OPEN BALKANS: no borders between three countries as early as 2023

OPEN BALKANS: no borders between three countries as early as 2023

Skopje Economic Forum highlights substantial potential of cooperation; Experts: Kosovo is missing out on a real economic opportunity The Skopje Economic Forum once again highlighted the enormous potential that regional cooperation and free trade has for economic growth of all

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Thousands of Young Albanians Seek Asylum

Thousands of Young Albanians Seek Asylum

Over 2 thousand young Albanians have applied for asylum in EU countries and in Switzerland during 2020, despite the pandemic and the ban on travel that came with it. Even though the numbers of young Albanian asylum-seekers remains high in

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President Meta welcomes new Ambassador of Saudi Arabia, H.E Faisal Ghazi Ismail Hifzi

President Meta welcomes new Ambassador of Saudi Arabia, H.E Faisal Ghazi Ismail Hifzi

The President of the Republic of Albania Ilir Meta received on the occasion of the presentation of the Letters of Accreditation the new Ambassador of Saudi Arabia, H.E Faisal Ghazi Ismail Hifzi, whom he warmly congratulated on his assignment and

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UAE Major General Obaid Alhairi Salem Alketbi visits IRRCE: I am touched by the interfaith model here

UAE Major General Obaid Alhairi Salem Alketbi visits IRRCE: I am touched by the interfaith model here

The members of the Chairmanship of The Interreligious Collaboration center in Elbasan (QBNFE) received on Thursday, July 27, 2021, the delegation from the United Arab Emirates, headed by Obaid Alhairi Salem Alketbi, Major General, former Minister of State for Security

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SPAK Cracks Down on Corruption in Albania

SPAK Cracks Down on Corruption in Albania

The Special Prosecution against Corruption and Organized Crime (SPAK) has made headway in their fight against corruption by targeting the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the mayoral offices of Lushnje and Pogradec, as well as the Bid Evaluation Committee. On Tuesday

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Albania Leads in Asylum Seekers to the EU.

Albania Leads in Asylum Seekers to the EU.

The number of Albanians seeking asylum in EU countries reaches staggering proportions. The European Asylum Support Office (EASO) declares as many as 207 asylum-seekers in recent years, with numbers peaking between 2016 to 2020. Of particular significance is the number

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Albania under the threat of Cyber attacks.                                                  Minister Paleshi announces the formation of a Cybernetic Security Unit.

Albania under the threat of Cyber attacks. Minister Paleshi announces the formation of a Cybernetic Security Unit.

Albania has been under the continuous threat of cyber attacks, states Minister of Defense Niko Paleshi in an interview with Euronews Albania this Monday. As a response to this, the Cybernetic Security Unit will be established. “We are a NATO

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Policemen and Prosecutors arrested for international drug smuggling

Policemen and Prosecutors arrested for international drug smuggling

Several members of the police forces, public prosecutors and two members of a former minister’s escort were amongst those  arrested on Friday under international drug-trafficking charges. The arrests came as a result of a joint investigation of Albanian and Italian

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‘ROAM LIKE AT HOME’     Stay connected in Western Balkans.

‘ROAM LIKE AT HOME’ Stay connected in Western Balkans.

On 1 July the “Roam Like at Home” regime in the Western Balkans entered into force. Western Balkan countries launched on Thursday free roaming for all mobile phone users within the region as a first step of regional cooperation in their

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Switzerland supports cooperation among Western Balkans countries.

Switzerland supports cooperation among Western Balkans countries.

Through an agreement signed today the Western Balkans Fund receives Swiss funding to boost cooperation and increase exchanges in the region. Swiss Ambassador Adrian Maître signed today an agreement with the Director of the Western Balkan Fund, Gjergji Murra, for

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