Albania’s biggest miner expands operations in Kosovo

Albania’s biggest miner expands operations in Kosovo

TIRANA, July 25 – One of Albania’s largest companies, the Balfin Group, has expanding its mining operations in neighboring Kosovo where it has acquired a ferro-nickel producer that has been facing financial trouble for the past few years following the

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Five Albanian artists showcased in Washington DC

Five Albanian artists showcased in Washington DC

TIRANA, July 25 – The World Bank inaugurated a modest exhibition consisting of 13 paintings made by Albanian artists at US capitol Washington DC. More specifically, it was World Bank Group Executive Director for Albania Patrizio Pagano who ideated and

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Scores dead as Greece hit by massive wildfires

Scores dead as Greece hit by massive wildfires

TIRANA, July 25 – The deadliest wildfires Greece has seen for over a decade swept over the Attica region on Monday, causing 80 confirmed victims and 187 injured people — numbers that keep growing, along with the scores of those

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Starting over in Albania, AIIS study finds how migrant returnees are making it at home

Starting over in Albania, AIIS study finds how migrant returnees are making it at home

TIRANA, July 24 – Albania’s post-communism transition has been quite unique with massive migration that has had mixed effects for the country’s developing economy, but more than a quarter of a century on, experts say ongoing migration could pose a

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Artists’ petition asks President to veto National Theatre bill

Artists’ petition asks President to veto National Theatre bill

TIRANA, July 24 – Leaders of the protest in defense of the current National Theatre building submitted on Monday a petition with over 5,000 signatures to Albania’s President Ilir Meta, asking him to veto the government’s bill looking to demolish

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Poles lead tourist growth as Albania climbs among top travel destinations

Poles lead tourist growth as Albania climbs among top travel destinations

TIRANA, July 24 – Poles are leading the hike in Albania tourist arrivals for a second year in a row as Albania has climbed to one of the top 7 most popular destinations there and more charter flights directly link

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Head of High Court re-appointed after wealth investigation

Head of High Court re-appointed after wealth investigation

TIRANA, July 24 – The justice reform’s Independent Qualification Commission reconfirmed to duty the Head of the High Court Xhezair Zaganjori on Tuesday, after conducting a close investigation on the wealth declared by him under the reevaluation process. Although the

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Washington DC: Women’s organizations come together to discuss trafficking challenges

Washington DC: Women’s organizations come together to discuss trafficking challenges

TIRANA, July 24 – Amy Sebes, founder of the Association of Albanian Girls and Women, held a meeting in Washington DC to present the Albanian diaspora with the challenges trafficked women and girls face once traumatized from this phenomenon still

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Former GP’s assets seized under wealth concealment investigation

Former GP’s assets seized under wealth concealment investigation

TIRANA, July 23 – The Serious Crimes Prosecution has taken the measure preventive sequestration for some of former General Prosecutor Adriatik Llalla’s assets suspected to be products of criminal activity. The ruling comes as a result of preliminary investigations carried

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EU critical of Albania’s overoptimistic growth agenda

EU critical of Albania’s overoptimistic growth agenda

TIRANA, July 23 – The European Commission has described the Albanian government’s 2018-2020 economic growth and public debt targets as overoptimistic at a time when Albania continues to face several obstacles to improving potential growth and competitiveness. In its assessment

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