EU Expansion on the Agenda at Western Balkans Summit

EU Expansion on the Agenda at Western Balkans Summit

Western Balkan leaders and EU institutions leaders will meet in Brussels today to hold the Western Balkans Summit. In attendance will be Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama and representatives from Serbia, Kosovo, Northern Macedonia, Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina. The summit will be chaired by European Parliament President David Sassoli and the...

By Exit Staff 1 hr ago
Ex-Prison Director and Socialist MP Found not Guilty of Corruption

Ex-Prison Director and Socialist MP Found not Guilty of Corruption

Former Prison Director and ex-Socialist Party MP Arben Çuko has been acquitted by the court on charges of passive corruption. Judge Sokol Toma of the Court of Tirana dismissed the case at a preliminary hearing on the grounds that the prosecution did not bring any evidence linking Çuko to the charges. Çuko was arrested on 18...

By Exit Staff 17 hrs ago

Merkel Tells Rama Germany Will Push for EU Accession Talks in March

Merkel Tells Rama Germany Will Push for EU Accession Talks in March

Chancellor Angela Merkel stated her government will urge EU members to open EU accession talks with Albania and North Macedonia in the next European leaders' summit in March 2020. During Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama’s visit in Berlin today, Merkel told journalists: “Above all, we want to reach an agreement at the next European Council...

By Exit Staff 22 hrs ago
Court Closes Case on ČEZ Privatization

Court Closes Case on ČEZ Privatization

On Friday, Judge Lazër Sallaku of the Court of Tirana decided to close the case on the privatization of Albania’s transmission system operator OShEE in...

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