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Stories with person: Gjorge Ivanov
  • Macedonians protests continue as EU cancels crisis talks 
    Updated: Apr-21-16 4:08 pm

    SKOPJE, Macedonia - Tens of thousands of people gathered at two rival protests in Macedonia's capital on Thursday as a political crisis deepened in the tiny Balkan state after the country's president pardoned dozens of politicians who were facing criminal proceedings for alleged involvement in a wiretapping scandal.

  • Protests, political turmoil over pardons issued in Macedonia story has photos
    Updated: Apr-20-16 1:12 pm

    SKOPJE, Macedonia - Thousands of people have been protesting almost nightly in the Macedonian capital, Skopje, since President Gjorge Ivanov announced a decision last week to grant presidential pardons that halted criminal proceedings against dozens of people, including high-ranking politicians, accused in a wiretapping scandal that has roiled Macedonia for months.

  • Macedonia's prisoners ask for presidential pardons 
    Updated: Apr-19-16 12:53 pm

    SKOPJE, Macedonia - Nearly 2,000 prisoners in Macedonia have called on President Gjorge Ivanov to grant them partial pardons reducing their sentences, after he pardoned dozens of members of the country's political elite last week over a wiretapping scandal.

  • Macedonia enters second week of anti-government protests 
    Updated: Apr-18-16 4:57 pm

    SKOPJE, Macedonia - Macedonia has entered into a second week of protests with thousands marching peacefully late Monday in the capital after the country's president pardoned dozens of politicians who were facing criminal proceedings for alleged involvement in a wiretapping scandal.

  • Thousands protest president's pardon for fifth night 
    Updated: Apr-16-16 5:29 pm

    SKOPJE, Macedonia - Thousands of people gathered for a fifth consecutive night in the center of the Macedonian capital of Skopje late Saturday to protest President Gjorge Ivanov's decision to grant pardons that halted criminal proceedings against dozens of politicians, including a former prime minister, accused in a wiretapping scandal.

  • 4th night of protests against president's pardon 
    Updated: Apr-15-16 5:05 pm

    SKOPJE, Macedonia - Thousands of people protested peacefully in the Macedonian capital late Friday on a fourth night of demonstrations against President Gjorge Ivanov's decision to grant pardons that halted criminal proceedings against dozens of politicians, including a former prime minister, amid a wiretapping scandal.

  • Macedonia: Protests turn violent after politicians pardoned story has photos
    Updated: Apr-13-16 4:51 pm

    SKOPJE, Macedonia - Protests turned violent in Macedonia late Wednesday after the country's president issued a pardon terminating all criminal proceedings against conservative former prime minister Nikola Gruevski, his security chief, and several members of his cabinet.