Failed attempt to arrest Adriatik Llalla after police cannot find him in his residence

Officers from Tirana’s Police Department headed to the former Chief Prosecutor’s residence, with plans to execute a court issued warrant ordering his arrest, but...

Panel on Open Balkan: ‘Rama massacred Kosovo in the name of petty interests’, ‘He’s not a traitor, he’s a trader’

Democratic MP, Kreshink Collaku and geopolitics experts, Teuta Vodo went back and forth on the ‘Open Balkan’ initiative. According to Collaku, Rama has severely damaged...

Bushati: Basha is now under Kim’s wing, Haxhiu: Berisha lost the battle

During tonight’s political commentary talk-show ‘Shock’ on Euronews Albania, analysts Andi Bushati and Baton Haxhiu shared their opposing views regarding the way the head...

US ambassador reacts to 2-year prison sentence issued to former prosecutor Llalla

The US ambassador to Albania, Yuri Kim has reacted after today’s verdict made by the Special Appeals Court, which decided to uphold the previous...

Death count and hospital admissions on the rise as seven die in Albania

COVID-19 took the lives of 7 citizens in the past 24 hours in Albania, as the Ministry of Health confirmed that a total of...

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Panel on reciprocity dispute: ‘Could end up being a boomerang’,’Time for Kosovo to escape the existential complex’

During his appearance on Euronews Albania’s panel show ‘Now’, analyst Agon Maliqi stated that the Kurti administration should be shown support regarding its recent...

Albanians are paid the lowest minimum wage in the region, Montenegrins take the lead  

If you work in Albania, your monthly wage is the lowest in the entire Balkan region. In 2021, the government raised the minimum wage...

Nikolla visits Kosovo: Let’s work together to let the whole world know about Serbia’s crimes

Albania will use all international mechanisms to make sure that the whole world knows about the ethnic cleansing of Kosovo Albanians at the hand...
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2-years behind bars for Adriatik Llalla, Appeal Court upholds previous ruling

The Special Appeal Court ruled to uphold an earlier decision that sent former Prosecutor General Adriatik Llalla to two years behind bars, as well...

Kurti’s offer to Serbia: Let’s both remove temporary license plates

Kosovo has expressed its willingness to engage in a dialogue with Serbia and proposed that both countries remove the temporary license plates. This was confirmed...

Technical Committee of Experts recommends extending current COVID-19 measures

The Technical Committee of Experts has recommended upholding the actual COVID-19 preventative measures. The director of the Public Healthcare Institute, Albana Fico, noted that 33%...

Basha responds to Berisha: No referendum for his ousting

In a brief communication with the media, the head of the largest opposition party Lulzim Basha responded to accusations made earlier by Sali Berisha...

President Meta calls on Kosovo-Serbia to lower tensions and uphold agreements

President Ilir Meta declared that the preservation of sovereignty and territorial integrity are key factors for the consolidation of peace, security, and stability in...

President Osmani meets Stoltenberg: Kosovo has implemented the Brussels agreement

The President of Kosovo and foreign affairs minister met NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg at the UN Assembly. Recent developments in Kosovo and dialogue with Serbia...

DP’s mayoral candidate? Bogdani: Tirana needs an essential change

Gerti Bogdani, a member of the Democratic Party’s presidency, told Euronews Albania that he is ready to enter the municipal race if he has...

Luciano Boci: We’ll summon government representatives over ‘media police’

“The greatest harm is in establishing a media police as foreseen by this agency”. These were the words used by Luciano Boci, an MP...

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Having 73% of the population immune, insufficient, says epidemiologist

Epidemiologist Genc Sulcebe said on ‘Now with Erla Mehilli’ that having 73% of the population immune, as revealed by recent research from the Academy...

Did Rama defend Kosovo? Bushati: Reluctance to react, strange

Analyst Andi Bushati said on tonight’s Shock on Euronews Albania that he saw some hesitation in PM Edi Rama’s declaration over the recent dispute...

How much did political parties spend on the election campaign?

The Socialist Party spent around €1.4 million for the election campaign ahead of the national polls held on April 25. This figure is three...

Sali Berisha in Fier: I’m sorry for having supported Lulzim Basha

Former Prime Minister and co-founder of the Democratic Party Sali Berisha was greeted by a warm welcome in Fier. Berisha was accompanied by Flamur Noka...

EU envoy calls for restraint and allow free movement in Kosovo-Serbia dispute

The implementation of the reciprocity principle has strained the relations between Kosovo and Serbia even further. Prime Minister Albin Kurti met the ambassadors of...

