SDSM-led government says conservative VMRO-DPMNE party planned to spend money on expensive furniture and luxury travel.
High gold prices in recent years resulted in a flood of investors into Southeast Europe - much to the dismay of local residents and environmental groups.
Macedonia's new Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov had a friendly and positive meeting with his Greek counterpart but was left in no doubt that a resolution to the name dispute would have to come before Macedonia can join Nato
Conflict over the name Macedonia - which is shared by a Greek province - has delayed Skopje's entry to EU and Nato for more than a decade.
EU enlargement commissioner reaffirms his determination to bring Western Balkan countries into the union, despite growing perception that the enlargement process is doomed.
The banking downturn is over, with profitability surging last year, according to the lender's annual CEE Banking Report.
Moscow blames West for Macedonian political crisis after OCCRP report claims Russian agents have been provoking discord in Macedonia for a decade.
Exports increase by 8.4% in the first four months while imports grew by 12.9% according to Macedonia's statistics office
Bosnia plummeted on Global Peace Index as internal divisions and relations with neighbours worsened.
Zoran Zaev sworn in as prime minister as SDSM returns to power after decade in opposition.
Centre-left Social Democrats preparing to form their first new government after more than a decade in opposition.
The Macedonian central bank has cut its projections for the growth of the country’s economy for 2017 and 2018.