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PM of Kosovo, Haradinaj: Kosovo has given a great contribution in global and regional stability

Pm of Kosovo, Ramush Haradinaj , present in the regional conference for preventing radicalism and violent extremism stressed that the institutions of Kosovo are determined to prevent any expansion of the extremist ideologies that tend to be transformed into terrorism, and for this purpose, he approved the law that forbids the citizens to participate in foreign wars. The conference entitled ...

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Minister of Tourism Klosi : Albania will attract tourists from all over the world

While the foreign media outlets are suggesting Albania as a country with a high touristic potential, the minister of Tourism, Blendi Klosi discovered some of the most frequented destinations of this summer season, that according to him, will attract thousands of tourists, from all over the world. Klosi underlined that thanks to a well-organized plan from the Ministry of Tourism ...

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Alice Elizabeth Taylor

Jona Kuka presents the Interview of the Week with Alice Elizabeth Taylor. She is a professional writer and blogger, who created thebalkanista.com, an enticing website, where you can take a virtual tour in Albania and the Balkans.

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Borisov: Albania deserves the accession negotiations opening

Prime Minister Edi Rama received today in a meeting his Bulgarian counterpart, Boyko Borisov. Initially, the official reception ceremony was held at the premises of the Prime Minister, and then the two prime ministers held a behind closed door meeting. During the joint press conference, the Bulgarian prime minister stated that the EU should set a date for negotiations with Albania “We hope ...

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Albanian Foreign minister invites Japanese investors to come to Albania

Albanian minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Ditmir Bushati started an official visit to Japan today. During this visit, Bushati will meet his counterpart, the Japanese Foreign minister, Taro Kono. IBNA learns that this visit will focus on bilateral cooperation and the strengthening of economic relations between the two countries. This has been confirmed in one of the meetings that ...

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Tourists from Copenhagen choose Albania for their vacations, received by ”Smile Albania”

Albania has become one of the touristic attractions of this summer season, with tourists flying in from different countries of Europe and the world. Another plane landed at Rinas International Airport, the first charter with tourists from Copenhagen, which have selected Albania for their exploration expeditions.  According to the statistics, the number of the foreign visitors in Albania is increasing. ...

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Take a look round Kala, Albania’s first International Music Festival

France and Canada have both laid claims to their own Riviera, spawning luxury holiday resorts in the former and a dance music movement in the latter that has sent ripples round the world. Albania doesn’t immediately spring to mind as another of these destinations, but hidden away to the east of Italy sits a pristine coastline largely untouched by tourism ...

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Ukraine beats Albania in friendly match

Albania’s national football team loses another friendly match within a week and now the situation becomes even more critical. After the 3-0 loss against Kosovo, the team led by the Italian coach, Christian Panucci suffers another loss, this time against Andriy Shevchenko’s Ukraine, 4-1. The match was played in Evian, France. Yevhen Konoplyanka (31, 90) and Andriy Yarmolenko (36, 45+1) ...

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How long do foreign tourists stay and how much do they spent in Albania?

A foreign holidaymaker visiting Albania spends an average of four days in the country. How much money does he spend? Around 63 euros each. This is suggested by the official figures supplied by institutions on the nights that foreign tourists stay and the amount of money they spend when they visit Albania. “Based on the 2017 figures, on average, foreign ...

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Commissioner Mijatovic: Albania’s progress in terms of respect for human rights is evident and on the right track

  Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Dunja Mijatovic, gave an interview for ATA highlighting that during the five day visit to Albania, she focused on two main issues; children’s rights and the rights of people with disabilities. Commissioner Mijatovic pointed out that Albania’s progress in terms of respect for human rights is evident, despite the financial obstacles. But ...

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