OSCE counters extremism and terrorism in Bratislava conference

OSCE counters extremism and terrorism in Bratislava conference

TIRANA – More than 400 political representatives, national counter-terrorism coordinators, senior policy experts, practitioners and representatives of civil society, business and academia from across the OSCE’s participating States and Partners for Cooperation gathered in Bratislava for a two-day conference to

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A history of Albanian money

A history of Albanian money

TIRANA, March 25- In the framework of the Global Money Week which is during March 27 through April 2, Prof. Dr. Alqi Naqellari has provided a short history of the Albanian money. The history of our money is rather ancient,

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UK invests 10 million pounds on the future’s jobs in Balkans

UK invests 10 million pounds on the future’s jobs in Balkans

TIRANA, March 13- In the framework of the 30th birthday of the internet, the British Council has designed a three years education program to launch five Balkan countries. The program titled 21st Century Schools seeks to provide pupils aged 10-15

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EU agency in collaboration with Albania over drug monitoring

EU agency in collaboration with Albania over drug monitoring

TIRANA, March 14- The European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) and Albania signed a Working Arrangement in Vienna on March 13, which will allow more active collaboration in monitoring the drug phenomenon in the future. The agreement

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The national flag Eagle

The national flag Eagle

By Sonja Methoxha TIRANA, Mar. 4- Apart from all the political turmoil in our country, the parliament recently was succumber by a more delicate debate regarding the eagle of Albania’s national flag. As a culture in Albania our flag has

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Women exploited as drug smugglers

Women exploited as drug smugglers

TIRANA, Feb. 5- Cannabis cultivation in Albania has been a resuming issue for years, regardless of the numerous police operations against the growth and trade of this drug. A worrying issue that has been pointed out by journalist Mimoza Picari

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An Institute of Thought seeking to improve society

An Institute of Thought seeking to improve society

By Sonja Methoxha   An interview with Dr. Ardian Muhaj Prof. Dr. Ardian Muhaj is the newly appointed director of the Albanian Institute of the Islamic Thought and Civilization (AIITC). The institute was opened by visionary Dr. Ramiz Zekaj in

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The Albanian heritage of saving Jews during the Holocaust

The Albanian heritage of saving Jews during the Holocaust

Sonja Methoxha   January 27 is the International Holocaust Remembrance Day. This day is a commemoration of the Holocaust genocide, in which Nazi Germany and its collaborators systematically murdered approximately six million European Jews during WWII. In addition to the

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RCC Secretary General Majlinda Bregu holds first round of visits under new post

RCC Secretary General Majlinda Bregu holds first round of visits under new post

Majlinda Bregu, the new Secretary General of the Regional Cooperation Council, held her first three official visits under her new post in January. On Jan. 9, Bregu met with Sefik Dzaferovic, one of the three members of Presidency of Bosnia

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UK-based WFD launches Tirana office under Western Balkan Initiative

UK-based WFD launches Tirana office under Western Balkan Initiative

TIRANA, Jan. 23 – The Westminster Foundation for Democracy, a UK government agency committed in strengthening democracy around the world, announced the opening of its Albania office on Wednesday in a ceremony held at the Rogner Hotel. The launch of

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