Four states ink memo on TANAP
By AzerNews Government officials of Montenegro, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia have signed a memorandum of understanding, support and cooperation in the construction of two new pipelines - Trans Adriatic Pipeline and Ionian Adriatic Pipeline , Azerbaijani news agency Trend reported with reference to RIA Novosti.
Thu May 23, 2013
Albanians have little interest in the campaign for the June 23 elections, poll shows
A new poll published TV Ora News and conducted by the Italian company IPR Marketing shows that most Albanians have little interest in the campaign for the June 23 elections.According to the survey, 49.5 per cent of respondents have been following the general election campaign with... The first thing you need to do is choose a news reader, if you ... (more)
Wed May 22, 2013
Gudrun Kugler on Discrimination Against Christians
Keynote at OSCE High Level Conference on Tolerance and Non-Discrimination, Tirana, Albania Keynote Address by Dr Gudrun Kugler on behalf of the Observatory on Intolerance and Discrimination against Christians, Session 2 on May 21.
Mon May 20, 2013
Political dialogue, civil society programmes help overcome regional divisions
With the conflicts that dominated life in the Balkans for years now in the past, academics, analysts and political leaders said the time has come to establish dialogue and co-operation to help citizens overcome the prejudices and stereotypes that have divided the region.
Fri May 17, 2013
Youth unemployment in Alabania is over 22%
"Each morning, I wake up with the joy of having a job to support my family. In the future, I want to open my own small salon."Eighteen year old Eriona like many of her peers in Albania had a difficult time finding employment once she had completed her... The first thing you need to do is choose a news reader, if you already don't have one.
Thu May 16, 2013
OSCE opened an election observation mission to monitor the 23 June parliamentary elections in Albania
The OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights today formally opened an election observation mission to monitor the 23 June parliamentary elections in Albania.ODIHR was invited by the government of Albania to observe the elections.The mission is headed by... The OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights today formally ... (more)
New custom terminal in Tirana Albania underway
Albania's Premier Berisha inaugurated the new customs terminal of Tirana, Vora - Rinas.
Tue May 14, 2013
OSCEs Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights will...
The long-term observer mission from the OSCEs Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights will monitor the Albanian election campaign ahead of parliamentary polls next month.
Mon May 13, 2013
Extremists exploit poverty, youth in recruiting efforts
Extremist organisations in the Balkans are using a variety of factors to exploit poverty and youth in the effort to attract new members.
Muslims: Murder must not be motivated by religion
The recent killing of an elderly Muslim man in Albania highlights the growing trend of pinning religious motives to crimes, an action that goes against moderate Islamic beliefs, experts said.
Sat May 11, 2013
EU urges Albania to protect industrial and intellectual property
Albanians buy Chinese-made fireworks at a popular street market in Tirana. Counterfeit products are mainly imported from Turkey and China, Albania's Consumer Association said.
Fri May 10, 2013
Tirex hires Lorenco to conduct a survey of the boundaries of its Albanian mining licenses
Tirex Resources Ltd. has engaged Lorenco & CO., a civil engineering company in Tirana, Albania to conduct a survey of the boundaries of its mining licenses.
Wed May 08, 2013
Albania holidays: Beaches and bargains in Europe's hidden secret
Remember Albania? The crackpot Communist country where they used to cut your hair at the airport if it was too long? Where they hated everything Western, but went crazy over Norman Wisdom films? Once upon a time, the only tourists it welcomed were serious-minded students of Stalinism.
Tue May 07, 2013
Hochtief sells airport units, including Athens International, to Canada's PSP to focus on building
Hochtief AG agreed to sell its airports division to Public Sector Pension Investment Board of Canada as GermanyA's largest construction company narrows its focus to building.
Sun May 05, 2013
Sat May 04, 2013
Croatia, Albania, Macedonia and EU Accession: The View from Bruss
From our window in the iconic, art deco, recently renovated, and surprisingly affordable Hotel Regent Esplanade in Zagreb, Croatia's increasingly chic capital city, my wife, Lidija, and I watch the swelling police presence centred on the august establishment's regal entrance.
Fri May 03, 2013
ODIHR-OSCE Eye Cooperation Over Albania Poll
A recently renewed agreement will test the ability of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly and the ODIHR to work together in monitoring Albania's upcoming election.
Thu May 02, 2013
Albania's C.Bank has maintained its benchmark interest rate at 3.75%
Albania's central bank has maintained its benchmark interest rate at 3.75%, with governor Ardian Fullani saying April 30 that the rate gives the right stimulus to internal demand.