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Buying votes, SPAK closes investigations for Agim Loci

The Special Prosecutor’s Office (SPAK) has closed the investigation into Agim Loci, who is accused of election corruption. According to SPAK, Loci has given a monetary sum of up to 10,000 ALL to vote in favor of his daughter, who competed in the May 14 elections, on the list of …

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Analysis: Albania’s parliament undermines Constitutional Court in Xhaçka ruling

Albania’s parliament, under the control of the Socialist Party, has overturned a decision made by the Constitutional Court that would see to the expulsion of MP Olta Xhaçka from parliament. Xhaçka is a former Minister of Foreign Affairs as well as the Minister of Defence, and is seen as a …

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The Empty Seat in Strasbourg

When the newly elected European Parliament convenes this year on July 16 there will be an empty seat in the plenary hall within the Louise Weiss building in Strasbourg. Fredi Beleri, a dual Albanian and Greek national, who will surely be elected on the ticket of Greece’s ruling party, cannot …

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Criminal amnesty/Manja: About 800 convicts benefit, no senior official is amnestied

The implementation of the criminal amnesty began this Wednesday. The Minister of Justice, Ulsi Manja, after a visit to the Rrogozhina prison, declared that about 800 convicts will benefit. Manja clarified that no senior official, who has been convicted by GJKKO, benefits from the criminal amnesty. According to Manja, from …

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Criminal amnesty, among them former democratic mayor of Lezha, Fran Frrokaj

This Wednesday, the implementation of the criminal amnesty began. The number of convicts who benefit is 1100, of which 700 will be released immediately, while another 400 will benefit from a reduced sentence. In the Reçi prison, the beneficiaries are 150 convicts, among them the mayor of Lezha, Frran Frokaj. …

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Criminal amnesty, will benefit 314 convicts

The implementation of the criminal amnesty begins this Wednesday. It was learned from IEVP Reç in Malësi i Madhe that about 150 convicts will benefit from the amnesty. There are about 700 prisoners in Reçi prison. Meanwhile, 150 people in IEVP Fier benefit from the amnesty. There are about 800 …

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Convicted in absentia for drug production and sale, a 35-year-old man was arrested in Shkoder

A 35-year-old man was arrested in Shkodër as part of the police operation codenamed “Temple 2”. His arrest was carried out after on April 22, 2024, the Court of First Instance of the General Jurisdiction of Shkoder assigned the security measure “Arrest in prison”, for the criminal offense “Production and …

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Two arrested for sports betting

Two people were arrested in a bar in Laç, after placing sports bets with mobile phones. A 34-year-old man and a 41-year-old man were arrested. As material evidence, 2 mobile phones of these citizens were seized. The procedural materials were passed to the Prosecutor’s Office at the Court of First …

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SPAK denies the decision of GJKKO for Alqi Bllako and Lefter Koka

The Special Prosecutor’s Office disputes the innocence of Alqi Bllakos for the Elbasan incinerator and the dropping of the charge of abuse of office against the former Minister of the Environment Lefter Koka, as the latter was only convicted of corruption. SPAK requests in the Special Appeal the punishment of …

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A 65-year-old wanted man is arrested, he killed a pedestrian in an accident in 2014

A 65-year-old man, who was wanted, was arrested in Elbasan as part of the coded police operation “Rule of Law”. In 2014, the 65-year-old, while driving the truck on the “Bilisht-Korçë” road, collided with a vehicle and a pedestrian lost his life in the collision. The 65-year-old was sentenced in …

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A 52 year old arrested for stabbing his wife

A serious event was recorded on Thursday in Tirana, where a 52-year-old man hit his 46-year-old wife in the body and neck with a cutting tool. The incident happened around 02:15, on “Xhanfize Keko” street. The 46-year-old woman is in the hospital under the care of doctors, while the suspected …

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President Begaj host his Slovenian counterpart in an official ceremony

President Bajram Begaj receives in an official ceremony the Slovenian counterpart, Nataša Pirc Musar, who is making an official visit to Albania at his invitation. The official ceremony that has just started will be followed by a one-on-one meeting and then the extended meeting between the delegations of the two …

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“Albania, success in the fight against corruption”/ Slovenian President: It is not impossible to be part of the EU by 2030

The President of Slovenia, Natasa Pirc Musar, says that Albania has achieved success in the fight against corruption. During a joint press conference in Tirana with the Albanian president, Bajram Begah, Musar said that it is not impossible for Albania to join the European Union within 2030. Musar confirmed Slovenia’s …

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Cameron arrives in Tirana, hosted in Rinas by Minister Hasani

The Foreign Secretary of Great Britain, David Cameron, has arrived in Tirana. Cameron was received in Rinas by the Foreign Minister, Igli Hasani, with whom he will then hold a meeting. Minister Hasani himself, through a post on social networks, has expressed his satisfaction with Secretary Cameron’s visit to our …

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“Cameron, a special friend for Albania”, Rama: I am convinced that he will return again to Tirana

Prime Minister Edi Rama described the British Foreign Secretary, David Cameron as a special friend for Albania. In a press statement together with Cameron, with whom he had a one-on-one meeting earlier, the head of government said that he is convinced that he will return to our country again. “Special …

