26 October 2020
Athens – Greece has extended until November 8 the air, sea and land travel ban for neighboring countries, including North Macedonia, as well as the ban for third-country nationals, MIA’s Athens correspondent reports.
Skopje – The main crisis HQ recently held a session, but did not propose adoption of new, more radical measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus. However, these have not been ruled out, Interior Minister Oliver Spasovski told Slobodna TV’s Morning Briefing show on Monday.
Skopje – Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani said Monday that working groups of North Macedonia and Bulgaria are working to overcome the differences between the two countries regarding the implementation of the Treaty of Friendship, adding that additional annex to this agreement is being prepared.
Skopje – Police in Ohrid found around 100 kilos of hashish in a van with Skopje license plates driven by a Turkish national on Sunday. The driver was arrested and criminal charges will be filed against him at the Basic Public Prosecutor’s Office in Ohrid.
Skopje – The North American premiere of Milcho Manchevski’s Willow was crowned with the best film award at the Cinequest Film & Creativity Festival in California.
Skopje – The international NGO founded by Macedonian businesspeople abroad Macedonia2025 has been named ‘Best Leadership & Economic Support Organization in South East Europe’ by Corporate Vision Magazine as part of its Small Business Awards contest.
Islamabad – Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry on Monday summoned the French ambassador in Islamabad to complain about President Emmanuel Macron’s comments on Islam and his support for cartoons depicting Islam’s prophet Mohammed.
Bogota – Chileans have overwhelmingly voted to rewrite the South American country’s dictatorship-era constitution, which its critics see as favoring deep levels of socio-economic inequality that fueled a wave of violent protests in 2019 and 2020.