Reuters: Macedonian police fire stun grenades after protesters storm parliament
Macedonian police fired stun grenades on Thursday evening to disperse protesters outside the parliament and clear the way for the evacuation of lawmakers still in the building.
Protesters stormed into Macedonia's parliament and assaulted the leader of the Social Democrats on Thursday after his party and ethnic Albanian allies voted to elect an Albanian as parliament speaker, witnesses said.
Live television footage showed Social Democratic leader Zoran Zaev with blood trickling from one side of his forehead, not long after he announced that the majority coalition led by his party had elected Talat Xhaferi as parliament speaker.
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More News On Today's Protests In Macedonia
Protesters attack Macedonian lawmakers after leadership vote -- AP
Macedonia parliament stormed by protesters in Skopje -- BBC
Macedonia: protesters storm parliament and attack MPs -- The Guardian
Dozens Hurt as Protesters Storm Parliament in Rep. of Macedonia -- Bloomberg
Protesters Beat Lawmakers After Storming Macedonia's Parliament -- RFE
Masked men storm Macedonia parliament and attack MPs -- Financial Times
Angry nationalists storm Macedonian parliament -- CNN
Protesters raid Macedonia parliament chamber over Albanian speaker -- DW
Chaos in Macedonian parliament as protesters storm building (PHOTOS, VIDEO) -- RT
Macedonia's president calls for calm, summons political leaders for meeting, after violence in parliament -- AP
EU, NATO urge calm after Macedonia violence -- Politico
What's Going On in Macedonia? -- Krishnadev Calamur, The Atlantic