After armed protesters stormed Macedonia's parliament, tensions have been running high. Many young Macedonians accuse the dominant nationalist party of corruption and power abuse. They're organizing an opposition of their own.
By giving refuge to former Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski, Orban is making a mockery of his government's position. More importantly, he's ridiculing everything the EU stands for, writes Boris Georgievski.
Iraqi protesters have set fire to the Iranian consulate in Basra amid ongoing rallies against corruption and joblessness in the oil-rich city. Parliament has called an emergency session over the crisis.
The low voter turnout for Macedonia's referendum is a bad starting point for the country's future development. The West's hesitation has also contributed to this outcome, writes Adelheid Feilcke.
A court in Macedonia has found former prime minister Nikola Gruevski guilty of abusing his post over the purchase of a luxury bulletproof Mercedes. Macedonian media have dubbed the scandal "the Tank affair."
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