16 October 2017
Albania May Extradite Suspected Gulenist to Turkey Premium

In Serbia last week, Turkish leader Erdogan promised to crush Gulenism in the Balkans.

12 October 2017
Albania’s Meta Rejects Kosovo’s Passport Plea Premium

Facing an intransigent parliament, Kosovo leader Thaci sought help from Tirana.

21 September 2017
Albania’s Waste Problem Rears Its Head Premium

Many countries would be glad to rid themselves of waste, but Prime Minister Rama says the country needs to import the stuff.

Enver Hoxha
19 September 2017
Albania Debates Ban on Communist Symbols Premium
After a generation of rapid change, the legacy of former regimes remains a live issue across much of Europe.
17 August 2017
TAP Progress is Music to Albanian Ears Premium

Much-needed investment is flowing into the Balkans but the pipeline still requires additional financing. 

9 August 2017
No More Sunday Weddings in Albania Premium

A wedding shouldn’t be an excuse for Catholics not to attend Mass, the Albanian archbishop behind the ban argues.

1 August 2017
Accused ‘Greater Albania’ Flag Man Fights Extradition to Serbia Premium

A much-anticipated soccer match in 2014 ended in farce when a drone unfurled the flag, infuriating Serbian players and fans.

27 July 2017
Druglord Martin Shkreli Sends Mixed Messages to Homeland Premium

Making Albania known to the world isn’t good news if it’s done by gouging the price of a lifesaving drug and tweeting like Trump. 

21 June 2017
Former Albanian Dictator’s Grandson Faces Jail Premium

The impoverishment inflicted by Europe’s harshest communist regime left Albania an easy prey for drug gangs.

12 May 2017
Ancient Ceramics Hamper Major Gas Pipeline in Albania Premium

Find underlines that much of the country’s rich cultural heritage remains to be discovered.



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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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