Stories about North Macedonia from January, 2008
Macedonia: Nikola Gruevski
A Fistful of Euros writes about “the Balkans’ most popular head of government” – Nikola Gruevski of Macedonia.
The Balkans: “Jestdej”
Sleeping with Pengovsky posts a copy of the Beatles’ ‘Yesterday’ – spelled phonetically by Croatian musicians: “… For all of you native speakers out there – if you ever wondered how English sounds to people from the Balkans – take a look at the above picture. It just doesn’t get...
Macedonia, Russia: Photos
Pictures from Macedonia, Moscow, St. Petersburg and Novgorod (here and here) – from Flickr user quinn.anya (via Openly Feminist, a Bulgarian-language blog by Petya of Bighead).
World's Eyes on Obama
As his ratings continue to slip in the primaries, US presidential hopeful Barack Obama's popularity is on the rise among bloggers around the world. Global Voices Online editors and contributors joined hands to bring us the reactions of bloggers from Japan, Haiti, Republic of Macedonia, Pakistan, India, Ukraine, Singapore and Chile in this article.
The Balkans: Book Review
Greater Surbiton reviews ‘Peace and Punishment’ by Florence Hartmann, “former spokeswoman for Chief Prosecutor Carla del Ponte of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), […] the first senior official of the ICTY to have written a book discussing its inner workings.”
Albania, Macedonia: Visa Regime to Tighten
Albanian Blogger reports that Macedonia is tightening visa procedures for non-EU members, including Albanian.