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Why Albania must foster private sector development and boost competitiveness

Why Albania must foster private sector development and boost competitiveness

Holger Muent, EBRD's Director for the Western Balkans, says in an interview that if Albania is to increase its GDP and be prepared to enter the European Union, it must strengthen its private sector and boost its competitiveness at the

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First Albanian flowers festival to be held in Permet

First Albanian flowers festival to be held in Permet

TIRANA, July 23 – The southern town of Permet will be the host of Albania's first flower festival this weekend, bringing together flower and greenery traders and lovers in the town known for its famous canyons. The two-day festival scheduled

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Greek crisis has had a psychological impact, governor says

Greek crisis has had a psychological impact, governor says

TIRANA, July 22 – The escalation of the crisis in neighboring Greece, Albania's second top trading partner and the host of around 500,000 Albanians, has only had a psychological impact on Albania's banking system with sporadic deposit withdrawals from the

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Deutsche Telekom enters Albania with AMC rebranding

Deutsche Telekom enters Albania with AMC rebranding

TIRANA, July 22 – Albania has become the twelfth country across Deutsche Telekom's European footprint to introduce the German giant's brand identity. The AMC mobile operator, the first operator in the Albania which has been present in Albania for almost

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Series on jihadists' recruitment wins EU Award for Investigative Journalism

Series on jihadists' recruitment wins EU Award for Investigative Journalism

TIRANA, July 19 – Journalists Aleksandra Bogdani and Flamur Vezaj have been awarded first prize in the EU Investigative Journalism Award 2014 for Albania contest, for their series of three articles on recruitment of Albanians fighting as jihadists in Syria,

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Three foreign companies to perform in Butrint theatre festival

Three foreign companies to perform in Butrint theatre festival

TIRANA, July 16 – The Bulgarian Army Theatre will open the 13th edition of the Butrint international theatre festival which is making its comeback after last year's absence with a limited number of shows due to lack of financial support.

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European Parliament president calls for judicial reform, stronger rule of law

European Parliament president calls for judicial reform, stronger rule of law

TIRANA, July 15 – Albania must commit to reforms that assure an independent, accountable and efficient judicial system and build up an efficient system of public administration, European Parliament President Martin Schulz has said in a speech to the Albanian

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Despite progress, prejudice for neighbours still exists in region's media, experts say

Despite progress, prejudice for neighbours still exists in region's media, experts say

TIRANA, July 13 – Although media coverage of the neighbouring countries and nationalities in the region is improving, some old stereotypes and hate speech are still prevalent, regional media experts said at a Tirana conference, which analyzed media coverage in

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Euro 2016 qualification dream closer than ever as Albania  climb to 10 points with one game in hand

Euro 2016 qualification dream closer than ever as Albania climb to 10 points with one game in hand

UEFA updated ranking Group I Teams P +/- Pts  Portugal 5 3 12  Denmark 5 4 10  Albania 4 5 10  Armenia 5 -4 1  Serbia * 5 -8 -2 * Serbia have had 3 points deducted (Source: UEFA) TIRANA, July

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In final decision, CAS awards Albania 0-3 victory for abandoned Belgrade match, upholds drone fine

In final decision, CAS awards Albania 0-3 victory for abandoned Belgrade match, upholds drone fine

TIRANA, July 10 – In a final decision, the Court of Arbitration for Sport has awarded Albania three points for last year's match against Serbia abandoned due to violence in Belgrade. The Switzerland-based CAS said in a statement that Serbia

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