“A Mediterranean Tale”  resounds Metropol Theatre’s stage

“A Mediterranean Tale” resounds Metropol Theatre’s stage

TIRANA, Feb. 11- Tirana’s Metropol Theatre has launched the Metro Sounds- A Mediterranean Tale, a musical festival to take place during Feb.. Renowned musicians from Italy, Turkey, Greece, and also Albania will play at Metropol’s stage for the public of

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Policeman accused of sexually harassing minor sentenced to 30 days in prison

Policeman accused of sexually harassing minor sentenced to 30 days in prison

TIRANA, Feb. 15 – The Shkodra policeman Berhan Bajrakurti, who was accused and arrested last week of sexually harassing a 15-year-old female student in the Malesi e Madhe area, was sentenced to 30 days of prison on Thursday. The court

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Editorial: The protest that determines the fate of the opposition

Editorial: The protest that determines the fate of the opposition

TIRANA TIMES EDITORIAL The Albanian opposition led by the Democratic Party has announced a large national protest to be held this week on the 16th of February. In fact the opposition has more than enough material to use in legitimizing

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Tirana celebrates 99th anniversary

Tirana celebrates 99th anniversary

TIRANA, Feb. 11- If the declaration of Albanian independence was signed on Nov. 28, 1912 in Vlore by Ismail Bej Qemali and other delegates, the country declared its freedom in Tirana and Elbasan first in Nov. 26. Especially Tirana having

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Shkodra campsite rated Albania’s best

Shkodra campsite rated Albania’s best

TIRANA, Feb. 14 – A campsite along the Shkodra Lake, northern Albania, has been rated Albania's best by a German portal focused on European camping holidays. The ranking is made by Berlin-based Camping.info, one of the leading information portals for

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January inflation rate hints 3% target will be difficult to meet

January inflation rate hints 3% target will be difficult to meet

TIRANA, Feb. 14 – Sluggish domestic consumption and the euro’s free fall effect hint inflation rate will linger around the same 2 percent levels even for 2019, missing the central bank’s 3 percent target for the seventh year in a

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Opposition calls national anti-government rally

Opposition calls national anti-government rally

TIRANA, Feb. 15 – The country’s main opposition Democratic Party and Socialist Movement for Integration have called a national anti-government rally on Saturday, Feb. 16, demanding a transitional government cabinet before the municipal elections in June. “Citizens will gather in

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Unjust work dismissals cost gov’t over 10 million euros during 2018

Unjust work dismissals cost gov’t over 10 million euros during 2018

TIRANA, Feb. 14 – State budget data analyzed by a number of media and economy experts during the first two months of the new year show that during 2018, 1,7 billion Albanian Lek were spent to pay court bills for

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South Korean cable manufacturer to open Albania plant

South Korean cable manufacturer to open Albania plant

TIRANA, Feb. 14 – South Korean cable manufacturer Yura has been offered state-owned land to build a factory in return for investment of around €13 million and creating an initial 600 jobs, in the first Albania investment of a company

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Guarantee fair business climate to attract investors, German ambassador says

Guarantee fair business climate to attract investors, German ambassador says

TIRANA, Feb. 13 – Germany says Albania has to guarantee a fair business environment in order to attract investment from Europe’s leading economy. The critical comments came this week by Susanne Schutz, the German Ambassador to Tirana, speaking at annual

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