Hahn replaces Commissioner Fule Austrian Johannes Hahn, the current Commissioner for Regions, will take
the leadership of Neighboring and Enlargement this November, and
guarantees that the EU enlargement process will continue.
Court of Appeal for Ardian Fullani The former Bank of Albania Governor, Ardian Fullani, charged of power
abuse, will appear at the Court of Appeal where he has challenged the
arrest measure given by the Court of First Instance.
Berisha: Fullani’s arrest, a Stalinist act “The arrest of the Bank Governor is a stalinist act by the same police
state. I condemn it very harshly”, this is how Sali Berisha broke his
silence and that of the Democratic Party about the Fullani issue, after
his arrest one week ago.
Prosecution to question foreign audit company While the investigators were waiting to interrogate the Inspector
General of the Bank of Albania, Elivar Golemi, the Prosecution asked the
international company “Grant Thorton” to hand over every documentation
and financial report about the certification of the annual balance at
the Bank of Albania for 2013.
State Police and Minister Nikolla react about stadium violence After the incidents, the State Police announced that the situation was
taken under control by the police. They promised to take measures for
putting those who are responsible to justice, and added that the Tirana
fans were accompanied by the Special Police.
Violence in stadiums returns The Tirana and Vllaznia football fans have been involved in a violent conflict today at the Loro Borici stadium in Shkoder.
Justice Minister in Athens The Minister of Justice, Nasip Naco, attended a visit in Athens,
representing Albania as the newest member of the European Organization
of Public Legislation, since its accession on June 25th.
Gjosha explains Integration Council For the Minister of European Integration, Klajda Gjosha, the National
Council of Integration takes a special significance after the opening of
Rama: New relations with China The Albanian Prime Minister, Edi Rama, gave an interview for the Chinese
radio in Albanian language. He sees the recent meeting as the
continuity of new plans, projects and opportunities that Albania and the
region have today to increase cooperation with China.
Manjani: New project for the Bank The vice leader of the Socialist Movement for Integration, Ylli Manjani,
declared in an interview for Top Channel that there’s no blasphemy in
having a foreign Governor to lead the Bank of Albania, arguing this with
the history of the governors in the past.
Discharging of Governor Fullani The Parliamentary Commission of Economy held a meeting during the
Parliamentary Session, among the shortest for this year, in absence of
the opposition and represented only by Nard Ndoka.
For a justice without delays The Court of Korce has started implementing the project "Justice without
Delay". The US Ambassador, who was present in this ceremony, expressed
concern about the high level of delay that justice has today, and
underlined that the development of the judiciary system is delayed due
Arvizu: "OK to foreign governor"
The US Ambassador to Tirana, Alexander Arvizu, declared that the
situation at the Bank of Albania requires an investigation that should
be uninfluenced by politics, and that the new governor should have the
ability and the responsibility to lead this institution.
Fullani refuses to answer The former Governor of the Bank of Albania, Ardian Fullani, refused to
speak at the Prosecution of Tirana for the ongoing investigations that
put him as a suspect for power abuse and neglect that caused the
conditions for the vault theft of 713 million ALL.
DP: Rama in China with luxury jet The opposition accused the Albanian Prime Minister, Edi Rama, of
traveling to China with a private jet. According to the DP Parliamentary
Group leader, Edi Paloka, this is either an abuse with the taxes of the
Albanian citizens, or a gift from a client that will be returned back
with public funds.