25 new COVID-19 cases in Albania, 33 dead

25 new COVID-19 cases in Albania, 33 dead

TIRANA, May 26 -A 69-year-old patient from Tirana passed away on Tuesday morning, who was under in intensive care at the Infectious Disease Hospital. This brings the death toll in the country to 33 victims. Twenty-five new coronavirus cases were

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Montenegro to open borders with Albania in June

Montenegro to open borders with Albania in June

TIRANA, May 26 – Montenegro borders will open for Albania by the start of June. Prime Minister Duško Marković announced on Monday that the country will initially open borders with Croatia, Slovenia, Austria, Germany, Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary, Greece as

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A plan lost in communication

A plan lost in communication

TIRANA TIMES EDITORIAL The Albanian political actors are caught in the latest petty scramble about the platform that the President IlirMeta- the so called non-paper for integration- has drafted and presented for the solution of the political crisis in Albania and the

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6 new COVID-19 cases in Albania, totaling 1004

6 new COVID-19 cases in Albania, totaling 1004

TIRANA, May 25 – Six new coronavirus cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of infected patients to 1004 in Albania. Four of the new cases were identified in Tirana and two in Shkodra. So

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Albania among countries most reliant on tourism

Albania among countries most reliant on tourism

TIRANA, May 25 – Albania is among the countries most reliant on tourism and as such, its economy will be hit significantly by the coronavirus pandemic. According to a recent report by the Visual Capitalist, Albania, along with Montenegro, Croatia

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Safeguarding European values at home and promoting genuine EU integration of the Western Balkans

Safeguarding European values at home and promoting genuine EU integration of the Western Balkans

By Genc Pollo Albanian MP and former Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on European Integration. He is also an ex-Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Education; Telecoms In the wake of the Zagreb Summit, the friends of the EU enlargement, whether

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Albania to open land borders  on June 1st

Albania to open land borders on June 1st

TIRANA, May 25 – Albania will open its land borders with neighboring countries starting from June 1st. The announcement was made by Prime Minister Rama, who said that further restrictive measures would be loosened, including the reopening of beaches. The

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8 new COVID-19 cases in Albania, 79% recovered

8 new COVID-19 cases in Albania, 79% recovered

TIRANA, May 23 – Eight new coronavirus cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of infected patients to 989 in Albania. Five of the new cases were identified in Tirana, two in Durres and one

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Opposition determined to continue electoral reform

Opposition determined to continue electoral reform

TIRANA, May 22 – The Albanian opposition affirmed its determination to continue working on the electoral reform, in order to help the country on the path towards EU accession. After meeting with DP experts on Friday, Basha said the opposition

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President Meta proposes a

President Meta proposes a "peace" plan

TIRANA, May 22 – President of Albania Ilir Meta has proposed a 14-point "peace" plan regarding the judicial and electoral reforms in the country. In his proposal, Meta highlights the establishment of a Political Council which is to appoint a

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