6 August 2021
Skopje – Parliament Speaker Talat Xhaferi is set to schedule the October 17 local elections on Friday.
Delchevo – The Pasjak wildfire in Nov Istevnik village near Delchevo has been contained. A string of fires started at Pasjak on August 2, affecting several settlements in Delchevo and Pehchevo. The all-out efforts of the people who were fighting the blaze day and night stifled the fire and stopped it from spreading across the settlements and villages near Sredna mountain.
Ohrid – The contemporary music drama “Just voice” written by Nina Plavanjac and directed by Marjan Necak in production of the Macedonian National Theatre (MNT) will be performed on Friday evening at the Dolni Saraj stage within Ohrid Summer Festival.
Sofia – Apostol Apostolov, Mayor of Bulgarian bordering town of Simitli, paid late Thursday a visit to the North Macedonia-Bulgaria border, coordinating activities towards preventing the wildfire between the Macedonian towns of Delchevo and Pehchevo from entering the country, MIA reports from Sofia.
Johannesburg – At least 26 soldiers were killed in an attack by the Boko Haram terrorist group in Chad in central Africa Thursday night, a military spokesman said.
Tokyo – The Japanese city of Hiroshima on Friday observed a moment of silence to mark the 76th anniversary of the dropping of a US nuclear bomb at the close of World War II.
Barcelona – Lionel Messi’s two-decade stay at Barcelona is over after “financial and structural obstacles” prevented him from signing a new deal, the LaLiga club announced.