Albania

Albania government denies links to organised crime

Protesters say the government in Tirana has failed to crack down on criminal gangs.

Albania government denies links to organised crime

Kosovo

Victims of largest mass killing in Kosovo remembered

On April 27, 1999, Serbian forces killed 376 ethnic Albanian Muslims and Catholics in Meja as they sought refuge.

'They took him from my hands': Kosovo War massacre remembered

Europe

Albania project to boost tourism 'violating land rights'

The Albanian government claimed the land last November in a decision not ratified by Parliament or signed by the president.

European Union

Political divisions widen in Albania as EU decision nears

Poverty, crime, corruption and political instability are testing the EU-aspiring country

Political divisions widen in Albania as EU decision nears

Albania

Albanian opposition demands prime minister to resign

Albania opposition stages rally with thousands accusing the government of having links to organised crime.

Albanian opposition demands prime minister to resign

Albania

Rain and quick thaw brings flooding to the Balkans

Early spring after a harsh winter brings the inevitable spring flood to Serbia and Albania.

Rain and quick thaw brings flooding to the Balkans

Europe

Thousands in Albania call for PM's resignation

Opposition supporters call on Prime Minister Edi Rama to resign over his cabinet's alleged links to organised crime.

Thousands of Albanians call for Edi Rama's resignation

Opinion

Albania: The good news and the bad news

Will Albania descend into chaos as Macedonia did?

Dimitar Bechev

by Dimitar Bechev

Dimitar Bechev

Europe

Albania's Socialists set to win election: exit poll

The ruling Socialists seek an outright majority in the 140-seat parliament to implement reforms.

Albania's Socialists set to win election: exit poll

Europe

Albanians prepare to vote in crucial test of EU hopes

The ruling Socialists and rival Democrats seek an outright majority in Sunday's general election to implement EU plans.

Albanians prepare to vote in crucial test of EU hopes

Witness

Sisters of the Blood Feud: Revenge Killings in Albania

A blood feud keeps Beta and her sister trapped at home, hoping their father's bid for asylum can provide an escape.

Human Rights

Albania: The dark shadow of tradition and blood feuds

An ancient code of retaliation is forcing generations of Albanians into their own private prisons.

Albania: The dark shadow of tradition and blood feuds

Refugee Crisis

Is Albania the next stop for stranded refugees?

A country with its own recent history of migration could soon find itself at the centre of Europe's refugee crisis.

Is Albania the next stop for stranded refugees?

Albania

Arrests in Albania over massive opposition protest

Opposition members in Tirana arrested for taking part in one of the country's largest anti-government rallies in years.

Arrests in Albania over massive opposition protest

War & Conflict

Kosovo chases suspects linked to Macedonia clashes

Police raid houses across Kosovo after accusations that ethnic Albanians plotted deadly attacks in Macedonia.

Kosovo chases suspects linked to Macedonia clashes