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Strong earthquake hits Albania, damage reported

Electricity and telephone lines were cut off in Tirana and a number of other towns and villages.

Coman’s brace helps France beat Albania to stay top of Group...

France stays in command of their Euro 2020 qualifying group as Kingsley Coman's double and goals from Olivier Giroud and debutant Jonathan Ikone earned a home win.

Tirana’s ‘pyramid’ puts checkered past behind it for new tech future

After years of neglect, the crumbling structure is now set for another rebirth as an IT hub in the heart of Albania's fast-changing capital.

Albania fire Panucci after one Euro qualifier

45-year-old Christian Panucci had been in his job for 15 games since July 2017, winning only four.

In Albania, a sole Jewish history museum on the brink

Albania's Solomon Museum is the only standalone centre dedicated to the sweep of Jewish history in that corner of southeastern Europe.

Albania halau diplomat Iran kerana ‘rosakkan’ keselamatan negara

Albania tidak menamakan 2 diplomat tersebut dan tidak juga memberitahu tarikh mereka dihalau keluar.

Scotland claim welcome win on eventful night for Naismith

This was their first game in the new UEFA Nations League, a competition which offers the carrot of a possible qualifying spot for Euro 2020.

Albanian actors protest as parliament backs National Theatre demolition

The National Theatre has been described as a health and safety hazard.

Quake of 5.1 degrees shakes Albania

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 shook the Adriatic seaboard north of Albania's main port of Durres on Wednesday and was felt in the capital Tirana.

Action needed to prevent new Balkans migrant crisis, officials say

Security and police officials from the Balkan region met in Bosnia to discuss their response to growing traffic along a new smuggling route that passes through Albania, Montenegro, and Bosnia.

Greece wages losing battle against Albanian herb raiders

Thieves from Albania often cross the border illegally to steal cowslip and other plants from Greece.

Albanian interior minister rejects opposition calls to resign

Despite his brother’s drugs conviction, Fatmir Xhafaj has refused to step down.

EU leaders to attempt to win over Balkan states

Kosovo, Albania, Bosnia, Serbia, Montenegro, and Macedonia are considering joining the European Union.

Chinese TV cuts tattoos, gay-themed dance from Eurovision

Mango TV censored Eurovision performances involving tattooed and non-heterosexual performers.

Don’t turn your back on us, Albania PM tells EU

Edi Rama claimed that rejection of Albania's bid for EU membership would lead to increased Islamic radicalisation in his country.

Albania, Macedonia backed for EU membership talks

The European Union is considering expansion into the Balkan region.

Albania’s pelicans return to their lagoon ‘kingdom’

Since the 1980s, Europe's bird population has declined by several tens of millions, according to ornithologists.

Juncker tells Western Balkans EU membership is theirs, but reforms vital

The six countries that could become EU members are Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia, Albania, Kosovo, and Bosnia.

US raps ally Albania for ‘careless’ words on Kosovo

Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama had made comments implying that he may have had plans for Albania to annex Kosovo.

Join us at the EU table, Balkan aspirants told

Six Balkan countries have been invited to discuss European Union policies with EU countries.

Ruined Albanian churches could be tourist magnet if repaired, experts say

Most of the churches are currently in a decrepit condition due to neglect over the years.

Albania losing its eagle to rampant poaching

Eagles are heading down the road to extinction in Albania - a sobering fact, considering that the eagle is the country's national symbol.

Lloris says France free of pressure before Albania game

MARSEILLE: France captain Hugo Lloris believes hosts France have shaken off the early Euro 2016 pressure ahead of their second Group A game against...