Tag: Albania

  • The UN Security Council votes against the Russian resolution on Nord Stream sabotage

    The UN Security Council votes against the Russian resolution on Nord Stream sabotage

    New York [US]March 28 (ANI): The UN Security Council did not support the Russian-Chinese resolution on the international investigation into Nord Stream sabotage on Monday, Russian news agency TASS reported. The resolution was supported by 3 countries, with zero votes against and 12 countries abstaining from voting. The resolution thus did not receive the nine […]

  • The UNSC is to vote on a resolution on the Nord Stream sabotage investigation

    The UNSC is to vote on a resolution on the Nord Stream sabotage investigation

    New York [US]March 27 (ANI): The UN Security Council will on Monday vote on a Russian-Chinese draft resolution on an international investigation into sabotage of the Nord Stream 1 and Nord Stream 2 pipelines, Russian news agency TASS reported. The text of the draft proposes that UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres establish an international independent commission […]

  • The EU extends the travel agreement to Kosovo

    The EU extends the travel agreement to Kosovo

    If approved by the European Parliament, residents of the disputed province would be able to enter the bloc freely for up to 90 days The European Council has adopted a measure to give Kosovo passport holders the freedom to enter the EU without a visa for up to 90 days. The move comes as Brussels […]

  • Several nations are sending search and rescue teams to Trkiye

    Several nations are sending search and rescue teams to Trkiye

    ANKARA – Several nations have dispatched search and rescue teams to southern Trkiye in the wake of two deadly earthquakes that hit 10 provinces. Azerbaijan was the first country to send a team shortly after a Level 4 alert was declared that included a call for international aid in the quake-hit areas. More than 400 […]

  • EU and NATO to further strengthen ties

    EU and NATO to further strengthen ties

    Transatlantic security requires “further mobilization,” according to a joint statement The European Union and NATO signed a declaration of cooperation on Tuesday, pledging to take their partnership “to the next level” and promises continued support to Ukraine in its conflict with Russia. The declaration was signed by NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg, European Council president Charles […]

  • NATO and EU deepen ties to confront Russia and China

    NATO and EU deepen ties to confront Russia and China

    Transatlantic security requires “further mobilization,” according to a joint statement The European Union and NATO signed a declaration of cooperation on Tuesday, pledging to take their partnership “to the next level” and promises continued support to Ukraine in its conflict with Russia. The declaration was signed by NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg, European Council president Charles […]

  • Pakistan ‘most exposed’ to Chinese influence, new research shows

    Pakistan ‘most exposed’ to Chinese influence, new research shows

    Washington – A new study on China’s global influence puts Pakistan at the top of the list. Cambodia and Singapore are ranked second and third respectively as the “most exposed” to Beijing’s influence. Among the ten countries most exposed to influence from China, eight are in Asia. Paraguay, North Macedonia and Albania were ranked as […]

  • The risk of depression is high as Europe and its neighbors grapple with a cost-of-living crisis

    The risk of depression is high as Europe and its neighbors grapple with a cost-of-living crisis

    New information sheet on Living, working and COVID-19 in the European Union and 10 EU neighboring countries presents a range of results from Eurofound’s fifth round of e-surveys, which for the first time spanned 10 neighboring countries. The spring 2022 survey, which covered EU member states as well as Albania, Kosovo*, North Macedonia, Georgia, Moldova, […]

  • Ambassadors for a day, but leaders of the future

    Ambassadors for a day, but leaders of the future

    The initiative is known as ‘Ambassador for a day’. But it might as well be called ‘Leader for a lifetime’. To empower teenage girls (aged 14-17 at the time of application) to fulfill their potential, in June the British Embassy welcomed the 20 finalists of ‘Ambassador for a Day’ to the offices of law firm […]

  • Media Literacy Index: Bulgaria is the least able to resist fake news

    Bulgaria is the country in the European Union most unable to withstand the negative effects of fake news and most vulnerable in the fight against it. This shows the Media Literacy Index for 2022, prepared in the framework of the European Policy Initiative (EuPI) of the Open Society Institute – Sofia, and assesses the potential […]

  • Number of non-EU nationals asked to leave Italy rises by over 2,000% in Q2

    Number of non-EU nationals asked to leave Italy rises by over 2,000% in Q2

    BRUSSELS, Belgium: The European Union’s statistics office, Eurostat, said the number of non-EU nationals ordered to leave Italy rose by more than 2,000 percent from April to June, compared with January to March. Eurostat added that in the second quarter Italy ordered 6,020 people to leave its territory, compared with 260 in the first quarter […]

  • Macron’s summit of the European Political Community begins in Prague

    Macron’s summit of the European Political Community begins in Prague

    Leaders from 44 European countries will gather in Prague on Thursday to launch a European political community aimed at boosting security and economic prosperity. Critics say the new forum is an attempt to slow EU enlargement. The meeting in the Czech capital is the idea of ​​French President Emmanuel Macron, with the support of German […]

