Germany opposes Kosovo-Serbia

Germany opposes Kosovo-Serbia "border correction" deal again through Minister Roth

TIRANA, Sept. 4 – German Minister for Europe Michael Roth said on Monday that changing the border between Kosovo and Serbia will not solve any problems, while it may fuel ethnic tensions Through a tweet, he echoed Germany's opposing stand

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New parliamentary season, same old issues, analysts and experts say

New parliamentary season, same old issues, analysts and experts say

TIRANA, Sept. 4 – The new parliamentary session began today with the absence of opposition MPs, while the Socialist majority voiced again from an early morning meeting the determination to move forward with its plans. Observers assert that there is

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New real time billing system worries Albania businesses over potential extra costs

New real time billing system worries Albania businesses over potential extra costs

TIRANA, Sept. 4 – A new e-system that Albania's tax administration is planning to apply on cash registers has worried Albania's business community over potential extra costs despite assurances by authorities that the upgrade of the billing system will have

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Opposition skips parliament for extraordinary meeting denouncing crime in Shkodra

Opposition skips parliament for extraordinary meeting denouncing crime in Shkodra

TIRANA, Sept. 4 – As it was warned, the united opposition did not attend the start of the new parliamentary season on Tuesday, instead gathering in Shkodra, in what it called an extraordinary session to send a message of resistance

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Dortmund becomes third German destination with direct link to Tirana

Dortmund becomes third German destination with direct link to Tirana

TIRANA, Sept. 3 – Dortmund is set to become the third German city that will be directly linked to Tirana through an air route. Hungarian low-cost carrier Wizz Air says it will offer direct Tirana-Dortmund flights starting late October 2018.

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Euro shows signs of upward trend against Albanian lek as tourist season comes to an end

Euro shows signs of upward trend against Albanian lek as tourist season comes to an end

TIRANA, Sept. 3 – Europe's single currency has been gaining ground against Albania's national currency over the past couple of weeks amid ongoing emergency intervention by Albania's central bank and at a time when euro inflows on the local market

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Panucci vows 'real' Albania for opening Nations League fixtures

Panucci vows 'real' Albania for opening Nations League fixtures

TIRANA, Sept. 3 – Coach Christian Panucci considers the three consecutive warm–up losses Albania suffered this year a closed chapter and has vowed a U-turn for the upcoming official encounters against Israel and Scotland for the inaugural Nations League. "For

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New Dutch ambassador takes office

New Dutch ambassador takes office

TIRANA, Aug. 31 – President Ilir Meta accepted the letter of credence of the new Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Albania, Guusje Korthals Altes. Meta praised the very good relations between the two countries and expressed gratitude

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Series of murders raise concerns over crime situation in Shkodra

Series of murders raise concerns over crime situation in Shkodra

TIRANA, Sept. 3 – The murder of a businessman on Saturday afternoon in the city of Shkodra has raised concerns over the crime situation in this city, the largest in northern Albania. 31-year-old Arjan Feracaku was shot with an automatic

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