conditional green light to Albania and North Macedonia

Prior reforms are requested from Tirana before the start of membership talks. Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama on February 17, 2020 in Brussels in the presence of the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen. KENZO TRIBOUILLARD / AFP The Twenty-Seven formally gave the green light on Wednesday to the opening of talks […]

Albania and North Macedonia on the way to Europe

“Your future is in the EU”, welcomed EU enlargement commissioner Oliver Varhelyi on Tuesday 24 March to North Macedonia and Albania, after the European Union countries finally agreed on the principle of the opening of accession negotiations with these two small Balkan states which have been knocking on the door of the EU for a […]

Albanians can no longer return to their country

Transavia had canceled the last flight between Paris and Tirana. It took the intervention of the Embassy of Albania in France for the last plane to finally take off on March 19, crowded with Albanians who came for a short stay in France and anxious to return to their country in the midst of a […]

EU gives green light to Albania and North Macedonia as candidate for membership

European capitals yesterday gave the green light to begin the process of accession to the EU of Albania and North Macedonia. With this step, the Twenty-seven not only give good news to these two countries that have been yearning for this announcement for years, but also thatThey want to show that the coronavirus crisis has […]

no justice for the victims of Albanian communism

Nexhmije Hoxha died at 99 years old on February 26 in a small apartment in the suburbs of Tirana where she lived quietly, far from the sumptuous villa which she formerly occupied with her husband Enver Hoxha, ruthless leader of communist Albania and isolationist from 1944 to his death in 1985. → READ. Albania and […]

The COVID-19 epidemic plunges Europe into the blockade

A seventh person died from coronavirus in Italy, according to media reports, while Europe plunges into a dramatic blockade. More than 200 people have now tested positive for COVID-19 disease in Italy, the largest outbreak so far reported in Europe. The dramatic wave of cases has sparked fears across the continent with Italy and neighboring […]