Authorities arrest Albanian accused of terrorism in Italy

Authorities arrest Albanian accused of terrorism in Italy

TIRANA, April 23 – Albanian police announced on Tuesday that it arrested, in cooperation with Italian authorities, the 28-year-old Bledar Ibrahimi, internationally sought for terrorism. Ibrahimi, coming from Elbasan, was issued an arrest warrant by the Italian Prosecution for the

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EBRD to invest 1.1 billion euros in Western Balkans during 2019

EBRD to invest 1.1 billion euros in Western Balkans during 2019

TIRANA, Apr. 23- The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) aims to invest another 1.1 billion euros in the Western Balkans this year, with a focus on the private sector, connectivity and transition to green economy, as told by

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Austrian Airlines to resume money transportation

Austrian Airlines to resume money transportation

TIRANA, Apr. 24- Following the robbery of 6.5 million euros by an organized group on April 10 at the Tirana International Airport (TIA) from an Austrian Airlines plane which was ready to transport bank money in Vienna, the Austrian Airlines

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Turkish consortium withdraws from Vlora airport construction project

Turkish consortium withdraws from Vlora airport construction project

TIRANA, April 23 – The Turkish consortium of companies Cengis Construcion, Kalyon Construction and Kolin Construction withdrew from the concession that was to build the new Vlora airport, while the ministry of infrastructure announced on Tuesday an international competition to

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More Italian businesses invest in Albania

More Italian businesses invest in Albania

TIRANA, Apr. 23- Albania is profiting on foreign direct investments from Italian businesses as our neighbouring country has approached new measures to stop fiscal evasion through an electronic invoicing. Since Albania has lower labor costs, lower taxes and allows a

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Albanian candidate comes third in North Macedonia’s presidential elections

Albanian candidate comes third in North Macedonia’s presidential elections

TIRANA, April 23 – North Macedonia’s first round of presidential elections was held on Monday, where the two Macedonian candidates were qualified for the run-off, while the Albanian candidate Blerim Reka came third. Based on preliminary results, candidate Blerim Reka

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Police arrest four over international airport robbery

Police arrest four over international airport robbery

TIRANA, April 22 – Almost two weeks after the robbery at the national “Mother Teresa” Airport, where Admir Murataj was killed and almost 10 million euros were robbed from an Austrian Airlines plane, police announced it has arrested four suspects

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Opposition announces new national anti-gov’t rally on May 11

Opposition announces new national anti-gov’t rally on May 11

TIRANA, April 22 – Media sources reported on Monday the opposition’s upcoming national anti-government – the fourth protest on a national scale – rally will be held on May 11, in the evening, as per the Democratic Party’s leader Lulzim

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Head of Appeals Prosecution to be re-evaluated after Public Commissioner’s complaint

Head of Appeals Prosecution to be re-evaluated after Public Commissioner’s complaint

TIRANA, April 21 – Head of Tirana’s Appeals Prosecution Dritan Peka will face the Independent Qualification Commission (IQC) under the vetting process once more, after his controversial re-assignment to duty on March 4. Public Commissioner Darjel Sina complained to the

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Albanian sword gifted to Khrushchev

Albanian sword gifted to Khrushchev

TIRANA, Apr. 18- Among the many photos exhibited at the “Marubi Dynasty: One Hundred Years of Albanian Photographic Studio” curated by Kim Knoppers at the Marubi Museum, was noticed a picture that serves as historical evidence. In the central picture

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