Albania launches open vaccination month, amid rising infections

Over the last 24 hours, 40 citizens tested positive to COVID-19, bringing the total number of active infections across the country to 421. The number...

Kurti: ‘Open Balkan’ leaves space to Russian and Chinese meddling

Kosovo’s Prime Minister Albin Kurti commented on Sunday the meeting between Edi Rama, Aleksandar Vucic, and Zoran Zaev, and the Open Balkan initiative. For...

Kosovo men in search of WWII aircraft at the bottom of Lake Ohrid

A British aircraft that was shot down during World War II and is now found at the bottom of Lake Ohrid got the attention...

Reporter shares story of 11-year-old girl rescued from Al-Hol camp in Syria

Taulant Koplikaj, a reporter that has been inside the Syrian refugee camps during rescue missions of several Albanian citizens, said that currently at Roj...

“Uncooperative”, Anti-Terror chief: Over 30 people still stranded at Al-Hol

The chief of the Anti-Terror department at the Albanian State Police, Gledis Nano, told the media that there are around 30 Albanian nationals at...

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14 minors repatriated from Syrian camps, Rama: Dangerous operation

14 children and 5 women stranded for quite some time in Syrian camps have now safely been returned to Albania. Prime Minister Edi Rama, along...

14 children stranded in Syria’s infamous camp to be repatriated

14 children and 5 women stranded in one of Syria’s war camps will soon be repatriated. The rescue mission was carried by Albanian and...

Ragmi Mustafi: Vucic is hostile towards Albanians from Presevo Valley

The relations between the Serbian government and ethnic Albanians from the Presevo Valley remain strained. The president of Albanian National Minority Council in Serbia,...
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State Commissioner calls on parties to pay fines, or else face sanctions

106 parties were fined by the Central Election Commission (CEC) after failing to report their revenues and expenditures in 2020. Now, they risk being...

President Biden thanks Kosovo for late son’s award

The President of the United States Joe Biden said that his family was touched by the medal awarded to his late son Beau Biden...

National Theater to become property of the municipality of Tirana, decides government

The Albanian government has decided to pass the ownership of the land where the National Theatre once stood to the municipality of Tirana. The draft...

Albania records 37 new COVID-19 cases, no deaths reported

The Ministry of Health announced that 37 citizens tested positive over the last 24 hours, while the number of active cases across the country...

Former prime minister Berisha reacts to declaration of US Ambassador

Albanian former prime minister Sali Berisha said that the remarks of US Ambassador Yuri Kim to “distance itself” from him are “offensive”. According to him,...

Government opens tender race for construction of new Saranda airport

The Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy has launched the race that will see a company win the tender for the construction of the new...

Ninth member of High Court decreed by Albanian President

President Ilir Meta has decreed Asim Vokshi as the new member of the High Court of Albania. The recent appointment brings the court its ninth...

US Embassy calls on DP to disassociate from Berisha: A tragedy if the party were to eat grass for the sake of one man

The Ambassador of the United States in Albania, Yuri Kim, maintained a clear stance after meeting with the leader of the Democratic Party Lulzim...

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Open Balkan initiative conveys a dangerous message, says deputy premier

The deputy Prime Minister of Kosovo as well as diplomatic chief Donika Gërvalli has called the regional initiative “Open Balkan” as something “dangerous” as...

Land where once stood the National Theater to pass to Municipality of Tirana, learns Euronews Albania

The ownership of the land where once stood the National Theater will be transferred to the Municipality of Tirana. After a ruling of the Constitutional...

Supreme State Audit to probe into fire response authorities over recent wildfires

The Supreme State Audit (KLSH) is investigating all the chain of institutions responsible for wildfire intervention activities across all the cities where flames are...

2 opponents have set out the red lines for Rama, says member of DP Group

Edvin Kulluri, member of ‘Group for DP’ said on Euronews Albania’s ‘Raw Politics’ that even though he’s on his third term in government, PM...

