Shkodra court sentences former opposition MP to house arrest

Shkodra court sentences former opposition MP to house arrest

TIRANA, June 22 – The Shkodra court sentenced on Saturday former opposition’s Democratic Party MP Bardh Spahia to “home arrest,” arrested three days ago while going to a television studio. Police had taken numerous security measures for the court, while

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A state sinks into the mafia swamp

A state sinks into the mafia swamp

By Pieter Tiede   A police chief who invents a plan for electoral manipulation with a minister. A minister who calls a nationwide known mafia boss to talk about buying votes. A mafia boss who collects identity cards – BILD

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Flamingos remain in Albania

Flamingos remain in Albania

TIRANA, June 17- The lagoon of Narta in Vlora is known in Albania as the “Flamingo House.” According to biologists, large colonies of these birds have raised nests this year by adding to the natural wealth of the area and

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Arian Leka receives International Writer Award

Arian Leka receives International Writer Award

TIRANA, June 17- The Presidency of the Macedonian Writers’ Association and its jury have awarded the poet Arian Leka the prestigious “Literary Scepter 2019” award as the author of today’s European poetry. The “Literary Scepter” is the most important prize

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Children exhibit paintings at the National History Museum

Children exhibit paintings at the National History Museum

TIRANA, June 16- Children from 114 countries around the world aged 5-16 years old, have displayed about 300 paintings in the “Colors for Peace” exhibition. The Sun, colorful flowers, pigeons, and full lighted homes are some of the most common

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Underwater excavation on the Albanian coast

Underwater excavation on the Albanian coast

TIRANA, June 17- Two of the most important world institutions in the field of underwater exploration “RPM Nautical Foundation” and “INA Naval Institute” of archeology at the University of Texas, introduced their findings to public and diplomatic corps in the

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An unusual cloud in Tirana’s sky

An unusual cloud in Tirana’s sky

TIRANA, June 15- “Play with me” (Luaj me mua) was a special concert that featured the female choir of the National Theater of Opera, Ballet and National Ensemble (TOB) at the Skanderbeg Square. A piano placed in the square under

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First Albanian school closes its doors

First Albanian school closes its doors

TIRANA, June 17- The National Museum of Education, otherwise known as the First Albanian School Museum, and the Archaeological Museum in Korca will temporarily close their activities. The reason that these two museum centers are closed for an indefinite period

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National Arts Gallery sings internship deal with students

National Arts Gallery sings internship deal with students

TIRANA, June 20- The Ministry of Culture signed for the first time an agreement with the National Art Gallery (NAG) and the Arts University within the framework of the University Pact. Visual arts students will have the opportunity to practice

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‘Milky Way’ at “FemArt” in Pristina

‘Milky Way’ at “FemArt” in Pristina

TIRANA, June 17- The “FemArt” festival launched its seventh edition in Pristina on June 10. Even during this year the festival brought together artists and activists from different countries. The festival organized various activities during the week, in addition to

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