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Euro 2016: Opening wins for Switzerland and Wales, England held by Russia

Switzerland beat Albania 1-0 Wales beat Slovakia 2-1 England draw 1-1 with Russia Swiss survive scare to win opener Switzerland beat competition debutants Albania 1-0 to get their Euro 2016 Group

Switzerland beat Albania 1-0 Wales beat Slovakia 2-1 England draw 1-1 with Russia Swiss survive scare to win opener Switzerland beat competition debutants Albania 1-0 to get their Euro 2016 Group

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Albania: Police superheroes!

Members of the Albanian Police Special Forces decided to bring some special magic to the youngsters who couldn’t have fun with their friends outdoors during the Global Children…

Members of the Albanian Police Special Forces decided to bring some special magic to the youngsters who couldn’t have fun with their friends outdoors during the Global Children…

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Albanian arrests over orphanage abuse

A war of words has erupted in Albania over who’s to blame after five orphanage workers were arrested for abusing children at a shelter in…

A war of words has erupted in Albania over who’s to blame after five orphanage workers were arrested for abusing children at a shelter in…

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Albania: an emerging player with the potential to go big

Euronews spoke at Berlin’s ITB to Milva Ekonomi, Albanian Minister of Tourism, about how her country can become a new pearl of the Adriatic in the

Euronews spoke at Berlin’s ITB to Milva Ekonomi, Albanian Minister of Tourism, about how her country can become a new pearl of the Adriatic in the

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Albanians protest over government's austerity measures

Thousands of Albanians took to the streets to protest over the governments handling of the economy with rising levels of poverty and unemployment

Thousands of Albanians took to the streets to protest over the governments handling of the economy with rising levels of poverty and unemployment

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Albanian opposition protesters accuse government of corruption

In Albania thousands of Albanian opposition supporters have scuffled with police during an anti-government protest in the capital Tirana.They threw

In Albania thousands of Albanian opposition supporters have scuffled with police during an anti-government protest in the capital Tirana.They threw

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One way ticket: Germany repatriates Balkans migrants

While Germany has declared itself open to refugees from wars in Syria, Iraq and elsewhere it has become a lot less welcoming to economic migrants

While Germany has declared itself open to refugees from wars in Syria, Iraq and elsewhere it has become a lot less welcoming to economic migrants

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Saimir Tahiri: "Albania is a safe country"

Euronews met the Albanian Minister of Interior Affairs in the capital Tirana. Why so many Albanians leave the country for Germany? Saimir Tahiri

Euronews met the Albanian Minister of Interior Affairs in the capital Tirana. Why so many Albanians leave the country for Germany? Saimir Tahiri

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Forest fires hit Albania

These are the forest fires that have been hitting parts of Albania. The north and north-east areas of the country have been hit particularly hard

These are the forest fires that have been hitting parts of Albania. The north and north-east areas of the country have been hit particularly hard

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Deadly raid on Albania's 'cannabis kingdom'

A shootout in Albania’s so-called cannabis kingdom has left a police officer dead and two injured. It came after a raid on the village of Lazarat on

A shootout in Albania’s so-called cannabis kingdom has left a police officer dead and two injured. It came after a raid on the village of Lazarat on

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Albanian boxer tests positive to banned drug at European Games

The European Olympic Committees announced Wednesday that Albanian boxer Rexhildo Zeneli had been suspended from competition at the European Games

The European Olympic Committees announced Wednesday that Albanian boxer Rexhildo Zeneli had been suspended from competition at the European Games

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Aleksandar Vucic becomes first Serbian leader to visit Albania

Serbia’s prime minister has arrived in Albania for an historic visit. Aleksandar Vucic is the first Serbian leader to travel to the nation, with

Serbia’s prime minister has arrived in Albania for an historic visit. Aleksandar Vucic is the first Serbian leader to travel to the nation, with

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Europe’s last unturned stone

Euronews spoke to Albanian Tourism Minister Arben Ahmetaj about the touristic value his country has to offer. It’s clean, simple, affordable, and

Euronews spoke to Albanian Tourism Minister Arben Ahmetaj about the touristic value his country has to offer. It’s clean, simple, affordable, and

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'Illegal' Albanian migrant receives top award at French parliament

He has been named one of the best apprentices in France. But threatened with expulsion from the country, young Albanian migrant Armando Curri was

He has been named one of the best apprentices in France. But threatened with expulsion from the country, young Albanian migrant Armando Curri was

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Flooding in Balkans causes major losses to livestock and crops

Weather conditions have slightly improved in Albania allowing damage assessment after widespread flooding. Over 5,000 hectares are still submerged

Weather conditions have slightly improved in Albania allowing damage assessment after widespread flooding. Over 5,000 hectares are still submerged

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Vjosa River floods Albanian villages

Albanian villagers were still stranded in flooded homes on Monday, after the southern Vjosa River overflowed its banks on Sunday (February 1).

Albanian villagers were still stranded in flooded homes on Monday, after the southern Vjosa River overflowed its banks on Sunday (February 1).

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Rain triggers floods in Balkans

Heavy rain has lead to severe flooding in Greece, Albania and the former Yugoslavian republic of Macedonia. (FYROM) In one region troops were

Heavy rain has lead to severe flooding in Greece, Albania and the former Yugoslavian republic of Macedonia. (FYROM) In one region troops were

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Albania floods kill at least 3 people

Flooding in Albania has killed at least three people. Torrential rain caused power cuts and water outages. Schools were closed in the west and south

Flooding in Albania has killed at least three people. Torrential rain caused power cuts and water outages. Schools were closed in the west and south

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Albania and Serbia leaders clash over Kosovo comments

What was supposed to be a historic meeting between the Albanian and Serbian leaders in Belgrade will perhaps be remembered for the wrong

What was supposed to be a historic meeting between the Albanian and Serbian leaders in Belgrade will perhaps be remembered for the wrong

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World Travel Market 2014 interview – Eglantina Gjermeni, Albania

At the World Travel Market 2014 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to Eglantina Gjermeni, Albanian Minister

At the World Travel Market 2014 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to Eglantina Gjermeni, Albanian Minister

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Serbia punished by Uefa

European football’s governing body Uefa has awarded Serbia a three nil walk over result against Albania after their Euro2016 qualifier in Belgrade

European football’s governing body Uefa has awarded Serbia a three nil walk over result against Albania after their Euro2016 qualifier in Belgrade

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Albania-Serbia nationalist tensions rise

Several small businesses owned by Albanians in the Serbian cities of Novy Sad and Vrsac were attacked on Thursday night by unknown assailants. This

Several small businesses owned by Albanians in the Serbian cities of Novy Sad and Vrsac were attacked on Thursday night by unknown assailants. This

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Albania and Serbia blame each other over football flag-flying stunt

Albania and Serbia are blaming each other amid a diplomatic row over Tuesday night’s flag-flying stunt, that led to the football international in

Albania and Serbia are blaming each other amid a diplomatic row over Tuesday night’s flag-flying stunt, that led to the football international in

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Why is there tension between Serbia and Albania?

A Euro2016 qualifier betweeen Serbia and Albania was called off on October 14, 2014, after fights among players and supporters, sparked by a drone

A Euro2016 qualifier betweeen Serbia and Albania was called off on October 14, 2014, after fights among players and supporters, sparked by a drone