Editorial: The fallout from the Berlin Summit: realism must prevail on all sides

Editorial: The fallout from the Berlin Summit: realism must prevail on all sides

TIRANA TIMES EDITORIAL The much anticipated Summit in Berlin where German Chancellor Merkel and French President Macron gathered all Balkan leaders had a fallout that resembled a cold sobering shower for many of the region’s politicians but also for the

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Iran as a Litmus Test

Iran as a Litmus Test

By Akri Çipa  As we approach the one-year anniversary of the withdrawal of the United States from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), commonly known as the Iran nuclear deal, the debate about that decision is still ongoing. This

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Gov’t sends to parliament law allowing it to privatize public property

Gov’t sends to parliament law allowing it to privatize public property

TIRANA, May 1 – The Socialist government approved a few months back and sent to parliament this week a bill that foresees the ‘alienation’ of public property by skipping the process of public procurement and by establishing a trade company

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Meat consumption in Albania

Meat consumption in Albania

TIRANA, Apr. 30- The consumption of meat and its by-products in Albania marked an increase in 2018, although domestic production remained the same. The main companies continued consolidating their position, though the need for raw materials is being met by

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Investment funds are under interest rates pressure

Investment funds are under interest rates pressure

TIRANA, Apr. 30- The number of investment funds in the end of 2018 went from three to five. Regardless of this expansion and the increase of the offer for investment alternatives, the net assets value in these funds shrank by

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Miners demand higher wages and lower retirement age on Workers Day

Miners demand higher wages and lower retirement age on Workers Day

TIRANA, May 1 – Tens of miners protested on May 1st, during Workers Day, in front of the Prime Minister’s Office demanding the approval of the miners’ status, which has been promised to them for years, but still hasn’t been

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