Albanian publishers to gather in 19th Tirana book fair

Albanian publishers to gather in 19th Tirana book fair

TIRANA, Nov. 3 – More than a hundred publishers from Albania, Kosovo, Macedonia and Montenegro will come together at the 19th edition of the Tirana book fair, the largest event gathering Albanian-speaking publishers. While no details have been made available

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Logging endangers Albania’s remaining handful of Balkan lynx, watchdog warns

Logging endangers Albania’s remaining handful of Balkan lynx, watchdog warns

TIRANA, Nov. 3 – An Albanian watchdog has warned alleged illegal logging in the Munella Mountain, northeastern Albania, the country’s sole sanctuary of the Balkan lynx, is further putting at risk one of the most threatened wildlife species in serious

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“Korean Week in Albania” kicks off

“Korean Week in Albania” kicks off

TIRANA – The Athens-based embassy of the Republic of Korea will organize a “Korean Week in Albania” from 10 to 12 November 2016 to strengthen cultural exchanges and mutual understanding in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the establishment of

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EBRD: TAP to be Albania’s key driver of growth in next couple of years

EBRD: TAP to be Albania’s key driver of growth in next couple of years

TIRANA, Nov. 3 – London-based European Bank for Reconstruction and Development says the Trans Adriatic Pipeline bringing Caspian gas to Europe will be Albania’s key driver of growth for the next couple of years. The EBRD says Albania’s growth will

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Albania braces for do-or-die qualifier with Israel

Albania braces for do-or-die qualifier with Israel

TIRANA, Nov. 2 – Albania will face a key test against Israel on Nov. 12 that could prove decisive for its World Cup qualifiers bid following an unimpressive start in the first three fixtures. Albania desperately have to win the

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Gov’t defies environmental concerns as Vjosa river HPP given final okay

Gov’t defies environmental concerns as Vjosa river HPP given final okay

TIRANA, Nov. 1 – The Albanian government has concluded contract negotiations with a Turkish consortium over a 35-year concession to build and operate a big hydropower plant, defying calls by environmentalists and civil society activists who staged protests earlier this

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The Netherlands emerges as second largest investor in Albania

The Netherlands emerges as second largest investor in Albania

By Ervin Lisaku TIRANA, Nov. 1 – The Netherlands has emerged as the second largest foreign direct investor in Albania and is on track to further increase its presence in the Balkan country thanks to increased investment in the oil

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OSCE urges Albania to move ahead with electoral reform

OSCE urges Albania to move ahead with electoral reform

TIRANA, Oct. 31 – The head of the OSCE Presence in Albania,  Bernd Borchardt, has urged Albania’s Special Committee on Electoral Reform to complete the OSCE ODIHR recommended changes to the country’s electoral code based on the commitment of Albania’s political

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Only two women make it to Albania’s top 20 richest people

Only two women make it to Albania’s top 20 richest people

TIRANA, Nov. 1 – Albania’s top 20 richest people list is dominated by businessmen operating in the trade, oil and construction business but also includes a politician and two women entrepreneurs, according to a 2015 Albanian millionaires study conducted by

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