Stories about North Macedonia from February, 2016
"Apparently it's perfectly legal to do election fraud, and whatever crimes you commit as long as the court approves it"
Five years after the case first began, Macedonia's judiciary has finally rejected an appeal by an activist convicted defaming a pro-government television show host.
In the former Yugoslavia and former USSR, "from kindergarten to university, generations of children and students grow up learning about corruption from their own experiences."
Election fraud and other misdeeds have been a widespread problem in the Balkans. As the saying goes, 'If I didn't laugh, I'd cry.'
In Idomeni, a small village next to the Greek-Macedonian border, the only hope seems to be a passport.
The law was adopted "... to achieve the goal of removing the century-old sign of subjugation and backwardness of of Muslim women..."
"The mishap is at a very amateurish level from the perspective of professional principles of working with personal data on the open Web."
"The scene was sad. We only have short time to make things better, to keep our youth here. To make everybody understand: We deserve better."
"There are no hidden messages in Gruevski’s speech. He presented all of his views in the manner of a fierce populist, who will not hesitate in his quest for power"
Dozens of artists and amateurs take part in a Twitter-based drawing initiative every week with the aim of bringing more fun and art to the Internet.