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Opposition parties have condemned efforts by the ruling Democrats to replace a member of the Central Electoral Commission, CEC, after the Democrats' junior partner quit the government.
Albania’s Socialists accused the ruling Democrats of planning to rig the June 23 polls while the governing party claimed the opposition was trying to spark another crisis.
Expert warns that Albania’s has added yet another obstacle to its EU path, after the Czech Republic threatened to block its EU accession bid over a dispute with the electricity company CEZ.
As Albania's Central Electoral Commission, CEC, remains in political deadlock, observers warn that standards for the 2013 general election are already in jeopardy.
The opposition Socialists are expected to hold a memorial rally on Monday for four supporters, killed when police opened fire on protesters on January 21, 2011.
Albanian Foreign Minister Edmond Panariti on Thursday urged Greece to scrap a World War Two-era law that has left Greece technically in a state of war with Albania.
Mirela Mishgjoni, a criminal judge in the city of Vlora, suffered injuries to her face after an unknown suspect sprinkled her with a medical acid compound on Tuesday.
Annual report on the state of global freedom by Freedom House, shows Balkan countries remain divided into 'partly free' and 'free', with only Bosnia moving up the table a notch.
A Pakistani businessman, Zafar Ansar, has accused Argita Malltezi Berisha of having demanded millions of euros in 2007 to secure approval for the construction of a power plant.
Prime Minister Sali Berisha on Tuesday called for a probe into a report's claims that more than $1.3 billion (€983 million) were spirited out of Albania over five years.
Albania’s opposition has accused the government of harbouring Peru’s fugitive ex-Foreign Minister Augusto Blacker Miller after he was revealed to be in Albania.
A watchdog group of NGOs on Wednesday warned that Albania’s institution have already missed the legal deadline to publish voting lists ahead of the June parliamentary elections.
An MP has said that the Culture Minister, Aldo Bumci, should resign after failing to protect the frescos of a 16th-century Albanian master that looters recently destroyed.
Data mapped by the Woman Stats Project, showing a marked imbalance between number of boys and girls born in Albania, highlight the continuing inequality between the sexes.
Prime Minister Sali Berisha said Serbia's threat to remove a memorial to ethnic Albanian fighters in the Presevo Valley breaks international law.
After Balkan Insight lifted the lid on top Albanian officials who had not paid their car registration taxes, the Minister of Transport, Sokol Olldashi, has apologized.
The parliamentary probe into opposition leader Edi Rama’s alleged behavior in Vienna is adding to the tense pre-election climate in Albania.
A survey published by the American Chamber of Commerce in Albania reveals that the majority of its members saw an economic downturn in 2012 and expect worse in 2013.
All Balkan contestants in the semi finals on Tuesday failed to qualify for Eurosong. Macedonia and Albania are still hoping they will qualify on Thursday show in Malmo.