Albania

Israel soccer attack plotter killed in Syria: Official

Lavdrim Muhaxheri was killed in a June 7 air strike near Mayadin, which is close to Deir Ezzor in eastern Syria, coalition spokesman Colonel Ryan Dillon said.

Aug 04, 2017, 00:22 AM IST

Albania's ruling Socialists set to win: Exit poll

The exit poll by Italy's IPR Marketing, with a margin of error of two percent, showed the Socialists are set to win between 45 and 49 percent of the vote, which could secure them more than half of the seats in parliament.

Jun 26, 2017, 09:26 AM IST

Living in fear: children trapped by Albania`s vendetta

They lead a life clouded by misery, often robbed of the opportunity of going to school -- and the fear of being killed is a daily reality.

Jul 14, 2016, 09:05 AM IST
20 Russians thrown out of France amid new Euro hooligan alert

20 Russians thrown out of France amid new Euro hooligan alert

Twenty Russians including a far-right agitator were to be thrown out of France today as the city of Lens went into lockdown ahead of England's next Euro 2016 match.

Jun 16, 2016, 18:49 PM IST

France beats Albania by 2-0 at Euro 2016

France beat Albania by 2-0 in Marseille and booked its place in the knockout rounds of Euro 2016.

Jun 16, 2016, 03:30 AM IST

Football: Albania can score against France - De Biasi

Albania coach Gianni De Biasi feels his underdogs could score against France in Marseille on Wednesday to get his team`s Euro 2016 prospects back on track.

Jun 15, 2016, 02:35 AM IST
Oh brother! Xhakas set to clash at Euro 2016

Oh brother! Xhakas set to clash at Euro 2016

European Championship history is set to be made Saturday when Granit Xhaka plays for Switzerland against his brother Taulant Xhaka in Albania`s colours.

Jun 10, 2016, 20:48 PM IST

Germany should back Austria on controlling border with Italy against migrants: Transport minister

Germany should support Austria in stemming an expected increase in migrants trying to get to northern Europe by sending police to help control the Brenner border with Italy, Transport Minister Alexander Dobrindt said on Tuesday.

Apr 05, 2016, 08:51 AM IST
Woman drags swan for selfie, leaves it to die

Woman drags swan for selfie, leaves it to die

A female tourist has been spotted dragging a swan out of a Macedonian lake, taking a selfie with it and leaving it to die, a media report said.

Mar 11, 2016, 14:07 PM IST

No Albania EU membership without justice reform: Mogherini

Albania must carry out a "deep reform" of its justice system before it can be considered for European Union membership, the bloc`s foreign policy chief said during a visit to Tirana.

Mar 04, 2016, 10:55 AM IST
Albanian newsreaders strip down to boost audience

Albanian newsreaders strip down to boost audience

Wearing open jackets and nothing underneath, the young women reading the headlines on Zjarr TV are an unprecedented sight in Albania.

Mar 02, 2016, 13:12 PM IST

Clashes at German refugee camp leave 14 injured: Report

Clashes at a refugee camp near the central German city of Kassel on Sunday left 14 people injured, the DPA news agency reported.

Sep 28, 2015, 05:35 AM IST

US jails Albanian over thwarted trip to join jihadists

A 31-year-old Albanian, arrested for trying to travel from New York to Pakistan, was sentenced to 16 years in an American prison on Thursday for terrorism.

Aug 14, 2015, 03:22 AM IST
Legia Warsaw awarded win after Europa League trouble

Legia Warsaw awarded win after Europa League trouble

UEFA have awarded Polish side Legia Warsaw a 3-0 win in their Europa League third qualifying round, first-leg tie against Kukes after trouble marred last week`s match in Albania.

Aug 04, 2015, 15:41 PM IST
Spain, Italy placed in same 2018 World Cup qualifying group

Spain, Italy placed in same 2018 World Cup qualifying group

Spain and Italy have been placed in the same 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying round-robin group, which also includes Albania, Israel, Macedonia and Liechtenstein.

Jul 26, 2015, 19:45 PM IST

Two Czech tourists shot dead in Albania

Two Czech tourists were shot dead while travelling by car in northern Albania, Albanian Police said Saturday.

Jul 04, 2015, 15:19 PM IST

Italy, Albania in anti-jihadist swoop

 Italian and Albanian police on Wednesday arrested 10 people they believe were on the verge of travelling to Syria to join the Islamic State group, judicial sources said.

Jul 01, 2015, 17:24 PM IST

Eight arrested over Albania `cannabis kingdom` shootout

Police arrested eight people overnight Saturday in connection with a deadly shootout in an Albanian village known as a "cannabis kingdom" for its industrial-scale production of the drug.

Jun 28, 2015, 18:49 PM IST

Albania`s left-wing ruling coalition leads local polls

Albania`s ruling left-wing coalition was leading in most areas after local elections at the weekend, the first results showed Monday, as international observers assessed the polling day "positively

Jun 23, 2015, 01:55 AM IST
Struggling France beaten by Albania in friendly

Struggling France beaten by Albania in friendly

Euro 2016 hosts France suffered their third defeat in four games when they were surprisingly beaten 1-0 away to Albania in a friendly international on Saturday.

Jun 14, 2015, 00:32 AM IST