Armed man threatens police in Kamza

Armed man threatens police in Kamza

TIRANA, June 3 – A 34-year-old man in Kamza threatened several policemen with an automatic firearm on Wednesday morning before handing himself over. The man, identified as Ronald Kryemadhi, was reportedly accused of domestic violence and forbidding his children from

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20 new COVID-19 cases in Albania

20 new COVID-19 cases in Albania

TIRANA, June 3 – Twenty new coronavirus cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of infected patients to 1184 in Albania. A total of 15 new cases were identified in Tirana, two in Kruja, two

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Electoral Reform, parties extend talks

Electoral Reform, parties extend talks

TIRANA, June 3 – The Political Council missed yet another deadline to conclude talks on the electoral reform, following a nine-hour meeting on Tuesday. Despite the presence of U.S. Ambassador Yuri Kim, EU Ambassador Luigi Soreca as well as U.K.

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Istanbul Prosecution demands imprisonment for ‘Air Albania’ shareholder

Istanbul Prosecution demands imprisonment for ‘Air Albania’ shareholder

TIRANA, June 2 – The Istanbul Prosecution Office has demanded the imprisonment of shareholder of ‘Air Albania’ airline company, Sinan Idrizi, who has been accused of fraud. The denunciation against him was made by Turkish businessman Adnan Polat, the former

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Inspectorate of Justice launches investigation into controversial judge

Inspectorate of Justice launches investigation into controversial judge

TIRANA, June 2 – The High Inspectorate of Justice has launched today the administrative investigation against judge of Kruja, Enkelejda Hoxha. The motion comes after a complaint filed by the Ministry of Justice for the release of several inmates who

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Austrian Airlines to recommence flights in Albania

Austrian Airlines to recommence flights in Albania

TIRANA, June 2 – Austrian Airlines will bring back scheduled flights to Albania on 15 June after almost 90 days. The first planes will take off for London, Paris and Brussels, among others. Austrian Airlines will offer flights to the

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Vetting Judge accused of forgery

Vetting Judge accused of forgery

TIRANA, June 2 – Member of the Independent Qualification Commission (KPK), Alma Faskaj, was reported to the Albanian Special Anti-Corruption Office (SPAK) on the basis that she committed forgery. The denunciation was submitted to SPAK by Judge Hajrie Muçmata, who

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21 new COVID-19 cases in Albania

21 new COVID-19 cases in Albania

TIRANA, June 2 – Twenty-one new coronavirus cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of infected patients to 1164 in Albania. A total of 14 new cases were identified in Tirana, three in Kruja, one

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Kosovo imposes 22 € disinfection tax on Albanian lorries

Kosovo imposes 22 € disinfection tax on Albanian lorries

TIRANA, June 1 – Dozens of Albanian trucks carrying goods to Kosovo were faced with a 22 euro disinfection tax at the border checkpoint between the two countries. Long queues of both goods and personal vehicles coming from Albania were

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Kosovo announces further reciprocity measures with Serbia

Kosovo announces further reciprocity measures with Serbia

TIRANA, June 1 – The government of Kosovo has decided not to allow the import of Serbian goods, the documents of which do not refer to Kosovo by its constitutional name. According to the government’s decision, no cargo with Serbian

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