Albanians have been voting in local elections described as a referendum on the national government’s record – and a key test for possible future
Albanians vote in local elections on Sunday amidst high tension after a campaign marred by violence.
National elections at the start of the year
The funerals of all three victims of Friday’s anti-government protests in Albania have now taken place.
Three civilians died of gunshot wounds
Footage apparently showing security forces firing on anti-government demonstrators in the Albanian capital, Tirana, has been shown on Albanian
Residents have been clearing up in the Albanian capital after a day of anti-government riots left three protesters dead.
The Socialist opposition
Three people have been killed during a violent anti-government protest outside the prime minister’s office in the Albanian capital Tirana on Friday
At least three people have died in the Albanian capital Tirana during clashes between police and supporters of the opposition Socialist Party
Two people have died in Albania during clashes between police and supporters of the opposition Socialist Party.
A crowd of up to 20,000 met
Albania has never seen an exhibition like it.
71 works by the likes of Picasso, Warhol, Chagall, Mondrian and Van Dyck are on display at the
President Dmitry Medvedev has insisted Russia will not compromise in rooting out terrorists in the wake of the deadly blasts on Moscow’s
Albania is stepping up its campaign to join the European Union.
The drive behind the effort was evident at a massive rally in Tirana yesterday
Albanian writer Ismail Kadare recently added the Prince of Asturias prize to a long list of awards for his work. The jury describes his novels like
With about a fifth of the votes counted after parliamentary elections in Albania, the ruling Democrats look set for a narrow victory.
Albania’s ruling Democrats look set for victory after a weekend parliamentary election. Exit polls give the party 69 seats; that is enough to win
The ruling Democrats seem poised for victory in Albania, after an election both the government and the opposition said was fair. American pollsters
Albania is the latest candidate to become a member of the European Union. One of the continent’s poorest countries is moving ahead with major
Italy and Albania have signed a series of agreements worth an estimated two billion euros, boosting power supplies to both and marking a revival of
Sali Berisha is Albania’s prime minister and former president who came to power by defeating the Communists. He was elected on a promise to take