Debar – Bigorski Monastery hosted Sunday a central ceremony to mark 1,000 years since its establishment. A divine liturgy was officiated by the Head of the Macedonian Orthodox Church, Archbishop Stefan of Ohrid alongside Holy Synod members with President Stevo Pendarovski and the Bigorski Elder and Abbot, Bishop Parthenius in attendance. The ceremony was held under the President’s auspices.
Skopje – Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani is kicking off an official visit to Slovenia and Croatia where he will meet with top state officials.
Skopje – The Ministry of Health is urging all citizens to comply with the measures taken to curb the spread of the new coronavirus.
Yerevan – Armenia and Azerbaijan accused each other of violating a new “humanitarian ceasefire” in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region on Sunday morning, hours after it came into effect at midnight (2000 GMT Saturday).
Paris – France confirmed a record 32,427 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours on Saturday as the country reimposed a state of emergency due to the pandemic.