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The parliamentary probe into opposition leader Edi Rama’s alleged behavior in Vienna is adding to the tense pre-election climate in Albania.
Local football authorities promise action after reports of widespread match-fixing in the football league, which is ruining the image of ‘the beautiful game’ among fans.
A former opposition MP who headed Albania’s largest public corporation failed to disclose an offshore entity as required by law, Balkan Insight can reveal.
Following a UN expert report, Tirana denies knowing that arms destined for the Gulf ended up in the hands of Libyan rebels.
Nominations to the Constitutional Court of two judges whose earlier rulings on corruption cases were highly controversial have raise doubts about the President’s stance on the rule of law.
Tirana bills its offer to take in 210 members of an Iranian resistance group a humanitarian gesture - an alternative explanation is that the government is just doing America’s bidding.
The head of Energy Regulatory Agency, Sokol Ramadani, tells Balkan Insight that CEZ damaged Albania to the tune of nearly €600 million through mismanagement.
Athens’ decision to scrap pensions for the Greek minority in Albania has left the community worried about its future wellbeing.
The opposition has called for top police officials to resign after leaked photographs show them feasting with a businessman accused of killing a police commissioner.
Parliament has undermined the financial autonomy of local authorities while turning a deaf ear on their concerns, report says.
Authorities in Austria and Tirana are investigating allegations that an Albanian student was sexually abused after waking up from a coma following a tragic bus accident.
While authorities promise action following the shocking destruction of an ancient fresco by blundering thieves, activists and experts remain skeptical of their pledges.
Albanians love their local meat, believing it especially pure - little do they know that it often contains a dangerous hormone that EU countries have banned for good reason.
The Albanian prime minister’s efforts to reinvent himself as a model patriot before elections this year might be purely opportunistic but could stoke tensions and alienate key allies.
A decade has passed since the Thessaloniki Summit, which firmly confirmed the European agenda for the Western Balkans and promised a clear European perspective for the region.