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Head of Italian anti-mafia soon in Tirana on an official visit

Federico Cafiero de Raho the new Italian anti-mafia Prosecutor is expected to conduct his first official visit to Albania in January 2018.Ai??De Raho is expected to have a meeting with Interior Minister Fatmir Xhafa, Chief Prosecutor Arta Marku and Justice Minister Ms. Etilda Gjonaj.Ai?? Federico Cafiero de Raho is coming to Tirana to offer the Italian institutionsai??i?? support to crack ...

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Opposition expected to fuel protests

The right and the left Albanian opposition are coordinating preparations to launch protests against Prime Minister Edi Rama’s government. On Sunday evening, DP head Lulzim Basha received LSI chairperson Monika Kryemadhi and the head of parliamentary group Petrit Vasili. According to sources from the meeting, the first opposition protest is expected to be held on January 15, a day that ...

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Rama: Ready to share the triumph of negotiations opening with the opposition

The Socialist Party ruling alone after the June 25th elections convened its National Assembly. The Socialists made an analysis of their governing in the first 100 days. Socialist Prime Minister Edi Rama speaking in this assembly called on the Chairman of the right-wing opposition Lulzim Basha to co-operate to avoid adversely affecting the opening of negotiations between Albania and the ...

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Bushati: Cooperation of all actors for country’s accession into EU

Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Ditmir Bushati in the analysis of the first 100 days of the government at the National Assembly of the Socialist Party stated that the message from the EU is that Albania is an example of the undertaken reforms and agrees that if it continues at this pace, Albania will be proposed for the opening ...

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President Meta visits Pustec Municipality

President Ilir Meta paid a visit at the Municipality of Pustec, where a large Macedonian community lives there. The Municipality of Pustec and the entire Prespa region will be the first to benefit from the excellent three-partite cooperation between Albania, Macedonia and Greece, which has all the prerequisites of having tangible results. Mr. Meta was received by the representatives of ...

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Avni Mula celebrates the 90th birth anniversary

The outstanding Albanian composer Avni Mula celebrated today the 90th birth anniversary in a gathering of friends and family and well-known people of art and culture. People’s Artist Avni Mula is a successful singer, composer and musician, author of many winning songs in national music activities. Avni Mula was born in Gjakova in 1928. He studied high musical studies at ...

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“The Green Path” ready for the 7th of January

The “Green Path” race will be held on the 7th of January 2018 in the capital of Albania, Tirana. This 3rd edition will bring out an abundance of novelties and a record participation. The organizers of this event confirmed for the Albanian Radio-Television Network that the envisaged quota for 100 racers has already been completed, while the rest will be ...

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Cutillo: Cooperation for verification of Albanian officialsai??i?? integrity

The Ambassador of the Republic of Italy in Tirana, Alberto Cutillo had a meeting today with the General Prosecutor Arta Marku focusing on the further strengthening of the cooperation between the two countries. Mr Cutillo stated that Italy will cooperate with the Albanian authorities for the timely realization of the process of verification of Albanian officialsai??i?? integrity. Albania considers Italy ...

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Albania plans to end roaming charges with the Western Balkans

All citizens that use a sim card issued by an Albanian carrier may soon not have roaming charges while travelling in the countries of the Balkan region. The Electronic and Postal Communications Authority (AKEP) says in its strategy and action plan for 2018 that tangible steps will be taken during this year in terms of enabling the end of the ...

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Over 120.000 tourists visited Valbona Valley through 2017

Valbona Valley National Park welcomed over 120,000 Albanian and international visitors during 2017. While most of the tourists head straight to the coast of the Adriatic and Ionian seas, a significant number of tourists prefer to visit those parts of the country that remained untouched. Valbona Valley along with Thethi National Park are becoming year-round destinations as visitors from all ...

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