  • Emmanuel Macron’s summit of the European Political Community begins in Prague

    Emmanuel Macron’s summit of the European Political Community begins in Prague

    Leaders from 44 European countries are gathering Thursday in Prague to launch a European political community aimed at boosting security and economic prosperity. Critics say the new forum is an attempt to slow EU enlargement. The meeting in the Czech capital is the idea of ​​French President Emmanuel Macron, with the support of German Chancellor […]

  • European citizens arrested in Iranian authorities

    European citizens arrested in Iranian authorities

    The nine people had participated in anti-government riots or ?planned in the background? said the Ministry of Intelligence Iran has detained nine foreign nationals from European countries for the role they played in recent protests over the death of a young woman in police custody, the country’s intelligence ministry said on Friday. According to the […]

  • UN Weekly Roundup: 24–30 September 2022

    UN Weekly Roundup: 24–30 September 2022

    United Nations – Editor’s note: Here’s a quick snapshot of what the international community has been up to this past week, as seen from the UN’s perch. Ukraine’s Zelenskyy briefs the Security Council Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy told the UN Security Council on Tuesday that Russia must be completely isolated internationally for its sham referendums […]

  • Live: EU proposes new Russia sanctions including oil price cap

    Live: EU proposes new Russia sanctions including oil price cap

    The EU’s executive on Wednesday proposed a new round of sanctions on Moscow over its latest “escalation” in Ukraine, including an oil price cap and ban on Russian exports worth seven billion euros ($7 billion). Follow our liveblog for the latest developments. All times are Paris time (GMT+2). 7:10pm: US announces $1.1 billion in new […]

  • The Premier League star at the center of the Albanian mafia gambling scandal

    The Premier League star at the center of the Albanian mafia gambling scandal

    Arsenal’s Granit Xhaka has been named in reports of alleged match-fixing Investigators probing Granit Xhaka’s yellow card for Arsenal against Leeds United last season are also probing an alleged criminal conspiracy involving a former professional already convicted of match-fixing and the Albanian mafia. The FA launched an investigation after becoming aware of suspicious play towards […]

  • The relations between Russia and Turkey have little importance for Finland’s NATO project, Niinistö tells MTV

    The relations between Russia and Turkey have little importance for Finland’s NATO project, Niinistö tells MTV

    Turkey stands out from the other defense alliance member countries in that it has maintained a closer bilateral relationship with Russia. However, Niinistö does not believe that the relationship is uncomplicated or that the relationship will certainly grow closer under the prevailing circumstances. “It’s worth keeping in mind that while there may be smiles in […]

  • Iran ranks near the bottom of the Gender-Gap Index

    Iran ranks near the bottom of the Gender-Gap Index

    Iran ranks among the bottom five in the global gender gap index for 2022, dragged down by the lack of opportunities for women in the conservative, male-dominated society. The World Economic Forum (WEF) released one Report on 13 July, which measures women’s economic participation, level of education, health and political survival. Taliban-led Afghanistan is the […]

  • Business Round-Up: Cycling leads to fewer sick days and increased savings – Danish Industry

    Business Round-Up: Cycling leads to fewer sick days and increased savings – Danish Industry

    If people in Denmark had to cycle 10 percent more than they do now, it would result in over 235,000 fewer sick days, 12.5 million liters of saved petrol and diesel and DKK 2.5 billion in socio-economic health benefits, according to an analysis of Danish Industry (DI) Transport. But even though Denmark has one of […]

  • Diamond Salihu

    Diamond Salihu

    In the reportage book “Until everyone dies” describes Diamond Salihu the conflicts in Järva, one of the country’s most vulnerable areas. The book provides an in-depth picture of the gang environment in Sweden and of the people who practice and are affected by violence. For his work, he was last year awarded the Grand Journalist […]

  • Macron concludes the French EU Presidency with four global summits

    Macron concludes the French EU Presidency with four global summits

    French President Emmanuel Macron – hard blown during the parliamentary elections that removed the absolute majority of his party group Ensemble – will focus on international politics in the last days of France’s EU presidency. The week ended with the EU Council meeting, the last to be chaired by France. On Sunday, the G7 gathers […]

  • Sanna Marin says she has no plans to run for president

    Sanna Marin says she has no plans to run for president

    Prime Minister Sanna Marin (SDP) told reporters on Sunday that she is not interested in running for president in the 2024 election. "I’ll tell you directly – I’m not available," he said. Yle’s opinion poll in 2019 showed that Marin was a favorite for Finland’s next president. His support for the post has since declined, […]

  • Russia reveals the number of foreign combatants fighting in Ukraine

    Russia reveals the number of foreign combatants fighting in Ukraine

    More than 500 soldiers came to fight for Kyiv from each of Poland, Canada, the United States and Romania, the Russian military claims Kiev’s claims that tens of thousands of foreign nationals have traveled to Ukraine to join its fight against Moscow are exaggerated, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Friday. It released what it […]

