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Albania to sell 40 Soviet-era fighter aircraft for up to €13,500 each

Albania to sell 40 Soviet-era fighter aircraft for up to €13,500 each

TIRANA, Feb. 2 – The Albanian government has announced a tender to sell its stock of Soviet-era MiG fighter aircraft inherited from the Cold War under communism. The decision comes more than a decade after retiring them and seven years

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Football association unveils Albania's official Euro 2016 kits

Football association unveils Albania's official Euro 2016 kits

By Ledion Veshi TIRANA, Feb. 1  – The Albanian Football Association has revealed the new jerseys which will be worn by the national football side in the UEFA EURO 2016 tournament. The new kit dubbed ‘Triumph’ is a product of

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Albania retains partly free status as corruption perception slightly improves

Albania retains partly free status as corruption perception slightly improves

TIRANA, Jan.27- Freedom House, the watchdog that monitors the extent of freedom in the world, listed Albania as a partly free country in its latest report released this week. Albania received a freedom rating of 3 on a scale from

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Germany supports the foundation of a joint center that will improve relations between Albania and Serbia

Germany supports the foundation of a joint center that will improve relations between Albania and Serbia

Executive Director of the Albanian Institute for International Studies (AIIS) Albert Rakipi and the German Ambasador to Tirana Hellmut Hoffmann signed an agreement to fund a joint centre that will improve relations between Albania and Serbia on Thursday, Jan. 28.

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Macedonia urges Albania to return  stolen icons

Macedonia urges Albania to return stolen icons

The request by the Prosecution of Skopje, through the Ministry of Justice which was sent to the Court of Tirana, urges Albania to return the 20 icons taken illegally by Gjergji Thimio from the churches and monasteries in the western

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Albanian Lazio goalkeeper makes it to Serie A team of the week

Albanian Lazio goalkeeper makes it to Serie A team of the week

By Ervin Lisaku TIRANA, Jan. 28 – Albanian international Etrit Berisha has been voted the best goalkeeper of the week and included in the Top 11 of Italy's Serie A team of the week formation after he helped Lazio secure

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Fictitious articles in Western media raise eyebrows in Albania

Fictitious articles in Western media raise eyebrows in Albania

By LEDION VESHI TIRANA, Jan.20 – Pandering to rising public fears of Islamic extremism, recent articles in Western media are unfairly portraying Albania as a hub of Islamic State activities, at a time when the country is trying to attract

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Albania through a lens

Albania through a lens

By JUXHINA MALAJ TIRANA, Jan. 20 – A photo exhibition by Adam Lazowski, Professor of EU Law at the University of Westminster, London, opened on January 19, 2016 at the Kalo Gallery in Tirana. Sponsored by the Union Bank and

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Two Albanian internationals leave Zurich for Atalanta, Vaduz

Two Albanian internationals leave Zurich for Atalanta, Vaduz

TIRANA, Jan. 18 – Two Albanian internationals have left Switzerland's FC Zurich in the January transfer window following few playing opportunities in the club which is struggling in the relegation zone of the Swiss Super League. Italian club Atalanta announced

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Judicial reform: It’s the consensus, stupid!*

Judicial reform: It’s the consensus, stupid!*

  By ALBERT RAKIPI The government’s initiative to reform the judicial system has finally materialized into a draft proposal that calls for constitutional amendments, affecting the entire structure of the judicial system. The need for reform has won the widespread

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