Berisha addresses Parliament: Why don’t you dare speak on Serbia’s genocide in Kosovo?

Democratic Party leader Sali Berisha accused the ruling Socialist majority’s resolution on the Serbian genocide in Srebrenica of being double-standard. The current government, according to...

‘Berisha will speak last’, today’s protest agenda

So far, the situation at the Democratic Party seems calm, as we are only an hour away from today’s protest at Blvd. Deshmoret e...

North Macedonia shouldn’t refuse the French proposal, says Vucic

Serbian president Alexandar Vucic declared that North Macedonia should consider and not refuse the French proposal on the resolution of the dispute with Bulgaria,...

Lajcak: We’ve set up a meeting between Vucic-Kurti in July

EU’s Special Envoy for the Kosovo-Serbia dialogue, Miroslav Lajcak, declared that the purpose of his visit in Prishtina and Belgrade was to set up...

Roads that will close in Tirana for the opposition’s protest

The Democratic Party has asked Tirana’s Police for a 2-hour permit for today’s protest which will start at 19:00 – 21:00 CET. Through a public...


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Journalist Kastriot Myftaraj passes away at 60

This afternoon journalist Kastriot Myftaraj reportedly jumped from the 4th floor of his apartment building in the Ali Demi neighborhood in Tirana. The police have...

Opposition’s protest at 19:00, Berisha: Everything is possible

The protest was called by the opposition at the Blvd. Deshmoret e Kombit will take place today at 19:00. The Democratic Party has reportedly asked...

Provocative Serbian graffiti show up in North Mitrovica   

In the early morning hours of Thursday, July 7, several new graffiti showed in North Mitrovica bearing provocative messages. ‘Nema predaje, KM ostaje’ translating to...


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PHOTO | Skopje police arrest Albanian over protecting hotel at gunpoint against hooligans

Isuk Koka, who pointed a gun at hooligans in Skopje to protect his hotel has been arrested by Macedonian police. Journalist Ferikan Iljazi reported from...

Oil and gasoline prices go down again

The Transparency Board has once against published the new list of regulated prices for fuel in our country. Starting from this Thursday, oil will be...

2 dead from COVID-19 in Albania, new infections rise significantly

2 citizens lost their lives in the past 24 hours in Albania. The ministry of health said that 2.103 tests were conducted in the past...

Finland and Sweden in NATO, Parliament to ratify accession protocols tomorrow

During tomorrow’s plenum in the Albanian Parliament, 2 NATO protocols on the accession of Finland and Sweden will be ratified. The request to have the...

1.000 police officers deployed for tomorrow’s protest

The State Police has announced that it has started preparatory work in connection with the protest called by the Democratic Party, which will be...

KPA discharges Tirana’s District Appeals Judge, Elbana Lluri

This Wednesday, the Special Appeals Collegium (KPA) decided to discharge judge Elbana Lluri – a decision, which overturned the previous verdict made by the...

Kryemadhi’s incinerator denouncements, Ibrahimaj: Nothing new

The minister of finance Delina Ibrahimaj said that Monika Kryemadhi’s declarations on the incinerators are nothing new and are intentionally being said a few...

Rama: Serbia can’t give up on Russian gas just yet; the Balkans remain vulnerable

PM Edi Rama declared that Serbia can’t give up on Russian gas as of yet because it’s already too dependent on it. Rama gave this...













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Rama: Putin is weaponizing lack of food; war forces the EU together

PM Edi Rama declared that Russian President Vladimir Putin is using the lack of food supply as a deadly weapon. Rama gave this statement to...

European Parliament adopts resolution on mutual recognition between Kosovo-Serbia

This Wednesday, the European Parliament adopted the resolution which said that the ultimate agreement between Kosovo and Serbia must be mutual recognition between both...

Public school teachers to get a 6% pay raise

Wages for public school teachers will go up by 6%. This is what minister of education Evis Kushi said today after a government meeting. Kushi...

EU strongly opposes a possible tax amnesty in Albania

The European Union has taken a stand against the current draft bill that would allow for a temporary tax amnesty in Albania. Through an official...

Why do some Macedonians fear the French proposal?

Kristijan Benito is one of the protestors in North Macedonia who has been sleeping under the open sky for the past 4 days due...

Michel: First IGC would happen within days of N.Macedonia accepting French proposal

If North Macedonia decides to accept the French proposal for the resolution of its dispute with Bulgaria, the First Intergovernmental Conference would be held...

Public officials’ wealth, Alibeaj: Authorities must react faster to cases of conflict of interest

During today’s discussions regarding the annual report of the High Inspectorate of Wealth Audit and Declaration, DP’s caucus chairman, Enkeljed Alibeaj, asked this institution...