Rama met Vucic 3 times this year but Kurti none, says VV member

Member of the Leadership of the Movement for Self-Determination (LVV), Arber Zaimi told Euronews Albania that Edi Rama should’ve principally spoken with Kosovo regarding...

COVID-19, Albania registers highest number of daily cases in 2 months  

This Thursday, authorities reported the highest number of confirmed daily cases in the past 2 months. In the last 24 hours, our country has identified...

Basha petitions Rama to talk to Vucic about the ‘ethnic-cleansing of Albanians in Serbia’

The Chair of the Democratic Party, Lulzim Basha held a meeting with the Mayor of the Commune of Bujanovc, Nagib Arifi, the main focus...

Brown bear rescued in Kukes after being stuck in a trap for 3-days

A brown bear was salvaged by a rescue team, in the village of Xhaferaj in Kukes, where he had been stuck in a trap...

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What did Rama, Zaev and Vucic agree to in Skopje?

Two memorandums of understanding and one interstate agreement were signed today at the Economic Forum for Regional Cooperation in Skopje between Prime Minister Edi...

Albanians rank first in the region for asylum applications in the EU

Data from the European Institute of Statistics rank Albania among the 30 countries with the highest number of asylum applications per capita. France is the...

Rama, Vucic and Zaev sign cooperation agreement in line with the Open Balkan initiative

The Economic Forum for Regional Cooperation held today in Skopje concluded with the signing of an agreement and two memorandums of cooperation between Albania,...

Rama: Regional cooperation brings us closer to the EU

Prime Minister Edi Rama defended the idea of a closer regional economic cooperation as the “right initiative”, but also “delayed”. The region cannot continue to...

New name of Balkan Mini-Schengen revealed

Sources near Euronews Albania have confirmed that the new name of the so-called Balkan mini-Schengen will be “Open Balkan”. The argument behind the new name...

In 2023 there will be no borders between our countries, Vucic says

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said that Albania, North Macedonia, and Serbia must stand united in order to increase the level of economic cooperation among...

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Zaev: A new wind of cooperation is blowing today in Skopje

“A new wind of cooperation is blowing today in Skopje”, were the opening remarks of North Macedonia’s Zoran Zaev at the Economic Forum in...

Rama, Vucic, Zaev meet up for Balkan’s economy; Kosovo, Bosnia, Montenegro left out

Kosovo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Montenegro did not receive an invitation to participate in the Economic Forum for Regional Cooperation taking place on Thursday...

Basha’s defamation lawsuit against mayor Veliaj postponed

The Special Court convened today for the first time to review a defamation lawsuit filed by the leader of the Democratic Party Lulzim Basha...

Massive wildfires in Karaburun Peninsula, locals call on military to step in

For the past three days, forests in the peninsula of Karaburn in southern Albania, have been smothered by wildfires. Hectares of land are being...

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Majlinda Bregu: The integration process has lost its old charm

Countries of the Western Balkans haven’t shown efficacy in absorbing sufficient projects and funds from the European Union. These were the remarks expressed by the...

New law on foreign nationals makes it easier to obtain a residence permit in Albania

There are currently around 13 500 foreigners living and working in the Republic of Albania, who are equipped with a residence permit. The Brazilian Pastor,...

Prime Minister Kurti: Kosovo is winning the battle against the pandemic

The Prime Minister of Kosovo Albin Kurti said that Kosovo is “winning the battle against COVID-19”. Standing at the podium of the Assembly, Kurti noted...

15-year-old Nansi Haxhiu, the champion of an endangered sport in Albania

When her Physical Education teacher suggested Nansi Haxhiu to join a sport, the then 10-year-old girl saw it as a ‘long shot’. 5 years...

Lt. Col. Erol Munir: Albania will receive two “Black Hawks” of its own in 2023

NATO has no "concrete plans" to build another military site in Albania, apart from the Kuçova airbase, and the Albanian government will receive several...

Nermin Shurdha, the Albanian economist who paints and decorates the walls of Shkodra

In the city of Shkodra, everyone knows Nermin Shurdha, an economist who is in love with art and each time she is given the...

