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News Albania: Rama Criticised for Albania-Kosovo ‘Joint President’ Idea

News channel or source: http://www.balkaninsight.com/en/article/albania-kosovo-joint-president-idea-unrealistic-analysts-02-19-2018
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Albanian premier Edi Rama’s suggestion that Albania and Kosovo could share the same joint president was described as impractical by analysts in Pristina and strongly condemned by officials in Belgrade. Edi Rama during a speech to Kosovo MPs. Photo: Atdhe ...

News Albania: Albania courts Italian industry with low taxes

News channel or source: https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-albania-italy-investment/albania-courts-italian-industry-with-low-taxes-idUKKCN1G31SS?il=0
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

TIRANA (Reuters) - 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. Italy is Albania’s biggest trade partner and ...

News Albania: EU, Serbia Hit Out At Albania-Kosovo 'Single President' Idea

News channel or source: https://www.rferl.org/a/albania-kosovo-president-rama-serbia/29047539.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

The European Union has warned Albania against "interference" in neighboring countries and Serbian officials accused Tirana of wanting to build a "Greater Albania," after the Albanian prime minister said his country and Kosovo could one day have a single ...

News Albania: Albania's Edi Rama floats joint president idea in Kosovo

News channel or source: http://www.dw.com/en/albanias-edi-rama-floats-joint-president-idea-in-kosovo/a-42642058
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama suggested a joint president for Albania and Kosovo, the two Albanian-majority states, during a visit to Pristina. Neighboring Serbia still claims Kosovo as its province. Kosovo and Albania currently share embassies and ...

News Albania: Albania plans to launch power exchange next January

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/albania-power-exchange/albania-plans-to-launch-power-exchange-next-january-idUSL8N1Q64RD
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

TIRANA, Feb 16 (Reuters) - 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. Albania’s parliament passed ...

News Albania: Albania expects beginning of EU accession talks in April

News channel or source: http://www.china.org.cn/world/Off_the_Wire/2018-02/20/content_50567362.htm
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

TIRANA, Feb. 19 (Xinhua) -- Albania sees 2018 as a golden opportunity to achieve its objective towards its European Union membership while it expects a recommendation for opening of accession talks in April, Albanian foreign minister Ditmir Bushati said ...

News Albania: EU to help Albania manage borders in migratory challenges

News channel or source: http://host.madison.com/news/world/eu-to-help-albania-manage-borders-in-migratory-challenges/article_7202c272-7ae7-5350-9213-4e5096b6c4fb.html
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The European Union said Monday it has reached an agreement to assist Albania in border management and also deploy teams there to respond to potential flows of migrants. Visiting EU Commissioner for Migration Dimitris Avramopoulos ...

News Albania: Gospel going over airwaves in Albania

News channel or source: https://www.onenewsnow.com/missions/2018/02/13/gospel-going-over-airwaves-in-albania
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

An international radio ministry is celebrating three years of broadcasting the gospel in parts of the Balkan Peninsula in southeastern Europe. Global radio ministry The Tide began broadcasting Christian radio programs to listeners in Albania and ...

News Albania: Statement by IMF Deputy Managing Director Tao Zhang at the Conclusion of his Visit to Albania

News channel or source: http://www.imf.org/en/News/Articles/2018/02/13/pr1848-statement-by-imf-deputy-managing-director-tao-zhang-at-the-conclusion-of-his-visit-to-albania
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Mr. Tao Zhang, Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), issued the following statement in Tirana today at the conclusion of his visit to Albania: “It was a pleasure to have my first visit to Albania as Deputy Managing Director ...

News Albania: Albania Approves Changes to Accounting Standards; Introduces IFRS 15

News channel or source: https://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=4f7808bf-582c-44d7-a9e8-fd4b0395ceaa
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

The Albanian legislative act which defines the general principles and rules for the preparation of accounting standards, financial statements and accounting records is the law No.9228, dated 29.04.2004, “On Accounting and Financial Statements”.