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Albania, among best tourist destinations of 2018

Albania was one of top destinations during summer 2017 and will be among the most required even in the upcoming holidays, writes ai???Vacanze in Albaniaai??i?? travel magazine on its tourism section on Tuesday. ai???National Geographic also included Albania among top destinations of 2018, alongside Jordan, Tanzania, Switzerland, Cambodia and Madagascar,ai??? the article writes. National Geographic advises Albanian holidays especially to ...

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Kosovo-Albania increase trade exchanges

The new approach to co-operation with Kosovo has led to the greatest increase of trade exchanges between Albania and KosovoAi??by about 33% only during 2017.Ai??During the past year, trade exchanges amounted to ai??i??202 million , from ai??i??149 million realized in 2016. In percentage, Kosovo’s exports to Albania increased by 46.39%, while Albania’s exports to Kosovo increased by 30.34%. In monetary ...

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By 2025, Albania expected to be at an advanced stage of negotiations with the EU

By 2025, Albania isAi??expected to be at an advanced stage of negotiations with the EU, while Serbia and Montenegro will be ready for membership. Such a thing has been announced by the EU Observer portal, which has revealed part of the Brussels strategy for the Balkan countries. The full report on this issue will be published on the 6th of ...

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Police professionalism, integrity and property to be soon screened

The bill on police vetting of the Ministry of Interior for Police Vetting was unveiled in a round table held with the ambassadors and foreign liaison officers in Albania. The draft law was unveiled in details and Minister of Interior Fatmir Xhafaj declared that the legal initiative, which will be submitted to parliament within a few weeks, targets sound institutions ...

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Opposition protest to launch on January 27th

DP leader Lulzim Basha stated that the opposition will launch protests on January 27 at 12:00 demanding the removal of Edi Rama from power. Basha’s statement came after the meetings he had with the parliamentary group and DP branch leaders. Speaking to the media, Basha called on citizens to join the opposition, as it demands the establishment of legitimacy in ...

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Attractions of Tirana

Bunk’Art This fantastic conversion ai??i?? from a massive cold war bunker on the outskirts of Tirana into a history and contemporary art museum ai??i?? is Albania’s most exciting new sight and easily a Tirana highlight. With almost 3000 sq meters of space underground spread over several floors, the bunker was built for Albania’s political elite in the 1970s and remained ...

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President Meta awarded “Honor of the Nation” to dancers Ai??eliku and Cingu

The dancers of the Songs and Dances Ensemble Rexhep Ai??eliku and Liljana Cingu were awarded the order “Honor of the Nation” by the President of the Republic Ilir Meta. The ceremony that took place in the presidential venues was accompanied by several dance performances played by young dancers. Dancers of the Ensemble Liljana Cingu and Rexhep Ai??eiku thanked President Meta, ...

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General Director of State Police, Haki Ai??ako discharged

Proposed by the Minister of Interior, Fatmir Xhafaj, the Council of Ministers approved the discharge of the General Director of State Police, Haki Ai??ako. “Minister Xhafaj, appreciates the contribution and commitment of Mr. Ai??ako in recent years. He has a long career in the police and has professionally managed structures of different levels “- the announcement reads. The Ministry of ...

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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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