History and Philology Faculty receives 150 new books

History and Philology Faculty receives 150 new books

TIRANA, June 17- The library of the Faculty of History and Philology has been enriched with about 150 new titles. The Academy of Sciences donated it some of the most important publications of this institution in Albanian and social sciences,

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Is the country heading to civil conflict?

Is the country heading to civil conflict?

The German newspaper BILD published this week a second and third group of interceptions conducted by the prosecution relating to the local and preliminary elections in Northern Dibra region showing Prime Minister Edi Rama, SP Minister Damian Gjiknuri and Saimir

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Hashim Thaà§i: From a Rebellion Leader to President

Hashim Thaà§i: From a Rebellion Leader to President

Caroline Fetscher*  The three-meter-high statute of the former US President, Bill Clinton, sculpted with a smile on its face and with his right hand raised, greets the passers-by at the square named after him. It has to be one of

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German wiretaps provide more incriminating evidence against Socialist majority

German wiretaps provide more incriminating evidence against Socialist majority

TIRANA, June 18 – The German newspaper BILD published this week a second and third group of interceptions conducted by the prosecution relating to the local and preliminary elections in Northern Dibra region showing Prime Minister Edi Rama, SP Minister

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Editorial: Crime, punishment and violence- this government’s days are done

Editorial: Crime, punishment and violence- this government’s days are done

TIRANA TIMES EDITORIAL There have been consecutive releases of wire tappings in batches from the German media Bild, demonstrating again and again that starting from the Prime Minister himself Edi Rama and down to former ministers, Damian Gjiknuri and Sajmir

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Net metering to increase profits in renewable energy

Net metering to increase profits in renewable energy

TIRANA, June 20- The world is going green by day and Albania,too, is increasingly discussing the promotion of renewable energy sources, finding incentive schemes to support such investments, and developing relevant methodologies for each component, the regulatory framework always needs

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Non-performing bank loans increase

Non-performing bank loans increase

TIRANA, June 19- The non-repayable loans in banks have increased in the first four months of the year after reaching in December last year, the lowest level since 2010. According to Bank of Albania's statistics, the non-performing loans ratio increased

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Loans for housing increase

Loans for housing increase

TIRANA, June 19- Bank of Albania data show that home loans increased by 11 percent compared to the previous year. At the end of March, the stock of household loans was 57.5 billion lek (473.1 million euros), while the loan

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Informal economy still at concerning levels

Informal economy still at concerning levels

TIRANA, June 19- The Albanian Trade Union (ATU) has brought the undeclared economy back into focus as a dangerous component that drives policies in unrealistic planning and undermines all business activities in the country. After a study on this phenomenon

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Economy in Brief

Economy in Brief

Record depreciation of the euro in 11 years As more tourists are arriving in Albania for the summer season increasing the offer for the foreign currency, the euro is depreciating ever more against the Albanian lek. Based on the official

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