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Balkan hopes for EU funds
Bushati: "German initiative started new chapter for the region"
DP will boycott the Parliament again
Basha: "The opposition's decision is still in act"
Preparations for Pope's visit
Buildings demolished and replaced with green spaces
Greek Foreign Ministry against stone tiles used on Tirana's main square Greek Foreign Ministry against stone tiles used on Tirana's main square
The Greek Foreign Ministry reacted against the new Tirana square project, which they consider an “irredentism project”.
OSCE/ODIHR presents preliminary report for Albanian elections OSCE/ODIHR presents preliminary report for Albanian elections
OSCE-ODIHR presented the preliminary report for elections in our country. According to the OSCE, the accusations for vote purchase reduced the public trust on the process.
DP leader Lulzim Basha: "Optimistic for victory"
DP leader Lulzim Basha: "Optimistic for victory"
The Democratic Party leader, Lulzim Basha, says he is optimistic about the opposition’s results in these elections.
Rama sends SMS to MPs: Careful to count every ballot. It seems we have won Rama sends SMS to MPs: "Careful to count every ballot. It seems we have won"
The Albanian Prime Minister, Edi Rama, sent an SMS to all Socialist MPs, asking them total mobilization for not losing any single vote during the ballot counting process.
US Ambassador follows voting process in Durres US Ambassador follows voting process in Durres
The US Ambassador to Albania, Donald Lu, followed the voting process from Durres, while the EU Ambassador to Tirana, Romana Vlahutin, followed it from Elbasan.
CEC postpones closing time for polling stations CEC postpones closing time for polling stations
The Central Election Commission decided to postpone the poll station closing time with one hour, after low participation was reported throughout Albania.
Rama and Basha appeal citizens to vote Rama and Basha appeal citizens to vote
The leaders of Albania’s two bigger parties, Edi Rama and Lulzim Basha, appealed citizens to go and vote the soonest possible.
CEC: Respect electoral silence CEC: "Respect electoral silence"
The Central Election Commission sent three messages to commissioners, the political class and citizens.
Tirana Mayor voted this morning, appealed for maturity Tirana Mayor voted this morning, appealed for maturity
Tirana Mayor, Erion Veliaj, accompanied by his wife, Ajola Xoca, cast his vote today in Tirana.
EU Ambassador, Vlahutin, visits polling stations in Elbasan EU Ambassador, Vlahutin, visits polling stations in Elbasan
The EU Ambassador to Tirana, Romana Vlahutin, visited several polling stations in Elbasan, where she had a closer look to the voting process for the central elections.
Muslim devotees pray for Greater Bayram (Eid al Adha) on Tirana's new square Muslim devotees pray for Greater Bayram (Eid al Adha) on Tirana's new square
After fasting and praying for 30 days of Ramadan, Muslim devotees throughout the world and in Albania are celebrating Fitr Bayram today.
President Nishani voted this morning, appeals Albanians to participate President Nishani voted this morning, appeals Albanians to participate
The outgoing President of Albania, Bujar Nishani, voted this Sunday in Tirana.
Shkoder Customs employee arrested for vote purchase Shkoder Customs employee arrested for vote purchase
The Shkoder Police has taken under custody seven people accused of vote purchase.
CEC Chairman meets Chief of Police one day before elections CEC Chairman meets Chief of Police one day before elections
The General Chief of Police, Haki Cako, met with the Chairman of the Central Election Commission, Klement Zguri.
SMI closes its campaign: SP asked DP for help from the popular hurricane SMI closes its campaign: "SP asked DP for help from the popular hurricane"
The Socialist Movement for Integration concluded its electoral campaign in Fier.
Elbasan, PAD and PSD candidates join SP Elbasan, PAD and PSD candidates join SP
The candidates of the Democratic Alliance and Social-Democratic Party for Elbasan have resigned and joined the Socialist Party.
Basha: Vote for economy. We are not voting for Ismail Qemali this Sunday Basha: "Vote for economy. We are not voting for Ismail Qemali this Sunday"
For Lulzim Basha, June 25th is the day when Albanians will punish Edi Rama with their votes for not keeping his promises.
Rama in Himara: Dule doesn't deserve any vote. He offended the minority Rama in Himara: "Dule doesn't deserve any vote. He offended the minority"
The Socialist Party concluded today the elcetoral campaign in Himara, where Prime Minister Rama said that the “Urban Revival” will continue for the next four years.
CEC: Parties are endangering elections CEC: "Parties are endangering elections"
The Central Election Commission said that the political parties are putting the entire electoral process at risk, since they have not sent the names of commissioners for 16 Zonal Commissions.
SMI blames SP for explosive. SP: Made up by SMI SMI blames SP for explosive. SP: "Made up by SMI"
The Socialist Movement for Integration had an explosive blowing up one of their offices in Durres. Police say the charge was small and caused only a few material damages.
Basha on Top Story: Parliament with fewer MPs, and a direct majority system Basha on Top Story: "Parliament with fewer MPs, and a direct majority system"
On Top Channel’s Top Story, Lulzim Basha said that the “New Republic” will be divided in two parties, a political and an economic one.
Farmers Council: Punish GMO abusers, but don't generalize all farmers. Farmers Council: "Punish GMO abusers, but don't generalize all farmers."
After Top Channel’s “Fiks Fare” made specific reports about farmers using huge amounts of hormones and stimulants for their fruits and vegetables, the Albanian Agricultural Council publicly condemns these cases and asked for a thorough investigation of those responsible.
Tourism 9.5% increase for first five months of 2017 Tourism 9.5% increase for first five months of 2017
The number of foreign tourists entering Albania during the first five months of the year has increased with 9.5%, according to the Institution of Statistics.
Prisoners want to vote Prisoners want to vote
Prisoners seem to be more interested than others to not lose their right to vote on June 25th.
Rama fires Deputy Minister of Interior after debate with Tahiri
Rama fires Deputy Minister of Interior after debate with Tahiri
24 hours before the electoral silence, tensions between SP and SMI have seem to have culminated. The Albanian Prime Minister, Edi Rama, fired today the Deputy Minister of Interior, Ilir Marko, for violation of official ethics.
German MP: DP-SP coalition, not the worst solution German MP: "DP-SP coalition, not the worst solution"
German MP, Thorsten Frei, said for Deutsche Welle that these elections in Albania are expected to be better than those of 2013, also based on OSCE evaluations.