The first Qatar Airways non-stop flight from Doha to Skopje touched down at Alexander the Great Airport on Monday. The capital of Macedonia will be served four times a week with an Airbus A320 aircraft.
Qatar Airways has confirmed that it will start its scheduled direct service to Skopje, the capital of Macedonia, on July 17 with four flights a week.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived at a massive rally of hundreds of thousands of people in Istanbul on Sunday to protest last month's failed coup attempt by elements of the Turkish military.
A severe thunderstorm that dumped torrential rain on the Macedonian capital, Skopje, has killed at least 20 people, Deputy Health Minister Nikola Todorov said Sunday.
Greek police started clearing migrants and refugees out of a sprawling tent camp on the sealed northern border with Macedonia where thousands have been stranded for months ...
At least 260 people were hurt Sunday when police fired tear gas at migrants as they tried to break through the Greek-Macedonia border, where over 11,000 people are stranded, a charity said.
Some 1,500 migrants who managed to cross into Macedonia, despite the border being closed to them for a week, have been sent back to Greece by Macedonian troops, officials said Tuesday.
Three Afghan migrants, including a pregnant woman, drowned in a river swelled by heavy rain as they tried to cross into Macedonia from Greece early on Monday, officials said.
For the past three days, 15-year-old Ola has clung onto a scrap of cardboard bearing the number 22, hoping her turn will finally come to cross the sealed metal fence on the Greek-Macedonian border.
Macedonia on Wednesday allowed some 200 refugees to cross its border with Greece, as 10,000 more were left waiting in miserable conditions, Greek officials said.
More than 5,000 people were trapped at the Idomeni camp on Greece's northern border with Macedonia on Saturday after four Balkan countries announced a daily cap on migrant arrivals.
Greece asked its passenger ferry companies and travel agencies to cut back on bringing migrants and refugees from frontline islands to the mainland and said its own chartered ships would stay put for a few days.