IFC holds course for new mediators

TIRANA, Feb. 6 – The International Financial Corporation program for Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), in cooperation with the Centre of Conflict Management of Netherlands, organized a training of five days for mediators. from different professions and background. The aim of

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Smuggled goods stopped at the airport, arrested alleged thieves, others

TIRANA, Jan. 30 – Police arrested Luan Ylviu, 37, after finding him trying to smuggle through Mother Teresa International Airport a great amount of goods like suits, jackets, trousers, shirts, blouses, shoes without paying the custom tax. Monday police arrested

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Mjaft! urges Albanians to go and vote

TIRANA, Jan. 26 – Mjaft!, a non-governmental organization, last weekend began a campaign around the country trying to promote the participation of voters in the Feb. 18 local elections. They have named the project Shkunde Voten! (Shake the vote). The

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Sentenced Albanians extradited to Albania

TIRANA, Jan. 30 – Four Albanians were extradited to Albania from Greece Sunday, police reported. Jorgo Drazho, 51, sentenced to seven years imprisonment for exploiting prostitution, Erjon Kashari, 26, wanted for murder, Leonard Porinci, 30, sentenced to imprisonment for favoring

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Voters list increases Albania's population

TIRANA, Jan. 28 – Genc Radovicka, head of the national register at the general department of the civil registry, told reporters Sunday that the preliminary digital copy of the voters list had been completed and is ready for the Feb./

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False bomb alarm in Tirana

TIRANA, Jan. 30 – Police reported Tuesday they had a phone call warning them of an impending bomb explosion at a place near the Romanian embassy in Tirana. Police were told a car with Tirana number plates had illegal goods

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Muslim mufti runs for Christian Democrats

LEZHA, Jan. 31 – The Muslim community in the northern town of Lezha fired Tomor Ballbani, a mufti who is running for the rightist Christian Democratic party in the eastern town of Rrogozhine, from all religious posts. Ballabani said himself

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Police find heroin in Durres

DURRES, Jan. 27 – Police said they arrested Shpetim Hushi, 30, a resident in Manze, Durres but living as an immigrant in Bergamo, Italy for the last nine years. He was found with 17.4 kilograms of heroin trying to cross

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Meeting on information transparency and privacy

TIRANA, Jan. 29 – Monday theForeign Ministry and the Institute of Statistics held a meeting to explain to the citizens about what information they are entitled to and how they can protect their privacy. Albania has already signed and ratified

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Commercial register completed

TIRANA, Jan. 30 – The Justice Ministry reported Tuesday that it had completed the commercial register, something that will be a great assistance to the public authorities and also businesses. The new register will help reduce the timing of registration

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