Albania Seizes 500000 Cannabis Plants in
Albania Seizes 500000 Cannabis Plants in Major CrackdownHIGH TIMESTIRANA, Albania (AP) -- Albanian authorities say they have confiscated about half a million cannabis plants this year, arresting 240 suspected growers and drug traffickers. Interior Ministry spokesman Ardi Bita said Friday that fighting drug production ...
Posted on 31 August 2015 | 8:33 am
Two Killed in Albania Mine Collapse - Balkan
Balkan InsightTwo Killed in Albania Mine CollapseBalkan InsightChromium is the most important metal found in Albania and has been extracted since World War II. But chromium mines went bankrupt after the fall of Communism in 1991 due to the low prices of the metal on the international market and the cartel-like ...and more »
Posted on 31 August 2015 | 5:04 am
PANEPIROTIC FEDERATION OF AMERICA CONDEMNS
Hellenic News of AmericaPANEPIROTIC FEDERATION OF AMERICA CONDEMNS ALBANIA'S RUTHLESS DESTRUCTION OF ...Hellenic News of AmericaThe Panepirotic Federation of America vehemently condemns the brutal destruction by Albanian authorities on August 26 of a Greek Orthodox Church in the Chimara region of the former Communist nation that once prohibited all forms of religious worship.
Posted on 29 August 2015 | 3:25 am
ALBANIA – About 500000 marijuana plants
Barbados TodayALBANIA – About 500000 marijuana plants destroyedBarbados TodayTIRANA — Albanian authorities say they have confiscated about half a million cannabis plants this year, arresting 240 suspected growers and drug traffickers. Ministry of the Interior spokesman Ardi Bita said today that fighting drug production was a ...and more »
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 9:47 pm
Midfielder Veloso back for Portugal against
Midfielder Veloso back for Portugal against France, AlbaniaFOXSports.comLISBON, Portugal (AP) Miguel Veloso earned his first call-up in a year as Portugal coach Fernando Santos announced his 24-man squad for an exhibition game against France and a European Championship qualifying match in Albania. The Dynamo Kiev ...and more »
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 7:32 am
EP Debates on Albania, Resolution Approved
The Reporter for Albania in European Parliament, Knut Flenckestein, expressed his concern during the Monday session regarding the political tension in Albania. On the resolution for our country, Flenckestein, requested a clear picture about the arrest of the two MPs, Tom Doshi and Mark Frroku.
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 12:31 am
EP Appeals to Albania to Implement the
European Parliament expects from Albania to carry out as soon as possible the investigation of the arrested MP, Mark Frroku, and to start the implementation of the resolution that was approved last December in Parliament.
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 1:48 am
Albania Refuses Russia, Ilir Kulla: History
The commemorating parade on the 70th anniversary of the victory over Nazism will be held on May 9, 2015 in Moscow. But it seems that the parade is not going to be so enthusiastic. Official Moscow has sent invitations to European leaders, but most of them have not accepted paying a visit to Russia.
Posted on 11 April 2015 | 3:36 pm
Albania complains of UEFA double standards
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The Albanian football federation is accusing UEFA of double standards over its decision to award Serbia a forfeit victory in a European championship qualifier.
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 5:27 am
Albania and Kosovo to unite, inside EU or
By Fatos Bytyci and Matt Robinson PRISTINA/BELGRADE (Reuters) - The unification of Albania and Serbia's majority-Albanian former province of Kosovo is "inevitable", whether it happens through membership of the European Union or not, Albania's prime minister said on Tuesday. The suggestion was denounced in Belgrade, where a senior official accused Tirana's Prime Minister Edi Rama of "banging the ...
Posted on 7 April 2015 | 6:26 am
Pepe, Veloso, Guerreiro get Portugal call
Lisbon (AFP) - Pepe, Miguel Veloso and Raphael Guerreiro have returned to the Portugal squad for a friendly against France and a Euro 2016 qualifier against Albania next month, coach Fernando Santos announced on Friday. Monaco midfielder Joao Moutinho has ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 2:23 am
Midfielder Veloso back for Portugal against
LISBON, Portugal (AP) -- Miguel Veloso earned his first call-up in a year as Portugal coach Fernando Santos announced his 24-man squad for an exhibition game against France and a European Championship qualifying match in Albania. The Dynamo Kiev midfielder ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 1:01 am
Europa League group stage draw: talking
There are seven UEFA club competition group debutants this season, with Skënderbeu becoming Albania's first representatives at this stage. Sporting, Beşiktaş and Lokomotiv Moskva provide a daunting welcoming committee in Group H, and tough opening ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:35 am
Moroccan terrorist was in Albania in 2014
The Moroccan Ayyub Kazan, which was detained after threatening to carry out a terrorist attack on the train from Amsterdam - Paris, had also been in Albania. That was confirmed by the prosecutor who is handling the case. The Prosecutor said to "Reuters ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:13 am
EU should pressure Western Balkans to phase
Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia are home to 20 million people and have relatively carbon-intensive economies. All are seeking EU membership, but first they must meet economic and political conditions, including ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:28 pm
EU foreign policy chief warns Albania on
The European Union's foreign policy chief warned Albanian leaders Tuesday that the conduct of forthcoming parliamentary elections would be a major test for the country, which hopes one day to join the 27-nation bloc.
Posted on 15 April 2013 | 11:51 pm
Albania northwest under floodwaters for a
Villagers in northwestern Albania are running out of patience after their homes have been surrounded by floodwaters for a month.
Posted on 11 April 2013 | 12:18 pm
Albania to put trash import plan to
Albania pledged Tuesday to hold a historic referendum on whether to scrap waste imports, a money-making program strongly opposed by environmentalists who say the poor Balkan country is already buried under its own trash.
Posted on 9 April 2013 | 10:08 am
Albania says rain hampering flood response
Albanian authorities say continuous rainfall is hampering efforts to address severe flooding that has left hundreds of homes swamped and without electricity or drinking water for the past three weeks.
Posted on 8 April 2013 | 8:53 am
Piece of Berlin Wall used in Albanian
A memorial containing a 2.6-ton piece of the Berlin Wall was unveiled in Albania on Tuesday to honor former political prisoners who suffered under the late dictator Enver Hoxha's Communist regime.
Posted on 25 March 2013 | 5:48 pm