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Mediu: Opposition parties propose May 14 to hold the upcoming local election

The chairman of the Republican Party, Fatmir Mediu, said that the opposition parties as an alliance for change have proposed May 14 as the...

“600 thousand euros for leisure services”, Blushi’s denunciation of the Defense Ministry

The Secretary General of the Freedom Party, Tedi Blushi, denounced the ministry of defense during an interview with Euronews Albania, saying that it is...

Kim’s statements, Fevziu: I see her meetings with the opposition as a form of support

Journalist Bledi Fevziu said that he sees the meeting between the US ambassador in Tirana Yuri Kim and the head of the Freedom Party Ilir...

Meta: Freedom Party is open to cooperating with any opposition factor

The head of the Freedom Party, Ilir Meta, said in a press conference that he is open to cooperating with the entire opposition for...

Begaj meets with representatives of the opposition to settle on the date of the local election

This afternoon, a meeting is expected to take place between President Bajram Begaj and leaders of opposition parties. Fatmir Mediu, Dashamir Shehi, Vangjel Dule and...

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Energy-saving, Rama: Reasons why we could return to the price band

Prime Minister Edi Rama has revealed the reasons why we could be returning to the price band for energy consumption. In an interview for "Now"...

Internationals are not against fiscal amnesty, claims Rama

We are not against any international institution and any international partners." This is what Prime Minister, Edi Rama, said in an interview for the "Now"...

Rama: DP is funded with Russian money, only a handful of people know

Prime Minister Edi Rama declared that DP has been funded with Russian money. In his speech to Parliament, the head of government stated that a...

Final draft for the territorial reform, DP requests the addition of 33 municipalities

The Democratic Party has come up with concrete proposals regarding the new administrative division. Experts from the opposition have presented the final report, where they...

Albanians on the list of citizens deported the most from EU countries

Albanians remain on the list of the most deported citizens from countries of the European Union. According to Eurostat data, during the second quarter of...

Mass exodus of Albanian doctors to Germany, 3.500 have left in the past 10 years

The departure of doctors and nurses in recent years to Germany has become a serious problem. In just 10 years, 3500 professionals from the healthcare...

New official documents leaked by Iranian hackers

The so-called ‘Homeland Justice’ site has released another list of documents from the Albanian state police files. This time, they include a list of contingent...

Cyber-attacks, Noka: Hackers have obtained data from the TIMS and Memex systems

Democratic MP Flamur Noka, said after today’s meeting of the Security Council that the fact that the TIMS and Memex systems were hacked is...

Police: MEMEX has not been affected, the leaked data isn’t related to the database

The State Police announced that the MEMEX system has not been hacked and that the recently leaked data is not related to the database...

Millions behind the towers, in 2 years over 600 million euros worth of permits granted in Tirana

The value of construction permits granted in Tirana during 2020 and 2021 amounts to around 800 million euros. 327 million euros is the value of...

Far from territorial consensus, SP and DP also meet for the electoral reform

Monday, October 3, is expected to begin with a busy parliamentary agenda for Albanian legislators. The work will first start in the territorial reform commission...

No fatalities, 22 infected with COVID-19 in Albania

During the last 24 hours, no loss of life due to COVID-19 has been recorded in our country. The Ministry of Health said that 413...

SP seeks the votes of immigrants, Gjiknuri from Thessaloniki: You are decisive in the election

The upcoming local elections and the vote of immigrants were the focus of the meeting that the general secretary of the Socialist Party Damian...

Showers with solar heating; the govt opens the call, up to 168 thousand ALL per unit

The government has opened a call for all companies interested in selling water heating panels, as part of their energy saving campaign. First-hand importers or...

Calling for protests, MP Zhupa reveals decisions made by DP’s National Council

The Democratic MP Ina Zhupa, says that the DP is organizing protests of all kinds, with the aim of getting the most out of...

Bulgarian election underway, voting also held in Albania

Bulgarians at home and abroad are exercising their right to vote today and will be electing their new state legislators. 11,845 polling stations have opened...

Second to last in the region, economic growth stalls in the second quarter of the year

Economic growth in the second quarter of the year is below the EBRD forecast for 2022. The EBRD reduced the economic growth of the region...