  • Russia claims foreign warriors in Ukraine

    Russia claims foreign warriors in Ukraine

    More than 500 soldiers came to fight for Kyiv from each of Poland, Canada, the United States and Romania, the Russian military claims Kiev’s claims that tens of thousands of foreign nationals have traveled to Ukraine to join its fight against Moscow are exaggerated, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Friday. It released what it […]

  • Denmark among the best EU countries for bathing water quality

    Denmark among the best EU countries for bathing water quality

    Not in pole positionLooking across Europe, 84.7 percent of its 21,859 bathing resorts were considered to be of excellent quality. Poland is at the bottom of the list, ahead of Slovakia, Hungary, Estonia and Albania. Other notables with an above-average EU score included Germany (7th), Finland (11th) and Spain (13th). Sweden, France, Ireland, Switzerland and […]

  • EU to help break blockade on Ukraine’s Odesa to free up grain exports

    EU to help break blockade on Ukraine’s Odesa to free up grain exports

    The European Commission said Thursday it would help Ukraine break the Russian blockade on the port city of Odesa, where thousands of tonnes of grain destined for the global market remains trapped. UN and EU officials have warned that Russia’s continuing siege of the southern port risks causing a global food crisis. Thursday’s live blog […]

  • Denmark to outsource interns

    Denmark to outsource interns

    The Ministers of Justice of Denmark and Kosovo have signed a treaty in which Copenhagen rents 300 prison cells from Pristina Denmark will send foreign nationals convicted in the country to serve their sentences in a Kosovo prison, the countries’ respective justice ministers agreed on Wednesday. Should both sides’ parliament give the green light to […]

  • NATO member promises to block Sweden’s and Finland’s candidacy

    NATO member promises to block Sweden’s and Finland’s candidacy

    Zagreb plans to put its foot down, said the Croatian president Finland and Sweden join NATO “very dangerous charlatanry” and that is equivalent to provoking Russia, Croatian President Zoran Milanovic said on Tuesday. Zagreb will refuse to ratify its membership until the United States and the European Union press neighboring Bosnia and Herzegovina to guarantee […]

  • NATO member promises to block Sweden’s and Finland’s candidacy

    NATO member promises to block Sweden’s and Finland’s candidacy

    Zagreb plans to put its foot down, said the Croatian president The fact that Finland and Sweden join NATO is “very dangerous charlatanry” and is equivalent to provoking Russia, Croatian President Zoran Milanovic said on Tuesday. Zagreb will refuse to ratify its membership until the United States and the European Union press neighboring Bosnia and […]

  • A NATO member says it will block Sweden’s, Finland’s candidacy

    A NATO member says it will block Sweden’s, Finland’s candidacy

    ? We are not asking Finland or Sweden to change its name to Ikea? said the Croatian president The fact that Finland and Sweden join NATO is “very dangerous charlatanry” and is equivalent to provoking Russia, Croatian President Zoran Milanovic said on Tuesday. Zagreb will refuse to ratify its membership until the United States and […]

  • A Finnish criminal organization mailed drugs worth 700,000 euros

    A Finnish criminal organization mailed drugs worth 700,000 euros

    The Eastern Uusimaa Police Department said on Saturday it had completed a preliminary investigation into the smuggling of marijuana by a gang named Mantaqa. Police suspect a group of Finns of obtaining marijuana from Albania and mailing it to Finland via Spain. Mikko MinkkinenThe senior inspector of the Eastern Uusimaa Police Department said that in […]

  • Zelensky tells UN that Russia must be expelled from Security Council

    Zelensky tells UN that Russia must be expelled from Security Council

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky urged the UN Security Council to expel Russia “so it cannot block decisions about its own war” during a video address to a meeting of the council on Tuesday. Zelensky also said that Russian forces have committed “the most terrible war crimes” since World War II in Ukraine, two days after […]

  • How Russian artists portrayed world history

    How Russian artists portrayed world history

    The brutal persecution of the first Christians in the Roman Empire, the atrocities of the Turks in the Balkans and the tragedy of the Indian uprising against British rule to name a few. Such themes could not leave Russian artists indifferent. Vasily Vereshchagin. Crucifixion of the Romans, 1887. Vasily Vereshchagin Widespread in the Roman Empire, […]

  • WC 2018: Denmark, France, Australia, Peru;  WC 2022: Denmark, France, Australia / Peru… WTF, FIFA !!

    WC 2018: Denmark, France, Australia, Peru; WC 2022: Denmark, France, Australia / Peru… WTF, FIFA !!

