The Humans of Astir

The Humans of Astir

Astir is a small district of Tirana, sitting on the ring road that connects the city from north to south and east to west. A low income area comprised of flats, houses, and what can only be described as shacks, it is home to several thousand people. Albanian and Roma communities live...

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Two Murders in Central Tirana Raise Fear Among Residents

Two Murders in Central Tirana Raise Fear Among Residents

Two people were murdered in the last three days in densely populated areas of central Tirana, causing panic and insecurity among citizens. Last night, Jurgen Kurti, 26, was murdered while walking home, in one...

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€5,7 Million for the Rehabilitation of the 600-meter Zogu I Boulevard

€5,7 Million for the Rehabilitation of the 600-meter Zogu I Boulevard

The Municipality of Tirana will spend about EUR 5.7 million to rehabilitate the 600-meter long Zogu I Boulevard, from Skanderbeg Square to the former Train Station. Starting from March 12, companies have one month to submit bids. No related document, study, analysis or technical project was published, and no official announcement was made by the...

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European Commission Shields EURALIUS from Public Scrutiny

European Commission Shields EURALIUS from Public Scrutiny

The European Commission is stepping up its efforts to shield the justice assistance mission EURALIUS V, tendered out to a consortium consisting of the German Foundation for International Legal Cooperation, the Agency for Economic Cooperation and Development, the Center for International Legal Co-operation, and the Consiglio Superiore della Magistratura. EURALIUS V is a continuation under the...