The Albanian Air Force Is Up For Auction -
Popular MechanicsThe Albanian Air Force Is Up For AuctionPopular MechanicsEver wanted a Soviet-era fighter of your own? Don't really care if it stays up in the air or not? You're in luck! The government of Albania is planning to auction off 40 airplanes, including obsolete fighters and helicopters. The sale, scheduled for ...and more »
Posted on 4 February 2016 | 1:06 pm
Albania Hopes Cameras Will Make Police
Balkan InsightAlbania Hopes Cameras Will Make Police BehaveBalkan InsightPolice bribes have been a major concern for security in the past in Albania but the phenomenon is expected to decrease with the use of new technology and surveillance systems. Police body cameras are not widely used in the Balkans, or in the rest of ...
Posted on 3 February 2016 | 11:06 pm
'Dear Albania,' by Watertown's Eliza Dushku,
The Boston Globe'Dear Albania,' by Watertown's Eliza Dushku, airs on WGBHThe Boston GlobeDushku, known for “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” “Bring It On,” and the upcoming season of “Banshee,” said she felt it was her responsibility to make “Dear Albania” because so few Americans know the country as she does. “We wanted to show the beauty, and ...and more »
Posted on 3 February 2016 | 8:52 pm
Albania 2016: new version of 'Fairytale
oikotimes.comAlbania 2016: new version of 'Fairytale Love' in Marchoikotimes.comTIRANA, ALBANIA – Eneda Tarifa and her team are going to present a new version of the Albanian entry for the Eurovision Song Contest in March. The song Përallë turns into Fairytale Love. It was no secret that Eneda wanted to go to Stockholm with an ...Albania: Eneda Tarifa to reveal Fairytale Love in MarchEuroVisionaryall 2 news articles »
Posted on 3 February 2016 | 3:29 pm
Albania auctions off 40 communist-era
BBC NewsAlbania auctions off 40 communist-era aircraftBBC NewsAlbania is to auction off some 40 military aircraft and helicopters that date back to the communist era. The defence ministry said the aircraft, all of it made by the Soviet Union or China, would go under auction in the capital Tirana on 22 February ...Albania to auction off old eastern bloc military aircraftStars and StripesAlbania to auction off 40 Communist-era aircraftYahoo7 Newsall 49 news articles »
Posted on 3 February 2016 | 7:08 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