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.
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.
Tensions are rising in Albania two days before municipal elections are due to be held, with President Ilir Meta and Prime Minister Edi Rama at odds over the date
The country had been scheduled to go to the polls this weekend, but several of the largest opposition parties announced they would boycott the vote, unhappy with recent judicial reforms.
Albania’s president has cancelled local elections citing the need to reduce political tensions in the country.
Albania protests continued this weekend as demonstrators hurled petrol bombs against the prime minister's office.
Albanian opposition protesters on Thursday made further attempts to enter the country's parliament by force as they demand the government's resignation and an early election.
Supporters of Albania's opposition tried to storm the country's parliament building on Thursday as part of an ongoing protest against the govenment
Thousands of Albanians took part in a rally demonstrating against alleged corruption by Prime Minister Edi Rama.
The peaceful demonstration culminated in a march led by opposition leader Lulzim Basha, to hand over signed statements by his MPs giving up their parliamentary seats.
Protesters gathered in front of Albania's parliament on Thursday as pressure increased on the government to step down
Exit polls give PM Edi Rama and his Socialist Party victory in Albania's parliamentary election
Albania is holding parliamentary elections with all major parties set on readying for EU membership
Albanians head to the polls on Sunday in a general election set to gauge the Balkan nation's readiness to join the European Union.