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Kosovo is also to take Albanian doctors by providing higher wages

Kosovo is also to take Albanian doctors by providing higher wages

TIRANA- In the past five years it is estimated that 857 doctors have left Albania mainly heading for Germany, but not only. The reasons are countless, starting with low salaries, disparagement of the doctor’s figure, the trust crisis publicized by

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Kosovo marks 11th independence anniversary amid calls for final agreement with Serbia

Kosovo marks 11th independence anniversary amid calls for final agreement with Serbia

TIRANA, Feb. 17 – Kosovo marked the 11th anniversary of its independence on Feb. 17, at a time the country is facing pressure to reach a final agreement with Serbia for the normalization of relations and a fallout with its

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The Prime Minister burns down his house

The Prime Minister burns down his house

NEWS ANALYSIS   In an unprecedented move which was planned to shock and awe, the Prime Minister used the last days of 2018 to bring down his cabinet, removing and replacing the key members of his cabinet. The change in

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Scanderbeg of the Albanians

Scanderbeg of the Albanians

The following text is an abstract from the prepared remarks of Altin Zaloshnja, a scholar and community leader, during the January 2018 symposium, in Michigan, commemorating the 550th anniversary of Scanderbeg’s death.   Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, The reason

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Editorial: Tearing a hole at the heart of the facade

Editorial: Tearing a hole at the heart of the facade

TIRANA TIMES EDITORIAL The student protests have not let up the entire week and in certain days have escalated to street blockages. They are teaching a valuable lesson to the Albanian society which seem curled up under the weight of

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Editorial: The last chance to depart with evil: dismantling the State Thieves Enterprise ultd.

Editorial: The last chance to depart with evil: dismantling the State Thieves Enterprise ultd.

TIRANA TIMES EDITORIAL The student protests that have been going on mainly in the capital of Tirana but also in some key university towns have provided an opportunity of reflection and reaction for a much wider issue than just education.

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Protests as a Response to the Gap Between the Government and the People

Protests as a Response to the Gap Between the Government and the People

BY Alfoc Rakaj Albania’s sluggish transition to a fully functioning market economy and a consolidated democracy has progress in parallel with the concentration of power and wealth into few urban areas. As a result, politics is increasingly big-city focused while

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Latest report raises concerns over slow justice reform progress

Latest report raises concerns over slow justice reform progress

TIRANA, Dec. 2 – A newly published report on the progress of the vetting process from January 2017 to June 2018 by the Albanian Helsinki Committee (AHC) – one of the oldest civil rights organizations in Albania – expressed concern

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Editorial: ‘Professional grabbers’ at the micro and macro level

Editorial: ‘Professional grabbers’ at the micro and macro level

TIRANA TIMES EDITORIAL A group of people whose houses and businesses sit on the site where the infrastructural project of the Great Ring of Tirana is supposed to pass are protesting for days. They are seeking full compensation at market

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Poland 1918: Regaining lost statehood

Poland 1918: Regaining lost statehood

By Andrzej Chwalba Many states were born or reborn that created a new political architecture between the years 1918 and 1921 in Europe. Most of them defended and preserved in the following years the autonomy gained in the aforementioned period.

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