10 October 2018
Albania to Relocate Gambling Out of Residential Areas

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.

25 June 2018
European Leaders Send Mixed Messages on Migration Premium

Albania, North Africa could host vetting centers as EU seeks to outsource processing of potential refugees.

20 June 2018
The Balkan Love Affair With Guns Premium

The turmoil of the 1990s has left a lasting mark on the region in the form of high levels of gun ownership.

19 June 2018
Migrants Surge Through New Balkan Routes Premium

Bosnian police shut down a border crossing on Monday to stop migrants from entering neighboring Croatia.

22 May 2018
Tirana Pyramid Slated for Dramatic Makeover Premium

The former museum honoring dictator Hoxha will become a hip space for digital learning and creativity.



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