    Last night, Denmark was presented with a very well-known World Cup group. In 2018, they were drawn against France, Australia and Peru, and just the three teams came out of the hat again for 2022. The only difference is that Australia and Peru along with the United Arab Emirates are fighting for only one seat. […]

  • International Round-Up: Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs accused of illegally keeping China protests silent

    International Round-Up: Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs accused of illegally keeping China protests silent

    A new report from the Tibet Commission has accused the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Security and Intelligence Service (PET) of mocking the constitution by pressuring the Copenhagen Police to quell anti-China protests during Chinese state visits. It criticized the Foreign Ministry for the length it was willing to go to “maintain a […]

  • An emergency meeting of the UN Security Council convened to discuss Ukraine’s humanitarian situation

    New York [US]March 17 (ANI): Following a request from six countries, including the United Kingdom, the United States, France, Albania, Ireland and Norway, an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has been called at 15:00 ET (19:30 IST) at Thursday to discuss the humanitarian situation in Ukraine. “United Kingdom and [Albania, France, […]

  • Six countries, including the United States and the United Kingdom, are requesting a meeting of the UN Security Council on the situation in Ukraine

    New York [US]March 17 (ANI): Six countries – including Britain, France and the United States – have requested a meeting of the UN Security Council on the situation in Ukraine, Britain’s permanent UN delegation said on Wednesday. “United Kingdom and [Albania, France, Ireland, Norway, and the United States] has called for a meeting of the […]

  • The Russian embassy in Norway will be located on Ukraine’s site in Oslo

    The part of the street outside the Russian embassy in Oslo will be called “Ukraine’s Square”. The city council changed the name of the street as a protest against the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Today, the city council in Frogner in Oslo voted to give a new name to Drammensveien, where the Russian embassy is […]

  • Another nation joins Russian sports boycott list

    Another nation joins Russian sports boycott list

    Russia is facing more calls for sports stunts from international rivals Albanian officials have said their nation will not compete against Russia in any sport, a step noteworthy due to UEFA Nations League clashes planned between the two countries later this year. “Albania will not participate in any sports games with the Russian Federation until […]

  • Which countries can Russian citizens NOT visit without a visa

    Which countries can Russian citizens NOT visit without a visa

    Some 90 countries require Russian citizens to have visas to cross their borders. The Russian passport led 33rd out of 90 on the Global Passport Power Rank and 46th out of 111 in the official passport index ranking composed of Henley & Partners. Still, there are about 90 countries that still require Russian citizens to […]

  • Security Scanners Across Europe Tied to China Government, Military

    Security Scanners Across Europe Tied to China Government, Military

    At some of the world’s most sensitive spots, authorities have installed security screening devices made by a single Chinese company with deep ties to China’s military and the highest levels of the ruling Communist Party. The World Economic Forum in Davos. Europe’s largest ports. Airports from Amsterdam to Athens. NATO’s borders with Russia. All depend […]

  • Human Freedom Index Ranking: Where is Bulgaria

    compiled by the Cato Institute and the Canadian Fraser Institute, measures the degree of individual and economic freedom. The index is formed on the basis of 82 separate indicators, grouped into 12 categories and rated on a scale from 0 to 10 points. This year’s edition uses data for 2019. The index covers 165 countries, […]

  • Christmas in Denmark: The greatest story ever told

    Christmas in Denmark: The greatest story ever told

    Have you ever wondered why Danes are so good at English and you are so bad at their language? Ask yourself: how many Danish versions are there of English-language classic novels, films or songs? Not many, well! If the Danes like it, they will enjoy the original with subtitles, not dub it as in Southern […]

  • The standings for the 2022 World Cup qualifiers in the European Zone

    PARIS, 15 Nov. (Xinhua) – The following is the standings for the qualifying matches for the 2022 World Cup in the European Zone after matches on Monday (table below played, won, draws, lost, goals for, goals against and points): Group A Serbia 8 6 2 0 18 9 20 – Qualified Portugal 8 5 2 […]

  • Compiled results from the 2022 World Cup qualifiers in the European Zone

    PARIS, November 13 (Xinhua) – The following are the compiled results from the 2022 World Cup European Zone Qualifiers on Saturday: Group D Bosnia and Herzegovina 1 Finland 3 France 8 Kazakhstan 0 Group E Wales 5 Belarus 1 Belgium 3 Estonia 1 Group G Norway 0 Latvia 0 Turkey 6 Gibraltar 0 Montenegro 2 […]

  • FIFA World Cup European qualifying group standings

    PARIS, November 11 (Xinhua) – The following is the group standings in the FIFA World Cup European Zone qualifiers after Thursday’s matches (table of matches played, wins, draws, losses, goals for, goals against, points): Group A Portugal 7 5 2 0 16 4 17 Serbia 7 5 2 0 16 8 17 Luxembourg 7 3 […]

  • * NEW * The shots at Näsetbadet and the start of the gang war

    * NEW * The shots at Näsetbadet and the start of the gang war

    When Omar, who is 18 years old, goes to Näset’s bathing place on July 4, 2001, he has his pistol with him in a plastic bag. He hangs out with guys from the Original Gangsters prison gang and says that he usually commits crimes with them, but this afternoon they have only intended to swim […]

