Many houses have become unsafe to live in following the quake and its aftershocks. Volunteers say the most urgent need is for clothing and blankets.
The death toll from the earthquake has hit 49.
It was supposed to be a national day of celebration, but Thursday instead saw Albanians recovering bodies from rubble or burying their loved ones.
Parked cars lined highways as Albanians slept on the roadside, heeding warnings not to return indoors until engineers can check quake-shaken buildings.
Adriatik Bode was one of the survivors of a 6.4-magnitude earthquake that has so far left 40 people dead.
Hashim Thaci was on a visit to the town of Thumanë to express his sympathy and support to the victims of Tuesday's earthquake
The Head of News at Euronews Albania has given a personal account of the devastation in the port city of Durres after revisiting the site of damage caused by a 6.4 earthquake.
More than a dozen people died after Albania was rocked by the most powerful earthquake to hit the country in decades.
In this first person piece for Euronews, a Turkish holidaymaker describes the moments as the earthquake was felt where he was staying in Durres, and what he witnessed in the hours after.
Soldiers have been deployed to help rescue efforts as reports emerge people are using their mobile phones to call loved ones under rubble.
Rescue efforts continued as Albania observed a day of national mourning for at least 26 killed by the country's biggest earthquake in decades.
Outgoing European Council President Donald Tusk was elected as the new president of the European People's Party with 491 votes in favor and 37 votes against.
“Citizens must decide which path we will take in the future – the correct, progressive European path, the path of reforms, or the path that leads backwards, towards isolation, nationalism, conflicts"
Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama told Euronews on Friday that his country is "collateral damage" in an intra-EU power struggle.
Divisions over the opening of negotiations with Albania and North Macedonia to join the EU left the summit in a stalemate.
Amelie de Montchalin, France's European affairs minister called the current EU enlargement process "an endless soap opera".
An earthquake of magnitude 5.6 has struck 30 kilometres of the Albanian capital of Tirana.
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The fate of Albania’s national theatre remains in the balance as protesters continue their occupation.
They’re fighting a battle with the government who’ve awarded a bid to knock the 1939 building down and construct a new one, along with residential towers blocks to be owned by private investors.
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Albania's prime minister Edi Rama has defended his decision to hold disputed elections in June. Speaking exclusively to Euronews he also slammed the opposition's decision to boycott the vote.
France, the Netherlands and Denmark have gone cold on expanding the EU into the Western Balkans, despite EU recommendations to start the process for Albania and North Macedonia.
Albanian opposition resume protest to oust PM
Some abstainers mocked those who were casting a vote with songs from the country's communist past.