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US Ambassador on the Special Court: Leaders will be subject to specific and harsh consequences

Kosovo three top leaders, President Hashim Thaci, Speaker of Assembly Kadri Veseli, and Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj, were warned by the US Ambassador Greg Delawie that they would face serious consequences if continue backing the initiative on abrogation of the Special Court Law, which has been established to prosecute and …

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President Thaci welcomes Belgrade’s help on solving Ivanovic’s killing

President Hashim Thaci interpreted as “help” the request of the state of Serbia to carry out an investigation related to the killing of the Kosovo Serb politican, Oliver Ivanovic, who was shot dead in Mitrovica North on Tuesday. Original post Here

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Kosovo Police knows owner of burned-out car used in Ivanovic’s killing

The General Director of the Kosovo Police, Shpend Maxhuni, during a joint press conference with the Kosovo PM, Ramush Haradinaj, said the police possess information on the origin of the car which was used in a drive-by shooting that left local Serb leader, Oliver Ivanovic dead. Original post Here

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PM Haradinaj calls FBI to investigate Oliver Ivanovic’s killing

Prime Minister, Ramush Haradinaj, condemned tendencies to use for political purposes the killing of the Kosovo Serb politician, Oliver Ivanovic, who was gunned down on Tuesday morning in northern part of Mitrovica. Original post Here

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Two prosecutors investigating Ivanovic’s death

Chief Prosecutor of the Basic Prosecution Office of Mitrovica, Shyqeri Syla, said on Tuesday that two prosecutors have been tasked to investigate the killing of the Kosovo Serb politican, Oliver Ivanovic, who was gunned down in Mitrovica North on Tuesday. Original post Here

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EULEX strongly condemns the murder of Oliver Ivanovic

The EU Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo – EULEX strongly condemns the act of criminal terror that ended the life of the Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic on Tuesday. Original post Here

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Veseli to QUINT Ambassadors: Kosovo in full coordination with the West when taking decisions

The Speaker of Assembly of Kosovo, Kadri Veseli, has received on Tuesday, in separate meetings, the Ambassadors of the U.S., Germany, France, Italy, Great Britain, and the Head of the EU Office in Kosovo. Original post Here

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Thaci assures Mogherini that Kosovo institutions will solve Ivanovic’s assassination

Kosovo President, Hashim Thaci, has assured the EU foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, that relevant institutions of Kosovo are doing their outmost to solve the killing of the head of Citizens’ Initiative “Freedom, Democracy, Justice”, Oliver Ivanovic, who was shot dead on Tuesday morning in Mitrovica North. Original post Here

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Vucic announces visit to Kosovo

Serbian President, Aleksandar Vucic, has stated on Tuesday that he will visit Kosovo soon to “talk with Serbian people”. His statement came after the killing of the Kosovo Serb leader Oliver Ivanovic in northern part of Mitrovica inhabited by Serbs. Original post Here

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MEP Igor Soltes, Rapporteur for Kosovo horrified over the murder of Oliver Ivanovic

MEP Igor Soltes, Rapporteur for Kosovo in the European Parliament is horrified over the murder of Serb political leader in Kosovo Oliver Ivanović which happened on Tuesday morning in northern Mitrovica Original post Here

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Albania Upholds Ethnic Greek Mayor-Elect’s Vote-Buying Conviction

An appeals court confirmed the conviction for vote-buying of Fredi Beleri, mayor-elect of Himara, whose case has caused a diplomatic row between Tirana and Athens – potentially barring him from Albanian domestic political life for two decades. Original post Here

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With court recognition of Berisha-led DP, main opposition party shows signs of unity 

TIRANA, June 25, 2024 – Ending years of turmoil, a court has placed Albania’s main opposition Democratic Party officially under the control of the faction that has the most support among voters.  The decision means the state-recognized seal and funding will now shift from the minority faction led by Lulzim …

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Eight doctors accused for abuse of power, the court gives the decisions

The Court of Tirana has set the security measure of “house arrest” and “compulsion to appear” for some doctors and employees of the Oncology Department at the University Hospital Center in Tirana for abuse of duty. According to the investigations, these people, who were employed at the state hospital “Mother …

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A Turkish citizen arrested in Kapshtica, is expected his extradition to Instanbul

A 50-year-old man from Turkey, sentenced to over ten years in prison for the production and sale of narcotics, was arrested at the border crossing point in Kapshtica. He was arrested at the entrance to Albania and arrested by the Narcotics Investigation Section of DVP Korçë, with the aim of …

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SPAK has requested two years in prison for the elected mayor of Himara

The Court of Special Appeal will give the decision on Tuesday at 13:00 for the elected mayor of the Municipality of Himara, Fredi Beleri. ABC News reporter Ermal Vija reports that the Appeal will be heard in connection with the announcement of the decision. Fredi Beleri and Pandeli Kokaveshi plead …

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Graft Probe Raises Awkward Questions for Albanian Defence Minister

