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Albania , Monday 24 September 2018

News Albania: Albania: Efi Gjika to Junior Eurovision 2018

News source: https://eurovoix.com/2018/09/23/albania-efi-gjika-to-junior-eurovision-2018/
Publicated on: onday 24 September 2018

Efi Gjika has won Junior Fest Albania 2018 and will represent Albania at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2018 in Minsk. Sixteen artists took to the stage in Tirana tonight in the hopes of represent...

News Albania: In Albania, new Turkish mosque stirs old resentments

News source: https://www.csmonitor.com/World/Europe/2018/0912/In-Albania-new-Turkish-mosque-stirs-old-resentments
Publicated on: Wednesday 19 September 2018

When completed in 2019, the Great Mosque of Tirana, a hulking new mosque in Albania, will be the biggest in the Balkans, with room for 5,000 worshipers. It’s located in Albania’s capital city, but it ...

News Albania: Albania: 16 Junior Fest 2018 Finalists Revealed

News source: https://eurovoix.com/2018/09/21/albania-16-junior-fest-2018-finalists/
Publicated on: Friday 21 September 2018

The sixteen finalists for Junior Fest 2018 have been revealed. Eurovision Albania has revealed the sixteen artists that will take place in Albania’s Junior Eurovision selection show Junior Fest 2018. ...

News Albania: Germany, EU call on Albania to continue reform progress

News source: https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/germany-eu-call-albania-continue-reform-progress-57927810
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

Germany's foreign minister on Wednesday called on Albania to work hard on its reforms so as to convince all European Union members to launch membership negotiations next year. Heiko Maas, visiting ...

News Albania: Albania’s president congratulates Saudi Arabia on National Day

News source: https://www.msn.com/en-ae/news/other/albania-e2-80-99s-president-congratulates-saudi-arabia-on-national-day/ar-AAAtNrk
Publicated on: Friday 21 September 2018

JEDDAH: The President of Albania Ilir Meta congratulated King Salman on the occasion of the 88th Saudi National Day. This came during the ceremony held by the Saudi Embassy in the Albanian capital of ...

News Albania: UNECE Integrates SDGs into Review of Albania’s Environmental Progress

News source: http://sdg.iisd.org/news/unece-integrates-sdgs-into-review-of-albanias-environmental-progress/
Publicated on: hursday 20 September 2018

The UN Economic Commission for Europe’s third Environmental Performance Review of Albania finds that the country has aligned its national agenda with the 2030 Agenda and is working to develop a nation...

News Albania: Albania coach Panucci sues country’s former president

News source: https://www.foxsports.com/soccer/story/albania-coach-panucci-sues-country-s-former-president-091718
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania coach Christian Panucci has filed a civil lawsuit against the country’s former president for calling him a “charlatan” after losing a friendly soccer match. Federation s...

News Albania: Albania Launches New, Turkey-Backed National Airline

News source: http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/albania-launches-new-turkey-backed-national-airline
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

The small southern European nation of Albania has launched a new national airline, having been without one for the past seven years. Air Albania is operating a single Airbus A319, but reportedly ...

News Albania: Albania receives six bids for solar power plant

News source: https://steelguru.com/power/albania-receives-six-bids-for-solar-power-plant/521034
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

Reuters reported that Albania received six bids from companies interested in building its first solar power plant and a commission is now evaluating them to determine qualifiers for the next stage.

News Albania: Albania 3rd in Europe over electricity consumption generated from renewable sources

News source: http://www.dtt-net.com/en/index.php?page=view-article&article=11965
Publicated on: onday 24 September 2018

Tirana/Brussels, dtt-net.com - Albania ranks third in Europe, following Norway and Iceland, for the electricity consumption generated from renewable sources, according to the figures by EU’s statistic...

News Albania: Around 4.4 mln foreigners visit Albania in first 8 months 2018

News source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-09/24/c_137490211.htm
Publicated on: onday 24 September 2018

TIRANA, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- In the first eight months of 2018, nearly 4.4 million foreigners entered Albania, an increase of 16.8 percent year on year, Albanian National Institute of Statistics (INST...

News Albania: Hike through Albania, Kosovo and Macedonia on a new long-distance trail

News source: https://www.lonelyplanet.com/news/2018/09/19/hike-albania-kosovo-macedonia-high-scardus-trail/
Publicated on: hursday 20 September 2018

For lovers of the great outdoors, there is a new long-distance, multi-country hiking trail in the Balkans region. Called the High Scardus Trail, the 495km hiking path covers the cross-border triangle ...