Global Trends 2020: 77% of Albanians prefer stronger leaders

Global Trends 2020: 77% of Albanians prefer stronger leaders

TIRANA, April 28 – Ipsos' Global Trends 2020 survey conducted in 33 countries across the world, shows that 77 percent and 78 percent of people in Albania and Romania, respectively, wish their countries were run by a strong leader instead

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Genc Pollo:

Genc Pollo: "Albania – EU- Why we need to go back to the basics"

 Genc Pollo " Albania – EU:  Why we need  to go back to the basics "Our fifteen conditions are unprecedented in the last two decades"  Greta Shima from Tirana Times talks in an exclusive interview to the former Head of

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Albanians rank third among main citizenships granted asylum in Ireland

Albanians rank third among main citizenships granted asylum in Ireland

TIRANA, April 28 – Albanian citizens were ranked third among the main citizenships granted protection status in Ireland during 2019. According to Eurostat's latest data, 110 Albanian asylum seekers were granted protection status in Ireland last year, or 10 percent

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750 COVID-19 cases in Albania, 30 victims

750 COVID-19 cases in Albania, 30 victims

TIRANA, April 28 – Fourteen new coronavirus cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of infected patients to 750 in Albania. The cases were identified in Tirana, Kruja, which is currently facing an outbreak in

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726 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Albania, 28 victims

726 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Albania, 28 victims

TIRANA, April 26 – Fourteen new coronavirus cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of infected patients to 726 in Albania. The majority of cases were identified in Kruja, which is currently facing an outbreak

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Restrictive measures further loosened in Albania

Restrictive measures further loosened in Albania

TIRANA, April 26 – As of Monday, residents in Albania will have more time available to shop or run errands as the permitted time period has been extended from 90 minutes to 120 minutes. Nevertheless, movement authorization will still be

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34 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Albania

34 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Albania

TIRANA, April 25 – Thirty-four new coronavirus cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of infected patients to 712 in Albania. This marks the highest number of confirmed cases in a day since March 9.

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EU approves proposal to exempt WB from PPE export authorization

EU approves proposal to exempt WB from PPE export authorization

TIRANA, April 24 – The EU has approved the European Commission's proposal to exempt Western Balkans from the export authorisation for PPEs, which is set to enter into force this Sunday on April 26. The EU Ambassador to Albania Luigi

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Economic slowdown expected in WB: Tourism sector remains most affected in Albania

Economic slowdown expected in WB: Tourism sector remains most affected in Albania

TIRANA, April 24 – Albania's tourism sector will be hit particularly hard by the coronavirus pandemic, according to OECD's latest study on the COVID-19 crisis response in SEE countries. Due to the strong linkages between tourism and agriculture, the negative

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Albania and N. Macedonia to sign first mini-Schengen Agreement

Albania and N. Macedonia to sign first mini-Schengen Agreement

 TIRANA, April 23 – As part of the 'mini-Schengen' framework, Albania and North Macedonia will sign the Agreement on the Recognition of Phytosanitary Certificates, which will facilitate trade exchanges of agricultural products between the two countries. The ministers of agriculture

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