Indian loan frauds with Albanian citizenship

Indian loan frauds with Albanian citizenship

By Sonja Methoxha TIRANA, March 26- Brothers Nitin Jayantilal Sandesara and Chetankumar Jayantilal Sandesara, and their brother-in-law Hitesh Narender Bhai Patel, were wanted in India for money fraud. The three men have allegedly acquired loans amounting to around 1 billion

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A history of Albanian money

A history of Albanian money

TIRANA, March 25- In the framework of the Global Money Week which is during March 27 through April 2, Prof. Dr. Alqi Naqellari has provided a short history of the Albanian money. The history of our money is rather ancient,

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Facebook shuts down Kosovo, North Macedonia accounts for “harmful activity”

Facebook shuts down Kosovo, North Macedonia accounts for “harmful activity”

TIRANA, Mar. 26 – On Tuesday Facebook announced it has shut down several accounts from Iran, Russia, North Macedonia and Kosovo, citing “coordinated harmful actions” as a reason. 2,632 pages, groups, and total accounts were removed from Facebook and Instagram

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Opposition leader denies illegal party lobbying at prosecution

Opposition leader denies illegal party lobbying at prosecution

TIRANA, Mar. 25 – Head of the opposition’s Democratic Party Lulzim Basha appeared on Monday in front of Tirana’s prosecution over the DP’s lobbying contracts in the US before and during the 2017 parliamentary election campaign. “This investigation began a

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Government takes new tobacco bill under revise

Government takes new tobacco bill under revise

TIRANA, March 21- On February 2019 the Ministry of Health proposed a new bill regarding tobacco consumption. The new bill demands that apart from the specific tobacco shops, all the rest of grocery shops, markets, or cafes/clubs, must request the

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Albanian film wins US award

Albanian film wins US award

TIRANA, March 20- The film “Streha Mes Reve” with screenplay and directed by Robert Budina has been awarded the “Global Vision Award” winner at the “Cinequest Film Fest” in San Jose USA. “Streha Mes Reve” ia the second feature of

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Opposition alleges new interceptions prove gov’t links with criminal networks

Opposition alleges new interceptions prove gov’t links with criminal networks

TIRANA, Mar. 25 – The opposition’s Democratic Party made public on Saturday two more phone interceptions which, it alleges, prove the strong ties between the ruling Socialist Party and the country’s criminal networks. DP representative Ervin Salianji showed the media

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Decreased exports raise the trade deficit

Decreased exports raise the trade deficit

TIRANA, March 21- During the first three months of 2019 the trade exports have marked a negative performance when comparing to the same period in 2018, when the exports doubled. This decrease in trade reflects a difficult situation for the

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President Meta: “Replacement of resigned opposition MPs is illegal”

President Meta: “Replacement of resigned opposition MPs is illegal”

TIRANA, Mar. 22 – Albanian President Ilir Meta told journalists on Wednesday he does not consider the replacement of the opposition MPs who resigned their parliamentary mandates with new MPs from the Democratic Party and Socialist Movement for Integration Party’

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AIIS conference: “70 years of NATO, 10 years of Albania membership”

AIIS conference: “70 years of NATO, 10 years of Albania membership”

TIRANA, Mar. 21 – The Albanian Institute for International Studies, in partnership with Hanns Seidel Stiftung, held on Thursday the conference “70 Years of NATO, 10 years of NATO membership for Albania,” In commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the

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