US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis accused Russia on Monday of attempting to influence the outcome of a referendum in Macedonia on changing the country's name that would open the way for it to join NATO and the European Union.
It turns out that a lot of the false news stories shared on social media before the election were generated by teenagers in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. And according to BuzzFeed News, they made a good amount of money doing it.
Zozan Khaled Musa decided not to speak Arabic on a train ride to Germany. That changed everything about her journey.
A bakery owner from Massachusetts used her vacation days to volunteer in a refugee transit camp. She slipped aboard one of the decrepit trains that take refugees from Macedonia to Serbia and this is what she saw.
Driton Maliqi was studying for his PhD in political science when the migrant crisis exploded. Now he's volunteering 24/7 to help them get through Macedonia.
Legislators in the state of Victoria have imposed strict new rules on public protesters. Critics say it's an effort to clamp down on long-running protests. In Sri Lanka, it's hard to hold onto an executioner, even though no one has been executed for nearly 40 years. And Caribbean dads fight to be present when their kids are born, in today's Global Scan.
A European court last week gave some measure of justice to a a German man who was mistakenly believed to be an al-Qaeda terrorist, then kidnapped and tortured, supposedly at the behest of the U.S. government. But U.S. officials remain silent about the case.
Two cases involving CIA torture and extraordinary rendition of terror suspects made the news Thursday. Anchor Marco Werman gets details from the BBC's Dominic Casciani.
Watch out Onion, a Group of Serbs known as the NJUZ group have their eye on you. Taking cues from the work of The Onion, Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert, the group launched a satirical news site in Serbia, and now they're moving their work into English.
The United States is held in high regard in Kosovo because of its role in supporting the former Serbian province's bid for independence. So, for many Kosovars, having a beefy American muscle car is a high sign of status. So much so that Kosovars living abroad, even in the U.S., often bring their cars home with them on vacation.
Bagpipes and bells echo through a small village in Greek Macedonia during their winter festival.