64 new COVID-19 cases in Albania

64 new COVID-19 cases in Albania

TIRANA, June 25 – Sixty-four new coronavirus cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of infected patients to 2466 in Albania. Furthermore, two more patients passed away at the 'Infectious Diseases' Hospital, one aged 78

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Court remands former Minister of Interior case

Court remands former Minister of Interior case

TIRANA, June 26 – The case against former Minister of Interior Saimir Tahiri has been sent back to the Special Court of First Instance by the Court of Appeals for Corruption and Organized Crime.  According to the Court of Appeal,

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PM Rama condemns Kosovo President's indictment

PM Rama condemns Kosovo President's indictment

TIRANA, June 26 – The Prime Minister of Albania, Edi Rama, described the indictment against the President of Kosovo, Hashim Thaçi, and DP chairman, Kadri Veseli, a "selective, experimental international justice." Kosovo Albanians, PM Rama said during Thursday's plenary session,

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Thaci:

Thaci: "No one can rewrite Kosovo's history"

TIRANA, June 26 – "No one can rewrite Kosovo's history," President of Kosovo, Hashim Thaci wrote in a social media post, accompanied by a photo of the symbol of the Kosovo Liberation Army. This is Thaci's first reaction since the

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Albania leads region with highest perception of corruption

Albania leads region with highest perception of corruption

TIRANA, June 26 – Albania has regressed as regards the perception of corruption, and now leads the corruption rankings in all nine sectors within the region. According to the Regional Cooperation Council's latest Balkan Barometer report, the perception of corruption

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"Venice Commission: An Opportunity to Move Forward"

By U.S. Ambassador to Albania, Yuri Kim This week, I had a chance to visit Kruja, the fortress of Albania's hero, Skanderbeg.  Facing attack after attack by the most formidable military force in the world at that time, Skanderbeg did not

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77 new COVID-19 cases in Albania

77 new COVID-19 cases in Albania

TIRANA, June 26 – Seventy-seven new coronavirus cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of infected patients to 2192 in Albania. Furthermore, two more patients passed away at the 'Infectious Diseases' Hospital, one aged 76

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U.S. Department report on Trafficking in Persons: Albania on Tier 2

U.S. Department report on Trafficking in Persons: Albania on Tier 2

TIRANA, June 26 – The Government of Albania does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking but is making significant efforts to do so, therefore it remains on Tier 2, according to the 2020 Trafficking in

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Kosovo Serbia dialogue back to limbo

Kosovo Serbia dialogue back to limbo

The implosion of an ill-fated effort The announcement of the charges against Kosovo's President Hashim Thaci, former Assembly Speaker Kadri Veseli and other prominent former UCK leaders by the Specialist Prosecutors Office at the Hague brought to a swift and tumultuous end the hopes for the restart of dialogue between Kosovo and Serbia, an outcome much-awaited out

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'HETEROTOPIAS OF RESISTANCE' exhibition to open at ZETA gallery

'HETEROTOPIAS OF RESISTANCE' exhibition to open at ZETA gallery

TIRANA, June 25 – ZETA gallery will launch an art exhibition on Tuesday titled 'HETEROTOPIAS OF RESISTANCE', featuring works of seven artists from four different countries in the region. The exhibition, curated by Blerta Hoçia, is a result of artistic

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