Edi Rama Is the End of Albania’s EU Aspirations

Edi Rama Is the End of Albania’s EU Aspirations

A few days ago, EU Commissioner for Enlargement Johannes Hahn issued an important declaration regarding Albania at the informal meeting of the Balkan prime ministers, which didn’t attract the public’s attention, as it was eclipsed by the propaganda and presence of the Prime Minister Edi Rama, who assumed the role of the leader of the entire Balkans. Once […]

Assets of 68 Judges and Prosecutors To Be Reinvestigated

Assets of 68 Judges and Prosecutors To Be Reinvestigated

The assets of 68 judges and prosecutors will be reinvestigated because there are doubt that during the first investigation documents were missing and data was hidden. According to data from the Directorate of Asset Registration, the recently nominated chief registrar Blerina Doracaj has ordered the asset control process to be redone, especially regarding real estate. […]

Vlahutin: Coming Months Crucial for EU Accession

Vlahutin: Coming Months Crucial for EU Accession

During the opening of the Second EU Summer School, EU Ambassador Romana Vlahutin, having returned from the annual conference of EU ambassadors in Brussels, made several remarks that appear to be a departure from her otherwise smooth talking about the Rama government. Either because of Brussels slowly waking up to the reality of the Albanian […]

Norway Signals Worsening LGBT Rights Situation in Albania

Norway Signals Worsening LGBT Rights Situation in Albania

On August 14, 2017, Norway updated its asylum regulation for LGBT persons from Albania. Whereas previously LGBT asylum seekers from Albania were processed through the “extremely accelerated” 48-hour procedure, they will now be processed through the regular procedure. This means the applications of LGBT asylum seekers will be inspected in detail, signaling that intention of the Norwegian […]

A Lot of Supposed Opposition, But Only Failure Ahead

A Lot of Supposed Opposition, But Only Failure Ahead

In the weak attempts at political discussions after the electoral trauma of the elections, there are several things, among the silence of many, coming to light that predict a great political disaster. A considerable part of supporters representing the Democratic Party (PD) are expressing their disappointment and distrust in the new “renovated” leadership of PD, while another […]