeni: Questions but no answers

Thousands stuck at a makeshift camp across Greek-Macedonian border are clueless about what is going to happen next.

Refugees stuck in Idomeni: Questions but no answers

Reporter's Notebook

A day in Idomeni

Tens of thousands of refugees stuck at the Greece-Macedonia border refuse to move to government-run camps.

A day in Idomeni

Human Rights

Afghan refugees drown in river en route to Macedonia

Family members die in river as thousands try alternative route to Macedonia from Greece after border closure.

Afghan refugees drown in river en route to Macedonia

War & Conflict

Refugee crisis: Bottlenecked on the Balkan route

A rapidly increasing number of refugees gather in Idomeni camp waiting for the Greece-Macedonia border to open.

Refugee crisis: Bottlenecked on the Balkan route