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Ksamil, a little gem on the south coast

Ksamil is a small town located about 15km (9 miles) south of Saranda and is known for having some of the only sandy beaches in the area and small islands within swimming distance intertwined with a breath-taking scenery and the abundance of fresh seafood at very cheap prices makes it one of the best places to visit whilst youai??i??re in ...

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Kosovo: Ratification of the border deal with Montenegro is expected

Government of Kosovo has withdrawn from parliament the bill on the ratification of the border deal with Montenegro, to which the report of the new State Commission for the Delimitation of the State Border has been attached. Prime Minister of Kosovo, Ramush Haradinaj said that today, government may once again send to the Parliament of Kosovo the bill which will ...

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Meta: Obligatory for any solution to respect the Constitution

President Ilir Meta makes public his stance on “Request for Authorization of Negotiations with the Greek Party” officially requested by Foreign Minister Ditmir Bushati. In a letter published by the president, Meta draws the attention of the minister, writing that he is Ai??not clear in his request regarding the authorization of negotiations on maritime borders with Greece. The President of ...

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Football: Kukes wins over Partizani in the capital 3-1

The two final challenges of the 20th Superior Division of the National Football Team were held on Monday. Kukes has come out victorious in this week’s super challenge, defeating Partizani in the capital, with 3-1, though it was in disfavor. The challenge starts well for the locals, but Kukesi football players react but scoring no goal. When all seemed to ...

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SHELL launches research in Block 4 in Shpirag

The government has finalized a new contract for another major foreign investment in Albania. The well-known company SHELL launches research also in Block 4 in Shpirag and follows the oil exploration program, based on the high expectations that have emerged from the research so far in Blocks 2 and 3. Attending the ceremony, Prime Minister Rama said that SHELL’s presence ...

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INSTAT: Albanian export positive trend

INSTAT released figures on Monday about the Albanian exportAi??which keeps growing. During January 2018 Albanian export marked an increase of 23.6% or ALL23 billion as compared with the same period last year The 23.6 % annual growth in exports was mainly driven by a good exports performance of construction materials, textiles, leather and footwear and food products. Exports of the ...

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Finish Secretary of State Stenlund endorses Albania’s efforts for accession

Ai??Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Ditmir Bushati, had a meeting on Monday with the Secretary of State at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland, Peter Stenlund.Ai??Minister Bushati introduced Mr. Stenlund with the countryai??i??s progress as regards the reforms accomplishment and the meeting five key set priorities. He also focused on the judicial reform and the implementation of the ...

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Vetting Bill:No more corruption among law enforcement officers

Interior Minister Fatmir Xhafaj presented on Monday in the Parliamentary Security Commission the Vetting bill in the State Police, the Guard of the Republic and the Internal Affairs and Complaints Service (IACS). Ai??Xhafaj stated that this bill aims to support and strongly promote State Police officers, IACS and Guard employees who meetAi??the legal, moral and professional criteria to serve in ...

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New round of talks between Kosovo and Serbia

Kosovo and Serbia will hold a meeting on 26 February for the continuation of talks on technical issues, but it is not known when a high level meeting between president of Kosovo and president of Serbia will take place. Prime Minister of Kosovo, Ramush Haradinaj declared today that dialogue with Serbia is expected to be completed through a mutual recognition ...

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Athletics/ Smajlaj and Gega, two gold medals for Albania

The Albanian athlete, Luiza Gega won the golden medal in the Indoor Balkan Championship that is being organized in Istanbul Gega participated in the 3000m race but hoped for a better result for indoor races. She registered a 9 minute 6 seconds on the clock. Ai??ai???ai??i?? I was unsatisfied with the result , because I believed that the group would ...

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