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Talks between Kosovo and Serbia continue in Brussels

A new round of talks is expected to take place today in Brussels between Pristina and Belgrade with the brokerage of the European Union. Avni Arifi, head of the delegation of Kosovo, has warned several days ago that the meeting will discuss the implementation of the agreements that have been reached so far. ai???Our priority is not the launch of ...

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Jaho and Pirgu, the Albanian glitter in New York and Barcelona

Two Albanian artists are upwardly excelling in two of the most prestigious world theaters. Albanian soprano Ermonela Jaho has met with laud applause at the Metropolitan Opera in New York with one of her most beloved and best performing roles, namely Cio Cio San at Madame Butterfly Opera. Jaho has had two performances in February and some others in March, ...

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EUR 440 million for the gasification master plan

Albania is preparing to install the gasification network after the introduction of TAP, the Trans Adriatic Pipeline. So far, 70 percent of the works have been completed. The first cities that will benefit gas are Vlora, Fieri and Ballshi. The recently approved gas master plan foresees the extension of the gasification map to other important landmark sites, from north to ...

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EBRD: 35 mln Euro for Tirana-Rinas-Durres railway construction

The Albanian government has approved the grant agreement with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) for financing the rehabilitation project of the Tirana-Rinas-Durres railway line. The investment grant from the European Western Balkans joint fund amounts to 35.4 million. The Railway Directorate is expected to open at the end of February a 100m-euro tender for the reconstruction of ...

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Juncker: Impressed by the undertaken reforms

European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker is paying an official visit to Tirana. Mr. Juncker had a meeting with Prime Minister Edi Rama. Both interlocutors gave a press conference. EC President stated that he was impressed by the reforms undertaken by the Albanian government but did not come to Albania to give an exact date for launching talks with the ...

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Cold snap hits Albania

Cold snap will hit most of Europe, including Albania. A very cold air mass will shift from Siberia to Russia extending beyond the Uralas over the weekend. According to the Meteoalb rainfall is expected tomorrow in most of the counties, while in Vlora and GjirokastAi??r precipitation will be intense. Meanwhile, snowdrift is expected at altitudes above 300 meters above sea ...

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BoA warns consumers on high risks of virtual currencies

The Bank of Albania has issued a warning of the European Supervisory Authority (ESA) on its official website to consumers regarding the high risk of virtual currencies assessing them as unregulated products, unsuitable for investments, savings or retirement planning. Virtual Coins are a digital representation of value that is neither issued by a central bank or a public authority, nor ...

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Bushati:Western Balkans to join EU within a decade

Albania and the other countries of the region will join the EU within a decade, that is the statement issued by the Albanian Foreign Minister, Ditmir Bushati in an interview for ai???Reutersai???. EU Commission presented the enlargement strategy for the six Western Balkan countries by early February, making an appeal to these countries to push ahead with the reforms highlighted ...

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Albania’s Chams want Greek apology for wartime expulsion

Albania’s Cham community, expelled from Greece after World War Two, asked Greece on Saturday to apologize for what they called a genocide against them and permit them to return to the area in northern Greece from which they were removed. Greece, which dismisses the Cham issue as non-existent, and neighbor Albania have started talks on a number of issues including ...

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EC President Juncker to visit Tirana on Sunday

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will arrive tomorrow in Tirana where there will be a series of meetings in view of the European agenda for enlargement with the Western Balkan countries. A military reception ceremony will be held in Tirana by Prime Minister Edi Rama. Then, a press conference will be held at 19:15 between Prime Minister Edi Rama and ...

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