Major investment fraud gang busted in Bulgaria and Serbia

Major investment fraud gang busted in Bulgaria and Serbia

(Europol), April 7 – A large criminal network involved in fraud, money laundering and social engineering was dismantled in an international investigation. Europol and Eurojust supported the investigation which involved law enforcement and judicial authorities from Austria, Bulgaria, Germany and

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Euro rallies again amid coronavirus measures

Euro rallies again amid coronavirus measures

TIRANA, April 7 – The euro jumped again on Tuesday, after a week of strong depreciation against the lek. According to the official exchange rate of the Bank of Albania, one euro was exchanged with 125.92 lek, increasing by 0.48

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Corona crimes: Suspect behind 6 mil euro face masks and sanitizers arrested thanks to international police cooperation

Corona crimes: Suspect behind 6 mil euro face masks and sanitizers arrested thanks to international police cooperation

(Europol), April 7 – A 39-year old man has been arrested in Singapore for his suspected involvement in money laundering offences linked to a business email scam-related to COVID-19. This person was usurping the identity of a legitimate company and

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Coronavirus measures, daily movement permit to be extended

Coronavirus measures, daily movement permit to be extended

TIRANA, April 6 – Prime Minister Edi Rama announced that the daily time period for going out to buy food or run errands will be extended to 90 minutes throughout the week and citizens will be allowed to use their personal

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The Albanian Struggle in the Old World and New

The Albanian Struggle in the Old World and New

NIKOLLA PANO The Albanian Struggle in the Old World and New provides an interesting and valuable account of the first four decades of the Albanian-American community in the State of Massachusetts. This community, which was concentrated in Boston, was the first

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Gov't looking into possibility of legalizing cultivation of medical marijuana

Gov't looking into possibility of legalizing cultivation of medical marijuana

TIRANA, April 6 – The Albanian government is looking into the possibility of legalizing the cultivation of medical marijuana in the future. Prime Minister Edi Rama announced during an interview that the government is currently studying the possibility of legalizing

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GALERIAKALO presents virtual exhibition “GEOMETRIC FIGURES”

GALERIAKALO presents virtual exhibition “GEOMETRIC FIGURES”

The virtual exhibitions are now a new reality. GALERIAKALO has shut the operation in physical spaces, but has never stopped thinking what to offer to all friends of the art wherever they are, practicing the social distancing. GEOMETRIC FIGURES is

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377 total COVID-19 cases confirmed in Albania, 21 victims

377 total COVID-19 cases confirmed in Albania, 21 victims

TIRANA, April 5 – A 61-year-old boxing coach and former champion died on Sunday in Albania, bringing the death toll to 21. Skënder Kurti was pronounced dead on March 23, but the Ministry of Health later clarified that it had

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Gov't tightens penalties, eases restrictive measures

Gov't tightens penalties, eases restrictive measures

TIRANA, April 4 – As of Monday, new measures will be taken against people who do not respect social distancing, especially at farmer's markets or stores. Prime Minister Edi Rama announced the decision on Saturday and warned that those who

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WB Group launches first operations for COVID-19 in aid of developing countries

WB Group launches first operations for COVID-19 in aid of developing countries

April 3 – The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors have approved a first set of emergency support operations for developing countries around the world, using a dedicated, fast-track facility for COVID-19 (coronavirus) response. The first group of projects, amounting

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