Albania

20 June 2018
The Balkan Love Affair With Guns

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

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.

 
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.

 

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