130 killers free in Albania, minister says

TIRANA, July 24 – Albanian Interior Minister Sokol Olldashi said Monday at a parliament's session that some 130 killers who have been sentenced by the Albanian courts were at large, or 'free in the streets,' accusing the prosecutor office for

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Increased number of tourists this year, Interior Ministry says

TIRANA, July 24 – The number of tourists visiting Albania in the last two months is some times higher compared to the same period last year, the Interior Ministry reported. Some 155,000 persons entered the country during the third week

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Cannabis and a speedboat found in Vlora

VLORA, July 23 – Police said Sunday they had arrested a person who owned a speedboat and some 300 kilograms of cannabis found in it. Police found the drugs and the six-meter long speedboat in the Bay of Bristan, Karaburun

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A number of arrests of sentenced persons

TIRANA, July 25 – Police arrested a number of persons who had been sentenced to prison terms or under investigation for different crimes, but were still at large. Police in central city of Elbasan arrested Artan Halili, 24, accused of

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Albanian parliament votes to oust prosecutor-general

TIRANA, July 24 – Albanian parliament voted Monday to oust Prosecutor-General Theodhori Sollaku for mishandling and abusing his post, a move that should be then approved by the country's president. Parliament's Democratic Party-led majority of Prime Minister Sali Berisha voted

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5 Uighurs win asylum in Albania

TIRANA, July 26 – The Five Chinese Muslims released from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay have received asylum in Albania, the Interior Ministry reported Wednesday. The five Uighurs, sheltered at a refugee center in Tirana suburbs where no one

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Moisiu to visit the States invited by former President Clinton

TIRANA, July 24 – Albanian President Alfred Moisiu will go to a visit in the United States in September to take part at the "Clinton Global Initiative," the press office reported Monday. Moisiu was invited by former President Bill Clinton

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