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IN DEPTH - Drug Trafficking, Organized Crime, & Corruption: Albania’s No. 1 Threat

IN DEPTH - Drug Trafficking, Organized Crime, & Corruption: Albania’s No. 1 Threat

(Picture : 4 tons of cannabis seized by Italian police on Sep. 6th, 2017 worth 20 million euros)


The U.S. ambassador to Albania, Donald Lu recently said that fighting organized crime and corruption is the biggest and most ...

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Widespread allegations of vote-buying - CoE and OSCE final report findings

Widespread allegations of vote-buying - CoE and OSCE final report findings

The electoral observers' report of the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly has noted serious deteriorations of the election standards in Albania during the last legislative elections held on June 25th 2017. These findings are in line with the overall assessment ...

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Revival of dictatorship’s symbols - DP seeking new legal framework with the support of KAS

Revival of dictatorship’s symbols - DP seeking new legal framework with the support of KAS

The Albanian public opinion has been widely troubled by the recent coming-back appearance of Enver Hoxha’s portraits and of communist symbols during numerous public memorial activities. Albania is today the sole former communist European country where two former high-level communist ...

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The chronology: why drug traces lead to Rama

The chronology: why drug traces lead to Rama

By Andi Bushati

The former President of the Republic, Mr. Bujar Nishani, suggested to declassify the minutes of a National Security Council meeting which, according to him, would reveal many facts on the collusion of high rank police chiefs ...

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