PM Rama campaigns for Milo Djukanovic in Montenegro elections

PM Rama campaigns for Milo Djukanovic in Montenegro elections

TIRANA, Aug. 26 – As Montenegrin election day is fast approaching, Prime Minister Edi Rama expressed his support towards Democratic Socialist Party of Milo Djukanovic, leader of Montenegro since 1991, campaigning against the Albanian parties currently running for parliament. In

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Old-age dependency in Albania to deepen by 2050

Old-age dependency in Albania to deepen by 2050

TIRANA, Aug. 26 – The number older persons in Albaniais expected to make up a growing share of the population in the future. According to the latest 'World Population Ageing 2019' report by the United Nations, individuals over 65 years old will comprise

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Putin, Belarus and the glorious Albanian OSCE chairmanship

Putin, Belarus and the glorious Albanian OSCE chairmanship

In the sweltering heat of the dog days of August, a surprising news item graced the opening of the prime time news editions of the main pro-government televisions: that Russian President Putin had recommended strongly to his Belarusian counterpart to accept the intermediary role and offer of the

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COVID-19: 4 victims, 178 cases in past 24h

COVID-19: 4 victims, 178 cases in past 24h

TIRANA, Aug. 24 – Four patients passed away due to the coronavirus during the last 24 hours, bringing the total death toll to 254 victims in the country. Furthermore, a record of 178 coronavirus cases were confirmed in the last

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Albania reiterates offer to mediate Belarus crisis

Albania reiterates offer to mediate Belarus crisis

TIRANA, Aug. 24 – Albania has reiterated its offer to mediate the Belarus crisis. Chairperson-in-office of the OSCE, Edi Rama and Ann Linde of Sweden sent a letter to President Alexander Lukashenko of Belarus on August 22, wherein they reaffirmed

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Switzerland imposes quarantine for citizens traveling from Albania

Switzerland imposes quarantine for citizens traveling from Albania

TIRANA, Aug. 24 – The Swiss Federal Office of Public Health has announced that starting from 20 August 2020, those who have traveled to Albania within 14 days before entry into Switzerland must go into quarantine for 10 days. According to the announcement,Albania was

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Kosovo-Serbia meeting at White House postponed

Kosovo-Serbia meeting at White House postponed

TIRANA, Aug. 24 – The meeting between Kosovo and Serbia leaders in the White House has been postponed for two days. According to the Voice of America, they did not elaborate on the reasons for the postponement of the meeting,

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Albania seeks to mediate Belarus crisis

Albania seeks to mediate Belarus crisis

TIRANA, Aug. 18 – Albania has offered to mediate in the Belarus crisis, following days of mass protests against the government regarding the latest elections. In a press statement on Monday, the OSCE Chairmanship expressed concern over the recent elections in Belarus

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Albania humanitarian crisis escalates at Greek border

Albania humanitarian crisis escalates at Greek border

TIRANA, Aug. 15 – Thousands of Albanians wishing to enter Greece have been stranded at the Kakavija border point for the third day in a row, while they are struggling with the hot weather conditions and lack of food. On

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Kosovo-Serbia leaders to meet at White House on September 2

Kosovo-Serbia leaders to meet at White House on September 2

TIRANA, Aug. 14 – The US President's special envoy for the Kosovo-Serbia talks, Richard Grenell announced that the leaders of the two countries will meet at the White House on September 2. According to VOA, the meeting will be hosted

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