  • Russia resumes regular air services with Iran, the Netherlands, Thailand and six other countries

    Russia resumes regular air services with Iran, the Netherlands, Thailand and six other countries

    Moscow [Russia]November 9 (ANI / Sputnik): Russia resumed regular air traffic on Tuesday, suspended due to the covid-19 pandemic, with the Bahamas, Iran, the Netherlands, Norway, Oman, Slovenia, Tunisia, Sweden and Thailand. Moscow also lifted restrictions on air communications with Austria, Switzerland, Finland and the United Arab Emirates and increased the number of flights to […]

  • “The community is so welcome”: meets foreign-born Finns who chose the Swedish route

    “The community is so welcome”: meets foreign-born Finns who chose the Swedish route

    Instead, those looking for an alternative path to citizenship and integration into Finnish society more generally can study Swedish, Finland’s second official language, with 288,000 registered as their mother tongue, even if many more Finns speak it. For this and many other reasons, some immigrants choose the language of the “Swedish path” and immerse themselves […]

  • National Round-Up: The Social Democrats win the school election in 2021

    National Round-Up: The Social Democrats win the school election in 2021

    The Social Democrats have won the school election in 2021 with 23.5 percent of the vote. The school choice is a three-week teaching course for 7.-9. Class that mimics a real election campaign. Students form parties, study democracy and key political issues, and participate in debates. The course culminates in a 12-vote ‘election’ in which […]

  • Defendant in huge drug case: Long live justice

    Recently, it emerged from the two prosecutors that the man and two others who are said to have exchanged millions of kroner for an Albanian drug network should be sentenced to between 14 and 16 years in prison. – I distance myself from all kinds of drugs. I am not part of any organized drug […]

  • Allegation of legal roar in case of several tons of cocaine

    Allegation of legal roar in case of several tons of cocaine

    This is what lawyer Andro Vrlic says in the Copenhagen City Court during the last court hearing before the verdict. In a speech to the court, he asks for the acquittal of his client, a 47-year-old man. He is one of a total of 15 accused men. The error occurred in connection with the client’s […]

  • Denmark sends medical equipment to Romania in covid-19 match

    The decision was made jointly between Foreign Minister Jeppe Kofod (S), Minister of Health Magnus Heunicke (S) and Minister of Defense Trine Bramsen (S), it appears from the press release. – The country (Romania, ed.) Is hard hit with high infection rates, a pressured health care system that lacks vacancies in the intensive care units […]

  • Extra Roskilde tickets added so more young people can see Dua Lipa and co

    Extra Roskilde tickets added so more young people can see Dua Lipa and co

    The Roskilde Festival in 2022 confirmed yesterday that the British singer Dua Lipa is its first headliner. Lipa, whose first language is actually Albanian, has established itself as one of the biggest female pop stars on the planet over the past four years – a quality that was confirmed by two Grammys in 2019. Along […]

  • Placements in the World Cup in Europe

    PARIS, October 8 (Xinhua) – The following is the qualifying situation for the soccer World Cup 2022 in the European zone after Friday’s matches (table below played, won, draws, lost, goals for, goals against, points): Group A Portugal 5 4 1 0 11 4 13 Serbia 5 3 2 0 12 7 11 Luxembourg 4 […]

  • FACTS: This is what the travel guide looks like for Danes

    Below you can get an overview of the travel guides in the EU / Schengen and the UK. Albania: Orange. Andorra: Yellow. Belgium: Yellow. Bosnia: Orange. Bulgaria: Yellow. Cyprus: Yellow. Estonia: Shaded orange. Finland: Shaded orange. France: Yellow – with the exception of the Occitanie, Grand Est, Corsica, Normandy, Center-Val de Loire, Burgundy-Franche-Comté, Hauts-de-France, Pays […]

  • The EU President will visit Finland to discuss the EUR 2 billion stimulus package

    The EU President will visit Finland to discuss the EUR 2 billion stimulus package

    On Monday, the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen makes his first official visit to Finland. He will discuss current EU affairs with the Prime Minister Sanna Marin (SDP) in Helsinki. During the visit, the Commission will publish its assessment of the Finnish Recovery and Survival Plan (RRP) and present its proposal […]

  • FACTS: This is what the travel guide looks like for Danes

    Below you can get an overview of the travel guides in the EU / Schengen and the UK. Albania: Orange. Andorra: Yellow. Belgium: Yellow. Bosnia: Orange. Bulgaria: Yellow. Cyprus: Yellow. Estonia: Shaded orange. Finland: Shaded orange. France: Yellow – with the exception of the regions of Normandy, Center-Val de Loire, Burgundy-Franche-Comté, Hauts-de-France, Pays de la […]

  • Ludvig Holberg is used by a defender in a record-breaking case of cocaine

    Ludvig Holberg is used by a defender in a record-breaking case of cocaine

    A total of 15 men have been charged, of which 12 have Albanian backgrounds. Lawyer Henrik Dupont Jørgensen defends the man who is called “the bald man”, and who according to the charges should be sentenced to 20 years in prison. – It will be a legal experiment, the lawyer says to the demand that […]