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“I am here for Albania’s successes”, Cameron: Immigration is a problem for all in Europe and you have dealt with it

Thank you prime minister. It is a special pleasure to be here today. One of the reasons why I wanted to come is to celebrate the success, for this I want to thank you because you have given a very clear direction of where Albania should reach. What I want …

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Afghan citizen tries to commit suicide/ “Lion-Istanbul” airplane makes a emergency landing in Rinas

An Afghan citizen tried to kill himself during the flight, damaging his veins with a razor blade. As a result, at around 2:30 p.m., the “Lion-Istanbul” plane made a forced landing at “Mother Teresa” airport. The 40-year-old was transported to the hospital, where he is receiving medical assistance and is …

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Cameron in Tirana/Meetings with Rama, Begaj and Hasani

The British Foreign Secretary, David Cameron, is coming to Tirana today. He will hold meetings with Prime Minister Edi Rama, President Bajram Begaj and Foreign Minister Igli Hasani, to discuss cooperation relations between the two countries. After the meeting with Rama, a joint conference is scheduled at 12:50. At 14:30, …

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Dumani: SPAK seized 41 mln euro in one year

The head of SPAK, Altin Dumani is reporting to the Law Commission regarding the annual report of the special prosecution. He said that a total of 41 million euros of assets were seized while adding that the total number of detainees on account of the special prosecution is low. “Properties …

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The “Babale” file, is postponed again the trial for Salianji

The hearing session in the Appeal for MP Ervin Salianji regarding the Babale case is postponed again. Journalist Ermal Vija reports that the next session will be held on June 12 at 10:30. Salianji filed a motion to postpone the trial due to a business trip to Indonesia. Last time, …

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A 52 year old arrested for stabbing his wife

A serious event was recorded on Thursday in Tirana, where a 52-year-old man hit his 46-year-old wife in the body and neck with a cutting tool. The incident happened around 02:15, on “Xhanfize Keko” street. The 46-year-old woman is in the hospital under the care of doctors, while the suspected …

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President Begaj host his Slovenian counterpart in an official ceremony

President Bajram Begaj receives in an official ceremony the Slovenian counterpart, Nataša Pirc Musar, who is making an official visit to Albania at his invitation. The official ceremony that has just started will be followed by a one-on-one meeting and then the extended meeting between the delegations of the two …

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“Albania, success in the fight against corruption”/ Slovenian President: It is not impossible to be part of the EU by 2030

The President of Slovenia, Natasa Pirc Musar, says that Albania has achieved success in the fight against corruption. During a joint press conference in Tirana with the Albanian president, Bajram Begah, Musar said that it is not impossible for Albania to join the European Union within 2030. Musar confirmed Slovenia’s …

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Cameron arrives in Tirana, hosted in Rinas by Minister Hasani

The Foreign Secretary of Great Britain, David Cameron, has arrived in Tirana. Cameron was received in Rinas by the Foreign Minister, Igli Hasani, with whom he will then hold a meeting. Minister Hasani himself, through a post on social networks, has expressed his satisfaction with Secretary Cameron’s visit to our …

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“Cameron, a special friend for Albania”, Rama: I am convinced that he will return again to Tirana

Prime Minister Edi Rama described the British Foreign Secretary, David Cameron as a special friend for Albania. In a press statement together with Cameron, with whom he had a one-on-one meeting earlier, the head of government said that he is convinced that he will return to our country again. “Special …

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“I am here for Albania’s successes”, Cameron: Immigration is a problem for all in Europe and you have dealt with it

Thank you prime minister. It is a special pleasure to be here today. One of the reasons why I wanted to come is to celebrate the success, for this I want to thank you because you have given a very clear direction of where Albania should reach. What I want …

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Afghan citizen tries to commit suicide/ “Lion-Istanbul” airplane makes a emergency landing in Rinas

An Afghan citizen tried to kill himself during the flight, damaging his veins with a razor blade. As a result, at around 2:30 p.m., the “Lion-Istanbul” plane made a forced landing at “Mother Teresa” airport. The 40-year-old was transported to the hospital, where he is receiving medical assistance and is …

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Cameron in Tirana/Meetings with Rama, Begaj and Hasani

The British Foreign Secretary, David Cameron, is coming to Tirana today. He will hold meetings with Prime Minister Edi Rama, President Bajram Begaj and Foreign Minister Igli Hasani, to discuss cooperation relations between the two countries. After the meeting with Rama, a joint conference is scheduled at 12:50. At 14:30, …

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Dumani: SPAK seized 41 mln euro in one year

The head of SPAK, Altin Dumani is reporting to the Law Commission regarding the annual report of the special prosecution. He said that a total of 41 million euros of assets were seized while adding that the total number of detainees on account of the special prosecution is low. “Properties …

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The “Babale” file, is postponed again the trial for Salianji

The hearing session in the Appeal for MP Ervin Salianji regarding the Babale case is postponed again. Journalist Ermal Vija reports that the next session will be held on June 12 at 10:30. Salianji filed a motion to postpone the trial due to a business trip to Indonesia. Last time, …