In 2025, Albania will have 3 international airports, says Balluku

During his discussion with Dutch businessmen in The Netherlands, the minister of energy and infrastructure, Belinda Balluku, declared that until 2025, there will be...

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Kosovo to participate in the Women’s Tennis World Cup

The Women’s Tennis World Championship known as ‘Billie Jean King Cup’, is being held in Skopje, North Macedonia from July 4 – 10th, 2022. Kosovo...

More crime during 2021, Tirana ranks first

Over 21 thousand citizens faced issues that led them to the criminal justice system in 2021. Based on data from the cases submitted to our...

Tirana Incinerator, Kryemadhi: SPAK must be a better referee

SMI leader, Monika Kreymadhi, declared that today she will be filing all receipts from Tirana’s incinerator to SPAK. “PM Edi Rama lied during his deposition...

Rama: Large oil and gas reserves have been discovered in Albania

During his visit to the Netherlands, PM Edi Rama held a discussion with Dutch businessmen who have invested in Albania, during which he said...

Oil and gasoline prices go up again

The Transparency Board published the new list of regulated prices for fuel products. Starting from Tuesday, the retail price for oil will be 252 ALL...

Dutch PM: We support the French proposal for N.Macedonia

The Dutch PM Mark Rutte declared that the Netherlands supports the French proposal for the resolution of the dispute between North Macedonia and Bulgaria. Rutte...

What are the main challenges ahead of Prime Minister Edi Rama's third mandate?

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2 dead due to COVID-19 in the last 24 hours in Albania

The ministry of health has published its latest report in the past 24 hours, detailing the current epidemiologic situation in the country. 2 citizens have...

Kosovo issues a set of new sanctions against Russia

Kosovo’s government has decided to impose a set of new sanctions against Russia following its military aggression in Ukraine. Deputy PM Donika Gervalla said that...

Hospital autonomy, doctors can now offer paid after-hour services

Public hospital doctors in Albania will now have the possibility to offer their services to patients after hours in exchange for a fixed payment. This...

July 19 trial, Salianji: I’ve presented the proof of my innocence

On July 18, Tirana’s District Court of Appeals is set to hold the trial for the ‘Babale’ files. Democratic MP Ervin Salianji said today that...

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Vucic: We’re here to discuss our European future

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic reiterated ahead of the meeting with EU leaders in Brussels that the members of the Open Balkan countries decided to...

Rama calls EU’s stance on Bulgaria ‘shameful’

Prime Minister Edi Rama criticized Thursday the approach of the European Union toward Bulgaria after the latter still refuses to lift the veto on...

8 injured after fire erupts in a building in Tirana

Eight people were injured after a fire broke out in the parking basement of a building in the Astir neighborhood in Tirana. Firefighters were called...

Parliament suspended after opposition MP unplugs microphone

Thursday's plenum was suspended after mounting tensions over a row on Kosovo's war veterans and a bill on minimum wage. Abelard Tahiri from the Democratic...

Man arrested after discovery of arms depot in Tirana

Police discovered Thursday evening a warehouse that was supposedly used to modify weapons in the Yzberisht neighborhood in Tirana. A man has been arrested and...

Demonstrators protest in front of PM Office against increased prices

The protest called a few days ago by civil society groups began around 6 PM at Skanderbeg Square. Protesters marched across the boulevard and to...

27-year-old man dead in car bombing on highway

A 27-year-old man was pronounced dead in the hospital on Saturday after an explosive put on his vehicle exploded while he was driving on...

Sazan Island fires extinguished, Euronews Albania heads to areas ravaged by flames

The fires at the Sazan Island have been extinguished, reported Euronews Albania correspondent in Vlora Ebrieta Macaj. The blaze was put out four days after...

Open Balkan Day 2: What are the agreements expected?

The Open Balkan meeting attended by five regional leaders commenced with a press conference in Ohrid, North Macedonia. Four agreements are expected to be signed...

At least 10 officers injured, 50 fans detained in chaos ahead of Conference League match

Chaotic situations have been reported across the Albanian capital, Tirana as Roma and Feyenoord football fans clashed with the police on Tuesday evening, one...

Exclusive | Camera footage shows moment cop fatally shoots colleague

Euronews Albania secured exclusive footage from inside the police station where a young police officer identified as Ludian Zaimi shot and killed on Monday...

CCTV shows masked person placing an explosive at a bar in Shkodra

A security camera recorded the moment when a person wearing a mask is seen approaching the door of a bar in Shkodra to place...

Dozens arrested after major SPAK raid in Tirana, Durres, Elbasan

SPAK conducted a major raid across several cities on Thursday. The operation tackling individuals allegedly involved in criminal gangs took place in Elbasan, Durres, and...

