The Matryoshka dolls of the decaying education system

The Matryoshka dolls of the decaying education system

On the first day of the start of the school year, months after the doors of all education institutions had shut due to the pandemics, the former education minister broadcast her well-wishing traditional message to the public only to receive

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Gov't under investigation for for Vjosa HPP project

Gov't under investigation for for Vjosa HPP project

TIRANA, Sep. 17 – The Energy Community Secretariat in Vienna has opened a dispute settlement procedure against Albania regarding the HPP Poçem project on the Vjosa river, after finding violations of EU regulations in the the tender process. In its official announcement

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Ambassador of Japan to Albania pays visit to Municipalities of Berat and Skrapar

Ambassador of Japan to Albania pays visit to Municipalities of Berat and Skrapar

TIRANA, Sep. 16 – Ambassador of Japan to Albania, H.E. Mr. ITO Makoto, paid an official visit to Skrapar and Berat, two of the beneficiary Municipalities of Japan’s Grant Scheme ‘Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects’ (GGP).  Skrapar Municipality

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COVID-19: 3 victims, 144 cases in past 24h

COVID-19: 3 victims, 144 cases in past 24h

TIRANA, Sep. 10 – Three patients passed away due to the coronavirus during the last 24 hours, bringing the total death toll to 343 victims in the country. Furthermore, 144 coronavirus cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours, bringing

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PM Rama: Greece has a right to expand its territorial waters

PM Rama: Greece has a right to expand its territorial waters

TIRANA, Sep. 16 – Prime Minister Edi Rama has stated that it is Greece's rightto expand its territorial waters in the Ionian Sea by 6 miles. Speaking during the 'Western Balkans beyond 2020' roundtable organized by The Economist magazine in

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Serbia may not open Jerusalem embassy if Israel recognizes Kosovo

Serbia may not open Jerusalem embassy if Israel recognizes Kosovo

TIRANA, Sep. 15 – Serbia may not move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem if Israel recognizes Kosovo’s independence. Sources close to the Serbian government said to The Times of Israel that President Vucic has hinted that he may

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Albania & Greece PMs meet in Athens, agree to resolve issues

Albania & Greece PMs meet in Athens, agree to resolve issues

TIRANA, Sep. 16 – Prime Minister Edi Rama and his Greek counterpart Kyriakos Mitsotakis have agreed to work on resolving outstanding issues and enhance further cooperation between the two countries after meeting in Athens on Tuesday evening. Initially, the two

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PM Rama replaces Minister of Education on first day of school

PM Rama replaces Minister of Education on first day of school

TIRANA, Sep. 15 – Prime Minister Edi Rama has officially replaced Minister of Education Besa Shahini on the first day of school in Albania with Socialist Party MP Evis Kushi. Shahini and Kushi held a meeting at Prime Minister Edi

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The opening of schools in the time of COVID-19

The opening of schools in the time of COVID-19

TIRANA, Sep. 14 – In the midst of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, thousands of students in Albania started their new academic year this Monday. However, this decade witnessed 126 thousand less students than the previous one, with immigration of the

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COVID-19: 2 victims, 156 cases in past 24h

COVID-19: 2 victims, 156 cases in past 24h

TIRANA, Sep. 10 – Two patients passed away due to the coronavirus during the last 24 hours, bringing the total death toll to 324 victims in the country. Furthermore, 156 coronavirus cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours, bringing

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