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Kavaja city

Kavaja is a municipality centrally located in the Western Lowlands region of Albania. It borders Durresi to the north 17 km, Tirana to the east 27 km (17 mi) and Rrogozhina to the south 15 km (9 mi). To the west lies the Adriatic Sea. Based on the 2011 Census, the municipality had a population of 40,094 inhabitants although the ...

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Government modest donation to Greece to alleviate the consequences

The Albanian government decided to allocate 100 thousand Euros to Greece, to help alleviate the consequences following the latest fires outbreak that led to loss of peoplesa�� lives and heavy casualties. a�?Albania extends its solidarity to Greece in these tragic hours for those who lost their beloved ones and those who are facing the terrible consequences of a terrible fire! ...

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Ahmetaj: IDEA program provides support to young entrepreneurs

Finance and Economy Minister Arben Ahmetaj said IDEA program will provide support to young entrepreneurs for ages 19-34, to better respond to the challenges the Albanian government has for employing and engaging young people in the work market. Present at the launch of the project “IDEA – Entrepreneurship Support Scheme”, which took place in Tirana on Thursday, with the participation ...

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XhaA�ka expresses solidarity to the Greek government and people

The Ministry of Defense and the Armed Forces organized the Civil Emergency Capacity Exposure at the naval base of Cape of Paul.A�Defense Minister Olta XhaA�ka in her speech expressedA� solidarityA�to the Greek people. “. We share the sorrow with the Greek families who have lost their beloved people and we pray for them, “she said. “We have all been shocked ...

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9 steps remain for Kosovo visa liberalization after Commissiona��s positive recommendati

The European Commission has given a positive recommendation on visa liberalization for Kosovo citizens after more than 6 years since it had launched a visa liberalization dialogue with the last country that remains isolated in the region. Despite of the fact that Kosovo passports holders are closer than ever to being permitted to travel to Schengen zone visa-free, there is ...

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EC report: Albania risks to face the challenge of reducing foreign direct investment

Albania risks from one year to the other to face the challenge of reducing foreign direct investment in the conditions when two major energy projects (TAP and Devolli) are being completed and other investments have natural resources or are non-tradable. The European Commission report published this July has taken into account the Economic Reform Programs of some Balkan countries, including ...

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Soprano Ermonela Jaho and tenor Placido Domingo to perform “Thais” in Madrid

The well-known Albanian soprano Ermonela Jaho and tenor Placido Domingo are making the latest rehearsals for the opera “Thais”, which will be performed at Madrid’s “Teatro Real” on July 26, and expectations for this collaboration are quite great. Ermonela Jaho is already known for the performance of great and important roles, as is the role of this show, where Jaho ...

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Albanian Rafting Federation “Albanian Eagle” competing at the World Rafting Championship

The Albanian Rafting Federation “Albanian Eagle” is competing at the World Rafting Championship. Albania is represented in category R4 – U23 (young people under 23) in downriver disciplines, slalom and H2H races with team captain Murat Mamurani and sportsmen Ergi Opingari, Ameda Kuqo, Edison Daja, Ali Spathara and Pirens Zhara. Zamo Spathara, president of the Albanian Rafting Federation, stated that ...

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Libohova sisters, singers of natural talent

Irma Libohova is an AlbanianA� was born inA�Tirana, Albania, on 14 April 1959, in a family originating fromA�LushnjeA�region.A�She debuted in the Albanian National Festival in December 1978. Libohova became known in theA�’80sA�due to her singing style full of energy and powerful voice. She has had a natural talent of singing. During her career, she has won several prizes, some of ...

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RAINO ISTO, USA

Raino Isto is an American art historian and a future curator.  

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