Exclusive footage shows crash that killed two Polish tourists

Two Polish tourists died on Friday in a road accident near Shkodra. The man behind the wheel that crashed with the motorcycle is a 27-year-old...

Bus driver in Tirana arrested for drunk driving

Police arrested on Friday a bus driver for driving under the influence of alcohol. Police officers administered two breath alcohol tests on the driver identified...

Yuri Kim meets Alibeaj: We value DP’s indispensable role for Albania

US Ambassador Yuri Kim said on Tuesday that she had a ‘very good discussion’ with the acting leader of the Democratic Party, Enkelejd Alibeaj. In...

Investigation underway after bank robbed at gunpoint in Prishtina

A second-tier bank was robbed on Friday morning in Prishtina. Three armed men entered one of the branches of the National Commercial Bank Kosovo and...

‘60% increase in visa applications from Albanians’, says US Embassy consular officer

The number of Albanian citizens looking to apply for US travel visas has increased significantly in the last few years. In an interview for Euronews...

3 injured after car plunges off overpass in Tirana

Three people were taken to the hospital on Thursday after a vehicle fell from an overpass into the ground near the Palace of Brigades...

Tirana in protest over increased prices

A group of citizens marched on Tuesday across the capital’s main boulevard to protest against increased prices. This is the ninth protest that takes place...

‘Halt Kurti’s terror’, Kosovo Serbs protest in North Mitrovica

A crowd of Kosovo Serb citizens gathered on Friday in North Mitrovica to protest against PM Albin Kurti’s decision to prohibit Serbia’s presidential and...

Albanians take the streets over fuel price hikes

Hundreds of citizens marched on Wednesday across the capital’s main boulevard after fuel prices climbed to an all-time high. Protesters are calling on the government...

Kosovo government building lights up in colors of Ukraine flag

The Prime Minister of Kosovo Albin Kurti announced Tuesday evening that the colors of the national flag of Ukraine will illuminate the government building...

Former Croatian President visits Mitrovica in tight security measures

Former Croatian President Stjepan Mesic visited the northern part of Mitrovica on Sunday accompanied by tight security measures. Asked by local media KosovaPress if the...

US and EU won’t impose the formation of a Serbian Republic in Kosovo

The United States and the European Union will not impose any Association model holding executive powers and are not interested in creating a Serbian...

Escobar and Lajcak meet President Osmani

The EU and US Special Envoys at the Kosovo-Serbia dialogue, respectively Miroslav Lajcak and Gabriel Escobar, started their three-day visit in Kosovo by meeting...

Residents of 5 Maji street protest against home demolitions

The residents of 5 Maji street, as well as from the nearby neighborhood of Lapraka, took the streets to protest against further demolitions. Citizens gathered...

Blanket of snow covers Albania’s southeastern regions

Albania’s southeastern regions woke up covered in snow on Saturday. According to data from the National Road Authority, snow reached up to 15-35 centimeters. All...

Exclusive footage of suspect placing explosives at doorway of Football Federation president

Euronews Albania has gotten ahold of exclusive footage showing the masked man who placed an explosive device at the front door of the residence...

‘I did jail time for you’, eggs thrown at Lulzim Basha by young demonstrators

Members of the Democratic Party’s Youth Forum staged a protest outside the building where Lulzim Basha was to attend an event with Democrat women. A...

23 years from the Racak Massacre, leaders pay tribute to the victims

Today marks 23 years from the Racak Massacre in Kosovo. On 15 January 1999, 45 ethnic Albanian civilians were brutally murdered. The former head of...

Quint countries call on Kurti to allow the Serbian referendum in Kosovo

France, Germany, Italy, the UK, the US, and the EU asked the Government of Kosovo to allow holding a Serb referendum in Kosovo mediated...

Government of Kosovo raises basic state pension to €100

The government of Kosovo announced that it will increase retirement pensions, in addition to raising the minimum pension to above €100. Finance minister Hekuran Murati...

Protest concludes as Berisha calls on protesters to disperse

14:24 – Berisha calls on protesters to disperse The protest to take over the Democratic Party has come to an end at around 14:20 after...

Tirana Riverside built upon ambiguity about fate of local Roma community

According to the project of world-renowned Italian architect Stefano Boeri, the 5 Maji street part of Administrative Unit 8, is expected to transform into...

Protestors rally against power cuts chanting on economy minister to resign

A group of citizens in Prishtina organized a protest against power outages that began last week as a result of the energy crisis in...

Protesters burn Serbian flags in rally called by former DP leader Sali Berisha

Protesters managed to climb on an electric pole and tear down Serbian flags hanged on the capital’s main boulevard as third Open Balkan meeting...

