PUBLICITET
Balkan hopes for EU funds
Bushati: "German initiative started new chapter for the region"
DP will boycott the Parliament again
Basha: "The opposition's decision is still in act"
Preparations for Pope's visit
Buildings demolished and replaced with green spaces
Majority meets for coordination of National Bureau of Investigation Majority meets for coordination of National Bureau of Investigation
After the debates of one year ago at the National Bureau of Investigation, the allies of the government coalition will gather this Friday to return to this topic.
Oil price affects finances. Minister: Fight against informality will compensate it Oil price affects finances. Minister: "Fight against informality will compensate it"
Budget revenues are expected to drop due the lower oil price in international markets. The Minsiter of Finances, Shkelqim Cani, asid from Korce that they didn’t expect the price drop to continue even this year.
Rama in Berat: SP organizations, real space for problems of the community Rama in Berat: "SP organizations, real space for problems of the community"
The Socialist Party leader, Edi Rama, underlined from Berat the need of reforming the organizations of the party he leads, considering it a very important part of the process.
National Bureau of Investigation, Basha: We agreed on draft brought by US experts National Bureau of Investigation, Basha: "We agreed on draft brought by US experts"
The Democratic Party leader, Lulzim Basha, said that the draft agreed by the parties for the National Bureau of Investigation was drafted by the US experts and based on the Venice recommendations.
National Food Authority inspector suspended after Top Channel's Fiks Fare report National Food Authority inspector suspended after Top Channel's "Fiks Fare" report
One day after Fiks Fare reported the passage of scarce chicken from the Kakavija border, the National Food Authority inspector, Selman Caka, was suspended and is waiting for an investigation.
Albania ranked 36th by FIFA Albania ranked 36th by FIFA
The Albanian national football team won two positions on the FIFA ranking for this month. De Biasi’s team was listed 36th, with 746 points.
Minister of Interior: Elbasan shooting due to failed justice Minister of Interior: "Elbasan shooting due to failed justice"
The Interior Minister, Saimir Tahiri, commented about the shooting in Elbasan and insinuated that it is due to the failure of the justice system, which has sentenced only two persons in 10 years for eight murders and two murder attempts.
Rama: Who doesn't vote justice reform, will suffer in elections Rama: "Who doesn't vote justice reform, will suffer in elections"
The Albanian Prime Minister, Edi Rama, said that whoever doesn’t approve the justice reform, will be punished by the people in the elections. “Everyone will vote it. You will all come to vote it, together with the National Bureau of Investigation, and you will pretend you never said what you have said so far”, Rama said.
Program for reducing debt with 4.6% by 2017 Program for reducing debt with 4.6% by 2017
The government presented a reform program for the next three years, through which they want to reduce the public debt with 4.6% within 2017, the final year of this government term. The program plans to reduce the total debt from 72.5% to 67.9%.
Dutch ambassador: 10 times more asylum seekers in 2015 Dutch ambassador: "10 times more asylum seekers in 2015"
The Ambassador of the Dutch Kingdom in Albania, Dewi Van de Weerd, spoke about the refugee crisis and said that Europes is in a serious situation, without many answers, but that require a solution.
Boycott of lawers, associations don't obey to Minister Boycott of lawers, associations don't obey to Minister
Lawyers didn’t answer to the appeal of the Justice Minister to stop the boycott. They started the first boycott in the history of the Albanian advocacy, while the Chairman of Criminal Lawyers, Sajmir Vishaj, said that this extreme measure is necessary for the integrity and profession of lawyers.
Elbasan Police publishes report after shooting, offers 3 mln ALL
Elbasan Police publishes report after shooting, offers 3 mln ALL
The Police offers 3 million ALL for any information that could lead them to catch the authors of the Elbasan shooting, who killed three and injured eight others.
Shell, investments in Shpirag, company buys entire concession "Shell", investments in Shpirag, company buys entire concession
The Minister of Energy, Damian Gjiknuri, declared that the agreement between Petromanas and Shell unblocks the oil researches in Shpirag, making way for bigger investments in the area.
SP debate, MPs hold different stances against Blushi SP debate, MPs hold different stances against Blushi
For the Socialist Party MP, Erion Brace, known as one of the most direct voices inside the SP, the congress should reconfirm the leader that wins popular elections. Anyone has the right to run and the rules are there, well defined, according to Brace, but should not be used for personal grudges. "One person's ambitions should not damage the party and our main priority for the moment, ruling the country", Brace said.
Two dead five wounded in Elbasan shooting Two dead five wounded in Elbasan shooting
At least two persons have died and five others were wounded after an armed assault that took place this afternoon in Elbasan.
Justice Revenge case, Supreme Court cannot create judge panel "Justice Revenge" case, Supreme Court cannot create judge panel
The return of the “Justice Revenge” case seems that will have other delays. The Supreme Court, which should review this issue after the Constitutional Court decision, is unable to create the judge panel made of five members.
Bank Governor: Investments are growing, employment below potential
Bank Governor: Investments are growing, employment below potential
The Governor of the Bank of Albania, Gent Sejko, held this Wednesday a press conference reporting about the economic situation in our country.
Temporary interruption of Financial Information system at Ministry of Finances Temporary interruption of Financial Information system at Ministry of Finances
Due to the reconstruction of the current infrastructure, the Ministry of Finances announced a temporary interruption of the government information system.
Prosecutor General: "Durres organized crime challenged the state"
Prosecutor General: "Durres organized crime challenged the state"
The Prosecutor General, Adriatik Llalla, said that the murders that took place in Durres are based on drug traffic and illegal property possession. The Prosecutor said there are several criminal groups operating in Durres, now trying to challenge the authority of the state.
Health Minister: Special budget for ER Health Minister: Special budget for ER
The Health Minister, Ilir Beqaj, answered to ER doctors that the new law brings a quicker response to patients and does not affect their service. The ER will now have a special budget program.
Opposition leader: "Bureau of Investigation is urgently needed"
Opposition leader: "Bureau of Investigation is urgently needed"
In the Parliamentary Group meeting, the opposition leader, Lulzim Basha, started discussing the justice reform by saying that Prime Minister Rama fears its approval since he needs more than ever corrupted judges, being involved in hundreds of millions of Euros through concessions.
Integration, Gjosha; Justice reform is key, makes way for negotiations Integration, Gjosha; "Justice reform is key, makes way for negotiations"
The Minister of European Integration, Klajda Gjosha, received this Tuesday the Swedish State Secretary for Development and Cooperation, Ulrika Modéer. In this meeting they discussed about progress of Albania with the reforms and the key priorities given by the European Commission.
No market inspection for gas cylinders, no resignations from Inspectorate
No market inspection for gas cylinders, no resignations from Inspectorate
The Technical Inspectorate has the responsibility to prevent fires caused by faulty gas cylinders. Arian Goshi, Director of the Department of Pressurized Equipments, says that there were six gas cylinders in the bar that took fire, one of which very damaged.
Apartment fire kills 4-year-old Apartment fire kills 4-year-old
A fire broke up in an apartment at the Unaza e Re area, causing the death of a 4-year-old boy.
High-school average grade, selection criteria for state university High-school average grade, selection criteria for state university
The new education law has brought changes on the way how universities will accept students from high schools.
Economic freedom, slight improvement for Albania Economic freedom, slight improvement for Albania
The economic freedom of Albania marked a slight improvement in the past year. Heritage Foundation and Wall Street Journal report that Albania is the 59th economy with more freedom in the world,  from 186 countries that have been evaluated. Last year Albania was 63rd.