17 May 2018
Albanian Politician Fights for Job Amid Crime Claims

Albania’s interior minister is facing pressure to step down after his brother’s drug conviction comes to light.

18 April 2018
Albanian Lawmaker Banned From U.S. Premium

Washington earlier slapped an entry ban on a former chief prosecutor, offers no explanations for the penalties.

20 March 2018
Albania Busts Human Smuggling Ring Premium

Clients paid up to $30,000 for fake documents and travel to the U.S. and Canada.

9 March 2018
Albanian Opposition Party Denies Russia Link Premium
U.S. magazine alleges a former Trump aide indirectly accepted Russian money to lobby for Albanian conservative party.
22 February 2018
Two Balkan States on Threshold of EU Accession Talks Premium

Despite Albania and Macedonia’s acknowledged progress, a lot still remains to be done.

20 February 2018
Belgrade Slams Albanian PM’s Kosovo Union Talk Premium

Serbia reacts angrily after Edi Rama speaks of one day uniting his country and Kosovo under a single president.

23 January 2018
Search Begins for Fallen Greek Soldiers in Albania Premium

While the move signals a step forward for the two countries, some worry that war graves will become magnets for Greek irredentists.

8 January 2018
Past Misdeeds Cost Two Albanian MPs Their Jobs Premium

The latest sanctions against politician-crooks may improve the country’s tarnished image – or blacken it even more.

19 December 2017
Revisiting Europe’s Muslim Heartland Premium

In their new book, two French scholars provide valuable insights on Balkan history over the past 200 years.

By John K. Cox
19 December 2017
Turmoil in Albanian Parliament Over Election of Prosecutor Premium

Opposition claims process in unconstitutional, while ruling Socialists say judicial reforms cannot be delayed by a single day.



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