26 October 2020
Skopje – Macedonian-Bulgarian relations remained a hot topic among political stakeholders in the country throughout the extended weekend. A line of reasoning included positions that North Macedonia has no territorial aspirations, that the struggle of the Macedonian revolutionaries had never been motivated by territories, that there is no need for a new agreement with Bulgaria, but also a demand for government’s position on the Goce Delchev issue and the Macedonian language.
Skopje – In the past 24 hours, 697 people were caught without personal protective equipment, i.e. face masks, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said Monday.
Skopje – Many countries are putting into place new restriction measures as a second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic accelerates across the region.
Skopje — To support the local hip-hop scene, the Centar-Jadro Cultural Association has launched a contest to discover new rappers. The best six entrants will have an unreleased rap song recorded in a studio and posted on social media.
London – Members of Britain’s armed forces boarded a ship in the English Channel and gained control after a suspected hijacking and detained seven individuals, the Ministry of Defence said on Sunday in a tweet.
Riga — The conservative opposition Homeland Union party has won Lithuania’s elections with a projected 50 seats in the 141-seat parliament, the electoral commission said late Sunday after almost all votes were counted.
Washington/Moscow/Yerevan – Armenia and Azerbaijan have agreed on a humanitarian ceasefire that will take effect on Monday, according to a joint statement by the US State Department and the two countries on Sunday.
Bogota — A joint military operation has “neutralized” a leader of the guerrilla group National Liberation Army ELN, Colombian President Ivan Duque said on Sunday.
Rome — Serie A champions Juventus struggled to clinch a 1-1 home draw to underdogs Verona on Sunday, staying three points behind leaders AC Milan, who welcome Roma on Monday.