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Albania, Brazil, Gabon, Ghana and UAE join Security Council

January 05, 2022 1:55 pm

Albania is joining for the first time while Brazil is taking an 11th turn. Gabon and Ghana each have been on the council three times before and the UAE once.

Afghan evacuees enjoy Albania but have eyes set on Canada

November 16, 2021 6:09 pm

A group of 125 Afghans, including judges, cyclists, journalists, TV presenters, human rights activists, family members of Afghan diplomats, artists, law enforcement officers and scientists landed in Albania on Oct. 13, assisted by IsrAID, an Israeli aid organization.

Albania approves new female-dominated Cabinet

September 17, 2021 6:25 pm

Twelve of 17 Cabinet-level positions will be held by women in Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama's new government.

For Afghan refugees, a mix of luxury and trauma at Albania’s beach resorts

September 14, 2021 11:01 am

Albania, a NATO member that sent troops to Afghanistan to join the US-led effort to hold the Taliban at bay, has long helped people the United States doesn’t want or doesn’t know what to do with.

Guarding the last likeness of a loathed dictator? It’s a thankless job.

August 17, 2021 10:29 am

Construction work started this year in Tirana to transform a Pharaonic tribute to Hoxha — a huge pyramid built in 1988 to house a memorial museum — into a complex of cafes, classrooms and studios.

Albania ready to accept Afghan refugees, says PM Rama

August 21, 2021 5:44 pm

The Tirana government has approved a request by Washington to temporarily house Afghan political refugees seeking entry to the United States. They include interpreters, fixers and other helpers to the US military.

Colony of shy Albanian pelicans flourishes during pandemic

July 04, 2021 3:04 pm

Nesting pairs have increased by one-fifth in the previous two years, from 68 in 2019 to 85 this year, according to regional environmental officials, despite a halving in the number of human visitors.

Albania election: Socialists narrowly ahead according to preliminary results

April 26, 2021 10:10 pm

Prime Minister Edi Rama is heading toward a third term in power, according to the first preliminary results released following Sunday's election.

North Macedonia arrests 8 suspected of terrorism

December 29, 2020 1:54 pm

Police have linked the individuals to the "Islamic State" terror group. In November, an Austrian-born man of Macedonian-Albanian descent carried out an attack in Vienna, killing four and wounding several others.

Albanian opposition blocks roads in anti-government protest

April 05, 2018 3:11 pm

Hundreds of opposition supporters gathered at the four junctions across the country, blocking the traffic and calling for Prime Minister Edi Rama's resignation.