7 dead from COVID-19 in Albania, single-day cases on the rise

Seven people died from COVID-19 attributed complications over the past 24 hours. The Ministry of Health that 872 tested positive, after conducting 5,175 tests. The...

Former MP who refused salary explains why he also renounced post-mandate benefits

His decision to refuse a salary, or any other benefit bestowed from his seat in parliament, triggered a debate two years ago. This is...

Officer investigating police misconduct sacked following German authorities drug probe

In Albania, he was investigating police officers suspected of various misconducts, while he was personally under the radar of German authorities for being involved...

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PM Rama speaks on Kosovo’s row with Serbia over license plates

Prime Minister Edi Rama has spoken about the recent wave of tensions between Kosovo and Serbia after the former decided to implement the principle...

Seven dead from COVID-19 in Kosovo

Seven citizens died from COVID-19 on Tuesday in Kosovo. The daily figures are reported by the Health Ministry, who also confirmed that 137 citizens tested...

Earthquake tremors felt in Tirana

A 3.9 magnitude earthquake was felt in Tirana, according to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC). A few days ago, several quakes struck the country’s north,...

World Peace Day: Rama and Meta commemorate fallen soldiers and peacekeeping missions

On September 21st countries around the world, observe the International Day of Peace. PM Edi Rama and president Ilir Meta both shared their thoughts...

MIA, a ministry of propaganda meant to snoop on citizens, warns BIRN journalist

Investigative journalist, Gjergj Erebara warned against the newly formed government agency focused on media and information, calling it “a ministry of propaganda and mass...

13.5% of Albanians can’t afford medical checkups, finds EUROSTAT

13.5% of Albanians lack the financial resources to meet their basic health needs, like getting regular checkups or other physical examinations, due to high-priced...

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Vucic calls meeting of Security Council to discuss over ‘license plate reciprocity’

An emergency meeting of the Security Council that was called by President Aleksandar Vucic has begun in Serbia, following the difficult situation prompted by...

We might need to add more categories of those obligated to get a vaccine, says doctor

Member of the Technical Committee of Experts, Alban Ylli told Euronews Albania that it shouldn’t be a surprise, if in the future, the government...

Petkovic on ‘license plate reciprocity’: Serbian nation won’t keep silent

Petar Petkovic, director of the so-called Serbian Office for Kosovo has reacted to yesterday’s decision made by the Government of Kosovo to change the...

New COVID-19 case count drops drastically in Kosovo

During the last 24 hours, Kosovo reported a drastic drop in new COVID-19 infections. The Ministry of Health said that 6 citizens lost their lives...

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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...

Vaccination in universities to continue through the month of October

Vaccination for students and professors in public and private universities around the country, will continue through the entire month of September and it will...

Which degrees risk shutting down at the University of Tirana?

Bachelors’ teaching degrees in chemistry, physics, philosophy and history have seen a decline in applications by 20%, mainly because the average to get in...

Vucic reacts to ‘license plate reciprocity’ dispute with Kosovo

The Serbian president, Aleksandar Vucic reacted to today’s decision taken by Kosovo authorities that served to escalate the already high-tension relations between both countries. In...

Union head holds government accountable, calls out 30 abusive permits in his city

According to the President of the Confederate of Syndicates, Kol Nikollaj, the government is responsible for the current issues facing miners in Albania. Nikollaj argued,...

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Rama’s third cabinet gets green light in Parliament

On Thursday, the ruling majority and opposition are set to debate over the new government’s program. The Democratic Party is calling on PM Edi...

Rama outlines his third-term government plan in Parliament  

PM Edi Rama is giving his speech during Thursday’s plenary session, which will be focused on the presentation of Rama’s III government program followed...

Rama: As of June 1, single-use plastic bags will be banned

During his presentation of his administration’s plan for the next four years in power, PM Edi Rama stated that starting from June 1st 2022,...

Berisha calls on Basha to resign: He’s been losing for 8 years

Former prime minister and co-founder of the Democratic Party begin today his national tour from Tirana to meet with party supporters. Berisha described the tour...

COVID-19 in Albania: 6 dead, 942 new confirmed cases

Albania reported 6 deaths and 942 new COVID-19 cases, after testing over 5,700 citizens. Over the past 24 hours, 832 citizens recovered from the virus,...

Only 23% satisfied with their family’s economic status, Socialists more optimistic

Euronews Albania’s Barometer discovered that only 23.3% of citizens are satisfied with their family’s economic status. Those who responded “very good” comprised only 1.1% of...