Albania and Kosovo sign agreement towards joint power system block

Albania and Kosovo sign agreement towards joint power system block

TIRANA, Dec. 2 – On Monday, the Transmission System and Market Operator Company in Kosovo and Transmission System Operator of Albania (TSO), signed an agreement establishing a Kosovo-Albania Power System Regulatory Block (CA Block). According to a KOSST statement, the

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Opposition demands gov’t gives PPP money to earthquake-affected citizens

Opposition demands gov’t gives PPP money to earthquake-affected citizens

TIRANA, Dec. 3 – The opposition’s Democratic Party leader Lulzim Basha proposed on Monday a three-point plan to deal with the November 26 earthquake damages, where he suggested to the government, among other things, to “cancel approximately 150 million dollars

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Durres mayor resigns after “inconsiderate” public earthquake comment

Durres mayor resigns after “inconsiderate” public earthquake comment

TIRANA, Dec. 1 – Durres Mayor Valbona Sako announced her resignation on Sunday, following several comments in the media that put her at the center of public criticism.  During an interview with Top Channel at the earthquake’s aftermath, Sako stated,

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Tirana, Durres prosecutions initiate construction permit investigations after earthquake

Tirana, Durres prosecutions initiate construction permit investigations after earthquake

TIRANA, Dec. 2 – Tirana, Durres and Kruja’s prosecution offices announced that they have launched investigations into damaged buildings a few days after the strong earthquake that left 51 people dead on Tuesday morning.  The capital and Durres area, including

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US-based engineers’ group to assess damages in earthquake affected areas

US-based engineers’ group to assess damages in earthquake affected areas

TIRANA, Dec. 3 – A group of young Albanian-American engineers, members of the Albanian Americans in Architecture, Construction, and Engineering (AAACE), arrived in Albania on Monday to join efforts of assessing the damage of the November 26 earthquake and restoring the most

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Prime Minister calls the opposition to dialogue after earthquake

Prime Minister calls the opposition to dialogue after earthquake

Rama called on the opposition to sit down together to listen to the government’s proposal on Saturday.  "In these extraordinary circumstances, we must overproduce positive energy for the unfortunate who have lost people and the entire population in need primarily

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Earthquake search missions conclude with 51 confirmed victims

Earthquake search missions conclude with 51 confirmed victims

TIRANA, Nov. 30 – In Albania, the number of victims of the powerful earthquake that hit the country reached 51, while all rescuing operations are now considered closed.  Over 900 people were injured, of whom 41 are still hospitalized.  Prime

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