KUCOVA, Albania Long the graveyard of its once mighty air force, Albania's base at Kucova is set to become a NATO station - to the delight of its former airmen longing to hear the engines roar again.
TIRANA, Oct 3 Albania's central bank kept its
benchmark interest rate at the historic low of 1 percent on
Wednesday and signalled there would be no change before next
TIRANA Albania has called for bids to build the Adriatic country's first solar power station, telling investors it would favor whoever committed to ramping up capacity and selling power more cheaply to its distributor, officials told Reuters on Friday.
DURRES, Albania Croatia, anxious to protect its Adriatic beaches which lure millions of tourists every year, has begun helping nearby Albania to clean up its own territorial waters and improve its ability to respond quickly to oil spills and other hazards.
TIRANA Albanian actors and activists rallied on Thursday to demand the government halt a project to demolish the National Theatre in Tirana, but the ruling Socialists pushed the plan through parliament.
TIRANA Numbers of migrants trying to reach Western Europe via Albania have leapt this year, with people smugglers opening a new Balkan route for those fleeing conflict or poverty in the Middle East, North Africa and Asia.
DIVJAKE-KARAVASTA, Albania Birdwatchers from around the world come to Albania's Divjake-Karavasta park for its wetlands and rich array of wildlife. But one inhabitant in particular is attracting spectators: John Malko, the park's pet pelican. | Video
TIRANA, May 2 Albania's central bank held its
benchmark rate at its lowest-ever level of 1.25 percent on
Wednesday and said its monetary stimulus would remain strong
until April 2019.
TIRANA EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini urged Albania on Wednesday to deepen a reform drive so that it can persuade member states it deserves to join the bloc after 2025.
TIRANA Protesters burned tyres and blocked four main highways in Albania on Thursday to demand that authorities scrap new toll fees on the main road linking the impoverished Balkan country with Kosovo.