28 March 2017
Albania Braces for Communist-Era Revelations
Opening up secret files could make or break political careers, reveal dark family truths.
21 March 2017
EU West Balkans Plan Off to Rocky Start

Kosovo, Albania not enthused about economic cooperation with neighbors in the restive region.

13 March 2017
Albanian Opposition Demands PM’s Resignation Premium

Ties between socialist pols and cannabis farmers could affect June elections, opposition claims.

8 March 2017
Slav Leaders Raise Specter of ‘Greater Albania’ Premium

Serbian officialdom respond to the Albanian president’s visit with guarded warnings rather than greetings.

3 March 2017
No Hope in Sight

Given the media’s role in recent elections, only a fool would think this year will be any better. 

By Peter Gross
9 February 2017
Bulgaria Wants Recognition for Ethnic Kin in Albania Premium

The intricate ethnic mosaic of the Balkans comes up for debate – with help from a U.S. congressman.

3 February 2017
Albanian Top Prosecutor Blasts U.S. Meddling Premium

Washington slaps travel bans on Albanian judiciary, accuses chief prosecutor of trying to sabotage reforms.

31 January 2017
Albanian Justice Minister Fired

Ylli Manjani had demanded arrest of suspected drug trafficker allegedly linked to a junior coalition party.

Elvis Rroshi
4 January 2017
Albanian Politicians Sacked for Concealing Police Records Premium
Keeping mum about past misbehavior is out these days for the country’s elected officials and judges, if they want to keep their jobs.
13 December 2016
Albania Urged to Investigate Hoxha-Era Disappearances Premium

UN experts point to a lack of political will to condemn communist-era crimes, as polls shows many still see the period in a positive light.





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Moldovan diaries

The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.

This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes. 

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