Ilir Meta, who held the largely ceremonial role, has regularly clashed with Prime Minister Edi Rama’s Socialist gov’t.
Edi Rama calls on parties to work with him to make Albania the ‘Balkan champion’ in tourism after clinching third term.
One poll projects ruling Socialists will win 46.9 percent of the vote, giving them a slight majority in the parliament.
Socialist Prime Minister Edi Rama faces a challenge from a dozen parties united behind the main opposition Democrats.
In the basement of an old museum in a village in Albania, a 78-year-old woman protects the last remnant of a dictator.
Progress on Euro-Atlantic integration may not stave off major challenges the region is facing.
More than two weeks after deadly earthquake, some families who lost homes say they have received little to no aid.
Albania’s PM announces end of operation launched in the wake of deadly 6.4 magnitude earthquake on Tuesday.
British-Kosovar stars Dua Lipa and Rita Ora and US singer Bebe Rexha, post messages of support as death toll nears 50.
Death toll nears 50, with one man watching his wife, mother and children pulled from rubble.
Defence ministry says 10 more victims found, lifting death toll to 40 as foreign experts help clear away debris.
Rescuers pull more than 40 survivors from rubble as several European countries send help with relief efforts.
Strongest earthquake to hit Albania in decades topples buildings, kills at least six and injures dozens.