Ex-Yugloslavian country to be renamed Republic of North Macedonia under historic agreement signed with neighbouring Greece that unlocks Skopje's EU and Nato prospects.
Passenger numbers at Georgian airports soared by 30.5% and there were more modest hikes in Ukraine, Macedonia and Montenegro, ACI Europe study shows.
Ex-Yugoslavian country to be renamed "Republic of Northern Macedonia" under breakthrough deal that will unblock Skopje's path to the EU and Nato — but PM Zoran Zaev has to convince the people to approve it.
Growth was slim mainly due to the extremely poor performance of the construction sector, which was one of the main drivers of the economy until 2017.
Macedonia "doesn't need EU or Nato" if name change is needed to get membership, say protesters at mass rally that took place as the government comes close to striking a deal with Greece
After years of delays Skopje has finally adopted an EU-requested energy law that foresees further liberalisation of the electricity market to include small firms and households.
Gruevski, who ruled Macedonia for 10 years, found guilty in corruption case concerning the illegal purchase of a €600,000 luxury armoured Mercedes from state funds for his personal use.