Stories about North Macedonia from December, 2014
The Skopje 2014 project is a controversial and costly initiative that aims to give the city's buildings makeover in the neoclassical or baroque style.
In a country where unemployment sits at nearly 29 percent, freelancing and working part-time is all that's available to many people.
In October, masked hooligans assaulted a celebration organized by an LGBTI group in Skopje, wrecking a cafe and beating up several people. Police have sat on their hands.