‘Albania’s position is clear’, Peleshi reacts after Russia’s annexations

The Minister of Defense, Niko Peleshi, has reacted regarding the annexation of four regions of Ukraine by Russia. Through a post on his Facebook page,...

Rama does not have the votes to pass the fiscal amnesty bill, claims Berisha

The chairman of the Democratic Party, Sali Berisha, says that Prime Minister Edi Rama does not have enough votes to pass the fiscal amnesty...

Meta: The government’s decision on energy proved the non-existence of ERE

The head of the Freedom Party, Ilir Meta, said that the government's decision to increase the price of energy and then withdraw from this...

48 infected, no fatalities from COVID-19 in Albania

Out of 670 tests carried out in the last 24 hours, 48 ​​citizens have been infected with COVID-19 in Albania. No fatalities were reported. 51 people...

Berisha: I won’t meet with Yuri Kim if she doesn’t apologize and start respecting DP’s vote

Chairman of the Democratic Party, Sali Berisha, declared that the US ambassador in Tirana, Yuri Kim, should apologize to him and Democrats, regarding a...

Albanian Foreign Ministry: We condemn the ‘sham’ referendums organized by Russia

The Foreign Minister has announced that Albania condemns the ‘sham’ referendums organized by Russia in Ukraine and will not recognize their predetermined results. In a...

Over 1.500 euros per square meter, the 3 most expensive areas in Tirana

The average price of a square meter in 2021 in Tirana was 1100 to 1200 euros. Currently, this price is more than 1550 euros....

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Unauthorized constructions increased by 10% in 2021, reports the prosecution

In 2021, constructions without permission increased by 10%. The figure is based on the annual report of the Prosecutor General’s Office on the state...

No victims, 44 infected with COVID-19 in Albania

Out of 608 tests conducted in the last 24 hours in Albania, 44 people have been confirmed to have contracted COVID-19. No casualties have been...

Economics professor: Fiscal amnesty will disrupt the rules of the game for businesses

Economics professor Selami Xhepa said that the fiscal amnesty will completely disrupt the rules of the game for all businesses. Chambers of commerce have also...

Unauthorized constructions, Salianji: The oligarchs aren’t being affected, they are trying to hide their tracks

Democratic MP Ervin Salianji said in a statement to the press that the government does not provide any information about the constructions that have...

1.2 billion ALL fictitious invoices / Taxes reveal the VAT fraud scheme

The Tax Directorate has revealed the VAT fraud scheme. In the Tax notice, it is underlined that 17 people were involved in operating this...

Fiscal amnesty, Ibrahimaj: There is a long list of individuals who do not benefit

The Minister of Finance and Economy, Delina Ibrahimaj, stated that the fiscal amnesty bill includes a very long list of exemptions for groups of...

Begaj meets Kim: We discussed the justice reform and security issues

President Bajram Begaj met at noon today with the US ambassador in Tirana, Yuri Kim. The news was made known by the head of state...

Fiscal amnesty, EU for Euronews Albania: Concerned about the current draft

Euronews Albania has asked the office of the European Union, if it has changed its position regarding the fiscal amnesty. In response, it is said...

Turkey seeks extradition of ‘cryptocurrency boss’

Elbasan Prosecutor's Office has filed the request for extradition to Turkey of Faruk Fatih Ozer, at the First Instance Court. The Turkish justice authorities have...

Vllaznia women’s team makes history by qualifying for the Champions League

The Albanian women's football team of Vllaznia has qualified for the Champions League. As a result, they will have the chance to play amongst the 16...

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Berisha meets with the unions: Government is a fraud, Albania under dramatic circumstances

The increase in prices and the energy crisis were the focus of Berisha's conversation with union representatives earlier today. This Wednesday, the chief democrat brought...

DP submits to Parliament the draft bill on lustration

The vice-president of the Democratic Party, Oerd Bylykbashi, submitted the draft law on lustration to the Albanian Parliament. In a statement to the press, Bylykbashi...

They scammed foreigners, police arrest administrator and manager of a Call Center

2 people have been arrested by the police in Shkodër and three others have been prosecuted, as they are accused of deceiving foreign citizens...

Did he meet Tom Doshi at the Prime Minister’s Office? Edi Rama responds

Prime Minister Edi Rama stated that he is not aware of the fact that his former political ally, Tom Doshi, appeared inside the premises...

