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News Albania » Government: Albania lures Italian investors with low tax rates, reduced red tape

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-02/20/c_136985898.htm
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

TIRANA, Feb. 19 (Xinhua) -- Albanian government is determined to make the country attractive to foreign investors by offering a favorable business climate with low taxes and less red tape, Albania's Prime Minister Edi Rama said Monday a business forum with ...

News Albania » Government: Albania wants to learn from Bangladesh’s development approach

News channel or source: http://www.dhakatribune.com/bangladesh/foreign-affairs/2018/02/19/chtc-marma-sisters-abduction-rani-yan-yans-assault-need-independent-investigation/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

At the outset, the state minister briefed the Albanian deputy minister of the recent developments in Bangladesh in political, social and infrastructural sectors under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. He mentioned that the present government ...

News Albania » Government: Albania looks to clear out bad apples from police force

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/albania-clear-bad-apples-police-force-52904297
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

Albania's government is looking to clear out the bad apples among its police force. A draft law that the government approved Wednesday calls for the vetting of Albania's 13,000 police officers. Deputy Interior Minister Julian Hodaj said that authorities ...

News Albania » Government: 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

it cannot be welcomed or accepted," said the head of Serbia's Government Office of Kosovo, Marko Djuric. Officials in Kosovo have not commented on Rama's comments. In his speech before Kosovo's lawmakers, the Albanian prime minister acknowledged that his ...

News Albania » Government: 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 ... While Rama’s suggestion sparked furious reactions from ministers in the Serbian government, political experts in Kosovo questioned its practicality. Kosovo-based analyst Imer Mushkolaj told ...

News Albania » Government: 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?feedType=RSS&virtualBrandChannel=11563
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 » Government: Albania thanks Bangladesh for recognising Kosovo

News channel or source: https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2018/02/19/albania-thanks-bangladesh-for-recognising-kosovo
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

The Albanian side also thanked Bangladesh for providing shelter ... Alam also met Foreign Minister of Kosovo Behgjet Pacolli, who expressed the sincere gratitude of his government to the government of Bangladesh for recognising Kosovo and providing support ...

News Albania » Government: U.S. Bars Former Top Albanian Prosecutor, Alleging Corruption

News channel or source: https://blogs.wsj.com/riskandcompliance/2018/02/16/u-s-bars-former-top-albanian-prosecutor-alleging-corruption/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

The U.S. State Department barred a former Albanian prosecutor general from the U.S., alleging ... U.S. under a 2017 law authorizing the State Department to impose visa bans on government officials found to be “involved in significant corruption

News Albania » Government: Albania's Admission in the European Union

News channel or source: http://www.teenink.com/opinion/current_events_politics/article/982692/Albanias-Admission-in-the-European-Union/
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

The EU and Albania should cooperate with each other to reach these common goals. Albania needs to improve their economy, enforce some laws and policies in their government, and improve the political system. While the EU needs Albania for their integration ...

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

News channel or source: http://www.wral.com/eu-to-help-albania-manage-borders-in-migratory-challenges/17332533/
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Albanian Interior Minister Fatmir Xhafaj said the government also signed a memorandum of understanding with the EU on "concrete initiatives in the policies against narcotic drugs." The government claims Albania is no longer a cannabis trafficking ...