Tirana, Albania Newswire

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  1. OSCE helps Albania dispose of toxic chemicalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fredericksburg.com

    ... digital newspaper replica. Please click here to select a subscription, or login if you are already a member. TIRANA, Albania (AP) - A European security organization says it has helped Albania's army dispose of 140 metric tons of hazardous military ...

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  2. Former nuclear bunker becomes museum of Albanian persecutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 19 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    A former top-secret nuclear bunker has been reopened as a museum in Albania's capital to show visitors how Communist-era police persecuted the regime's opponents. The 1,000-square-meter bunker with reinforced concrete walls up to 2.4 metres thick was built between 1981 and 1986 to shelter elite police and interior ministry staff in the event of a nuclear attack.

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  3. Albanian president sets June 18 for parliamentary electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The New Zealand Herald

    " Albania's president has set June 18 as the parliamentary election date, paving the way for what Albania hopes is the European Union's approval for the launch of the membership negotiations. President Bujar Nishani on Monday issued a decree on electing 140 lawmakers for a four-year mandate.

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  4. Pennina wins Miss Intercontinental at Miss Globe'16Read the original story

    Friday Dec 2 | Ghanamma.com

    Former Face of Methodist University College Ghana Pennina Yeboah was last Friday, November 18, crowned Miss Intercontinental at this year's Miss Globe beauty pageant, which came off in Tirana, Albania. Pennina however lost the ultimate crown to India's Dimple Patel.

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  5. Tormenta FC partners with European clubsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | Statesboro Herald

    ... FC Academy (Monte Compatri, Italy), ASD Grottaferrata Calcio (Grottaferrata, Italy) and KF Tirana (Tirana, Albania) will all be working with Tormenta FC to collaborate through players and team administration for the mutual benefit of the clubs. ...

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  6. Enforced Disappearances: UN expert group launches first official visit to AlbaniaRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 1 | PressReleasePoint

    ... end of the visit, on 12 December, at 11:30 hours, at the Tirana International Hotel, Sheshi SkeISnderbej 8, Tirana, Albania. Access to the press conference is strictly limited to members of the press. NOTE TO EDITORS: The Working Group was ...

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  7. Cannabis capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | Newsday

    Albania has become the largest producer of outdoor-grown cannabis in Europe. The potent plant has been described as "green gold" for struggling farmers.

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  8. 9 Albanian Muslims remain in jail on ties with terror groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | Ynetnews

    An Albanian appeals court has left in prison nine Muslims accused of inciting terror, recruiting and sending more than 70 men to fight with rebel groups in Syria.

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  9. Albania celebrates Independence Day with a military displayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 28 | Cybercast News Service

    Two jets, a helicopter, rocket launchers, a missile, transport vehicles, guns, other weaponry and a cement bunker from the former communist regime is on show from Monday in the courtyard of the Defense Ministry in the Tirana suburbs. Albania declared independence in 1912 after five centuries under the Ottoman Empire.

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  10. 'Greater Albania ushered in through the back door'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 11 | B92

    The Union of Albanian Municipalities in the Region has been formed in Tirana, Albania, on the occasion of the Albanian national holiday, November 28. This union is made up of Tirana, Pristina, Tetovo, Ulcinj, and Presevo, with an agreement of cooperation signed by the mayors of the five towns.

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  11. PH bet is 4th in Miss Globe 2016 after another pageant snafuRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 27 | Manila Bulletin

    Miss Philippines Nichole Manalo was proclaimed third runner-up at the Miss Globe 2016 in Tirana, Albania, two days after she finished in the top 10 of the pageant's finals. Miss Globe organizers said the pageant host forgot to announce the names of of the two runners-up-Philippines and South Africa-during the finals last Friday night, November 25 , in another contest error that shocked and surprised pageant fans around the world.

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  12. PH's Nichole Manalo makes it to Miss Globe 2016 top 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 25 | Manila Bulletin

    Binibining Pilipinas Globe Nichole Manalo finished at the top ten of Miss Globe 2016 on Friday, November 25 in Tirana, Albania . While the 27-year-old registered nurse failed to take home the crown, she was named "Miss Dream Girl of the World."

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  13. and Albanian Daily News sign MoURead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 21 | B92

    Serbia's B92 media outlet and the Albanian Daily News newspaper from Albania have inked a memorandum of understanding. The document was signed on Friday in Tirana by ADN Director General Anisa Skendaj and B92 President of the Board of Directors Veran Matic.

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  14. 'Important step in Serbia-Albania economic ties'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 21 | B92

    The same is true when it comes to "economic ties throughout the region, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia President Marko Cadez said on Friday,"according to Tanjug. The association is a service for all entrepreneurs wishing to do business, forge ties, work and manufacture products together and operate in third-country markets, Cadez told a press conference in Tirana.

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  15. Albanian town makes Trump honorary citizenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 24 | Yahoo!

    An Albanian town has made Donald Trump an honorary citizen, hailing the US president-elect as "revolutionary" following his victory at the polls. The town hall in Kamza, a few kilometres north of Albania's capital Tirana, unanimously voted to give Trump the honour on Wednesday.

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  16. Rama Slams Greece Over Expelled AlbaniansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 24 | Transitions Online

    Balkan neighbors and NATO members Greece and Albania are still, technically, at war. Greece has never revoked the declaration of war it made in 1940, when Italian occupying forces in Albania attacked it, and earlier this year Tirana and Athens said they would work to settle the issue, according to Balkan Insight.

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  17. Airports in the news - Winter 2016Read the original story

    Thursday Nov 24 | Airport-business.com

    Heathrow Airport received approval from the UK Government for building a third runway. The a 19 million construction - the first full-length runway in southeast England since World War II - will allow the airport to handle 135 million passengers a year.

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  18. Albanian town declares Trump an honorary citizenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 24 | The New Zealand Herald

    " An Albanian town known for naming its streets after world cities and personalities, has declared U.S. President-elect Donald Trump an honorary citizen. Kamza town hall unanimously voted for Trump "as a revolutionary model of the new democratic order, an economic expert, a foreign policy negotiator, a popular shrewd communicator and a leader of the modern times."

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  19. PKS to take Serbian companies to Tirana fairRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 21 | B92

    The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia has announced it is organizing a presentation of 25 Serbian companies at the Tirana International Fair. The Tirana International Fair is the biggest fair in Albania, which brings together all sectors of the economy and offers Serbian companies an opportunity for bilateral meetings with the most prominent Albanian producers, trade chains, importers and distributors, a statement said.

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  20. TAP can serve as example in promoting safety standardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 22 | Today.Az

    She made the remarks during the 3rd Tirana Gas Pipelines Safety Workshop, organized on Nov.18 by the embassy of Greece. The event titled "Gasification of Albania builds safety capacity," brought together the most important Albanian energy institutions and companies in an effort to share experience and promote safety as well as environmental best practice in the gas industry, said the message posted on TAP's website.

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