17 April 2021
Skopje – Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani presented on Saturday the first group of four economic counselors who will be sent to the Embassies in Warsaw, Munich, Ankara and Abu Dhabi to implement economic policies prepared accordingly for each country and region.
Skopje – Majority of the respondents in a public opinion poll conducted by the Institute for Political Research – Skopje (IPIS) said they prefer the Pfizer and Sputnik V vaccines. The survey was conducted by phone between April 11-14, 2021, and included 1,112 adult respondents in North Macedonia.
Skopje – A 22-year-old patient received early today a new heart at the Skopje-based Cardiac Surgery Clinic, from a donor of similar age who has passed away after a traffic accident.
Skopje – The Ministry of Health said Saturday that a total of 1,700 COVID-19 patients are being treated in hospitals in North Macedonia. A total of 702 confirmed and suspected COVID-19 patients are being treated at the infectious disease wards in the hospitals in the capital, and 998 in COVID centers across the rest of the country.
Skopje – Thirty people have been caught breaking the nationwide curfew on Friday, the Ministry of Interior said in a press release on Saturday.
Moscow – After months on the International Space Station (ISS), three crew members have returned safely to Earth.
Vienna – In the rising tensions between the United States and Russia, Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has offered his country’s support as host for a possible meeting between the countries’ leaders.
London – Prince Philip, the duke of Edinburgh and husband of Queen Elizabeth II, is to be laid to rest at Windsor Palace on Saturday in what will be a small family affair due to Covid-19 restrictions.
New York – Joel Embiid dominated as the Eastern Conference-leading Philadelphia 76ers held off the Los Angeles Clippers 106-103 in a blockbuster NBA showdown.
Tunis – Forty-one migrants died after their boat sank off the Tunisian coast, the UN said on Friday. Three people were rescued.