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Soros and Gulen “enemies” of the Balkans?

By   /  19/02/2017  /  AL Politics, Albania, BA Politics, BG Politics, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, Kosovo, MK Politics, Politics, RS Politics, Serbia, TR Politics, Turkey, XK Politics  /  Comments Off on Soros and Gulen “enemies” of the Balkans?

  With an article entitled ”Soros the Balkans’ favourite enemy” Deutsche Welle (DW) refers to the activities of the Hungarian-American investor in the Balkans and to the “strange” NGO’s active in the region and funded by him. According to DW Balkan countries are increasingly prone to totalitarianism. But the absurdity of the whole matter is […]

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Albania and Croatia request KFOR’s role in Kosovo to be revisited

By   /  17/02/2017  /  AL Politics, Albania, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Albania and Croatia request KFOR’s role in Kosovo to be revisited

Albanian and Croatian authorities have requested for the role of KFOR in Kosovo to be revisited. Albania’s Defence Minister, Mimi Kodheli and her Croatian counterpart, Damir Krsticevic, who is also deputy Prime Minister of Croatia, have requested from the NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg “to revisit the Operational Plan of the peacekeeping mission following […]

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Criticism of the European Parliament for the developments in Albania

By   /  15/02/2017  /  AL Politics, Albania, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Criticism of the European Parliament for the developments in Albania

The resolution is approved. Albania should step up the pace of judicial reform, as a key to starting EU accession negotiations, said MEPs on Wednesday The European Parliament has discussed the draft resolution on Albania, submitted by MEP Knut Fleckenstein. MEPs have discussed about the 45 points that the draft resolution contains. Among the most […]

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The international mission starts the vetting process for prosecutors and judges in Albania

By   /  08/02/2017  /  AL Politics, Albania, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on The international mission starts the vetting process for prosecutors and judges in Albania

The EU ambassador said that the role of the mission is monitoring and not decision making  A group of prosecutors and judges from the EU and USA arrived in Tirana and announced today that they will start the process of vetting their Albanian counterparts. The scope of the mission is to make a reevaluation of […]

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Former Justice minister launches serious accusations against Rama’s government

By   /  06/02/2017  /  AL Politics, Albania, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Former Justice minister launches serious accusations against Rama’s government

Former Justice minister, Ylli Manjani has launched a serious accusation against PM Edi Rama, by saying that the “1 billion euros” project is money laundering from the cultivation of drugs last year in the country. This reaction comes a few days after PM Rama announced a series of investments this year and immediately after he […]

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Open war between Albanian Prosecution and US ambassador

By   /  02/02/2017  /  AL Politics, Albania, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Open war between Albanian Prosecution and US ambassador

By Edison Kurani In an unprecedented way, the Albanian General Prosecution and the US Embassy to Tirana were involved in a debate filled with mutual accusations turning the situation in to an open war between them. The first one to speak publicly was the US ambassador to Albania, Donald Lu. He accused general attorney Adriatik […]

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Albanian opposition to protest in defence of the “free vote”

By   /  01/02/2017  /  AL Politics, Albania, Politics  /  Comments Off on Albanian opposition to protest in defence of the “free vote”

In Albania, the opposition says that the government is getting ready to rig the June 18 elections and warns a wave of protests “in defence of the free vote”. The democrat leader, Lulzim Basha says that the issue of free and fair elections in Albania is very much connected to the great problem of the […]

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Resolution of the European Parliament for Albania

By   /  31/01/2017  /  AL Politics, Albania, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Resolution of the European Parliament for Albania

The European Parliament has drafted a Resolution on the Annual Report for Albania. This resolution includes 18 amendments of the compromise out of 231 that MEPs had submitted on the document prepared by rapporteur Knut Fleckenstein. This resolution will soon be passed for voting in the European Parliament. Above all, it encourages the finalization of […]

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Albanian PM discharges the minister of Justice

By   /  30/01/2017  /  AL Politics, Albania, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Albanian PM discharges the minister of Justice

Albanian Prime Minister, Edi Rama, discharged today (30/01) Ylli Manjani from the post of the minister of Justice. The decision that was made public was not accompanied with any motives for the discharge. Mr. Rama has addressed to the President of Republic with a request for Manjani’s discharge and to appoint in this post the […]

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