Berlin – The European Union mustn’t disregard Western Balkan countries, because the people living there deserve better living conditions and a higher living standard, President Stevo Pendarovski said Friday at the ‘Balkans Dialogue’ conference in Berlin.
Strumica – We have different interpretation of the phrase ‘common history’ included in the friendship treaty with Bulgaria, says professor Vancho Gjorgjiev, who is a member of the Macedonian team of the North Macedonia-Bulgaria joint expert committee on historical issues.
Skopje – The Public Revenue Office (PRO) started Friday to deposit 15 percent VAT refund to citizens’ bank accounts, who scanned their fiscal receipts with MyVAT mobile app. Each individual will get VAT refund for July, August and September.
Skopje – The Council of Center Municipality at its upcoming session will reach decision to allocate Mden 800.000 in financial assistance for the victims of the recent earthquake in Albania.
Los Angeles – The time frame in ‘Willow’ jumps from the Middle Ages to the present day, yet the topic of maternity is timely and universal, reads the Hollywood Reporter‘s review of Milcho Manchevski’s latest film.
Paris – Traffic snarled up around Paris on Friday as commuters returned to work despite transport cancellations on the second day of a strike against President Emmanuel Macron’s pension reform plans.
Kabul – Taliban militants killed at least 11 police officers manning checkpoints in northern Kunduz province, officials said on Friday.
London – Arsenal’s miserable run continued on Thursday with a 2-1 home loss to struggling Brighton. Neal Maupay’s late header ended Brighton‘s three-match losing run and spoiled the home debut of Arsenal’s interim manager Freddie Ljungberg.