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
Engels meets Mustafa, focus on Special Court Engels meets Mustafa, focus on Special Court
The Prime Minister of Kosovo, Isa Mustafa, met this Friday with the US Congressman, Eliot Engel, with whom he spoke about the program of his government.
Meta: Results in Pogradec, a disappointment. Vore to be snt to Electoral College Meta: Results in Pogradec, a disappointment. "Vore" to be snt to Electoral College
The Albanian Parliament Speaker, Ilir Meta, declared that the opposition tried to damage the June 21st elections, something that Meta said his party had already warned the public and the international community.
Election standard, debates in Parliament Election standard, debates in Parliament
The election standards were the focus of today’s discussions in Parliament. The opposition considered the elections as not fair, and that the result was product of purchased votes, pressure to the public administration and dirty money.
Conclusions of the US State Department visit in Kosovo Conclusions of the US State Department visit in Kosovo
The Director of the Office for Central Eastern European Matters at the US State Department, Thomas Yasdgerdi, declared for the media despite that there was disappointment for the failure to vote the Special Court, but the government should continue in Parliament and the MPs must vote it.
EU to fund 400KW power line between Albania and Macedonia
EU to fund 400KW power line between Albania and Macedonia
The Minister of Energy and Industry says that the project will start next year, after the Albania-Kosovo power line is complete.
Reforms without public’s opinion are tyranny Reforms without public’s opinion are tyranny
“Reforms that are not consulted with the public, are tyranny”, declared from Vlora the Vice Chairman of the OSCE in Albania, Robert Wilton, at the forum for the judiciary reform.
Two arrested for sending asylum seekers to Germany Two arrested for sending asylum seekers to Germany
The Durres Police declared they have successfully completed the code-named operation "Asylum", by arresting the 27-year-old Besnik Gjoka and the 25-year-old Shaban Gjoka, both residents of Fushe-Kruja.
CEC reviews the SMI complaint for the Vore municipality CEC reviews the SMI complaint for the Vore municipality
The Central Election Commission (CEC) reviewed the request of the Socialist Movement for Integration (SMI) to invalidate the election result in some polling stations of the Vore Municipality.
Miner dies in Fan, Mirdita Miner dies in Fan, Mirdita
A miner has died in Fan, Mirdita, after a detached rock came off the gallery walls.
Rama: June 21st victory should not make us euphoric Rama: June 21st victory should not make us euphoric
“The June 21st elections should not make us euphoric. For the strongholds with low results, full responsibilities will be held”, declared the Albanian Prime Minister in the first meeting of the Socialist Parliamentary Group after the local elections.]
Judiciary: Hoffman, German investors unhappy with the situation Judiciary: Hoffman, German investors unhappy with the situation
The judiciary reform is necessary to improve the situation in our country and to make the law equal for everyone.
International arrest order for Arben Frroku International arrest order for Arben Frroku
Two days after the Court of Appeal gave the life in prison sentence for Arben Frroku, accused for the murder of the Chief of Police, Dritan Lamaj, an international arrest order was issued by Interpol Tirana against him.
Shkoder police destroyes 3000 cannabis plants Shkoder police destroyes 3000 cannabis plants
The Shkoder Police forces continued this Wednesday with the anti-cannabis operation.
Governor Sejko, Albania not at risk by Greek situation Governor Sejko, Albania not at risk by Greek situation
The Governor of the Bank of Albania, Gent Sejko, declared this Wednesday that the Albanian banking system has not been exposed to the Greek crisis.
Anti-terror operation in Italy and Albania, one arrested in Albania Anti-terror operation in Italy and Albania, one arrested in Albania
The Italian and Albanian authorities have started a joint operation against a group of suspected ISIS terrorists, starting from Milano, Bergamo, Grossto, Toscana in Italy, and to Lushnje, Albania. As result, 11 persons were arrested in total, 10 in Italy and one in Albania.
Ambassadors collect facts for elections: “Good organization, waiting for ODIHR”. Ambassadors collect facts for elections: “Good organization, waiting for ODIHR”.
A hearing session was held at the premises of the European Delegation in Tirana, by invitation of Ambassador Romana Vlahutin, and with the presence of all EU ambassadors.
Hydropower concessions failed. Government: Corruptive practices Hydropower concessions failed. Government: "Corruptive practices"
The Minister of Economic Development, Arben Ahmetaj declared that most of the hydropower plant concessions have failed and chances are they will not be built. He says that only 53 out of 553 have functioned, while others are abusive because they had no projects, simply abused with the contacts they had and corruption, and secondly because they have no funds.
Serious Crimes leave Alban Aliko in prison. Session postponed until psychiatrist arrives Serious Crimes leave Alban Aliko in prison. Session postponed until psychiatrist arrives
The Court of Serious Crimes has left in prison one of the Aliko brothers, the younger, Alban, suspected of being a member of the gang that attacked a police patrol, killing Special Agent Ibrahim Basha and wounding two others.
Basha: Rama is enjoying a stained victory
Basha: Rama is enjoying a stained victory
Lulzim Basha, the leader of the Democratic Party, listed a series of elements, which, according to the opposition, prove that the June 21st elections do not fulfill the democratic standards.
European left parties congratulate SP-SMI: “Investigations for accusations. Surprised by Brok” European left parties congratulate SP-SMI: “Investigations for accusations. Surprised by Brok”
The European Parliament Group of Socialist Progressive Alliance congratulated the Albanian left coalition for what they called a significant victory in the local elections of Albania.
Merkel meets Kosovo PM Mustafa, discuss Special Court Merkel meets Kosovo PM Mustafa, discuss Special Court
The Kosovo Prime Minister, Isa Mustafa, met today with the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, with whom he discussed about the visa liberalization issue. Merkel said that the liberalization will take place when the conditions are met.
Fuel pollution: Environment Inspectorate suspends and fines companies Fuel pollution: Environment Inspectorate suspends and fines companies
The Environment Inspectorate has been investigating the oil companies that operate in Fier and Vlore districts, where the fuel pollution is much higher. “Feniks” is one company that was fined with 5 million ALL for illegally polluting the Amonica water source in Vlore.
IMF: Albanian economy, immune from Greece IMF: Albanian economy, immune from Greece
The IMF says that the Albanian economy is not at risk by the Greek situation. The Head of the IMF, Nadeem Ilahi, dclared in a joint press conference with the Minister of Finances and the Minister of Economy, that the fund expects no serious risk from the Greek crisis.
DP accuses government for escape of Frroku DP accuses government for escape of Frroku
The Democratic Party MP, Gert Bogdani, deckared the Arben Frroku, sentenced by the Court of Appeal to life in prison, has left the country as a free man before the verdict.
DP: Video shows election manipulation DP: "Video shows election manipulation"
The Democratic Party published a video in which, according to them, are seen the Commissioners of the Socialist Party and the Socialist Movement for Integration while filling the boxes with fictive ballots while the DP commissioners were left outside by force. The DP says the box had 388 ballots inside, when only 377 persons voted in total.
SMI submits complaint at CEC for Vore SMI submits complaint at CEC for Vore
The Socialist Movement for Integration submitted a complaint at the Central Election Commission for the Vore Municipality.