Kosova, unfinished business

TIRANA, Feb. 7 – Rosemary DiCarlo, U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs, started a two-day visit to Tirana Wednesday talking with top Albanian officials on the forthcoming local polls, integration into NATO. Her main topic of discussion

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Town hall police sues construction police on Zogu i Zi

TIRANA, Feb, 6 – This time it is the Tirana city hall that is suing the construction police and not letting it build a fountain at the Zogu i Zi cross-section. The city hall complains that the fountain at the

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Better police control of border crossing points

TIRANA, Feb. 7 – Police have increased their monitoring and control of the border crossing points trying to prevent illegal exploitation of the electoral moment from Albanians. Alfred Dizdari, 34, was stopped trying to illegally cross Mother Teresa international airport.

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Detention passes on to Justice Ministry

TIRANA, Feb. 3 – Acting Interior Minister Gjergj Lezhja said that all detention centers were practically passing under the authorities of the Justice Ministry, a move that he considered as a very important one. That has been a decision the

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Lezhja visits Europol in The Hague

TIRANA, Feb. 6 – Acting Interior Minister Gjergj Lezhja at the head of a police delegation made a two-day visit to The Hague, Netherlands where he also signed a strategic agreement with Europol. Europol top official Maks Peter Ratzel said

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U.S. ambassador hails new police officers

TIRANA, Feb. 3 – U.S. Ambassador Marcie B. Ries hailed Saturday the graduation of the first group of "Patrol Generalists," which she considered 'a milestone for the Albanian State Police and ICITAP – a big step forward in the training

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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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