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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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Rama on Albanian and Italian media: “You’re untrustworthy. Your licence is a hunting licence. You’re a trash can.”

Rama on Albanian and Italian media: “You’re untrustworthy. Your licence is a hunting licence. You’re a trash can.”

PM Rama made the umpteenth declaration in recent weeks against the media and journalists during an event organised in Tirana in partnership with the European Union on Nov. 9, 2017. Rama made an indirect assumption that Albanian media licences could ...

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National audit report: 2.5 billion euros of financial losses from public administration misdoings during last three years

National audit report: 2.5 billion euros of financial losses from public administration misdoings during last three years

The last State Supreme Audit Institution (SAI) report for FY2016 has made a series of findings reflecting an overall worrisome situation such as:



• The economic damage to the state budget for 2016 is 820 million euros. ...

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Inequality gap widens as top 10% spends 3.5 times more than average Albanian family.

Inequality gap widens as top 10% spends 3.5 times more than average Albanian family.

A recent survey on Albania's inequality made by the state statistical institute INSTAT, has found that during 2016 the richest 10% of households spent 2.5 times more than the overwhelming 90% of Albanians.

In the meantime, consumer prices grew ...

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DP Chairman Basha meets Italian Minister of Interior Minniti: “Critical situation in Albania regarding drug trafficking and organized crime.”

DP Chairman Basha meets Italian Minister of Interior Minniti: “Critical situation in Albania regarding drug trafficking and organized crime.”

The chairman of the Democratic Party, Mr. Lulzim Basha met with the Italian Minister of Interior, Mr. Marco Minniti during a visit in Albania dedicated exclusively to the fight against cannabis.

DP Chairman Basha expressed his thankfulness to Minister ...

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