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At today's meeting, January 22, the Parliamentary Commission on Productive Activities, opposed the changes proposed by the President of Albania, Ilir Meta, regarding the package of laws for online media. As they warned, the socialist majority did not take into account the suggestions of the President who had rejected the measure. The socialist majority, for its part, through deputy Arben Pellumbi, stressed that the President's statements were not consistent and therefore should be considered null and void. In his report the legal representative of the President of the Republic Bledi Dervishi, noted that "it is mandatory that the two laws are examined together, since both have been sent to the Venice Commission for an opinion and we must await the outcome. I do not understand the hurry, meanwhile, we await how the President will proceed with the other law, and if both are destined for an appeal to the Constitutional Court ". There was also some amazement in the Albanian media as the Venice Commission which is already examining the clash between the Albanian parliament and the Presidency of the Republic on the modalities for the elections of the members of the Constitutional Court, received another appeal. or an opinion on the law on the audiovisual media service ....
The new bill provides for up to 5 years imprisonment for those who commit acts of violence against their spouse and up to 10 years if these acts are repeated over time.
"Anti-defamation package", the European Commission asks the Albanian government to include the recommendations of the Council of Europe
In recent months there has been much talk about the "Anti - Defamation" package of laws proposed by the socialist majority in Albania.
Today 14 years after his death, the former President of Kosovo, Ibrahim Rugova, is commemorated who was elected on December 23, 1989, after leading the Democratic League of Kosovo, the first political party in Kosovo that directly challenged the communist regime. of the former Yugoslavia.
The Italian team is led by Fabio Picuti and Michele Renzo, prosecutors who took part in the investigations following the tragic L'Aquila earthquake of 2009.
The two countries have signed an agreement with Lufthansa to restore direct flights between Prishtina and Belgrade.
In relation to the population, Albania is first in the western Balkans by number of prisoners.
The earthquake, the support of Europe and the accession negotiations are some of the issues addressed by the ambassador of the European Union in Albania in the interview given to the economic magazine Monitor.
In 1947 they were invited to the most important football tournament: the Bohemians Prague (fifth in the Czechoslovak league 1946-47 and host), the Crvena Zvedzda (Red Star) of Belgrade (third in the Yugoslav championship 1946-47) and the 17 Nëndori Tirana
The Kosovar head of state spoke during the "Thank you Albania" solemn meeting.
The pipeline will have a total length of 878 km and will transport natural gas from the Shah Deniz field, Azerbaijan, to Europe.
48% of Albania's total exports in 2019 were destined for Italy, for a total value of 1,4 billion euros.
The new EU enlargement commissioner went on an official visit to Albania, reaffirming the support of the European Commission at the start of the negotiations.
"The Catania SIBEG ready to bottle in Tirana due to the tax contained in the 2020 maneuver", these are some of the alarming headlines that appeared in Italian newspapers at the beginning of 2020.
On 17 January 1468 the Albanian national hero Giorgio Castriota Scanderbeg died, leader who led the resistance against the Ottoman Turks.