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Bomb blast leaves daughter of ex-KLA member wounded in Sweden

A bomb blast on 2 January 2018, in the Swedish town of Helsingborg, left wounded the daughter of former commander of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA), Nasim Haradinaj, according to Swedish media. Original post Here

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Collaku: Kosovo Army during the first half of 2018

The Government has planned to proceed the draft Law on Armed Force of Kosovo to the Assembly during the first half of the year, while the President’s Office announced that this year Kosovo will have its army. Original post Here

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Hahn: Decisive year for Western Balkans

EU Commissionaire for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn said 2018 will be “a decisive year for the Western Balkans.” Original post Here

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Challenges of Haradinaj’s Government

The demarcation with Montenegro, Association of Serb-majority Municipalities, transformation of the KSF into Armed Force of Kosovo and dialogue with Serbia, are some of the challenges that the Government headed by Ramush Haradinaj will have to face in 2018. Original post Here

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US State Department to Thaci, Haraidnaj and Veseli: Hands off the Specialist Chambers

​Following a statement of the US Embassy in Pristina, calling on Kosovo leaders not to repeat efforts to repeal the Law on Specialist Chambers and Specialist Prosecution Office, on Friday has reacted also the US Department of State. The US asks Kosovo President Hashim Thaci, PM Ramush Haradinaj and Speaker …

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Thaci, Veseli and Haradinaj plotting to abrogate special court law

Kosovo top leaders – President Hashim Thaci, Speaker of Assembly Kadri Veseli, and Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj, are continuing efforts to repeal the Law on Specialist Chambers and Specialist Prosecution Office, established to try alleged crimes committed by the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA). Kosovo leaders who were also senior commanders …

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President Thaci pardoned ex-KLA members convicted of killings an entire family

Kosovo President Hashim Thaci has signed a decree to pardon three former members of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) convicted of killing after the war in Kosovo in 2001 an entire family in the high-profile ‘Kiqina’ case. Original post Here

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US Embassy fierce reaction to Kosovo leaders decision to repeal war crimes court law

US Embassy to Pristina has reacted to initiative of Kosovo main leaders – President Hashim Thaci, Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj, and Speaker Kadri Veseli, warning them not to repeat efforts to abrogate the Law on Specailist Chambers and Specialist Prosecution Office, which will deal with alleged crimes committed by Kosovo …

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Albanian President on Orthodox Archbishop’s citizenship, UN Vote

Albanian President, Ilir Meta, said the decision to give Albanian citizenship to Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana, Durres and All Albania was fair. In an interview with the Tirana based TV Klan, President Meta called on citizens to divide the issue of origin on Yannoulatos from the issue of faith. “He …

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Vetevendosje MPs Albin Kurti and Donika Kadaj-Bujupi released from detention

Vetevendosje MPs, Albin Kurti and Donika Kadaj- Bujupi have been released today from the detention pending trial. Original post Here

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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, …