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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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European Commission’s evaluation for the economic situation in Albania

By   /  16/02/2017  /  AL Finance, Albania, Finance, Headlines  /  Comments Off on European Commission’s evaluation for the economic situation in Albania

“The growing political insecurity relating to the June 2017 parliamentary elections may affect consumption and investments”, says the economic projection The European Commission has published the Winter economic projection for EU member countries and associate member countries. The summary on Albania stresses that “domestic demand remains the only ‘remedy’ of the country’s economy. The gradual […]

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Albanian opposition promises a 9% flat tax and zero tax on dividend

By   /  16/02/2017  /  AL Finance, Albania, Finance  /  Comments Off on Albanian opposition promises a 9% flat tax and zero tax on dividend

The leader of the Democratic Party, Lulzim Basha promises a reduction of taxes for businesses and the reintroduction of the flat tax, but this time at a rate of 9% or 1% less than during the eight years in office of the former right wing PM, Sali Berisha. Mr. Basha promised that once the DP […]

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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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Unlawful excavations in Apollonia

By   /  13/02/2017  /  AL Culture, Albania, Culture  /  Comments Off on Unlawful excavations in Apollonia

The head of the Apollonia National Park in Fier has been arrested by police following the theft of 230 archaeological objects found in its territory. Along with the director, police have also arrested several people who have carried out unlawful excavations, but the inquest also includes the head of the park. Police confirmed that “a […]

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President of FSHF is a candidate for UEFA’s Executive Committee

By   /  10/02/2017  /  AL Sports, Albania, Sports  /  Comments Off on President of FSHF is a candidate for UEFA’s Executive Committee

Armand Duka is expected to be one of the members of the UEFA Executive Committee. In its meeting, the Executive Committee of the highest governing body of European football, has approved the candidacy of the president of the Albanian Football Association (FSHF). UEFA’s Executive Committee will be elected by the April 5 elections which will […]

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