Court rules to leave former environment minister in prison

The Special Court against Corruption and Organized Crime ruled on Thursday to send the former minister to a pretrial detention center while pending trial. Judge...

Successful Roma entrepreneur receives EU award for promoting employment

After finishing high school, like many other youngsters, Fatos Koçi migrated to Greece in search of employment and that is where he learned all...

Bodies of Bulgaria bus crash victims’ flown to North Macedonia

Two military jets transported the bodies of the 45 travelers who died in the tragic bus crash in Bulgaria. Foreign affairs minister Bujar Osmani wrote...

Fight government attempts to intervene in journalists’ job, says Matthew Caruana Galizia

One of the first things to cross the mind when talking about crimes that went unpunished is the murder of Maltese journalist, Daphne Caruana Galizia, investigative...

Oil prices go down in Kosovo

The ministry of industry, entrepreneurship, and trade has decided to bring down the ceiling price for oil to 1.79 euros per liter, a decision...

Around 120 thousand citizens headed to the court in 2022

A high number of civil and criminal cases have been registered at First Instance Courts in Albania during the first half of the year. Around...

Kurti: If Serbia was an actual democracy, it wouldn’t be threatening the region

Kosovo’s PM Albin Kurti called Serbia a danger to peace in the region. Through a status posted on this social media account on July 4...

‘No more political trials’, Berisha: Stalinist processes will not make a comeback in Albania

The Democratic Party’s leader, Sali Berisha, deemed the trial against Democratic MP Ervin Salianji, a return to ‘Stalinist processes’. In a press statement, Berisha said...






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Are LED billboards turning into a major traffic hazard?

At intersections all over the capital city, one can find LED billboards, which advertise for different businesses willing to pay for them. But, according...

Dua Lipa wins Best Pop/R&B act at Brit Awards 2022

Albanian solo artist, Dua Lipa, won the Best Pop/R&B act during last night’s award ceremony for the 2022 Brit Awards. This is the 6th price...

Zelenskyy addresses the Albanian Parliament: Your stance reminds me of St. Theresa!

The Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy thanked the Albanian people for their support since the very start of Russia’s aggression. “I am grateful for the fact...

Rama accepts DP’s request to create a Special Commission for the Electoral Reform

Prime Minister Edi Rama has officially accepted a request made by the Democratic Party on establishing a Special Commission for the Electoral Reform. Sources reveal...

Backlash due to new government in N.Macedonia, former PM slams agreement with Bulgaria

The new government of North Macedonia has become a cause for discontent amongst many former officials, who used to hold government positions. The deputy incumbent...

Ukraine has yet to decide on Kosovo’s independence, said Ukranian ambassador

‘Ukraine is still uncertain on the issue of Kosovo's independence, even after the extensive support that has been shown in the last couple months’...

Lack of curb cuts add even more to the daily challenges of wheelchair strollers

Suela Lala, a differently-abled young woman, invited Euronews Albania to live one day in her shoes and see what it is like to move...

COVID test figures in huge disproportion to number of travellers from Albania

Private labs carried out 380.000 COVID tests in 2021. This figure makes up 4% of the number of travelers from Albania, where tests were a...

Kosovo artist opens exhibit in commemoration of 1,600 wartime missing persons

“The Grave is Better Than Not Knowing” is the title of the exhibit that opened on Thursday in Prishtina to cherish the memory of...

N. Macedonia to have an Albanian premier in the run-up to the elections, says Talat Xhafari

North Macedonia will have an Albanian prime minister 100 days ahead of the elections, with or without an interim government, said Talat Xhaferi for...

ALBANIA

Kosovo-Albania to lift borders every year during summer season

Citizens from Kosovo crossed the border to Albania this weekend without any checks by the border patrol. PM Edi Rama posted a status on his...

‘Run for Autism’ mini-marathon takes place in Kosovo

For the third year in a row, Kosovo is holding the humanitarian mini-marathon titled ‘Run for Autism 2022’ The 5-km marathon began at the main...

Infamous ‘Babale’ trial makes a comeback this Monday as Salianji appeals in court

Tomorrow, the infamous ‘Babale’ trials will return to Tirana’s District Appeals Court. The Democratic MP Ervin Salianji will take a stand along with journalist Jetmir...

Wildfire breaks out in Cerkovine, Vlora putting olive groves and fruit trees at risk

A large wildfire has broken out in the village of Cerkovine in Vlore. As a result, numerous olive groves and other fruit-bearing trees have been...

KOSOVO

Hysni Gucati ‘returns’ to Kosovo

Former KLA leader, Hysni Gucati has gone to Kosovo. Accompanied by numerous special EULEX forces, Gucati visited his sick mother at the QKUK health center,...