Albania

US' Secretary of State Antony Blinken (L) shakes hands with Albania's Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Igli Hasani after signing two memorandums during a press conference with Albania's Prime Minister in Tirana on February 15, 2024. - US Secretary of State Antony Blinken heads to Europe on February 15, 2024 as he faces an uphill climb to quell doubts on US leadership, with Congress deadlocked on providing new aid to Ukraine and presidential contender Donald Trump lashing out at NATO allies. (Photo by ARMEND NIMANI / AFP)

Blinken hails ‘extraordinary partnership’ with Albania

Visiting US Secretary of State Antony Blinken hailed on Thursday what he called an "extraordinary partnership" between Washington and Tirana, showing support to his country's Balkan ally.
5 months ago
This picture handed out by the Land NRW federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia shows the inside of a MedEvac special military airplane equipped with an intensive care unit, on March 28, 2020 at the Cologne-Bonn airport in Cologne, western Germany, prior to the take-off to Bergamo, Italy, from where six patients infected with the new coronavirus were to be transported to the western federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia for further treatment. (AFP/Mark HERMENAU / various sources)

Tourism recovery accelerates to reach 65% of pre-pandemic levels

International tourism is on track to reach 65 per cent of pre-pandemic levels by the end of 2022, as the sector continues to bounce back from the pandemic.
In this image released by the White House, US President Joe Biden speaks with Russian President Vladimir Putin from the presidential retreat in Camp David, Maryland, on February 12, 2022. - President Biden warned President Putin in the phone call that the US "will respond decisively and impose swift and severe costs on Russia" should it invade Ukraine. According to a readout from the White House, Biden stressed that "while the United States remains prepared to engage in diplomacy, in full coordination with our Allies and partners, we are equally prepared for other scenarios." (Photo by WHITE HOUSE / AFP)

On the theme of a new world order – Part 2

While one aspect of the parameter believed in multilateralism, Trump believed in unilateralism. While one aspect of the parameter believed in pacta sunt servanda— the sanctity of agreements
2 years ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin answers journalists' questions about his article titled "On the Historical Unity of Russians and Ukrainians" in Saint Petersburg on July 13, 2021. (Photo by Alexey NIKOLSKY / Sputnik / AFP)

EU opens to Ukraine travellers, restricts travel from Rwanda and Thailand

[dailymotion code=”k5PQT9zhqvW3vKx2EIq” autoplay=”yes”] European Union member states on Thursday agreed to add Ukraine to a list of countries from which travellers can enter the European Union during the coronavirus pandemic, while Rwanda
3 years ago
Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama speaks during an election rally at "Elbasan Arena" stadium in Elbasan, on April 20, 2021, three days ahead of Albania's general elections. - Albania holds general elections on April 25, 2021, with centre-left sitting Prime Minister Edi Rama of the Socialist Party running for a third mandate, and facing a challenge from a dozen parties united behind the main opposition Democratic Party. The poll is seen as vital for the country's ambitions to join the European Union after an acrimonious campaign marred by a deadly gunfight between supporters of rival parties. (Photo by STRINGER / AFP)

Albania PM prepares to celebrate as third term beckons

Albania's prime minister called on his supporters to celebrate victory on Tuesday, as almost complete election results suggested he had clinched a record third term in office.
3 years ago
Albania's Prime Minister Edi Rama speaks during an interview in Elbasan, Albania, on April 20, 2021, three days ahead of Albania's general elections. - Albania holds general elections on April 25, 2021, with centre-left sitting Prime Minister Edi Rama of the Socialist Party running for a third mandate, and facing a challenge from a dozen parties united behind the main opposition Democratic Party. The poll is seen as vital for the country's ambitions to join the European Union after an acrimonious campaign marred by a deadly gunfight between supporters of rival parties. (Photo by Gent SHKULLAKU / AFP)

Albania’s socialist PM on course for third term

Albania's prime minister looked set for a third term in power on Monday, as preliminary election results gave his Socialist Party a commanding lead.
3 years ago
A child carries an Albanian national flag as people attend an anti-government protest in front of Prime Minister Edi Rama's office in Tirana, Albania, July 8, 2019. REUTERS/Florion Goga

Albania reports first two coronavirus cases

Albania reported its first confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus on Monday, a man who returned from Italy late last month and his father, the health ministry said.
4 years ago
More than two billion people live in countries where development is hampered by humanitarian crises, conflicts, and natural disasters, problems increasingly linked with climate change

‘Climate change threatens future of all children’

As the climate and commercial threats intensify, health experts are pressing for a radical rethink on child health. The report calls for children to be placed at the centre of the efforts
4 years ago
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