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News Albania: EU urges Albania to deepen reforms for entry talks

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-albania/eu-urges-albania-to-deepen-reforms-for-entry-talks-idUSKBN1HP2CL
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

TIRANA (Reuters) - EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini urged Albania on Wednesday to deepen a reform drive so that it can persuade member states it deserves to join the bloc after 2025. The European Commission recommended on Tuesday that the Balkan ...

News Albania: The Latest: Albania applauds EU support for member talks

News channel or source: http://www.nydailynews.com/newswires/news/world/latest-albania-applauds-eu-support-member-talks-article-1.3938559
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

Albania is hailing the European Commission's recommendation to launch membership talks while acknowledging the country faces a rough path to join the bloc. Prime Minister Edi Rama said the commission's backing Tuesday shows the tiny Western Balkan country ...

News Albania: From frogs' legs to European flags: things to know about Albania

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/frogs-legs-european-flags-things-know-albania-165820464.html
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

Tirana (AFP) - The European Commission has recommended opening EU accession talks with Albania. Here are some facts about the poor Balkan state whose inhabitants are deeply tied to Europe, despite being separated from it for centuries during the Ottoman ...

News Albania: "Gulf" Oil Company in Albania investigated for fraud scheme

News channel or source: http://www.china.org.cn/world/Off_the_Wire/2018-04/22/content_50938389.htm
Publication date: Saturday 21 April 2018

TIRANA, April 21 (Xinhua) -- "Gulf" oil company, one of the biggest oil firms in Albania, is under investigation for fraud scheme of selling coupons worth 1.5 million euros (1.85 million U.S. dollars)a few days before closing its activity, local media ...

News Albania: Albania, Macedonia recommended for EU member talks

News channel or source: http://www.worldbulletin.net/headlines/201191/albania-macedonia-recommended-for-eu-member-talks
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

The EU foreign policy chief on Tuesday announced that they had recommended the start of accession negotiations for two Balkan countries. "Today, the commission has called on the council to launch accession negotiations with Albania and Macedonia," Federica ...

News Albania: European Commission Recommends Membership Talks With Macedonia, Albania

News channel or source: https://www.rferl.org/a/european-commission-recommends-membership-talks-with-macedonia-albania/29173244.html
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

BRUSSELS -- The European Commission recommended that the European Union launches membership talks with Albania and Macedonia, as the French president ruled out any expansion of the bloc until it is reformed. EU enlargement commissioner Johannes Hahn said ...

News Albania: Albania wants US military to establish presence: defense minister

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/albania-wants-us-military-establish-presence-defense-minister-210046064.html
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

Washington (AFP) - Albania wants to see a US military presence established in the Balkan country in order to counter influence from nations such as Russia, the Albanian defense minister said Tuesday. Olta Xhacka, who met with Defense Secretary Jim Mattis ...

News Albania: Mattis Reaffirms U.S.-Albania Defense Relationship

News channel or source: https://www.defense.gov/News/Article/Article/1496054/mattis-reaffirms-us-albania-defense-relationship/
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis welcomed Albanian Defense Minister Olta Xhacka to the Pentagon today to reaffirm the strong defense relationship between the United States and Albania, chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White said. In a statement ...

News Albania: Albania, Macedonia backed for EU membership talks

News channel or source: http://www.digitaljournal.com/news/world/albania-macedonia-backed-for-eu-membership-talks/article/520052
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

The EU on Tuesday backed the opening of formal membership talks with Albania and Macedonia as the bloc looks to expand into the Balkans and grow for the first time in years. The announcement comes a month ahead of a summit in Sofia when the leaders of six ...

News Albania: Albania, Western Balkans Fund sign Host Country Agreement

News channel or source: http://www.china.org.cn/world/Off_the_Wire/2018-04/22/content_50937819.htm
Publication date: Saturday 21 April 2018

TIRANA, April 21 (Xinhua) -- Albanian Government and the Western Balkans Fund (WBF) signed the Host Country Agreement, the Albanian Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEFA) declared. MEFA Minister Ditmir Bushati underlined that the signing of this ...