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Balla: We will increase the salaries for Police employees

The Minister of the Interior, Taulant Balla, in a statement to the media, confirmed that from July 1st, there will be a salary increase for Guard employees. Balla added that this financial assessment comes from the fund in the state budget of 400 million dollars, which will also benefit employees …

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Ali Ahmeti “Honorary Citizen” of Tirana

At the proposal of the mayor Erion Veliaj, the City Council of Tirana has approved the awarding of the title of “Honorary Citizen” to the chairman of the Democratic Union for Integration, Ali Ahmeti. This title was granted to Ali Ahmeti as a sign of thanks for all his contribution …

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Investments in airports are increasing/ Balluku: We expect a 10 percent increase in flights

The International Airport of Tirana has increased the capacities for the reception of tourists. From the Assembly, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Infrastructure, Belinda Balluku, emphasized that during this year a significant increase in flights is expected in our country. Meanwhile, at the end of the year, the …

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Anti-drug operation in Tirana, police destroyed a group with 35 members distributed narcotics near schools

Tirana police held a conference where they gave details about the operation carried out in the capital against drug trafficking. A group consisting of 35 members was destroyed by this action. 20 people were arrested while the security measure was executed for five people arrested earlier. According to the police, …

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National anti-immigration strategy/ Balla: We aim to curb asylum requests

The Minister of the Interior, Taulant Balla said that they have approved a national strategy, which aims to prevent illegal immigration and curb requests for asylum. He further stated that the government aims to reintegrate Albanian immigrants into the labor market and this strategy, Balla added, is part of the …

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Has the United States’ foreign policy failed in the Western Balkans?

Agim Nesho The establishment of Serbia’s new government and the emergence of ultra-nationalist pro-Russian figures like Vulin deal a heavy blow to Western policy and its strategy to bring Serbia closer to the EU. Despite Ambassador Hill’s assertion that “Serbia is closer to NATO than Kosovo,” Vucic’s nationalists responded with …

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New support package for investments in Alps

Prime Minister Edi Rama has shared images from the works in Shkodër, where the focus remains on tourism. Rama emphasizes that step by step work is being done for a healthier economy, while also wishing May 1, the International Workers’ Day. “GOOD MORNING and from Shkodra, where working people are …

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Protest in front of the City hall/ Three arrested, several others are being sought

Three people have been criminally prosecuted after the protest held in front of the Tirana Municipality. Three others have also been announced as wanted. The procedure has started for the citizen, Klodjan Korriku, Selaudin Gordani and Arben Qordja. “The Local Directorate of the Tirana Police, in relation to the violent …

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SPAK arrested 3 people for drug trafficking

Three people were arrested by order of SPAK, as part of the “Flame at Sea” operation. This operation was carried out on 15.08.2023, where an attempt was made to traffic a significant amount of narcotics by sea. Alket Deda, Xenofon Bodo, Selami Lushkaj have been imprisoned. The security measures against …

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Tourism/ Rama: Albania in a new stage of success

Prime Minister Edi Rama from Elbasan, where he inspected the Ferrochrome industry of AlbChrome in the city of Elbasan, stated that the employee is important to be motivated and also respected. Rama emphasized the importance of working conditions, while he said that the country is now in a new stage …

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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, …