Hundreds march against sexual abuse in Albania

Hundreds of citizens have turned out to marches across Albania, protesting against the sexual abuse and harassment of women in the country. With placards in...

Former PM Berisha sues U.S Secretary of State, Antony Blinken

The former PM of Albania Sali Berisha is currently holding a press conference regarding the decision of the US Department of State, which one...

LGBTIQ+ activists in Tirana form a heart in the middle of Mother Theresa square | No comment

A group of members of the LGBTIQ+ community, as well as activists in Tirana, formed a heart in the middle of ‘Mother Theresa’ square,...

European weeks | Soreca joins in on the traditional ‘Pogonishte’ dance and taste-tests some rakija  

The head of the EU delegation in Tirana, Luigi Soreca accompanied by several other ambassadors of EU members states in our country are closing...

No comment | Incredible views from Prespa and the Dalmatian Pelican

Incredible footage from Prespa, where the census of the Dalmatian Pelican is currently being conducted. This bird is very dear to the locals as...

Violent confrontation after attack against Kosovo’s Government building, 4 activists arrested

Four activists of the Social-Democratic Party have been arrested by the Police of Kosovo, after inciting and participating in a physical confrontation with law-enforcement...

Albania ‘could start’ accession talks without North Macedonia, confirms EU Commissioner Várhelyi

Albania and North Macedonia have until now been treated as one undivided body on the road to the European Union integration. However, the problems...

Tempers flared at Kosovo’s Parliament, PDK MP to Gervalla: ‘You’re a representative of Serbia’

Today’s plenary session in the Parliament of Kosovo was adjourned after several MPs of the Democratic Party of Kosovo (PDK) clashed with several of...

Defender 21, US ambassador Kim: ‘A great step forward for Albania’

This Tuesday, the biggest multinational military exercise ever taking place in Albania, commenced in the port of Durres. Albania is one of the 16...

Remarks against Thaçi and Veseli, activists vandalize car of deputy PM Gervalla

Several past remarks made by Donika Gervalla, who is today Kosovo’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, back in 2019 and 2020,...

Issues with the biometric identification devices delay the voting process in various counties

Problems with the device used for the biometric identification of voters have delayed the start of the voting process in various counties around the...

‘This is a great step forward’, Vucic shares photo with Rama and Zaev

Serbian president, Aleksandar Vucic has published a photo from his meeting with Albanian PM, Edi Rama and the primer of North Macedonia, Zoran Zaev. Their...

‘Minischengen doesn’t have our approval’, Kurti passes up on Skopje’s Economic Forum

The Office of the Kosovo Government has confirmed for Euronews Albania that PM Albin Kurti won’t be present at the Economy Forum of Skopje...

US embassy urges institutions to address OSCE’s electoral recommendations

Through a reaction on the latest report published by OSCE regarding the April 25th elections in Albania, the US embassy has called on all...

First victim in more than a month registered in Albania, due to COVID-19

Fatalities related to the COVID-19 virus are back in Albania since the last case happening more than a month ago, on June 26th. Based on...

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60 films in 6 days, female directors prominent in Prishtina Film Festival

Prishtina International Film Festival will be held from August 24th-29th and unlike the 2020 edition, which was organized online due to the COVID-19 pandemic,...

Passengers injured from tragic bus crash in Croatia in a stable condition, says MP

The passengers injured during the deadly bus crash in Croatia are in stable condition and are receiving all the necessary medical care. It was Albanian...

10 dead in tragic accident as bus going from Kosovo-Croatia swerves off the road

A passenger bus departing from Kosovo this morning heading to Croatia, met a tragic fate as local media report at least 10 victims and...

Nora Gjakova delivers Kosovo its second gold at the Tokyo Olympics

Kosovan judoka Nora Gjakova secured her country the second gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics. Her victory came after defeating French judoka Sarah-Léonie Cysique at...

Kosovan judoka wins the gold medal at the Olympics

Distria Krasniqi, a judoka from Kosovo, won the gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. Krasniqi defeated Japanese judoka Funa Tonaki in the grand finale...