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ArkeFly, the Dutch leisure airline, has introduced a new service to Albania with a direct flight between Amsterdam and Tirana International Airport, TIA.
Prime Minister Sali Berisha on Sunday asked Azerbaijan's President, Ilham Aliyev, to support construction of the Trans-Adriatic gas pipeline, TAP.
The organisation Global Financial Integrity has ranked Serbia worst of all Balkan countries when it comes to illegal financial flows.
The annual report of the High State Audit office says poor management of state-owned companies cost Albania twice as much in 2012 as it did the previous year.
Albanian minsters say Kosovo is making use of consumer worries about levels of aflatoxin in milk to damage the commercial interest of Albanian dairies.
The Socialist opposition said it seeks a hearing with the minister of agriculture on the presence of dangerous toxins and hormones in Albanian milk and meat products.
After Albanian authorities told dairies to withdraw milk suspected of contamination with the M1 aflatoxin from the market, it is still on sale in stores, Balkan Insight can confirm.
Bulgaria could become the second country in the region to oust the Czech electricity company CEZ, after violent protests against hefty electricity bills led to the PM's resignation.
The central bank cut the key benchmark interest rate on Wednesday by 0.25 per cent to a historic low of 3.75 per cent in an effort to kick start the stagnating economy.
The Albanian energy regularity agency, ERE, on Monday stripped the local subsidiary of the Czech power giant CEZ of its operating license, effectively taking it back into state control.
Macedonia tops the region in the 2013 Index of Economic Freedom, annually compiled by The Wall Street Journal and The Heritage Foundation.
Bankers Petroleum announced that its production of crude oil from Albania rose by 3.5 per cent in the last quarter of 2012.
Albania has accused the power giant, CEZ, of causing a loss of $1 billion (€760 million) as a result of its poor management of a local electricity distribution branch.
World Bank report predicts feeble return to growth next year, urging Southeastern European countries to reduce their debt levels and advance reforms leading to greater productivity and competitiveness.
The Czech power company CEZ announced on Monday that it plans to sell its troubled electricity distribution subsidiary in Albania, CEZ Shperndarje.
The Albanian government threatened on Sunday with criminal prosecution the Czech power giant CEZ for cutting electricity to local customers, who have held a series of protests over the last week.
The Albanian real estate market first caught the eye of foreign investors back in 2005. The first deals were struck in subsequent years and their volume has been on the rise ever since.
Albania faces another year of sluggish growth as foreign investors shy away, domestic consumers keep savings in the bank and recession deepens in neighbouring Greece and Italy.
Open Data Albania, a Tirana-based watchdog group, says political parties are failing to make public their lists of campaign donors ahead of the June 23 elections.
Donors spent hundreds of thousands of euro building a new museum in Gjirokastra - but the results were questionable and it ultimately closed over an ideological dispute.