Planned Kosovo-Serbia summit at the White House fails

Planned Kosovo-Serbia summit at the White House fails

Kosovo PM cancels participation in Summit at the White House TIRANA, June 25 – Kosovo's Prime Minister Adullah Hoti cancelled his participation in the Kosovo- Serbia Summit which was planned to take place at the White House on Saturday, following

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78 new COVID-19 cases in Albania

78 new COVID-19 cases in Albania

TIRANA, June 25 – Seventy-eight new coronavirus cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of infected patients to 2192 in Albania. Furthermore, a a 90-year-old man from Tirana passed away on Wednesday, after being intubated

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U.S. Department report on Terrorism: Corruption hindering law enforcement

U.S. Department report on Terrorism: Corruption hindering law enforcement

TIRANA, June 25 – Albania's efforts to counter terrorism remain hindered by corruption and flaws within the judicial system although progress has been made, the U.S. Department of State says in its latest Report on 2019 Terrorism. "Corruption and barriers

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Kuwait Ambassador to become Dean of Diplomatic Corps in Albania

Kuwait Ambassador to become Dean of Diplomatic Corps in Albania

TIRANA, June 25 – Starting from 1 July 2020, H.E.Mr.Fayez Mishari Al Jassim will hold the position of Dean of the Diplomatic Corps of the Republic of Albania. The outgoing Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia H.E.Mr.Miroljub Zarić received a

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Brussels and Washington clash over Kosovo

Brussels and Washington clash over Kosovo

Kosovo president Hashim Thaçi indicted on war crimes charges TIRANA, June 24 – Kosovo's President Hashim Thaci has been indicted on war crimes and crimes against humanity charges, by a special international prosecutor in The Hague, only three days before

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67 new COVID-19 cases in Albania

67 new COVID-19 cases in Albania

TIRANA, June 24 – Sixty-seven new coronavirus cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of infected patients to 2114 in Albania. Furthermore, a a 34-year-old woman from Librazhd passed away on Wednesday, after being intubated

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Gov't proposes official use of ethnic minority languages

Gov't proposes official use of ethnic minority languages

TIRANA, June 24 – The Albanian government has prepared a draft law which will allow ethnic minorities in Albania that make up 20 percent or more of their municipalities of residence to use their own language in government offices. Internal

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Majority of returning migrants in Albania are unemployed

Majority of returning migrants in Albania are unemployed

TIRANA, June 23 – Returning migrants in Albania are struggling to find a place in the labor market, as the majority is unemployed or working illegally in their own country. A study by World Vision Albania and the Albanian Center

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52 new COVID-19 cases in Albania

52 new COVID-19 cases in Albania

TIRANA, June 23 – Fifty-two new coronavirus cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of infected patients to 2047 in Albania. This signifies yet another increase in cases after dropping for the first time in

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MEPs urge Albanian gov't to fulfill EU conditions

MEPs urge Albanian gov't to fulfill EU conditions

TIRANA, June 23 – Members of the European Parliament urged the Albanian government to fulfill the 15 EU conditions until the first Intergovernmental Conference, in order to commence negotiations. During the PE Foreign Affairs Committee's Monday plenary session, several MEPs

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