PM conducts first visit in Ukraine as head of OSCE

PM conducts first visit in Ukraine as head of OSCE

TIRANA, Jan. 20 – Albanian Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Edi Rama kicked off on Monday, with an official visit to Ukraine, his capacity as the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe Chairperson-in-Office. In Kiev, Rama held meetings with

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US diplomats broker Kosovo-Serbia airline

US diplomats broker Kosovo-Serbia airline

TIRANA, Jan. 20 – US diplomats brokered on Monday the signing of an agreement between Kosovo and Serbia on the reopening of the Pristina-Belgrade airline in a bid to improve economic ties between the two countries. The agreement was signed

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Spanish-Albanian joint venture wins Gjirokastra Castle tender

Spanish-Albanian joint venture wins Gjirokastra Castle tender

TIRANA, Jan. 20 – The Albanian Development Fund recently announced the Spanish-Albanian joint venture "Proskene Conservation & Cultural Heritage" & "Cultural Heritage without Borders"  as the winner of the tender on the reconstruction of the Gjirokastra Castle, with a contract

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N. Macedonia received more IPA funds than Albania from 2014-2019, according to report

N. Macedonia received more IPA funds than Albania from 2014-2019, according to report

TIRANA, Jan. 20 – A recent Supreme State Audit (KLSH) audit report revealed that North Macedonia has received about 20 times the amount of indirect funds from the European Union's Instrument for Proliferation (IPA) II program that Albania has. Most

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Cultural heritage federation appeals to heads of state for National Theatre protection

Cultural heritage federation appeals to heads of state for National Theatre protection

TIRANA, Jan. 20 – The pan-European Federation for Cultural Heritage 'Europa Nostra' made another appeal for the protection of Albania's National Theater on Monday, addressing in a letter the country's President Ilir Meta, Prime Minister Edi Rama and Tirana Mayor

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Tirana court arrests local officials for earthquake-related damages

Tirana court arrests local officials for earthquake-related damages

TIRANA, Jan. 17 – A Tirana court issued arrest warrants for a large number of local officials and heads of construction on charges such as abuse of office, document forgery and illegal construction.  The Albanian prosecution is investigating those responsible

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Croatia Airlines to begin flight operations between Zagreb and Tirana

Croatia Airlines to begin flight operations between Zagreb and Tirana

TIRANA, Jan. 18 – 'Croatia Airlines' aims to begin operating flights between Zagreb and Tirana in summer 2020, in line with its plans to start operations in Podgorica and Sofia. A few days ago, the Minister of Finance and Economy,

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TAP to begin offshore constructions in Southern Italy

TAP to begin offshore constructions in Southern Italy

TIRANA, Jan. 17 – The offshore construction of the submarine section of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) in Italy is set to begin soon, as the Castoro Sei, the Saipem ship that will lay the section, is on its way

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Albania lagging behind in implementation of legislation for renewable energy production

Albania lagging behind in implementation of legislation for renewable energy production

TIRANA, Jan. 17 – According to the Western Balkan Investment Fund's recent 'Investing in Clean Energy in the Western Balkans' report, Albania lags behind in energy production and implementation of legislation on renewable energy sources such as solar and wind

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German and French Embassies to hold 'Grand Illusion' movie screening on anniversary of cooperation treaty

German and French Embassies to hold 'Grand Illusion' movie screening on anniversary of cooperation treaty

On the occasion of the 57th anniversary of the Treaty on Franco-German Cooperation, the Treaty of Elysee, the German and French Embassies will launch a screening of the movie 'The Grand Illusion', one of the masterpieces of cinema, directed by

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