Qualified majority laws were not voted The Majority has been unable to approve the law with 84 votes. The
absence of MPs has obliged the majority to postpone the voting, even the
draft-law for the High Council of Justice.
UN report for Human Development In the Human Development of 2014 Albania is listed 95-th among 187
countries, with remaining problems in education and internal national
Dule meets Greek Foreign Minister As announced, the Head of the United for Human Rights Party, Vangjel
Dule, met with the Greek Foreign Minister, Evangelos Venizelos. The
topic of discussion with him can only be the new territorial reform of
Justice reform, DP meets Arvizu The US supports the stance of the EU, which says that the judiciary
reforms should be all inclusive, complete and with consults made with
Parliament discusses law for HCJ The majority brought for discussion in parliament the amends of the law
for organization and functionality of the High Council of Justice,
clarifying that this initiative is not part of the justice reform.
Huge theft at Bank of Albania The Court of Tirana has given the arrest measure for Ardian Bitraj and
Mimoza Bruzia, accused of abusing with their duty and failing to report a
crime. This is about a very big theft at Bank of Albania, mounting up
to 6 billion ALL. The authorities started investigating after Ardian
Bitraj, Head of the Stock Case, confessed that for the past four years,
money that was supposed to go in circulation and money that had to be
destroyed has been removed from his sector.
Parliament rejects President's decree for Army The majority needed a few minutes to reject the presidential decree for
the Armed Forces, which had the argument that by removing these
competences from the President and giving them to the Prime Minister,
there was a violation of the Constitution.
Expensive flights in Albania Citizens complain that the ticket prices for airlines are very expensive in Albania, while services remain problematic.
Doctors and pharmacist abusers discovered One day after the Prime Minister declared to punish any doctor that
gives abusive prescriptions for his patients, by giving expensive
medicaments and addressing patients to a pharmacy that has ties with him
the Health Minister, Ilir Beqaj, has reported some doctors at the
Tirana Health Center no.4, and the Health Center no.1 of Shkoza, by
giving only their initials.
4 life sentences for Dritan Dajti The Court of Serious Crimes found guilty Dritan Dajti for the murder of
four police officers in 2009, and gave him four life sentences. Dajti
was found guilty for the murder of Kastriot Feskaj, Altin Dizdari,
Sajmir Duckollari and Fatos Xhani.
Minorities oppose new map Four communes with minorities making most of the citizens have opposed
the draft of the territorial reform that detaches eight villages from
these communes and territories that will join with the municipalities of
Saranda, Delvina and Konispol.
"Albania, a bridge for West and East" "Albania has huge potentials to turn into a connecting hub for flights
between the East and West”, declared in an interview for Top Channel
Frank Brenner, Executive Director of “Eurocontrol”, the European
organization for Flight Safety, who is attending a two-day visit in our
Government approves territorial reform The government gave the green light for the new division of local
governments. With no last-minute surprises, the Council of Ministers
approved the proposition of the special parliamentary commission.
Doctors warned for abusive receipts The Director of the Tirana University Hospital Center, Eugerta
Manastirliu, declared that the hospital didn’t have even basic materials
like glucose, physiological water, serum and many medicaments when they