  • Demand for imprisonment for 238 years in a record-breaking drug case

    The alleged crime must have happened over several years. The maximum penalty in drug cases is imprisonment for 16 years, but four of the accused should be sentenced every 20 years, according to one of the prosecutors. – It has operated in a network for many years. It has been professional and very organized, and […]

  • Demand for 238 years in prison in case of tons of cocaine

    A total of 15 men have been indicted. Some of them are made responsible for smuggling about 4.5 tons of cocaine, which must have been mixed to about nine tons, which were sold in Denmark, Sweden and Norway. The alleged crime must have happened over several years. The maximum penalty in drug cases is imprisonment […]

  • FACTS: This is what the travel guide looks like for Danes

    This is stated in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ travel guide, which applies from 4 pm on Saturday. Below you can get an overview of the travel guides in the EU / Schengen and the UK. Albania: Orange. Andorra: Yellow. Belgium: Yellow. Bosnia: Orange. Bulgaria: Yellow. Cyprus: Yellow. Estonia: Shaded orange. Finland: Shaded orange. France: […]

  • Chicken farms and properties in Albania are money lanes in major drug cases

    For years, the network has smuggled and sold cocaine in record quantities, prosecutors claim. 4.5 tonnes were smuggled in and mixed into just over nine tonnes, which were resold in Denmark, Sweden and Norway, it is claimed. 12 of the men have an Albanian background, and part of the profits from the criminal business over […]

  • Prosecutors are talking about a top-down company in a record-breaking drug case

    Now, first, the prosecutors and then the defense attorneys must tell the court how they assess the vast amount of information that has been extracted from police reports of more than 60,000 pages. Senior plaintiff Annika Jensen talks about a top-down business. – In many ways it has many similarities with a normal company, where […]

  • International Round-Up: Repatriation of IS women from Syria attracts criticism

    International Round-Up: Repatriation of IS women from Syria attracts criticism

    “Tried as soon as they set foot on Danish soil” Immigration Minister Mattias Tesfaye said the case was currently on fire have some special circumstances and that the PET Intelligence Agency has evaluated security risks and greenlighted repatriation. In May 2021, the government announced the repatriation of three Danish-Syrian women and 19 children detained in […]

  • More than 100,000 vaccine doses from Denmark have arrived in Morocco

    On Sunday, Morocco received 115,000 vaccine doses from Denmark through the international vaccine collaboration Covax. This is stated by Minister for Development Aid Flemming Møller Mortensen (S) on Twitter. Back in July, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that Denmark was sending a total of one million AstraZeneca vaccines to North Africa. The Covax collaboration […]

  • FACTS: This is what the travel guide looks like for Danes

    For countries that are green on the ministry’s map, there are no restrictions. If a country is yellow, it means that you can travel there well, but that you have to be extra careful and take a test when you get home if you have not been vaccinated or previously infected. If a country is […]

  • FACTS: This is what the travel guide looks like for Danes

    If a country is yellow, it means that you can travel there well, but that you have to be extra careful and take a test when you get home if you have not been vaccinated or previously infected. If a country is orange, Denmark advises against unnecessary travel there. Lands can also be shaded orange. […]

  • The whole of Austria is yellow in the travel guide from Saturday

    If a country or region is yellow, it means that you can travel there well, but that you must be extra careful and take a test when you get home if you have not been vaccinated or previously infected. In addition, the whole of Croatia is also changing its status to yellow. Previously, one region […]

  • EC qualification results

    LONDON, September 8 (Xinhua) – The following qualifying results for the 2022 World Cup on Wednesday: Group B I Pristina Kosovo 0 Spain 2 In Athens Greece 2 Sweden 1 Group C In Belfast Northern Ireland 0 Switzerland 0 I Reggio Emilia, Italy Italy 5 Lithuania 0 Group E In Kazan, Russia Belarus 0 Belgium […]

  • European Championship qualifiers 2022

    LONDON, September 4 (Xinhua) – The following are the matches in the European Championship qualifier 2022 after matches played on Saturday: Plays on Sunday Group B In Badajoz, Spain Spain v Georgia I Pristina Kosovo v Greece Group C In Sofia Bulgaria vs Lithuania In Basel, Switzerland Switzerland vs Italy Group E In Kazan, Russia […]

  • FACTS: This is what the travel guide looks like for the Danes

    If a country is yellow, it means that you can travel there well, but that you have to be extra careful and take a test when you get home if you have not been vaccinated or previously infected. If a country is orange, Denmark advises against unnecessary travel there. If the country is red, all […]

  • FACTS: This is what the travel guide looks like for the Danes

    If a country is yellow, it means that you can travel there well, but that you have to be extra careful and take a test when you get home if you have not been vaccinated or previously infected. If a country is orange, Denmark advises against unnecessary travel there. If the country is red, all […]

