TIRANA Albanian opposition supporters scuffled with police outside vote-counting centres on Wednesday and burnt voting equipment at three locations in a dispute over whether to hold local elections on June 30.
TIRANA Albania's parliament approved a series of laws on Monday aimed at plugging holes in legislation against money laundering as part of efforts to persuade the European Union to launch accession talks.
TIRANA Albanian President Ilir Meta called off local elections set for June 30, but the government accused him of breaking the law and declared he should be thrown out of office.
TIRANA Supporters of Albanian opposition parties rallied on Saturday to ask Prime Minister Edi Rama to quit and pave the way to fresh polls, dispersing after throwing firecrackers and flares to police who responded with water jets and tear gas.
TIRANA Albanian opposition supporters took to the streets again on Saturday in a mostly peaceful protest, the sixth national one in three months, calling on Prime Minister Edi Rama to step down to pave the way for early elections.
TIRANA Shell Upstream Albania B.V. said on Friday initial tests showed "a flow potential of several thousand barrels of oil per day" from its Shpirag 4 well in central Albania, and it needed more work to determine its commercial volume.
TIRANA, May 24 Shell Upstream Albania B.V. said
on Friday initial tests showed "a flow potential of several
thousand barrels of oil per day" from its Shpirag 4 well in
central Albania, and it needed more work to determine its
TIRANA The European Union's Frontex border agency deployed on Tuesday for the first time outside the EU, setting up on Albania's border with Greece to help fight illegal migration and crime.
TIRANA Zhaku, Lenci and Bobby, three lions whose miserable plight in a private Albanian zoo stirred uproar and led the Albanian government to order their rescue, began their journey to a Dutch big cat centre on Tuesday, from where they will hopefully be returned to the wild. | Video
TIRANA, May 8 Albania's central bank held its
benchmark interest rate at a record-low 1 percent on Wednesday,
promising stimulus over the medium term and to normalise policy