Alleged Russian ISIS-related terrorist arrested in Albania

Alleged Russian ISIS-related terrorist arrested in Albania

TIRANA, July 14 – A Russian citizen was arrested in Albania on Friday under claims he was conducting terrorist activities.  The citizen, identified as R.M., is 34 years old and believed to be part of ISIS since 2013. In 2015,

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OSCE says anti-defamation law should protect, not threaten, media freedom

OSCE says anti-defamation law should protect, not threaten, media freedom

TIRANA, July 12 – The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe assessed on Thursday afternoon that there has been significant improvements in the “anti-defamation” package presented by the Albanian government, but stressed that new legislation should respect international standards

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Folk Ensemble receives international assessments

Folk Ensemble receives international assessments

TIRANA, July 11- The National Theatre of Opera and Ballet (TOB) Archive and the National Folk Song and Dance Ensemble archive is rich in various material activities that have been developed over the years. Decades ago Albanian artists have received

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Ballerina Adela Mucollari performs in Rome competition

Ballerina Adela Mucollari performs in Rome competition

TIRANA, July 11- Adela Muçollari who is the first ballerina of the Opera and Ballet Theater, will represent Albania in the prestigious jury of “Premio Danza 2019” in Rome in its 17th edition this year. One of the most important

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Julius Caesar takes the theatre outdoors

Julius Caesar takes the theatre outdoors

TIRANA, July 11- Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar will premiere on July 13 at the National Theatre’s square. The play is directed by Croatian director Ivica Buljan and produced by the National Experimental Theater “Kujtim Spahivogli.” “Julius Caesar” is one of the

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Kosovo Embassy exhibits “Albanian Wildlife”

Kosovo Embassy exhibits “Albanian Wildlife”

TIRANA, July 11- About 20 photos taken by Albanian artists for the “Albanian Wildlife” exhibition are displayed in the outer premises of the Embassy of Kosovo in Tirana, which will remain open until July 12. The natural world of wild

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Blackbird

Blackbird

By Sonja Methoxha TIRANA, July 11- Last night at the National Experimental Theatre “Kujtim Spahivogli” was premiered a two-characters drama titled Blackbird, written by Scottish playwright David Harrower. The attention grabbing piece treats the sensitive and taboo subject of pedophilia.

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Industrial property protection through patents on the rise

Industrial property protection through patents on the rise

TIRANA, July 11- Patent registration as a form to protect the right of ownership has become more apparent year after year. The official records of the General Directorate of Industrial Property (GDIP) confirm that in 2018 the patent applications were

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Real estate agency business expands while construction booms

Real estate agency business expands while construction booms

TIRANA, July 10- The construction boom in the capital has been accompanied by an increase in the number of businesses operating as real estate agencies. Their number in 2018 was 847, an increase of 15 percent compared to the previous

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Cattle livestock is decreasing but agricultural production is growing

Cattle livestock is decreasing but agricultural production is growing

TIRANA, July 11- Although the number of cattle dropped in 2018, in paradox the number of agricultural and cattle by-products increased during the year. According to the data published by the Albanian Institute of Statistics (INSTAT), the amount of milk

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