Author Archives: RTI English

EU delegation: Justice reform is irreversible and is yielding the first fruits.

The three-year anniversary of the approval of the justice reform was also welcomed by the European Union delegation to our country. In its response, it is says that this reform is irreversible and is yielding the first fruits. “Albania marks the 3rd anniversary of the Justice Reform: The amended Constitution, 40 approved laws, 181 judges and prosecutors scanned, the High ...

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From North to South, Velipoja the cheapest, Jali the most expensive

Durres is today the most frequented coastline, thanks to the prepaid contracts that foreign agencies have with some accommodation facilities. Market entry of several new hotels has on average increased the prices of 1-2 euros in the area this year. Velipoja, on the other hand, remains today the cheapest beach all over Albania with minimal prices ranging from 25 euros ...

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“Summer Night Boxing”, a spectacle in RTSH

Summer Night boxing kicked off Saturday evening in Durres, while Pepa Promotion has once again brought professional ring gloves. A performance that was broadcast for about 3 hours even by the Albanian Radio Television Network. The 11 box matches, with a minimum of four rounds and the maximum eight rounds, have brought boxers from Russia, Montenegro, Bulgaria, Romania, Turkey, Kosovo ...

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Franko Burraj, winner of the gold medal at the international meeting”Dromia 2019″

Albanian athletics continues to generate promising elements, and one of them is the young athlete from Shkodra  Franko Burraj, who continues to win medals and make satisfying appearances in international activities as well. Finally there is also a gold medal for the Shkodra’s Athlete at the International Meeting of Dromia, held on Saturday in Greece. He took part in the ...

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Albania, Kosovo, Montenegro and North Macedonia to benefit 20 billion Euros from EU

The enormous figures that the European Union has planned to spend for different countries around the globe have been made public. Funds that reach billions of Euros have been announced by the pro-Brex group, ‘Fact4EU’. The group has explained the amount that the EU will invest, around 110 billion Euros funds in projects outside the bloc. About 89.2 billion Euros ...

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Customs and tax revenues upward trend through 2019

Customs and tax revenues in the state budget at the end of the first six months of 2019 increased by 8.4 billion ALL. According to the fiscal statistics published by the Ministry of Finance, revenues from customs, taxes, social security and other sectors reached ALL 225.5 billion in the first six months of the year. Compared with the same period ...

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Frontex to expand in the Balkans, German government praises mission at Albanian-Greek border

The operation of the European Border Protection Agency contributes by “supporting the Albanian authorities in their work on border protection, as well as the application of EU standards in this regard,” reads the response of the German government to the request filed by the  “LEFT” party parliamentary group, reports the “dpa” news agency. Currently, at the Albanian-Greek border, 66 border ...

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Von der Leyen: EU should give Albania its hand, as Europe itself can be damaged if doors are closed

EC’s newly elected President Ursula Von der Leyen voiced  her pro-opening stance of membership negotiations for Albania and Macedonia. Speaking for “Spiegel,” Von del Leyen said the EU should give Albania its hand, as Europe itself can be damaged if doors are closed. “I am in favor of opening negotiations. We should open accession negotiations with the countries once the ...

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Ramush Haradinaj resigns, summoned to be questioned by the Special Court as a suspect.

Ramush Haradinaj resigned from the position of Prime Minister of Kosovo. At the end of the government meeting, he announced that he has resigned irrevocably. Regarding the reasons for this decision, Haradinaj said he had been summoned to be questioned as a suspect by the Special Court, which is investigating crimes committed during and after Kosovo war. ” I resigned ...

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Constantine of Berat, an Orthodox monk and writer

Constantine of Berat (ca. 1745 – ca. 1825), known in Albanian as Kostandin Berati or Kostë Berati, is thought to have been an Orthodox monk and writer from Berat. Some experts doubt his existence, as an author at least. He is said at any rate to have possessed a manuscript from 1764 to 1822, presumably the 154-page work now preserved in the National ...

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