Skopje – Thirteen Macedonian servicemen deployed in the platoon of the main command of NATO’s Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan have tested positive for the coronavirus and another seven are self-isolating after being in contact with the infected ones.
Skopje – Defence Minister Radmila Shekerinska and British Ambassador Rachel Galloway paid a visit on Wednesday to the Krivolak military area and attended a training session of armed forces, under the mentorship of a UK mobile team.
Skopje – The 2021 draft-Budget projects a GDP growth of 4.1 percent, revenues at Mden 212,6 billion (EUR 3,45 billion) and expenditures of Mden 247,5 billion (EUR 4,02 billion), a budget deficit of 4.9 percent of the GDP and capital investments at Mden 23 billion (EUR 374 million), said Prime Minister Zoran Zaev on Wednesday.
Skopje – A total of EUR 3.1 billion in capital projects from 2021 to 2025 is planned according to the Public Investments Plan, which is part of the medium-term framework of the 2021 budget, unveiled on Wednesday.
Skopje – North Macedonia’s government discussed and adopted at its 19th session on Tuesday the information for establishing the Prespa Forum for Dialogue and charged the Foreign Ministry with setting it up and organizing in 2021 its first international conference.
Skopje – These days, we are doing everything we can in order together with our neighbors, in the name of our friendship and joint European future, to overcome these challenges as victors, as strong future partners and good neighbors, Deputy PM for European Affairs Nikola Dimitrov told MIA on Wednesday.
Skopje – According to the Public Health Institute’s weekly report for November 2-8, a total of 19,719 COVID-19 tests were carried out in North Macedonia, 13.3% more than in the previous week, the Health Ministry said in a press release Wednesday.
Brussels – The European Commission on Wednesday proposed the creation of a new European Health Union in light of fractured EU government responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Essen – Three men broke into a customs office in the German town of Emmerich earlier this month and drilled a hole into its safe, making off with around 6.5 million euros (7.6 million dollars), investigators said on Wednesday.
Manila – A Philippine judge was shot dead inside her office on Wednesday by a court clerk who was suffering from depression after contracting Covid-19, police said.