Tirana

Type: City
Name: Tirana
Country: Albania
Latitude: 41.330002
Longitude: 19.82
population: 374,801
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

Real Raw Material of Wealth | Big Think

TIRANA – Poor countries export raw materials such as cocoa, iron ore, and raw diamonds. Rich countries export – often to those same poor countries – more complex products such as chocolate, cars, and jewels. If poor countries want to get rich, they should ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 16 hours ago]
Entities: Tirana, Cocoa, Iron Ore
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

XINHUA - Albanian artist sets Guinness Record of "Largest Pipe Mosaic"

Albanian artist sets Guinness Record of "Largest Pipe Mosaic"Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.TIRANA, July 27 (Xinhua) -- Prominent Albanian artist Saimir Strati created a new Guinness World Record on Saturday evening when his latest work was certified as ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

XINHUA - Italian FM to visit Tirana on Albania's EU bid

Italian FM to visit Tirana on Albania's EU bidContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.TIRANA, July 25 (Xinhua) -- Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini will pay an official visit to Albania on Friday, for discussions with Albanian leaders on the latter's ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Albtelecom provides free Wi-Fi in tourist areas

Albanian operator Albtelecom has installed Wi-Fi internet hotspots in tourist areas. Some places that already offer Wi-Fi hotspot service are Shkodra, Velipoja, Shengjini, Peshkopia, Lezha, Durresi, Tirana, Fushe Kruja, Kavaja, Elbasani, Kuçova, Fieri, ... [Published Telecompaper - Jul 25 2014]
Entities: AlbTelecom, Wi-Fi, Tirana
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Albania, busting misconceptions

BORN AGAIN: Ksamil Beach, Albania.As Nirvana celebrated being on top of the Billboard charts with Nevermind and Barbara Kendall took board sailing gold at the Barcelona Olympics, Albania was waking up to a new day, no longer under the communist iron ... [Published Taranaki Daily News - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Class A Office Space Rental Rates in Sofia Record 8.3% Growth Y/Y

Rental rates of class A office space in Sofia have reached EUR 13 per sq.m. in Q1 2014, according to the recent data provided by Colliers International.The increase is 8.3% compared to the previous six months and on an annual basis, Investor.bg informs ... [Published Sofia News Agency - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 2 reports

World Bank to assist Albania on insurance market reform

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.TIRANA, July 21 (Xinhua) -- World Bank (WB) will launch an assistance project to support Albanian Financial Supervisory Authority (AMF) in reforming the country's insurance market, official sources said Monday.The objective ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

This summer, Jetairfly connects Tirana to Liege

from 59.99 euros each wayFrom 31 July 2014, the Belgian airline Jetairfly will connect a new destination from Liège airport: Tirana (Albania).This summer, Jetairfly has 17 routes at the airport of Liège. Tirana is also available from Brussels, with two ... [Published Luchtzak Aviation - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Tirana fights to beat its addiction to cars and get its residents cycling

_ Heavy traffic in Tirana. Photograph: Armando Babani/EPA In 1991, as communism was falling in Albania, 300,000 people poured into Tirana’s streets to welcome US ambassador James Baker. Some kissed the wheels of his limousine as it inched along Skanderbeg ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Albtelecom gives away apartment in Tirana

Albanian telecommunications operator Albtelecom is offering users the chance to win an apartment in the residential area Tirana Ring Centre, by activating the ALL 1000 monthly package. The monthly package includes 200 minutes of calls to any national ... [Published Telecompaper - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 2 reports

Albania to hold int'l conference on managing seasonality in tourism

TIRANA, July 4 (Xinhua) -- The Albanian government and the World Tourism Organization will organize an international conference later this year to discuss ways and exchange experiences on how to manage seasonality in tourism.The conference, entitled "Managing ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Jul 04 2014]
Entities: Albania, UNWTO, Tirana
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 4 reports

Barroso addresses Albanian Parliament in Tirana

European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso addresses the Albanian Parliament during his visit to Tirana, Albania, on June 30, 2014. Jose Manuel Barroso said Monday the initiation of a new phase for Albania that can open European Union (EU) accession ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Jul 01 2014]

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...When he broke into rapid-fire conversation with the waiter in Montenegrin, his gravelly accent caused my stomach to flip in nervous anticipation. "I ordered us beers, and the octopus salad to share. You will like" he explained. I nodded, smiling at his formal, accented English
"The image consists of the bitten apple and inside it is the entire globe which is drawn with all its beauties ..."
"I got up and screamed for my sisters and my mother" he says. Hamad's house was wiped out, his whole family dead — two teen-age sisters, a 10-year-old brother, his mother and his uncle...
"European Union enlargement in the Balkan region constitutes one of the top priorities of the Italian EU presidency program" ATA quoted official sources from Rome as saying. Endi

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