Austrian Airlines resumes flights to Albania

Austrian Airlines resumes flights to Albania

TIRANA, July 31 – Tirana International Airport (TIA) announced that Austrian Airlines will resume flights to/from Albania, starting from August 1. The airline company had temporarily suspended flights since July 16, after Austria suspended all flights from Albania to its

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Gov't signs Karavasta photovoltaic Park contract

Gov't signs Karavasta photovoltaic Park contract

TIRANA, July 31 – The Albanian government signed a contract with French company Voltalia for the construction of the Karavasta photovoltaic park on Friday. Voltalia was announced the winner of the Karavasta Solar Park international tender a few weeks ago,

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COVID-19: 4 victims, 92 cases in past 24h

COVID-19: 4 victims, 92 cases in past 24h

TIRANA, July 30 – Four patients passed away due to the coronavirus during the last 24 hours: a 31-year-old from Tirana, a 69-year-old from Shkodra, a 76-year-old from Fier and an 85-year-old from Korça. According to the Ministry of Health,

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From Vancouver to Vladivostok -the perilous direction of the Albanian democracy slide

From Vancouver to Vladivostok -the perilous direction of the Albanian democracy slide

In one of the heaviest sessions of the Albanian parliament, the past meddled into the present with all its heavy baggage of polarization, aggressive name-calling and utilization of history. Three decades after the fall of the communist regime, various MPs

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Ruling party  unilaterally amends constitution

Ruling party unilaterally amends constitution

TIRANA, July 30 – The constitutional amendments which stipulate the open-list electoral system and the banning of pre-electoral coalitions in Albania, were approved by the government in the latest plenary session. A majority of 106 deputies voted in favor of

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U.S. Embassy: Opposition cannot be ignored

U.S. Embassy: Opposition cannot be ignored

TIRANA, July 29 – The U.S. Embassy in Albania reiterated its call for inclusiveness regarding the recently proposed constitutional amendments for the electoral reform, stating that the extra-parliamentary opposition represents a significant part of the Albanian voters and therefore cannot

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COVID-19: 2 victims, 108 cases in past 24h

COVID-19: 2 victims, 108 cases in past 24h

TIRANA, July 29 – Two patients passed away due to the coronavirus during the last 24 hours: a 68-year-old from Shijak, a 60-year-old from Tirana. According to the Ministry of Health, only the 68-year-old victim was suffering from underlying health

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SPAK issues arrest warrants for 22 electoral commissioners

SPAK issues arrest warrants for 22 electoral commissioners

TIRANA, July 29 – The Special Anti-Corruption Prosecution Office (SPAK) issued 22 arrest warrants for the electoral commissioners of three polling stations in Durrës, suspected of allowing the voting on behalf of persons who were abroad in the 2017 elections.

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Citizens required to test for COVID-19 before entering Kosovo

Citizens required to test for COVID-19 before entering Kosovo

TIRANA, July 29 – Citizens from Albania, North Macedonia, Bosnia & Herzegovina and Serbia will now be required to test negative for Covid-19 in order to enter the territory of Kosovo. Hoti's government, as advised by the Ministry of Health,

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COVID-19: 4 victims, 117 cases in past 24h

COVID-19: 4 victims, 117 cases in past 24h

TIRANA, July 28 – Four patients passed away due to the coronavirus during the last 24 hours: an 84-year-old from Shkodra, a 75-year-old, an 82-year-old and 78-year-old from Tirana. According to the Ministry of Health, only the former two victims

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