NT debate moves onto parliamentary commissions, despite artists-gov’t agreement

NT debate moves onto parliamentary commissions, despite artists-gov’t agreement

TIRANA, July 2 – Despite last week’s announcement from Tirana’s Mayor Erion Veliaj that the government reached an agreement with artists regarding plans to build a new National Theatre building as part of a high-rise complex in Tirana’s centre, the issue

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US State Department: Albania doesn’t meet minimal standards to prevent human trafficking, despite efforts

US State Department: Albania doesn’t meet minimal standards to prevent human trafficking, despite efforts

TIRANA, July 2 – In the US Department of State’s 2018 Trafficking in Persons report, Albania continues to belong to the group of countries that still do not fully meet the minimal standards of preventing human trafficking, but are making

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Energy sector saves Albania’s economy in early 2018

Energy sector saves Albania’s economy in early 2018

By Ervin Lisaku TIRANA, July 2 – The Albanian economy grew by a strong 4.45 percent in the first quarter of this year, but growth was largely fuelled by the energy sector thanks to heavy rainfall lifting the country’s hydro-dependent

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MoI’s driver found dead inside car at the Guard of the Republic

MoI’s driver found dead inside car at the Guard of the Republic

TIRANA, July 1 – Shkëlzen Qordja, employee of the Guard of the Republic and driver of Albania’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Fatmir Xhafaj, was found dead on Saturday inside a car at the premises of the Guard’s building, in what

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Youth organizations want say in drafting first-ever youth bill

Youth organizations want say in drafting first-ever youth bill

TIRANA, July 1 – Albania’s National Youth Network asked authorities in the capital for an all-inclusive process in drafting a bill for the country’s youth. For the moment, Albania is the only country in the region that doesn’t have a

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