EC: 103 million euro package of economic aid for Albania

EC: 103 million euro package of economic aid for Albania

Reforms and Covid-19 crisis management in focus of the assistance planned The European Commission (EC) has approved a 103.3m-euro package to support Albania. The approved program focuses on key issues for Albania's accession to the European Union, such as the

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Albanian parliament to probe Dick Marty report

Albanian parliament to probe Dick Marty report

The Albanian Parliament will compile a report on all investigations carried out into the alleged KLA crimes included in Dick Marty's report. Taulant Balla the chairman of the SP parliamentary group told the media on Wednesday that "Albania is a

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Pandemic response as threat to democracy – Albania

Pandemic response as threat to democracy – Albania

EVA HOXHA As a practical governing tool, governments can use emergency powers in order to safeguard our health, our lives, and the economy, but how far reaching can these powers be? How can we tell when governments begin misusing powers

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The Bells Ring for Everyone to Hear!

The Bells Ring for Everyone to Hear!

BY GENC MLLOJA As it happened in the meetings of the highest Chinese authorities with the top leaders of the European Union in late September and early October this year, China speaks with 'open letters' about human rights as on

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Bring up the bodies

Bring up the bodies

Kosovo’s leaders have been accused of grotesque war crimes. But can anyone prove it?

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Curfews return as Covid-19 case numbers mount up

Curfews return as Covid-19 case numbers mount up

The Technical Committee of Experts approved on Monday a fresh set of rules and limitations in response to the new rising numbers of infections, hospitalizations and life losses due to the Covid-19 virus. The bars, cafes, restaurants and other businesses

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Polish Independence Revisited – Through “Solidarity” to Sovereignty

Polish Independence Revisited – Through “Solidarity” to Sovereignty

“Solidarity” (Polish: Solidarność) Independent Self-governing Trade Union was founded 40 years ago in Gdańsk, Poland. It was the first independent union in a Warsaw Pact country to be recognized by the state. The union's membership reached  10 million in September

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Thomas Simaku’s CD reaches Top Ten

Thomas Simaku’s CD reaches Top Ten

Released by Naxos Records in 2019, Thomas Simaku’s CD, Solos & Duos  has been chosen among the ten best CDs of the year, by critic James H. North in the prestigious Fanfare magazine in the USA. The list includes recordings

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Building Bridges towards а common future: The Western Balkans on the path to the EU

Building Bridges towards а common future: The Western Balkans on the path to the EU

Genc Pollo What are the reasons for Albania and other Western Balkan states to strive for membership in the European Union? How similar or dissimilar are these reasons to the ones that motivated the initial six to establish the EU,

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Albania last in Europe for fiscal measures to handle Covid impact

Albania last in Europe for fiscal measures to handle Covid impact

Albania compared to all the other countries in Europe offered less fiscal measures in the 2020 budget in relation to Gross Domestic Product to cope with the consequences of the pandemic in the economy, according to the International Monetary Fund

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