  • Defendant in drug case had millions in the attic

    Defendant in drug case had millions in the attic

    “You have to be careful, careful,” said the man in the house. “We are careful, we are careful, otherwise we would not have kept up until now”, read the assurance from the driver. “Bravo,” replied the quarrel. “Nothing should be underestimated”. The incident from April 2019 was documented on Tuesday in a courtroom in Copenhagen […]

  • Four million were in the attic of the accused in a huge drug case

    He denies being involved in the smuggling of cocaine for several years, along with a number of other Albanian men. The amount stated in the indictment causes the case to swell to the largest so far in Denmark. 9.4 tonnes are on the bottom line. Prosecutor Annika Jensen first asks about the findings that officers […]

  • Denmark, Sweden and Belgium turn red on latest Czech Covid -19 travel map – Prague, Czech Republic

    Denmark, Sweden and Belgium turn red on latest Czech Covid -19 travel map – Prague, Czech Republic

    Travelers from Belgium, Denmark, Sweden, Lithuania and San Marino will face increased restrictions when they arrive in the Czech Republic from next week. These countries will move from medium-risk orange to high-risk red on the latest Czech Covid-19 travel map, which will take effect from Monday. Austria, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Norway, Liechtenstein and Madeira will go […]

  • FACTS: This is what the travel guide looks like for the Danes

    If a country is yellow, it means that you can travel there well, but that you have to be extra careful and take a test when you get home. If a country is orange, Denmark advises against unnecessary travel there. If the country is red, all travel to the country is not recommended. In general, […]

  • FACTS: This is what the travel guide looks like for Danes

    For countries that are green on the ministry’s map, there are no restrictions. If a country is yellow, it means that you can travel there well, but that you have to be extra careful and take a test when you get home. If a country is orange, Denmark advises against unnecessary travel there. If the […]

  • Danish forces will stay in Kosovo for as long as the tensions

    – As I see it, we will be in Kosovo as long as there are the significant tensions that we see today. An end date cannot be set for this. – But I have no doubt that the Danish presence together with the rest of the NATO contribution – which is now the largest NATO […]

  • FACTS: Denmark has had forces in Kosovo for 22 years

    Minister of Defense Trine Bramsen (S) was in Kosovo on Friday to show her support for the Danish soldiers’ efforts in the country. Read more about the mission in Kosovo here: * On June 12, 1999, the first NATO soldiers drove into Kosovo, which was then a Serbian province. * Kosovo declared itself an independent […]

  • FACTS: Danes can travel to these places freely

    FACTS: Danes can travel to these places freely

    This means that you do not have to be quarantined when you return home to Denmark. * Travel to Albania, Lebanon, Northern Macedonia and Serbia will be opened. * In France, the regions of Brittany, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, Occitanie, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur will be opened, where Nice, Cannes and Marseille, among others, are located. * Greece opens to […]

  • FAQ: How to participate in the Euro 2020 matches in St.  Petersburg

    FAQ: How to participate in the Euro 2020 matches in St. Petersburg

    From June 12 to July 2, 2021, St. Petersburg will host a series of Euro 2020 matches. Brush on the national teams that will participate, the documents you need to visit and the COVID-19 actions in place at the games with our practical guide Who is playing? A mascot poses at the Gazprom football stadium […]

  • VMA in Borås, Västra Götaland County

    VMA in Borås, Västra Götaland County

    Important message to those who like the Eurovision Song Contest! Here comes the latest news with the talk from Rotterdam where, for example, last year’s favorites Iceland will unfortunately be forced to follow the competition from their hotel also in the final and about the Big Five countries that challenge Sweden and Tusse’s chances of […]

  • Sorrow and ecstasy: Brøndby like a phoenix, while Denmark’s Eurovision dreams are up in flames

    Sorrow and ecstasy: Brøndby like a phoenix, while Denmark’s Eurovision dreams are up in flames

    Thursday night was a drama for armchair fans flickering between channels while watching the Super League and Eurovision. Scene vs stadium By representing Denmark in Rotterdam, Fyr og Flamme was last in the 17-strong second semifinal and needed a top ten finish to advance, and eerie players expected this to be an advantage. Brøndby, meanwhile, […]

  • Iceland and Finland to the final of the Eurovision Song Contest

    Iceland and Finland to the final of the Eurovision Song Contest

    Two Nordic countries went straight to the final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Thursday night’s semi-final. It was Finland and Iceland that went on, even though the Icelandic performance had to be replaced by a pre-recorded version when a member of the band tested positive for covid-19. The other countries that went further were […]

  • Daði og Gagnamagnið in the Eurovision final

    Daði og Gagnamagnið in the Eurovision final

    Daði og Gagnamagnið have advanced to the Eurovision final, which will take place Saturday night in Rotterdam. This happened after yesterday’s vote in the second semi-final. The competition used a recording from the second attempt by the Icelandic group due to infection one of the members of Gagnamagnið was unable to perform live. Daði and […]

