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Former Interior Minister submits resignation as MP

Albanian former Interior Minister Saimir Tahiri, under investigation for suspicions on having been linked to a group of marijuana traffickers, today announced the submission of his resignation as Member of the Parliament. During a communication with the media, and through a long talk, Mr. Tahiri explained his decision stating that “I am not like those that stay in parliament for ...

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President Meta visits Kruja with the representatives of ArbAi??resh community

The President of the Republic, Ilir Meta, was in Kruja, together with the Arberesh Association from Calabria ai???ai??i??Manja, Grecia Off-Roadai??i??ai??i?? , where it was commemorated the historic journey of our National Hero, Gjergj Kastrioti Scanderbeg. ai???ai??i??Scanderbeg- Arberesh and Albania are an inseparable trinomialai??i??ai??i??- declared the President of the Republic, Meta. ai???ai??i?? We will be forever grateful to the Arberesh community, ...

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PM Edi Rama : Airports of Kukes and Vlora will lower the tariffs of TIA

Pm Edi Rama during him meeting with the citizens of Tirana, in the framework of public hearings, declared that new low tariffs will be offered for the citizens, with the construction of the Vlora Airport and the Kukes Airport. The high tariffs of Tirana International Airport was one of the requests that the citizens made to Pm Rama. Pm Rama ...

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Rama:Albanians expect an independent judicial system based on the attributes granted by Constitution

Prime Minister Edi Rama, at the start of a national campaign of meetings with citizens, warned that the expulsion of the corrupt judges and prosecutors from the justice system is just the beginning and this is a process where all the politicians will go through. In this way, Mr Rama responded to all those concerned about the unpunished judges and ...

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The Museum City of Gjirokastra

Gjirokastra is built on the slope of a mountain and is known for its characteristic and narrow cobbled streets. The dwelling houses have the form of medieval towers consisting of a building ensemble with characteristic architecture. The castle of the city stands like a balcony over the city. It enables the visitors to enjoy a very beautiful landscape. The National ...

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BoA: Despite real-estate market ebbs and flows, trend is upward

The Bank of Albania conducted a survey with real estate agencies across the country and noted that in the second half of 2017, the sales volume reported in the central area of ai??i??ai??i??Tirana was much higher than the previous periods, while prices increased by 0.7% against the first six months of 2017. As regards the coastal areas, agents reported average ...

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Albania-Greek negotiations on the delineation of maritime borders kick off

Albania and Greece kick off negotiations on the delineation of maritime borders in the Ionian Sea. The meeting was held at the premises of the Albanian Foreign Ministry. According to the sources the meeting was held under a constructive and cooperative climate. The talks resumed after Albaniaai??i??s Constitutional Court nullified an agreement of 2009 on the countryai??i??s respective territorial claims ...

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10 new destinations for TIA during the touristic season

10 new destinations will be added to the Airport of Tirana, and 3 of them will double the capacities in order to ease the flux of tourist during summer season. The touristic expectations are high for this summer season and the touristic operators are finding ways to make flights flexible. The news was delivered by PM Edi Rama, through a ...

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Albania and its path towards European Union

The government and the Albanian diplomacy have already started their engines and are rapidly moving towards the member countries of EU for convincing the skeptics that ai???ai??i?? the opening of the negotiations with the EU is in the interest of Europe as wellai??i??ai??i??. This was underlined by the President of the Republic, Ilir Meta, during his visit in the summit ...

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1st of May, day of protest or celebration?

On the1st of May, the Labor Day unlike the world, is much more celebrated than protested in Albania. On this day, Tirana citizens unlike many years ago prefer to spend with their friends and family taking advantage of the warm and sunny weather. Years ago, the day of the workers was a day of celebration and was celebrated through various ...

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