TIRANA Albania's parliament elected Olsian Çela as prosecutor general on Thursday as part of judicial reforms sought by the West that are intended to kick out corrupt judges.
TIRANA Building homes for people displaced by Albania's worst earthquake in decades will not squeeze state spending on other priorities, the prime minister said on Tuesday, as the army blew up an unsafe six-storey building damaged by the disaster.
(This December 2 story corrects spelling of Albanian in the headline.)
DURRES, Albania Albania ended its search on Saturday for survivors of a powerful earthquake that killed 51 people, and buried more victims of the disaster including toddler twins and their mother.
DURRES, Albania Search teams pulled the bodies of a mother, her two-year-old twins and seven-year-old son from the rubble of a house in the western Albanian town of Durres on Thursday, as the death toll from the country's worst ever quake climbed to 46. | Video
DURRES, Albania Rescue teams desperately sought survivors under rubble in Albania's western town of Durres on Thursday hoping to pull out toddler twins alive, two days after a 6.4 magnitude quake killed at least 40 people. | Video
DURRES, Albania Italian rescue teams were trying on Wednesday to save six family members, including twin toddlers, trapped under rubble when their house collapsed after Albania's worst earthquake in decades. | Video
TIRANA/DURRES, Albania At least 21 people were killed when the most powerful earthquake to strike Albania in decades shook the capital Tirana and the country's west and north on Tuesday, tearing down buildings and burying residents under rubble. | Video
TIRANA An International Monetary Fund team urged Albania on Tuesday to do more to contain growing fiscal risks to the budget posed by public-private partnerships (PPPs) and the state-run Albanian Investment Corporation (AIC).
TIRANA, Nov 6 Albania's Central Bank held its
benchmark rate at the record low of 1% on Wednesday, saying it
would not start normalising policy until at least April and
might even ease the rate further to protect the economy from