The national flag Eagle

The national flag Eagle

By Sonja Methoxha TIRANA, Mar. 4- Apart from all the political turmoil in our country, the parliament recently was succumber by a more delicate debate regarding the eagle of Albania’s national flag. As a culture in Albania our flag has

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Albania-Kosovo roaming tariffs to be removed in May

Albania-Kosovo roaming tariffs to be removed in May

TIRANA, Mar. 4- Deputy Prime Minister of Kosovo Fatmir Limaj said for Radio Evropa e Lire (Free Europe Radio) that the telecommunications roaming tariffs between Albania and Kosovo will be removed starting May 2019. Limaj also serves as national coordinator

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First Women International Film Festival

First Women International Film Festival

TIRANA, Mar. 7- The OSCE survey conducted in Western Balkan countries represent a reality that many women face in their everyday lives. A narrow-minded mentality which damages the psychology of women and therefore their lives. To tackle this global phenomenon

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Violence towards women still an issue

Violence towards women still an issue

TIRANA, Mar. 7- As March 8th is approaching, the Voice of America published an article about how violence towards women still remains an unresolved issue in Albania, Kosovo, Macedonia and other regional counties. This information comes from data gathered from

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Replacing ‘me-time’ with ‘we-time’ at Tirona vs Partizani

Replacing ‘me-time’ with ‘we-time’ at Tirona vs Partizani

By Sidonja Manushi  Willingly – and excitedly even – going to a football match in Albania as a woman is worth it even just for the looks on people’s faces when you tell them you’ll be spending your Friday evening

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Head of EU Enlargement urges Albania to continues reforming and fighting corruption

Head of EU Enlargement urges Albania to continues reforming and fighting corruption

TIRANA, Mar. 7 – Although the next decision on whether the EU will open negotiations with Albania will be taken in June, EU officials are not yet convinced of the government’s progress regarding the country’s fight against crime and corruption,

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60 percent of youth wants to leave, study shows

60 percent of youth wants to leave, study shows

TIRANA, March 6 – The ‘Friedrich Ebert’ Foundation launched its 2018/2019 study on Albanian youth on Wednesday, based on a national survey that interviewed 1,200 youths aged 14-29 to bring interesting findings in fields such as education, employment, migration and

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UK journalist denied residence permit renewal under allegations of ties with Russia

UK journalist denied residence permit renewal under allegations of ties with Russia

TIRANA, March 7 – The Albanian government refused to renew the residence permit of UK journalist Alice Elizabeth Taylor, blogger at the Balkanista and contributor to Exit and Malta-based The Shift. Taylor reported on her Twitter that the Immigration Office

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Opposition protests persist as country heads to crisis

Opposition protests persist as country heads to crisis

TIRANA, March 5 – Albania’s opposition protesters surrounded the parliament again on Tuesday to rally against the ruling majority. The opposition is demanding the departure of Prime Minister Edi Rama and the establishment of a caretaker government to facilitate early

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Editorial: Making Fools of Themselves: Experimenting in Fake Oppositions

Editorial: Making Fools of Themselves: Experimenting in Fake Oppositions

TIRANA TIMES EDITORIAL  In the beginning of the 90s, the crumbling communist regime foreseeing its fate made a last ridiculous attempt to salvage its wrecks by prompting the first fake opposition in Albania. They put the Women’s and Youth organizations

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