Meta: Rama is lying about the high energy prices, you’re being overcharged

The chairman of the Freedom Party, Ilir Meta, considered the statements of Prime Minister Edi Rama that they will not affect the price of...

Rama administration decides on salary increases; these are the categories that will benefit

Prime Minister Edi Rama declared after the meeting of the Council of Ministers that there will be salary increases for several categories. In a statement...

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Rama replies to Kim: I reject the language used; a fog is being created that only benefits criminals

Prime Minister, Edi Rama, has refused to give an answer regarding the statement made a few days ago by the US ambassador in Tirana,...

Rama talks about his relations with Erdogan: He cannot give orders in Albania

Prime Minister Edi Rama declared that the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, did not influence the government's decision to close the Turkish college...

‘Photomontage’, Rama: Iranian hackers didn’t leak the MEMEX system

Prime Minister Edi Rama, stated that the document was published by Iranian hackers this Monday, is not related to the MEMEX system of the...

Kosovo approves the extension of emergency measures for the energy sector

On Monday, with 61 votes in favor, the Parliament of Kosovo approved the government's request to extend the emergency measures for energy supply for...

Alibeaj: Fiscal amnesty is unacceptable; it turns Albania into a ‘den’ of crime

Democratic MP Enkelejd Alibeaj said that he stands against the fiscal amnesty, an initiative undertaken by the government that has yet to be approved...

Milaim Zeka: Exchange of territories, the only solution for Kosovo

Analyst Milaim Zeka says that the best solution for a dialogue agreement between Kosovo and Serbia is the exchange of territories. In an interview for...

‘Kosovo should be in the Open Balkans’, Zeka: Only the politically ignorant disagree

nalyst Milaim Zeka said that Kosovo’s place is in Open Balkan. In an interview for Euronews Albania, Zeka said that only anti-nationalists and ignorant people...

Census registration kicks off in Preshevo, Medvegja, and Bujanoc, Basha addresses citizens

The former head of the Democratic Party, Lulzim Basha, called on citizens in Presheva, Medvegja, and Bujanoc to register themselves and their family members...

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Serbia €1180 euros, Kosovo and Albania have the lowest wages in the region

This October, the government decided to increase the salaries for police officers, guards, guards, firefighters, and the public administration in theaters and cultural institutions. Also,...

How did the ‘controversial files’ of former State Security disappear?  

Director of the Files Authority, Genta Sula, said during an interview for "Now" with Erla Mehilli that one of the main concerns of the...

Kreshnik Spahiu’s message to young people: Germany’s not all fun and games; it’s not a good life

Lawyer Kreshnik Spahiu said that Albanians who work in Germany illegally lead very difficult lives. During his appearance on Euronews Albania’s NOW, Spahiu said that...

Czech Foreign Minister: We still don’t have a date for Kosovo’s visa liberalization

The Foreign Minister of the Czech Republic, Jan Lipavsky, stated that efforts are being made to push forward the process of visa liberalization for...

Abuse at Saranda’s orphanage, minor: The teacher hit me with a stick

A minor who stayed at the "Vangjel Pulla" orphanage in Saranda told "SOT" on Euronews Albania about an episode when she was raped. She recounted...

Sexual abuse in Saranda’s orphanage, mother: I reported it to the police

In the children's home "Vangjel Pulla" in Saranda, 3 children have been abused. The mother of the children reported the sexual abuse against her minor...

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Turkish school closure, Rama: Neither the Turks nor the Americans can pressure me

Prime Minister Edi Rama denied that there was any pressure from Turkish President Erdogan to close the Turkish college in Tirana. In a statement to...

Albania-Iceland match, police reveal the roads that are blocked in the capital

The Tirana police have drawn up a plan of measures to maintain order and security, before, during, and after the football match between Albania...

Apollonia Park, out of 141 000 visitors, 93 thousand were foreigners in 2021

A high number of tourists has been recorded even in September in the archaeological park of Apollonia. According to park employees, what is noticeable...

DoS: Sanctions, a tool to eradicate corruption in the Western Balkans

The spokesperson of the US Department of State, Ned Price, stated earlier today that one of the goals of the United States in the...
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