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Tirana Times is Albania’s newspaper of record in English and the go-to source for news and analysis on Albania for international audiences. Founded in 2005, the weekly generalist newspaper covers political, business, social and cultural news and trends. It’s the country’s

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1.15 billion euros gathered for Albanian earthquake recovery in International Donors’ Conference

1.15 billion euros gathered for Albanian earthquake recovery in International Donors’ Conference

TIRANA, Feb. 17 – A total of 1.15 billion euros was gathered on Monday during the International Donors’ Conference, held in Brussels to help Albania cope with the aftermath of the earthquake that hit the country on November 26 last

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Population birth rate witnesses decline as immigration poses threat

Population birth rate witnesses decline as immigration poses threat

TIRANA, Feb 15 – The number of births and natural population increase in Albania declined during 2019, compared to the previous year. According to data published by the Albanian Institute of Statistics on Thursday, “during 2019, a total of 28,561

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EBRD announces new strategy for Albania with focus on investments climate improvement

EBRD announces new strategy for Albania with focus on investments climate improvement

TIRANA, Feb. 14 – The EBRD’s Board of Directors recently announced that it has adopted a new country strategy for Albania during the five-year period between 2020 and 2025.  In this line, the Bank recommended Albania to focus on increasing

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Kosovo and Serbia sign railway and highway agreements

Kosovo and Serbia sign railway and highway agreements

TIRANA, Feb. 14 – On Friday, an agreement was signed between Kosovo and Serbia on the railway line and the highway connecting the two countries. The meeting took place in Munich, after technical teams from Kosovo and Serbia held a

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Editorial: Returning to the real agenda of Albania -Kosovo relations: start with respect.

TIRANA TIMES EDITORIAL  It was supposed to be a symbolic visit marking the first visit to another state from the new Prime Minister of Kosovo, Albin Kurti. However the press conference at the end of the meeting between the two

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Mobile companies react after ACA’s price rise suspension

Mobile companies react after ACA’s price rise suspension

TIRANA, Feb. 14 – The Albanian Competition Authority announced on Friday that it officially suspended the price increase of new monthly packages offered by the three mobile service companies, ‘Vodafone Albania’, ‘Telekom Albania’ and ‘Albtelecom’, as well as launched an

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AmCham President: “Albania-US trade balance, below its potential”

*By Enio Jaco Firstly, I want to talk about two main topics. For some of AmCham’s key indicators, what happened in 2019, the problems we’ve had, as well as this year’s achievements. Then I would like to dwell on the

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On environment crime

By Robert Wilton  In the mountains of Albania, in the north, a block of wood is 30 euro. In the market, for the public, it is 60 euros. When there is profit there is crime, unless there is the rule

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Sweden, Albania’s friend without looking for anything in return

Sweden, Albania’s friend without looking for anything in return

By Elsa Hastad* What is a relation? How does it start? How do we get our first impressions from a country? I asked my friend in Tirana, he is my age and his family worked in the chrome mines. His

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