Although the custom can lead to years in prison, women are still regularly forced into marriage.
Disputes over homes and land continue to aggravate relations between the Albanian majority and others.
Lawmakers are likely to approve laws targeting those who fund or aid illegal migration.
The jump in their numbers is in line with statistics showing Romania has the largest migrant population in the EU – many apparently disgruntled with the situation back home.
Lack of competition on many CEE routes is major plus for the region’s biggest budget airline.
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