  • Four people accused of murder on Rauðagerði

    Four people accused of murder on Rauðagerði

    The district attorney accused four people of the murder of Armando Beqiri, a man in his thirties who was shot dead outside his home on Rauðagerði Street in mid-February. This is confirmed by Kolbrún Benediktsdóttir, deputy district attorney, in an interview with the news agency. The indictment is based on Art. 211 of the Criminal […]

  • New list of high-risk countries published by the Ministry of Health

    New list of high-risk countries published by the Ministry of Health

    The Ministry of Health has published a list of countries considered as high-risk areas. This will be used to determine which border operation rules will apply to people arriving from which countries. The list with the rules for crossing the border and restrictions for specific countries is valid from today. As stated on the official […]

  • Denmark is looking for help for coronary heart disease India

    Denmark is looking for help for coronary heart disease India

    – These are heartbreaking pictures we see from India, and I can confirm that the relevant Danish health authorities are currently investigating whether and how we can help India, says Foreign Minister Jeppe Kofod (S) in a written comment. The EU announced over the weekend that oxygen supplies and other medical equipment are being collected […]

  • Tense when Albania goes to the polls – “Nothing can stop us”

    Tense when Albania goes to the polls – “Nothing can stop us”

    When Albania goes to the polls today, the mood is tense after several violent events during the campaign. The question is whether the current Prime Minister Edi Rama manages to stay. He is challenged by opposition candidate Lulzim Basha, who accuses Rama of undemocratic methods.

  • OVERVIEW: 24 countries have picked up children from Syrian prison camps

    OVERVIEW: 24 countries have picked up children from Syrian prison camps

    25 countries – including Denmark – have already brought citizens home from the camps. Among other things, Canada has brought children home, but left the mothers in the camps. Here you can see which countries have repatriated their citizens from the Syrian prison camps: * Albania: 4 children and 1 woman. * Austria: 2 children. […]

  • The suspect in the Rauðagerði murder was wanted in Albania

    The suspect in the Rauðagerði murder was wanted in Albania

    The suspect confessed to killing Armando Bequiri, an approximately 30-year-old Albanian citizen. On February 13, he was shot in front of his home in Rauðagerði, Reykjavik. The murder suspect moved to Iceland from Albania seven or eight years ago. The information was revealed at a press conference organized by the police on Friday. The crime […]

  • Bettor turns $ 100 bet into $ 123K on 20-team play

    Bettor turns $ 100 bet into $ 123K on 20-team play

    A lucky BetMGM customer turned a $ 100 bet into $ 123,756 with a successful 20-team game on Thursday. The winning parlay included five NBA games, five NHL games, eight football games and two tennis games. The winning bets were as follows: NBA: Knicks (-150) vs. Wizards, Trail Blazers (110) vs. Heat, Clippers (-275) vs. […]

  • Murder on Rauðagerði

    Murder on Rauðagerði

    A Reykjavik resident, 30-year-old Albanian Jóhannesson Armando Bequiri, was shot dead on February 13 outside his home on Rauðagerði Street. The crime shocked Icelandic society because it happened in an ordinary district of Reykjavík and, according to criminologists, had all the features of an execution in settlements between criminals. It sparked a discussion on crime […]

  • From Iceland – Negotiations on whether the police weapons rules need to be reviewed

    From Iceland – Negotiations on whether the police weapons rules need to be reviewed

    In light of a recent shooting attack on an Albanian man in Rauðagerði, there are discussions about whether the police in Iceland need to review their weapons rules. Said Sigríður Björk Guðjónsdóttir, National Commissioner of Police The wave yesterday that comments on the case will take place on Thursday. A large part of the discussion […]

  • From Iceland – Albanian shot in Reykjavík, man arrested

    From Iceland – Albanian shot in Reykjavík, man arrested

    Published February 15, 2021 On Saturday night, an Albanian man was shot dead outside his home in the Rauðagerði area in Reykjavík, Frettablaðið reports. A man in his forties has been arrested and appeared before the Reykjavík District Court yesterday evening. He was remanded in custody until Friday while police investigate the shooting. Security was […]

  • Charge: Belgians smuggled cocaine into secret rooms by car

    He and another man are accused of having helped smuggle at least 49 kilos of cocaine into Denmark. However, the prosecution does not believe that the 23-year-old – or the co-accused 39-year-old Albanian – himself brought the drug into the country. It should have happened in Swedish-registered cars, which have specially designed and hidden spaces […]

  • The Foreign Chronicle

    The Foreign Chronicle

    Stockholm, Wednesday. I remember when I was little and took communion during an Easter celebration in Greece. The spoon was cold, the wine was sour and the bread was dry. It was no wafer but a hearty piece of dry white bread that just grew in your mouth. I especially remember that you did not […]