Albania protests turn violent

Anti-government demonstrations in the capital Tirana turn violent, resulting in deaths of at least three people.


    Albania's opposition leader has asked the world not to forget his country, after anti-government protests turned violent, killing at least three people.

    Tens of thousands of opposition supporters fought riot police on Friday in the worst violence in a decade.

    The prime minister accuses his opponents of trying to trigger a Tunisia-style uprising.

    Selina Downes reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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