Albania

14 December 2018
Albanian Students Continue Protests Despite Calls for Dialogue

After government abolished additional exam fees, protesters are now asking for better standards of education and dorm living conditions.

 
6 December 2018
Tirana in Tirade Against Greece After Latest Albanian Death

Foreign Ministry calls on Athens to curtail ultra-nationalists, condemn hate speech aimed at the Albanian minority.

 
6 November 2018
Athens, Tirana Clash Over Ethnic Greek Killed by Albanian Police Premium

Konstantinos Katsifas had made nationalist claims on social media in days before he died in a shootout near the Greek border.

 
29 October 2018
Minister’s Resignation Casts Light on Albania’s Politics/Crime Connection Premium

Fatmir Xhafaj becomes the second interior minister to lose his job this year amid allegations of ties to organized crime.

 
10 October 2018
Albania to Relocate Gambling Out of Residential Areas Premium

Gambling has exploded in Southeastern and Eastern Europe, in part due to lack of proper regulations of the industry.

 
4 October 2018
Albania’s Pipeline to the Past Premium

There’s no gas yet, but the TAP project is bringing wealth of another kind to Albania.

 
27 August 2018
Albania Willing to Take In Migrants Docked in Italy Premium

Italian minister says Balkan country “showed [itself] to be better than the French government” and other EU countries that have refused to open their doors. 

 
25 July 2018
Albania in Search of Honest Judges Premium

After years of prodding by its Western partners, Tirana agreed to vet legal professionals. The results are worrying.

 
10 July 2018
Investigation Into Albanian Communist-Era Victims Inches Closer to Reality Premium

Progress in Tirana, but in nearby Serbia, another unsolved murder continues to cloud the country’s relations with the United States.

 
28 June 2018
Two More Balkan Hopefuls on EU Threshold Premium

The union has given the green light to open accession talks with Albania and Macedonia – eventually.

 

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