Japan helps increase safety at UNESCO town of Berat

Japan helps increase safety at UNESCO town of Berat

TIRANA, Feb. 28 – Japan has donated €75,000 to increase local resident and tourist safety in Berat, a UNESCO World Heritage site in southern Albania. The donation made this week by Japan’s embassy in Tirana will be used for the

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More Albanian agricultural products tapping European markets

More Albanian agricultural products tapping European markets

TIRANA, Feb. 28 – Albanian fresh vegetables and fruit producers are successfully tapping European markets, including destinations such as Denmark and the Netherlands, as agriculture moves toward employing modern techniques and meeting EU standards. Danish Green Garden, a greenhouse enterprise

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Police crackdown on Shkodra trafficking ring, municipal council member among them

Police crackdown on Shkodra trafficking ring, municipal council member among them

TIRANA, Feb. 28 – Four people, part of a criminal group related to the organization, financing and trafficking of narcotics, were arrested on Wednesday during a police operation conducted in the Lezha-Shkodra road segment with the support of special police

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Albania launches new ‘Be Taken’ tourism campaign with appeal to overcome prejudice

Albania launches new ‘Be Taken’ tourism campaign with appeal to overcome prejudice

TIRANA, Feb. 27 – In an appeal to Northern Irish actor Liam Neeson to come and discover Albania on his own following his notorious comments about the Balkan country a decade ago in the award-winning ‘Taken’ movie, Albania has launched

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Civil society in Serbia puts forward progressive foreign policy initiative

Civil society in Serbia puts forward progressive foreign policy initiative

The most influential civil society organizations and think tanks in Serbia have put forward an ambitious and forward thinking initiative regarding the main pillars of Serbian foreign policy. The initiative was signed by 18 organizations including well-known names such as

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Evolving the efforts to Leave No one Behind

Evolving the efforts to Leave No one Behind

TIRANA, Feb. 25- The UN General Assembly decided on Sept. 2015 to establish a collection of 17 global goals, titled the Sustainable Development Goals. These goals are projected in an “Agenda 2030,” a plan which seeks to have the goals

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Gov’t to hold unexpected parliament session, opposition calls protest in response

Gov’t to hold unexpected parliament session, opposition calls protest in response

TIRANA, Feb. 26 – The parliament session that was postponed last Thursday due to the opposition’s protests in front of the parliament building, will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 26, at 5 pm, according to a public announcement. This parliament

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Opposition’s DP announces anti-gov’t rallies will continue all over Albania

Opposition’s DP announces anti-gov’t rallies will continue all over Albania

TIRANA, Feb. 25 – Albania’s opposition Democratic Party and its executive structures gathered on Friday and then publicly announced it will be continuing its anti-government protests all over the country in order to remove Prime Minister Edi Rama from office,

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Albania’s first professional club set for Superliga comeback as it marks 100th birthday

Albania’s first professional club set for Superliga comeback as it marks 100th birthday

By Ervin Lisaku TIRANA, Feb. 25 – The 100th birthday has found Vllaznia, one of Albania’s top teams, and the northern city of Shkodra, home to the first professional Albanian football club, in a tough moment as the local team

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“Dynasty Marubi” launches photography exhibition of 100 years

“Dynasty Marubi” launches photography exhibition of 100 years

TIRANA, Feb. 18- The “Marubi” National Museum of Photography in Shkodra has opened an exhibition curated by Dutch art historian Kim Knoppers, which displays a selection of images of the Marubi archive dating from 1856 to 1959. This exhibition is

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