Albania-North Macedonia vow to increase economic cooperation

Albania-North Macedonia vow to increase economic cooperation

March 13 – North Macedonia Prime Minister Zoran Zaev visited Albania and his counterpart Edi Rama on Wednesday, with whom he discussed the possibilities of a closer economic cooperation between the two countries. Rama said that “relations between the two

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Tensions grow as new MPs are called to replace missing opposition in parliament

Tensions grow as new MPs are called to replace missing opposition in parliament

TIRANA, Mar. 12 – Albania’s Central Election Commission assigned on Monday parliamentary mandates to three Socialist Movement for Integration lawmakers and two Democratic Party lawmakers who refused to obey the opposition’s decision to abandon parliament by resigning their mandates. The

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A mission to expand green areas in Albania

A mission to expand green areas in Albania

TIRANA, Mar. 4- In the north of Albania there is a recent initiative being taken titled “Create your oxygen, plant five trees” for combating deforestation and air pollution. The largest forest areas are located in these regions of Albania, however

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Inflation lowers to 1.7%

Inflation lowers to 1.7%

TIRANA, Mar. 11- As the European currency euro remains unstable following another dropping against Albanian lek this week (as of March 11), together with lowered consuming from the citizens have added to a lowering on the level of inflation in

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Is Russia trying to increase its influence in Albania?

Is Russia trying to increase its influence in Albania?

TIRANA, Mar. 11 – Head of the State Intelligence Service (SHISH) Helidon Bendo is reported to have told the Parliamentary Commission for National Security on Monday there have been efforts to increase Russian influence in Albania. This was reported by

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Education is the least financed sector

Education is the least financed sector

TIRANA, Mar. 7- March 7th in Albania is the Teacher’s Day, an event on which students express their gratitude to their teachers about their hard work to educating them. This day corresponds to March 7th 1887 when the first Albanian

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Cultural testimonies in a book

Cultural testimonies in a book

TIRANA, Mar. 6- “The complete history of the humankind will be written when Albanians will participate in it,” has said albanologist Maximilian Lambertz. This phrase was used by current Austrian Ambassador to Albania in the introduction of a collection of

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Albanian economy, the budget revenue drop by 2,5 percent

Albanian economy, the budget revenue drop by 2,5 percent

TIRANA, Mar. 5- 2019 has started as a difficult year for the Albanian finances. Official data from the Finance Ministry show that as of January the budget revenue dropped by 2,5 percent comparing to 2018, or 900 million lek ($8

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CoE reports smear campaign against British journalist

CoE reports smear campaign against British journalist

TIRANA, March 10 – The Council of Europe also reported on Friday in its media freedom platform claims that a “British journalist working in Albania for the web portal exit.al has been the target of a smear campaign following a

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EUR currency drops again

EUR currency drops again

TIRANA, Mar. 5- Europe’s market currency euro has dropped again after a rise it had received in the past two weeks. Throughout the month of February euro gained 2 points against Albania’s official currency Lek, but lost it again. The

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