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Why the unilateral appointment of a Temporary General Prosecutor is a threat to the future of the Justice reform and Albanian democracy?

Why the unilateral appointment of a Temporary General Prosecutor is a threat to the future of the Justice reform and Albanian democracy?

Why the unconstitutional nomination of a Temporary General Prosecutor may be a threat for the future of the Justice reform and of the Albanian democracy? A short reminder of the facts is necessary to understand the dangerous impasse Albania is ...

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Detailed information on the election process of the Temporary General Prosecutor in Albania

Detailed information on the election process of the Temporary General Prosecutor in Albania

On 18.12.2017, following the proposal of 28 MPs, the ruling majority of the National Assembly appointed a new Temporary General Prosecutor whose mandate is indefinite [1]. The appointment was approved by 69 votes in favor, out of 140 members of ...

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DP alternative for the 2018 budget

DP alternative for the 2018 budget

Within the parliamentary discussions for the 2018 budget, the Democratic Party of Albania has proposed a series of amendments targeting the current fiscal, health and educational policies, particularly regarding entrepreneurs, youth and vulnerable groups. The amendments have been backed by ...

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International Media including NewsWeek magazine labeling Albania as the first narco-state in Europe ever

International Media including NewsWeek magazine labeling Albania as the first narco-state in Europe ever

In a series of investigative articles, several international media have raised serious accusations as of the reasons behind the recent surge of cannabis production and heavy drugs trafficking in Albania. These reports draw links between organized criminal networks and their ...

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Democratic Party MP Salianji threatened during Parliamentary Security Commission’s meeting after questioning on use of military compounds for trafficking cannabis

Democratic Party MP Salianji threatened during Parliamentary Security Commission’s meeting after questioning on use of military compounds for trafficking cannabis

Ervin Salinaji, Democratic Party MP was violently threatened during the budget debate in the Parliamentary National Security Commission by two ruling Socialist MPs, Pjerin Ndreu and Paulin Sterkaj, known for their strong links with criminality and organized crime.


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National economy reflecting high structural deficiencies as 47% of growth derives from construction alone: proof of massive cash-flow from underground economic activities

National economy reflecting high structural deficiencies as 47% of growth derives from construction alone: proof of massive cash-flow from underground economic activities

Albanian economic growth was at 4.06% (or 15.1 billion ALL) during the second quarter of 2017 based on data published by the official state statistical office. The growth is due largely to the impact of the construction sector which has ...

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German MFA Director for SEE, Christian Hellbach: Albania’s future EU integration lays on its advances on the five priorities. Abuse with political immunity should not impede justice in the case of concrete evidences.

German MFA Director for SEE, Christian Hellbach: Albania’s future EU integration lays on its advances on the five priorities. Abuse with political immunity should not impede justice in the case of concrete evidences.

In an interview given to the Deutche Welle on Nov.11th 2017, the Director for South-East Europe Department at the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Christian Hellbach, declared that Albania should invest itself towards concrete advancements as of the justice ...

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Radio France International special report : “Is Albania becoming a narco-state in the heart of Europe?

Radio France International special report : “Is Albania becoming a narco-state in the heart of Europe?

As cannabis production and trafficking have exploded in this country for a few years now, the United States and European countries have begun to exert increasing pressure on the socialist government of Edi Rama.

Albania has always been known ...

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