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Nine members of the Council of Justice Appointments elected, paving the way to the filling the vacancies of the Constitutional Court

Assembly has drawn the lot for the election of nine members of the Council of Justice Appointments (CJA). The lot has issued 8 winners leaving a vacancy for the Court of Appeal, since the composition of CJA should have two judges from the Constitutional Court, one judge from the Supreme Court, one prosecutor from the General Prosecutor’s Office, two judges ...

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Albanian students spend four times more than Europeans

Although Albania doesn’t have the best schools and universities in Europe, its students pay more for education that their European fellow peers. These were the data supplied by the survey on household budget in the countries of the region carried out by Eurostat. According to these data, Albanian households spend more than households in the countries of the region and ...

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Albania to take over OSCE’s chair in 2020, Soreca: A crucial role!

Albania will chair the Organization for Security and European Commissioner (OSCE) for 2020. Yesterday, the country has received the green light following a series of applications throughout the years. So, from 1 January 2019, the country becomes part of the Troika. The news is confirmed by Italy’s Twitter page. This country is the current chair of this organization. The decision ...

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Second Diaspora Summit to be held in Tirana on the 1st and 2nd of March 2019

All representatives of the Albanian community, working and living in different countries of the world, who have been particularly successful in the field of business and entrepreneurship and not only, have been invited to participate in the Second Diaspora Summit held in Tirana on dates 1 and 2 March 2019.Albanian Embassies around the world have informed all interested parties by ...

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Students’s protest has heated up

Students’ protest carried on even today in Tirana. They marched along the “Dëshmorët e Kombit” Boulevard, stopped for a few moments in front of the Headquarters of the Prime Minister’s Office and then went on their protest at the Ministry of Education. They demanded the lifting of the tuition fee on failed exams. They blocked the Ministry of Education Headquarters ...

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Balla to French MP Joachim Son-Forget: HCJ, HPC and JAC institutions to be established within December

Secretary-General of the Socialist Party Taulant Balla held a meeting with French MP Joachim Son-Forget, of President Macron’s La République en Marche party. Congratulating the French MP for his election results, Balla said that this is good news, because Mr. Son- Forget is a good connoisseur of the Western Balkans region. Underlining that Albania has already begun the screening process ...

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Gjonaj: Government determined to pursue the path of reforms undertaken to strengthen the rule of law

The Albanian government is determined to pursue the path of reforms undertaken to strengthen the rule of law, and the EU support through the opening of negotiations will help to move them forward. That was the statement issued by Justice Minister Etilda Gjonaj at the European Summit of Western Balkans 2018 on “Enlargement, Integration and Challenges of Change”. The summit, ...

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Rama-Plenkovic, important the increase of trade exchanges

Albanian PM Rama is participating in Central European Initiative summit meeting (CEI) in Croatia. Albania’s Prime Minister Edi Rama during his stay in Croatia stated that Albania intends to further intensify the relations with Croatia. According to him, cooperation between Albanians and Croats has deep roots in history. Rama also announced at a joint press conference with his counterpart Andrej ...

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Fest ’57 to be held on December 20-21-22

The Albanian Radio-Television Song Festival has been and remains one of the most celebrated artistic events in Albania. It is organized at the end of each year at the Palace of Congresses in Tirana. Young and affirmed singers participate in it. The festival takes place over several nights.The 22 songs that will take part in the 57th Song Festival in ...

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A group of MEPs demands visa liberalization for Kosovo

A group of 22 MPs from the European Parliament have demanded on Tuesday for Kosovo to have the visa regime removed and for this decision not to be postponed any further. In a letter addressed to the president of the European Council, Donald Tusk and the Austrian rotating presidency of the EU, MPs say that the liberalization of visas will ...

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