5 January 2022
Skopje – Orthodox Christians celebrate Christmas Eve (Badnik) on Thursday, Jan. 6 – the day prior to the great holiday of the Birth of Jesus Christ – Christmas.
Skopje – The first day of Orthodox Christmas, January 7, 2022 (Friday), is a non-working day for all citizens of North Macedonia, the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy said Wednesday in a press release.
Moscow – More than 200 people were arrested amid clashes at protests against high gas prices in Kazakhstan, the country’s Interior Ministry said on Wednesday morning.
London – Novak Djokovic will play at the Australian Open after being granted a medical exemption.
Copenhagen – Swedish King Carl XVI Gustaf and his wife, Queen Silvia, have both tested positive for the coronavirus, but only have mild symptoms, according to a statement issued by the royal family on Tuesday.
Seoul – North Korea fired at least one missile towards the sea in the early hours of Wednesday, the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff said.