Albania sends 30 doctors to help Italy in the fight against COVID-19

Albania sends 30 doctors to help Italy in the fight against COVID-19

TIRANA, March 28 – A team of 20 Albanian doctors and 10 nurses arrived in Italy on Saturday afternoon to assist the neighboring country in the fight against the COVID-19. The decision was taken by the Albanian government following an

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Remaining flights from Albania suspended as Turkey cancels international flights

Remaining flights from Albania suspended as Turkey cancels international flights

TIRANA, March 27 – As of Sunday, TIA's only operating flights to / from Istanbul will be suspended until further notice. The decision comes after the Turkish government announced on Friday that all international flights will be cancelled in efforts

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Strong-arming a small democracy is the act of a bully

Strong-arming a small democracy is the act of a bully

U.S. Representative Eliot L. Engel Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs "To say that the United States and Kosovo have a warm and close relationship would be understating the depth of our ties. The United States led the

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Economic growth declined to 2.2% in 2019, INSTAT reports

Economic growth declined to 2.2% in 2019, INSTAT reports

TIRANA, March 27 – According to recent data published by INSTAT, the last quarter of 2019 witnessed an economic slowdown mainly linked to the earthquake that struck Albania on November 26. Annual growth is estimated to have declined to to

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Deadline for Vlora Airport concession postponed for the second time amid COVID-19

Deadline for Vlora Airport concession postponed for the second time amid COVID-19

TIRANA, March 27 – The Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy has once again postponed the deadline to submit offer for potential investors regarding the Vlora Airport concession, amid the COVID-19 crisis. The deadlin 21 April 2020 at 1:00 pm as

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Solidarity triumphs

Solidarity triumphs

Karol BACHURA Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to Tirana Within a short period of time, I once again admire the solidarity of Albanians in difficult times, at a time when no one is immune to nature, much like in

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Repatriation flights for Albanian citizens to begin next week

Repatriation flights for Albanian citizens to begin next week

TIRANA, March 27 – As of Monday, the Albanian government will enable repatriation flights for all Albanian citizens who are unable to return home due to the COVID-19 measures imposed by several countries. The Ministry of Foreign affairs announced on

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EU Heads of state endorse conclusions for Albania and North Macedonia

EU Heads of state endorse conclusions for Albania and North Macedonia

TIRANA, March 27 – In a video conference in the evening of March 26, whose main agenda was expectedly the management of the COVID-19 crisis, the leaders of the EU member states also fully endorsed the March 25 conclusions of

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Soreca:

Soreca: "Albania needs to fulfill four main conditions"

TIRANA, March 26 – During an online conference on Thursday, the EU Ambassador to Albania Luigi Soreca said that Albania will need to fulfill four main conditions until the upcoming intergovernmental conference. These include the adoption of the electoral reform,

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High Council of Justice suspends all court hearings, excluding essential ones

High Council of Justice suspends all court hearings, excluding essential ones

TIRANA, March 26 – All court hearings will be suspended until April 7 due to the COVID-19 crisis, as announced by the High Council of Justice on Thursday. "The suspension of all judicial activity and services in all courts in

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