Albanian-American journalist Elez Biberaj appointed acting director of VOA

Albanian-American journalist Elez Biberaj appointed acting director of VOA

TIRANA, July 1 – The United States Agency for Global Media (USAGM) has appointed 'Voice of America' journalist Elez Biberaj as the acting director of VOA. Biberaj's appointment was announced on Tuesday by the new chief executive of the US

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COVID-19: 2 victims, 45 new cases

COVID-19: 2 victims, 45 new cases

TIRANA, July 1 – Two more patients passed away due to the coronavirus during the last 24 hours, one aged 74 years old, and the other victim aged 82 years old. According to the Ministry of Health, the two victims

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Albania's economy experiences 2.52% downfall

Albania's economy experiences 2.52% downfall

TIRANA, July 1 – The earthquake that hit Albania last year, along with the COVID-19 pandemic drove the economy into a significant downfall during the first quarter of 2020. According to the Albanian Institute of Statistics (INSTAT), the economy declined

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EU travel restrictions lifted for third countries, excluding Albania

EU travel restrictions lifted for third countries, excluding Albania

TIRANA, July 1 – Although borders were initially expected to open on July 1st, the lifting of EU travel restrictions for Albanian residents has been postponed until further notice. According to the European Commission, restrictions will be lifted only for

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