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The opposition Socialists have reached a deal with the former British Prime Minister to act as a consultant for the new government, provided that they win the June 23 elections.
Fourteen Iranian exiles from the opposition group have been relocated to Albania from Baghdad to ensure their safety, the United Nations mission to Iraq said on Thursday.
Croatia leads the Balkans in providing the best legal environment for lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender people, while Macedonia offers the least protection, new research says.
Reports of pressure on Albanian public servants to attend political rallies on the eve of the electoral campaign are not being monitored by the election commission because of a legal loophole, an expert says.
Prime Minister Sali Berisha’s allegations that the opposition forfeited hundreds of millions of euro by blocking Albania’s EU candidate status are just political rhetoric, an expert said.
The long-term observer mission from the OSCE’s Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights will monitor the election campaign ahead of parliamentary polls next month.
Albania’s anti-discrimination commissioner, Irma Baraku, has asked two politicians to issue a public apology to the gay community for offensive comments made in the media.
The Socialist opposition says the electoral roll for the June 23 elections contains many suspected duplicate identities and hundreds of thousands of voters without exact addresses.
A survey commissioned by Vizion Plus TV puts Albania’s left-wing opposition nines points in front of the centre-right ruling Democrats ahead of the June 23 parliamentary elections.
The Albanian ambassador to the OSCE, Egin Ceka, resigned on Wednesday after accusing opposition leader Edi Rama of assaulting him during an exchange.
A worldwide survey by the Pew Research Center finds only a small minority of Muslims in the Balkans support making Islamic law the law of the land.
Albania’s political parties registered their lists of candidates for the June 23 parliamentary elections ahead of the midnight deadline on Monday.
A recently renewed agreement will test the ability of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly and the ODIHR to work together in monitoring Albania's upcoming election.
The OSCE has called for the power struggle between Albanian political parties to control the Central Electoral Commission to be resolved before the June 23 parlimentary elections.
Region on alert as blast of hot weather takes temperatures across the 30-degree threshold in several countries.
Parliament on Monday approved an investigation into claims that opposition leader Edi Rama assaulted the Albanian ambassador to the OSCE in Vienna.
The parliamentary probe into opposition leader Edi Rama’s alleged behavior in Vienna is adding to the tense pre-election climate in Albania.
ArkeFly, the Dutch leisure airline, has introduced a new service to Albania with a direct flight between Amsterdam and Tirana International Airport, TIA.
Donors spent hundreds of thousands of euro building a new museum in Gjirokastra - but the results were questionable and it ultimately closed over an ideological dispute.