The US Embassy in Tirana has firmly denied allegations made by former Prime Minister Sali Berisha that a member of its staff interfered in a criminal investigation.
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Albania’s state oil company, Albpetrol, has applied to reserve to 1.2 billion cubic meters of natural gas per year from the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline, TAP.
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A survey by the Institute for Development Research and Alternatives, IDRA, said many Albanian were aware of people being promised gifts or favours in exchange for votes in elections.
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A report by the European Environmental Agency, EEA, ranks Albania’s bathing sites as having the poorest quality in Europe among 29 countries monitored in 2013.
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The 2013 US State Department Report on terrorism underlines that despite the political will of the Albanian government, corruption is thwarting an effective fight against terrorism.
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