Environmentalists oppose review of newly imposed import restrictions on used cars

Environmentalists oppose review of newly imposed import restrictions on used cars

TIRANA, Feb. 26 – A government initiative to lift a newly imposed ban on the import of second-hand vehicles older than 10 years following protests by affected local traders has been met with resistance by environmentalists who fear allowing older

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Gov’t to hold unexpected parliament session, opposition calls protest in response

Gov’t to hold unexpected parliament session, opposition calls protest in response

TIRANA, Feb. 26 – The parliament session that was postponed last Thursday due to the opposition’s protests in front of the parliament building, will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 26, at 5 pm, according to a public announcement. This parliament

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Opposition’s DP announces anti-gov’t rallies will continue all over Albania

Opposition’s DP announces anti-gov’t rallies will continue all over Albania

TIRANA, Feb. 25 – Albania’s opposition Democratic Party and its executive structures gathered on Friday and then publicly announced it will be continuing its anti-government protests all over the country in order to remove Prime Minister Edi Rama from office,

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Concerns mount over tense political situation ahead of peak tourist season

Concerns mount over tense political situation ahead of peak tourist season

By Ervin Lisaku TIRANA, Feb. 26 – At a time when political tension has escalated after the main two opposition parties abandoned their MP mandates in a quite unprecedented move and plan nationwide protests over demands for a caretaker government

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Alleged crime boss Klement Balili receives shortened trial

Alleged crime boss Klement Balili receives shortened trial

TIRANA, Feb. 26 – The Serious Crimes Court decided on Monday that Klement Balili, one of the most mentioned names in Albania considered to be the head of one of the most powerful drug trafficking rings, is going to benefit

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Chronicle sheds lights on links between marijuana trafficking and Albania’s ballot buying

Chronicle sheds lights on links between marijuana trafficking and Albania’s ballot buying

TIRANA, Feb. 25 – ‘TG2′, part of the Italian ‘Rai’ network, aired a chronicle on Saturday by journalist Leonardo Zelino, who managed to enter an Albanian drug trafficker’s home in the ​​Shijak area and talk to him about the marijuana

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Albania’s first professional club set for Superliga comeback as it marks 100th birthday

Albania’s first professional club set for Superliga comeback as it marks 100th birthday

By Ervin Lisaku TIRANA, Feb. 25 – The 100th birthday has found Vllaznia, one of Albania’s top teams, and the northern city of Shkodra, home to the first professional Albanian football club, in a tough moment as the local team

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Albania wins €220 mln arbitration dispute with 1990s privatization voucher investor

Albania wins €220 mln arbitration dispute with 1990s privatization voucher investor

TIRANA, Feb. 25 – Albania has won an arbitration dispute against a foreign company that was claiming more than €200 million in compensation for its failed investment in Albania privatization vouchers in the 1990s when the country was in its

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Breast cancer in Albania on the rise for 30 years

Breast cancer in Albania on the rise for 30 years

TIRANA, Feb. 19- In Albania so far has been noticed a tendency on the rise for breast cancer in women. The disease affects annually 600 women and girls, of whom one third lose their lives. The battle gets harder for

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“Dynasty Marubi” launches photography exhibition of 100 years

“Dynasty Marubi” launches photography exhibition of 100 years

TIRANA, Feb. 18- The “Marubi” National Museum of Photography in Shkodra has opened an exhibition curated by Dutch art historian Kim Knoppers, which displays a selection of images of the Marubi archive dating from 1856 to 1959. This exhibition is

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