Editorial: Dialogue and the resetting solution- escaping “too little too late”

The last hours in the Albanian political scene have witnessed a flurry of communications, of a more personal nature, in the forms of exchanged letters and social media postings between the Albanian Prime Minister Rama and the leader of the

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President Meta raises concern over justice reform progress

President Meta raises concern over justice reform progress

The President of the Republic, Ilir Meta, was the first high level official to join an already existing chorus of critics of the justice reform with sharp rebukes of the rhetoric that paints the progress of the reform so far

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Supreme Court risks suspension after remaining with only two members

Supreme Court risks suspension after remaining with only two members

TIRANA, May 23 – Albania’s Supreme Court risks inability to perform even some of its most minimum functions as it remained with only two judges since Thursday. The Special Appeals College (KPA) decided to dismiss court member Edmond Ismailaj, who

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National Centre for Missing Children: “Every three days a child goes missing in Albania”

National Centre for Missing Children: “Every three days a child goes missing in Albania”

TIRANA, May 21 – According to the National Centre for Missing Children, every three days a child is lost in Albania. On May 17, on the International Child Helpline Day, in protest and to raise awareness of the dangers faced

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Albanian youth remains disappointed from politics, survey finds

Albanian youth remains disappointed from politics, survey finds

TIRANA, May 19 – Albania’s National Youth Network conducted a National Youth Survey across the country which found an increased disappointment from political parties, due to unemployment and corruption, while most young people claim that they do not want to

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PM invites opposition leader to dialogue as crisis deteriorates

PM invites opposition leader to dialogue as crisis deteriorates

TIRANA, May 22 – Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama addressed on Wednesday afternoon through an open letter the head of the Democratic President Lulzim Basha, inviting him to sit together and open an unconditional dialogue. From the start of his

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After Serbia, Kosovo also declares trade war on Albanian products

After Serbia, Kosovo also declares trade war on Albanian products

TIRANA, May 22 – Albania and Kosovo finalized a trade facilitation meeting on Tuesday that was supposed to ease trade between the countries but which reportedly opened an even tougher trade war. The superficial engagement of the Albanian government to

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FRONTEX agents to guard Albania’s borders

FRONTEX agents to guard Albania’s borders

TIRANA, May 22 – As part of the EU’s goal to provide protection against illegal immigration at its external borders, FRONTEX will establish a police troop equipped with weapons and other means to help Albanian police manage and secure the

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GI report: “Albanian ports and cities, drug trafficking and manufacturing hubs”

GI report: “Albanian ports and cities, drug trafficking and manufacturing hubs”

TIRANA, May 20 – The report on Organized Crime in Western Balkan Countries, published on Monday as part of the Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime (GI) concluded that all major cities and ports in Albania serve as centers for

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New “On Investments” draft law expects approval

New “On Investments” draft law expects approval

TIRANA, May 22- Investments are equal whether they are foreign or domestic. Basically this seems to be the principle of the new “On Investments” bill, now sent to stakeholder discussion tables. Inside it are included additional elements that unify all

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