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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.
Sat May 11, 2013
EU urges Albania to protect industrial and intellectual property
Albanians buy Chinese-made fireworks at a popular street market in Tirana. Counterfeit products are mainly imported from Turkey and China, Albania's Consumer Association said.
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Albania passes LGBT-inclusive hate crimes law
Passed by the Albanian parliament on May 4, the new law amends the country's existing criminal code to add LGBT protections not previously offered in the law.
Fri May 10, 2013
Tirex hires Lorenco to conduct a survey of the boundaries of its Albanian mining licenses
Tirex Resources Ltd. has engaged Lorenco & CO., a civil engineering company in Tirana, Albania to conduct a survey of the boundaries of its mining licenses.
Albanian PM expresses enthusiasm for early completion of Tirana-Elbasan highway and tunnel
Albania's Premier Berisha inspected the progress of works of Tirana-Elbasan highway and tunnel this week.
Thu May 09, 2013
Water Supply and Sanitation Project, in Orikum Albania, underway
Albania's Prime Minister Sali Berisha is in Vlora district to attend the inauguration events of some public and private works there.PM Berisha went to Orikum municipality in the beginning and attended the kick-off works for building the Sewerage Treatment Plant.
Wed May 08, 2013
Albania holidays: Beaches and bargains in Europe's hidden secret
Remember Albania? The crackpot Communist country where they used to cut your hair at the airport if it was too long? Where they hated everything Western, but went crazy over Norman Wisdom films? Once upon a time, the only tourists it welcomed were serious-minded students of Stalinism.
Tue May 07, 2013
Hochtief sells airport units, including Athens International, to Canada's PSP to focus on building
Hochtief AG agreed to sell its airports division to Public Sector Pension Investment Board of Canada as GermanyA's largest construction company narrows its focus to building.
Albania Registers MP Candidates Before Polls
Albania's political parties registered their lists of candidates for the June 23 parliamentary elections ahead of the midnight deadline on Monday.
Mon May 06, 2013
Albania: Parliament passes gay hate crime legislation
Albania has amended its criminal code to cover crimes committed on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity, Gay Star News reports.