Better cooperation has resulted in more extradition this year, police say

TIRANA, Feb. 2 – Police reported that as a result of the increase cooperation with neighboring and other countries this year there have been extradited into Albania nine persons who have to serve prison terms for different crimes and one

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Lot of work for Albania's NATO membership, U.S. ambassador says

TIRANA, Feb. 5 – The U.S. embassy in Tirana held Monday a seminar of Center for Civil-Military Relations where all top Albanian officials took part. Ambassador Marcie B. Ries held a speech where she made it clear that Albania needs

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Drug traffickers arrested daily

TIRANA, Feb. 2 – Fighting drug trafficking has been turned into a top priority in the daily work of police forces. In Durres police arrested Monday Petrit Xhepa, 32, resident of Rubjeke village, in Maminas, after he was trying to

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Germany lends Albania 5 million Euro to improve canal networks in Pogradec

TIRANA, Feb. 6 – Germany loaned Albania 5 million Euro on Monday to help improve the country's drinking water supply and rebuild an urban canal network in eastern Pogradec. That will be a big service for the protection of the

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Police arrest sentenced persons, producers of fake documents

TIRANA, Feb. 7 – Police have been occupied with a series of other operations trying to arrest persons suspects in crimes or who have been sentenced to prison terms. On Saturday police arrested Shp쵩m Ahmetaj, 42, in Tirana for producing

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OSCE supports efforts against child abuse in tourism

TIRANA, Feb. 7 – The Albanian Ministry of Tourism, Culture, Youth and Sports and the OSCE Presence in Albania signed Wednesday a memorandum of understanding on promoting the code of ethics in preventing sexual exploitation of children in tourism. It

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Tirana court sentences three persons for murder

TIRANA, Feb. 5 – Tirana court sentenced Monday three persons with a total of 23 years imprisonment for murdering Erlind Shepllo, 20, a year ago in a Tirana village. Enton Nika was sentenced to 15 years imprisonment, Klajdi Haxholli and

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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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Father murders son for abuse of money

COROVODE, Feb. 7 – Hajdar Mersinaj, 65, hit on Wednesday with an axe and then with an automatic rifle his 30-year old son Gramoz accusing him of abusing with the money they had earned with the sale of livestock. The

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Albania in blackout due to defect in importing network

TIRANA, Feb. 6 – Albania was in a total blackout early morning Tuesday due to a defect in a transmission line that imported power from Kosova, the power corporation head said. The blackout was for about two hours until 7

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