12 hrs ago
Good-will agreement for westbound gas pipeline signed
A goodwill agreement was penned Friday for a proposed westbound pipeline that would carry natural gas from the Caspian basin, starting from Greece via Albania and the Adriatic Sea to Italy and further to Western Europe.
16 hrs ago
Four states ink memo on TANAP
By AzerNews Government officials of Montenegro, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia have signed a memorandum of understanding, support and cooperation in the construction of two new pipelines - Trans Adriatic Pipeline and Ionian Adriatic Pipeline , Azerbaijani news agency Trend reported with reference to RIA Novosti.
Thu May 23, 2013
Regional aviation agencies agree on joint services
In an effort to provide more efficient and safer air navigation services, regional airspace navigation and safety companies signed a joint service provision area initiative.
Albanians have little interest in the campaign for the June 23 elections, poll shows
A new poll published TV Ora News and conducted by the Italian company IPR Marketing shows that most Albanians have little interest in the campaign for the June 23 elections.According to the survey, 49.5 per cent of respondents have been following the general election campaign with... The first thing you need to do is choose a news reader, if you ... (more)
Wed May 22, 2013
Gudrun Kugler on Discrimination Against Christians
Keynote at OSCE High Level Conference on Tolerance and Non-Discrimination, Tirana, Albania Keynote Address by Dr Gudrun Kugler on behalf of the Observatory on Intolerance and Discrimination against Christians, Session 2 on May 21.
PM Berisha invites emigrants to return home and invest in Albania
Albanian Prime Minister Sali Berisha has invited emigrants to return home and invest in Albania, saying they would be exempt from paying taxes for a period of three to five years, Xinhua reported.Berisha made the pledge on Monday evening at an election rally introducing Democratic... The first thing you need to do is choose a news reader, if you ... (more)
Mon May 20, 2013
Political dialogue, civil society programmes help overcome regional divisions
With the conflicts that dominated life in the Balkans for years now in the past, academics, analysts and political leaders said the time has come to establish dialogue and co-operation to help citizens overcome the prejudices and stereotypes that have divided the region.
Albanian businesses pessimistic about economy, survey shows
A survey published by the American Chamber of Commerce in Albania reveals that the majority of its members saw an economic downturn in 2012 and expect worse in 2013.According to the survey which polled over 120 members of the chamber, who head some of the largest businesses in... The first thing you need to do is choose a news reader, if you ... (more)
Sun May 19, 2013
Tony Blair cashes in again... with a job in Albania: Former PM set to advise next government
Tony Blair has agreed to advise the next government of Albania in a deal which could be worth millions of pounds.
Sat May 18, 2013
Youth unemployment in Alabania is over 22%
"Each morning, I wake up with the joy of having a job to support my family. In the future, I want to open my own small salon."Eighteen year old Eriona like many of her peers in Albania had a difficult time finding employment once she had completed her... The first thing you need to do is choose a news reader, if you already don't have one.
Fri May 17, 2013
Albanian control system of an EMS/Transmission System Operator launched by Italy's ABB
Albania's Prime Minister Sali Berisha attended the inauguration of the new TSO control, SCADA / EMS Dispatch Centre.
Thu May 16, 2013
OSCE opened an election observation mission to monitor the 23 June parliamentary elections in Albania
The OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights today formally opened an election observation mission to monitor the 23 June parliamentary elections in Albania.ODIHR was invited by the government of Albania to observe the elections.The mission is headed by... The OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights today formally ... (more)
Albanian PM claims that opposition lost EU cash branded 'false'
Albanian Prime Minister Sali Berishas allegations that the opposition forfeited hundreds of millions of euro by blocking Albanias EU candidate status are just political rhetoric, an expert said.Apart from being granted EU candidate status, there other conditions which need to be... The first thing you need to do is choose a news reader, if you ... (more)
New custom terminal in Tirana Albania underway
Albania's Premier Berisha inaugurated the new customs terminal of Tirana, Vora - Rinas.
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UN: 14 Iranian exiles moved from Iraq to Albania
The first exiles from an Iranian opposition group have moved to Albania from a camp near Baghdad as part of a relocation process, the United Nations said Thursday, a step toward defusing an explosive dispute left over from the Iran-Iraq war of the 1980s and the U.S.-led ousting of the regime of Saddam Hussein.
Tue May 14, 2013
OSCEs Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights will...
The long-term observer mission from the OSCEs Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights will monitor the Albanian election campaign ahead of parliamentary polls next month.
Norwegian company Statkraft's Hydropower spa builds the first plant...
Abania's Prime Minister Sali Berisha attended the inauguration of the commencement of works for the construction of hydropower Banja Gramsh, the Norwegian company Statkraft.
Mon May 13, 2013
Extremists exploit poverty, youth in recruiting efforts
Extremist organisations in the Balkans are using a variety of factors to exploit poverty and youth in the effort to attract new members.
Muslims: Murder must not be motivated by religion
The recent killing of an elderly Muslim man in Albania highlights the growing trend of pinning religious motives to crimes, an action that goes against moderate Islamic beliefs, experts said.