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Albanian Capital’s Mayor Splashes in Ad Spending

Data collected by BIRN from the database of the Ministry of Finance suggest that Tirana spent more on placing adverts in the local press than any other municipality in 2014.

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Albania’s Dope Capital Goes Up in Smoke

Police have destroyed Europe’s largest marijuana plantation in the lawless Albanian village of Lazarat – but were locals really living the high life on the profits from growing dope?


China Pledges to Help Albania Build Highway

Albania Prime Minister Edi Rama and Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang discussed plans to build a new highway from Tirana to the Macedonian border.

Albania Press Review - July 14, 2014

Controversial bill to reform the HCJ revealed, Basha’s favorite looses party elections in Durres, Socialist MP accused of threatening Democratic Party spokesperson.