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Protesters Storm Macedonia Parliament, Beat Lawmakers

Party leaders were hospitalized

(Newser) - Hundreds of protesters forced their way into Macedonia's Parliament Thursday and attacked several leading lawmakers, leaving Social-Democratic Union party leader Zoran Zaev with blood pouring down his face. The protesters, supporters of the conservative VMRO party, were enraged by the election of a new Parliament speaker by a coalition... More »

Writer Charged in Murders He Reported

Macedonian nailed after revealing secret details

(Newser) - Getting the scoop proved costly for a Macedonian journalist who has been charged with the murder of two elderly women after reporting on their deaths in his newspaper. Police began to suspect Vlado Tanevski after realizing his articles about the murders contained details that hadn't been revealed to the public.... More »

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