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Bad weather engulfs Albania from North to South

Heavy snow falls isolated some mountainous areas in the north, while in the south the rainfall has raised flood alarm.Ai??Snow has covered almost the whole district of Kukes, where the thickness in some areas reaches 40 centimeters. The Nation’s Road where the snow reaches up to 20 cm and all other national axes in the district are passable. There road ...

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MEP Kukan optimist about negotiations opening with EU

MEP Eduard Kukan was optimistic as regards Albania’s integration process. Speaking on the second day of the proceedings of the Inter-Parliamentary Committee of the EU-Albania Stabilization Association, being held in Tirana, he underlined that the European Commission will propose the opening of negotiations between the EU and Albania and that the European Parliament will approve this proposal. But according to ...

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Meta on World Radio Day: Radio Tirana a unique, powerful station

Albanian President Ilir Meta on the occasion of the International Radio Day held today a meeting with journalists, sports commentators, presenters, producers, various radio directors, correspondents, editors etc. Mr. Meta addressing the audience said that:Ai??”It is a privilege and pleasure to see today, assembled together, so many Albanian radio icons over the years, this medium and institution so fond and ...

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EU-Albania roundtable:Majority-opposition pledge to work together for negotiations opening

The majority and the opposition agree on the process of opening negotiations with the EU. At the conclusion of the two-day meeting of the inter-parliamentary Stabilization and Association Committee, the parties agreed to ask EU member states to recommend the opening of negotiations with Albania and set a date. The resolution contains some of the opposition’s proposals, such as the ...

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Macovei” June elections were the best. Fight corruption!

The Speaker of the European Parliament delegation at the EU-Albania Stabilization and Association Round Table discussed the election reform and corruption in the second session of the table. Ai??Macovei dismissed oppositionai???s allegations about the general elections, underlining that parliamentary elections on June 25 were the best. ai???The OSCE / ODIHR report says the elections were in line with the standards, ...

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Ibrahim Kodra Albanian renowned painter

Ibrahim Kodra was an Albanian painter. Kodra was born in Ishmi in 1918, Albania. Ibrahim took art classes from Odhise Paskali during 1929, focusing on sport as well. Kodra practiced discus and hammer throw, without pretending any professional career in sport, since those disciplines were not even present in Albania at that time. While taking drawing classes, one of his ...

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Pahor in Kosovo: Itai??i??s time to leave the regionai??i??s past behind

President of Slovenia, Borut Pahor said in Pristina, where heai??i??s holding an official visit on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the independence of Kosovo, that time has come for leaders of Western Balkans to have friendly relations and trust each other, despite the differences, in order for them to be able to address pending issues. Mr. Pahor said ...

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Ruci: Optimist for negotiations opening with EU

Speaker of the Parliament, Gramoz RuAi??i, had a meeting with the European Parliament Delegation in the Stabilization and Association Parliamentary Committee, EU ai??i?? Albania. Mr Ruci highlighted that the expectations of the Albanian party for opening negotiations with the European Union in June this year are quite high. In the framework of the 12th meeting that this Committee is holding ...

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Macovei: Albania on the right track

The first session of the 12th meeting of the Stabilization and Association Parliamentary Committee between the European Parliament and Albania was held in Tirana presided over by Monica Macovei, Head of the European Parliament (EP) delegation and Taulant Balla, the head of the Albanian delegation , with the participation of opposition MPs and the majority. EP Delegation Speaker Monika Macovei ...

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Xhafaj: Albania no longer on the map of cannabis

Interior Minister stated after the meeting he had with the European Commissioner for Migration and Home Affairs Avramopoulos that his visit to Tirana comes at a very important moment for the country, pending the formal approval of opening negotiations with the EU. Appreciating the fact that Commissioner Avramopoluos is a very active supporter of the Albanian aspiration for integration into ...

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