- Refugee baby Serbia Merkel in transit across Europe Updated: Apr-28-16 1:04 pm
KRNJACA, Serbia - She has wide brown eyes, rosy cheeks and thick black hair. Her name is Serbia Merkel al-Mustafa.
- 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 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.
- Greece conducts military drills along northern borders Updated: Apr-14-16 6:27 am
ATHENS, Greece - Greece's military is carrying out unscheduled exercises along the country's northern borders, with fighter jets flying over an informal tent city of 11,000 migrants next to the border with Macedonia.
- Macedonia: Protests turn violent after politicians pardoned 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.
- Macedonia parliament to be dissolved ahead of early election Updated: Apr-06-16 9:18 am
SKOPJE, Macedonia - Macedonia's parliament is to be dissolved ahead of an early election set for June 5 that is meant to end a protracted political crisis sparked by a wiretapping scandal.
- At closed border, thousands stand their ground in hope Updated: Apr-01-16 5:48 am
IDOMENI, Greece - Through the coils of razor wire and a fence that stretches across green fields, the gathered people can see what has become a forbidden land - Macedonia and its still-snow-capped mountains, the route they had hoped to take on their journey northward through the Balkans to the more prosperous heartland of Europe.