Defence Minister Niko Peleshi was part of a trip to Italy in 2013 that Albanian special prosecutors say was paid for by two now fugitive businessmen right before they clinched a lucrative solar power contract. Original post Here

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More than 5 thousand cannabis seedlings and plants were destroyed, 2 arrested and one wanted

About 5396 cannabis seedlings and plants were destroyed in Lezhë, Elbasan and Shkodër as part of the police operation coded “Clean Territory”. In the forest of Gëziq village in Mirditë, 500 cannabis seedlings were found in cubes. 35-year-old Maringlen Gjeta was arrested and his brother was declared wanted. For this …

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Three arrested in Morina for smuggling, an police officers part of the investigation

Three people were handcuffed at the border crossing point in Morina, as they were suspected of smuggling (vehicle parts) from Kosovo to Albania. According to the police, this group carried out the transportation of vehicles by bus and sold them in Albania, while it was also arrested and a customs …

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A 38 year old declared wanted by Italy, arrested in Tirana

A 38-year-old wanted by Italian justice was arrested in Tirana, as part of the coded police operation “Wanted 3”. Altianado Feimi was put in handcuffs after being declared an international wanted, after the Court of Genoa, Italy, has assigned the security measure “Arrest in prison”, for the criminal offenses “Criminal …

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A 49-year-old man was arrested in Durres. Is expected his extradition to Spain

A 49-year-old announced as an international wanted man was arrested in Durrës for murder and criminal group. It is about Armando Masha, born in Durres, who is expected to be extradited to Spain. He was located by the Operational Forces as he was hiding in neighborhood no. 13, Durres. The …

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Albania Upholds Ethnic Greek Mayor-Elect’s Vote-Buying Conviction

An appeals court confirmed the conviction for vote-buying of Fredi Beleri, mayor-elect of Himara, whose case has caused a diplomatic row between Tirana and Athens – potentially barring him from Albanian domestic political life for two decades. Original post Here

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With court recognition of Berisha-led DP, main opposition party shows signs of unity 

TIRANA, June 25, 2024 – Ending years of turmoil, a court has placed Albania’s main opposition Democratic Party officially under the control of the faction that has the most support among voters.  The decision means the state-recognized seal and funding will now shift from the minority faction led by Lulzim …

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Eight doctors accused for abuse of power, the court gives the decisions

The Court of Tirana has set the security measure of “house arrest” and “compulsion to appear” for some doctors and employees of the Oncology Department at the University Hospital Center in Tirana for abuse of duty. According to the investigations, these people, who were employed at the state hospital “Mother …

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A Turkish citizen arrested in Kapshtica, is expected his extradition to Instanbul

A 50-year-old man from Turkey, sentenced to over ten years in prison for the production and sale of narcotics, was arrested at the border crossing point in Kapshtica. He was arrested at the entrance to Albania and arrested by the Narcotics Investigation Section of DVP Korçë, with the aim of …

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SPAK has requested two years in prison for the elected mayor of Himara

The Court of Special Appeal will give the decision on Tuesday at 13:00 for the elected mayor of the Municipality of Himara, Fredi Beleri. ABC News reporter Ermal Vija reports that the Appeal will be heard in connection with the announcement of the decision. Fredi Beleri and Pandeli Kokaveshi plead …

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Graft Probe Raises Awkward Questions for Albanian Defence Minister

Defence Minister Niko Peleshi was part of a trip to Italy in 2013 that Albanian special prosecutors say was paid for by two now fugitive businessmen right before they clinched a lucrative solar power contract. Original post Here

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More than 5 thousand cannabis seedlings and plants were destroyed, 2 arrested and one wanted

About 5396 cannabis seedlings and plants were destroyed in Lezhë, Elbasan and Shkodër as part of the police operation coded “Clean Territory”. In the forest of Gëziq village in Mirditë, 500 cannabis seedlings were found in cubes. 35-year-old Maringlen Gjeta was arrested and his brother was declared wanted. For this …

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Three arrested in Morina for smuggling, an police officers part of the investigation

Three people were handcuffed at the border crossing point in Morina, as they were suspected of smuggling (vehicle parts) from Kosovo to Albania. According to the police, this group carried out the transportation of vehicles by bus and sold them in Albania, while it was also arrested and a customs …

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A 38 year old declared wanted by Italy, arrested in Tirana

A 38-year-old wanted by Italian justice was arrested in Tirana, as part of the coded police operation “Wanted 3”. Altianado Feimi was put in handcuffs after being declared an international wanted, after the Court of Genoa, Italy, has assigned the security measure “Arrest in prison”, for the criminal offenses “Criminal …

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A 49-year-old man was arrested in Durres. Is expected his extradition to Spain

A 49-year-old announced as an international wanted man was arrested in Durrës for murder and criminal group. It is about Armando Masha, born in Durres, who is expected to be extradited to Spain. He was located by the Operational Forces as he was hiding in neighborhood no. 13, Durres. The …