18 October 2021
Skopje – The procedure of summarizing results is ongoing and they are uploaded at the web-application as the electoral boards calculate them. We have received results from 1,662 polling stations for the mayoral contests, i.e. 47.76 percent, said State Election Commission (SEC) President Aleksandar Dashtevski early Monday.
Skopje – SDSM and its coalition are winning or have a serious lead over VMRO-DPMNE in more than 30 municipalities and the City of Skopje, says SDSM leader Zoran Zaev.
Skopje – VMRO-DPMNE declared victory in about 20 municipalities and advancement in the runoff in others. Leader Hristijan Mickoski told a press conference in the party HQ they expect more than 50,000 more votes than SDSM at lists for council members across the country.
Skopje – The projections set out by Levica are slowly coming true, Levica leader Dimitar Apasiev told a news conference late on Sunday.
Skopje – Krste Misirkov Macedonian Language Institute opens its doors to visitors this week during its traditional Open Days at the Institute event, which will run through Oct. 22.
Skopje – An earthquake measuring 3 degrees according to the European Macroseismic Scale was felt on Sunday at 10:13 pm in the northwestern parts of the country. Skopje-based Seismological Observatory said on Monday that the epicenter of the earthquake is located in the Republic of Albania, 147 km west of Skopje.
Oslo – From Monday, four Scandiavian airlines will no longer require travellers flying between Denmark, Norway and Sweden to wear masks on board their aircraft.
San Francisco – Social media giant Facebook on Sunday announced it would create 10,000 new high-skilled jobs within the European Union (EU) over the next five years to help build the so-called metaverse.
Wellington – New Zealand‘s largest city will remain under Covid-19 restrictions for at least another fortnight, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced on Monday.
Leverkusen, Germany – Bayern Munich could be without explosive full back Alphonso Davies in Wednesday’s Champions League match at Benfica after he picked up an injury in the Bundesliga thrashing of Bayer Leverkusen.