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Ruling Democrats and the opposition Socialists accuse each other of moving away from a deal on electoral and parliamentary reform.
Following the arrest of three suspects and a request to lift the immunity of three opposition MPs, both the opposition and the government have moved to exert influence over the probe into a deadly protest.
The head of the Republican Guard, his driver and an IT expert from the premier's office have been placed under house arrest as part of the probe into a deadly protest in January 2011.
Socialist leader Edi Rama has called on supporters to gather on Saturday in remembrance of last year's January 21 riots, in which four anti-government protestors died.
Prime Minister Sali Berisha has rung in the new year with a centralization reform which will bring four more government institutions under his direct control.
Balkan Insight has learned that key evidence shot by security cameras in the Prime Minister’s office during the January 21 riots was destroyed in the aftermath of the protest.
Opposition and government point fingers after the EU Council of Ministers on Tuesday said Albania had made little progress towards membership.
Albania’s ruling Democrats and the opposition Socialists have reached a deal to extended political consensus for reforms which have been blocked by the two-year political crisis.
Three Socialist MPs were fined for slander last week for political accusations, ordered to pay thousands of euros to their colleagues from the ruling Democratic Party.
Plans for a comeback to party politics are straining the already sour relationship between Albania’s President and the ruling Democratic Party.
The inability of political leaders to reach consensus on key reforms within in Albania is delaying the country’s progress towards European Union candidacy, a report published by the Open Society Foundation in Albania, OSFA, has shown.
Court jails five former commissioners for having falsified votes in the 2009 general election.
Top EU official Stefan Fuele warned Albania’s feuding political parties on Wednesday that failure to resolve the nearly two-year long political crisis is stopping the country's EU progress dead in its tracks.
While hundreds of women protested on International Women’s Day against Albania’s Prime Minister Sali Berisha, others joined him in a party to mark the occasion.
Socialist leaders announce two new rallies against the government of Prime Minister Sali Berisha on March 8 and March 15.