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Electric scooters’ serial thief arrested in Tirana

A 20-year-old man has been arrested this Friday by the Tirana police after allegedly stealing electric skateboards in Tirana. According to the police, 20-year-old Emiljan Guraj and his minor accomplice, 16 years old, are suspected of being the authors of at least 7 cases of theft of skateboards. His arrest …

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Accused of “concealing and non-declaration of assets”, SPAK demands a year in prison for the former head of C. Court

The Special Prosecutor’s Office requests a year in prison for Bashkim Deda, the former head of the Constitutional Court, according to Ermal Vija, ABC News journalist. According to Article 59, is required the suspension of the execution of the sentence and placement on probation for 2 years. Deda is accused …

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Democrats react after the resignation of Alibeaj

Democratic MP Ervin Salianji has declared Thursday that the resignation of Enkelejd Alibeaj from the position of Democratic Party’s (DP) Parliamentary Group’s Head is an attempt for further fragmentation of the opposition political force. In a statement to the media, the politician said that after the disappointing result of May …

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SP urges opposition to return to parliament for pressing issues

Chairman of the Parliamentary Group in the Socialist Party (SP), Taulant Balla has called this Thursday on the opposition MPs to return to Parliament in order to carry on with the discussions regarding the ombudsman’s election and justice reform. In his speech, Balla underlined that their boycott right after the …

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Tirana young man arrested after robbing private post office

Tirana Police has handcuffed this Thursday a 27-year-old man who robbed by knife a sum of money from a private post office on Wednesday evening. According to the police, the incident happened yesterday evening, in the branch of a private post office on “5 Maji” street, where citizen Ordis Molla …

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After Election Disaster, Albania’s Opposition Must ‘Open its Eyes’

Fatbardh Kadilli, from the Democratic Party, which won only seven municipalities in the May 14 Local elections, tells BIRN that both leaders of the divided party should quit and the party be completely reformed. Original post Here

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US-Sanctioned Politicians Help Albania’s Socialists to Victory

Presence on a US sanctions list did not stop two politicians from significantly aiding Edi Rama’s election triumph on Sunday. Original post Here

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Two injured in Pogradec car crash

Two cars were involved in an accident in the early hours of this Thursday morning in Pogradec. Police revealed that as a result of the collision, two people were injured, who were urgently sent to the hospital. Hospital sources informed that the injured have been stabilized and are out of …

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Albania to participate in Turin’s book fair

Albania will be part of one of the major book fairs organized in Turin. This was announced by Prime Minister Edi Rama through the social networks, while posting a picture from Albania’s stand at this fair. “Albania’s spectacular stand is ready at the International Book Fair in Turin – one …

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Man arrested in Kapshtica border after attempting to kill neighbor

A 34-year-old man, who tried to kill his neighbor in Elbasan, has been arrested as he was trying to leave Albania from the border point of Kapshtica. Police revealed that the arrested Gentian Myrta hit his neighbor with a car and an iron crowbar for property reasons. The injured person …

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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, …