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TIRANA European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker told Western Balkan countries on Sunday to see 2025 as the date when any of them could join the European Union provided they worked to meet the criteria for membership.
TIRANA Albania's Cham community, expelled from Greece after World War Two, asked Greece on Saturday to apologize for what they called a genocide against them and permit them to return to the area in northern Greece from which they were removed.
TIRANA Some 200 Italian companies exploring deals in infrastructure, energy, and agriculture in Albania were told on Monday their poor neighbour offered lower taxes and less red tape than at home.
TIRANA, Feb 19 Some 200 Italian companies exploring deals in infrastructure, energy, and agriculture in Albania were told on Monday their poor neighbour offered lower taxes and less red tape than at home.
TIRANA, Feb 16 Albania plans to launch a power exchange next January and the government will choose partners to run it alongside the state-owned Transmission System Operator, a government official said on Friday.
TIRANA, Feb 14 Albania's central bank said on Wednesday it wants to reduce the use of the euro in its financial system by 10 percent over the next three to five years to make the country's own monetary policy more effective.
TIRANA, Feb 7 Albania's central bank held its benchmark interest rate at the record low of 1.25 percent on Wednesday, and its governor promised to pursue a stimulative monetary policy until October.
LESHNICE, Albania Many old Albanian Orthodox churches and the art they contain lie in ruins due to decades of neglect but they could attract tourists if they are repaired, according to experts.
HIMARE, Albania The six Greek soldiers buried under the Brigo family's olive trees near Himare, a town in southern Albania, have a shrine marking their resting place.
TIRANA Albania sacked its national police chief on Monday in apparent response to rising international pressure to crack down on the cannabis trade, which rapidly expanded during his watch.