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Mayor Veliaj: Hundreds of OSCE observers in Tirana for the June 30 local elections

  The candidate of the Socialist Party for the Mayor of Tirana, Erion Veliaj shed light over the meeting he had with the chief of the mission of OSCE-ODIHR, Audrey Glover, underlining that for the internationals the June 30 local elections are important.  Talking for the journalist Lutfi Dervishi in RTSH, he said that despite the debate created by the ...

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Political crisis in Albania deepens as Electoral College turns down presidential decree

The political crisis in Albania, which has been lasting for the last five months, has deepened even further as the country’s top legal election institution, the Electoral College ruled on Monday against president Meta’s decree to cancel the local elections, due to take place on June 30. According to the ruling, the president could not cancel the election date without ...

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Salty land transformed into a fertile soil

Somewhere, in the Karavasta lagoon, there are thousands of hectares of non-arable land, because salinity does not tolerate plant growth. But thanks to the consultations with the Israeli experts this land has turned into “gold” as the first pomegranate trees and goji berry are flourishing. The Agro Iliria Group is developing an investment plan in one of the largest farms ...

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Foreign Minister of Italy calls Pm Edi Rama and Head of DP Basha

While the frustrated situation of politics in Albania is still strong, the first signal for reconciliation and negotiation came from the international community.  It was the foreign minister of Italy, Enzo Moavero Mialanesi that confirmed the phone calls between him and Pm Edi Rama and with the Chairman of the Democratic Party, Lulzim Basha. Milanesi required safety and stability in ...

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President Meta comments on the decision of the Electoral College, no elections in June 30

The President of the Republic Ilir Meta in a press conference held on Tuesday morning, commented on the decision of the Electoral College that decided to not take into consideration the decision of the president to cancel the June 30 local elections. According to the head of state, the decision of the EC is not related to the decree of ...

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BoA: Albanians invest on real estate

Data from the Bank of Albania show that by the end of 2018 the most sought-after product of individuals in the bank loan portfolio was the real estate loan. In the annual Survey Report, it is noted that at the end of last year housing loan accounted for the largest share of total loan portfolio. Referring to the figures of ...

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Electoral college adjudicates the complaint of NUP party to be deregistered from elections

The Electoral College endorses the CEC decision.The leader of the National Unity Party, Idajet Beqiri initially asked the Central Election Commission to deregister the National Unity Party from the elections, based on the second decree of the President for the annulment of local elections. Beqiri submitted the request sent to the CEC, but the request was turned down by the ...

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The National History Museum of Albania

The National History Museum is the most important museum in Albania, bringing to the visitors a well-documented history of the country. It was inaugurated on 28 October 1981 and has an area of 27,000 square meters in size, while 18,000 square meters are available for expositions. A huge mural mosaic titled The Albanians that depicts Albania’s history is found above the main ...

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Renowned artist Carla Bruni performed her latest album in Butrint

  ‘’ What a  joy to share with you my favorite playlist of songs. I hope you like them’’. With this status the famous singer and model, Carla Bruni started her concert in the Day of Music in the antique theater of Butrint. The wife of former president of France, Nicolas Sarkozy had selected 11 songs from her latest album, ...

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The Electoral College to decide today upon the decree of President Meta

The Electoral College will decide today upon the decree of President Ilir Meta, who annulled June 30 as the date of local elections in Albania. After debates in the CEC, it will be the Electoral College that will then review the decree of the head of state. It is expected to be convened today to review the complaint submitted by ...

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