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Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama moots co-presidency with Kosovo

Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama said today his country and Kosovo could one day have a single president as a "symbol of national unity" between Tirana and Pristina.

Feb 19, 2018, 09:57 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

Serbian football team bus attacked in Tirana ahead of Euro 2016 qualifiers

A bus carrying the Serbian football team was pelted with stones in Tirana despite heavy security deployed in the Albanian capital ahead of Thursday's clash against Albania in the Euro 2016 qualifiers.

Oct 08, 2015, 19:41 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

Albanian PM to make first Serbia visit in 68 years

Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama will make a landmark visit to Serbia later this month, the first of its kind in 68 years, the foreign ministry said on Monday.

Oct 06, 2014, 23:46 PM IST

Pope in Albania urges Muslims to condemn extremism

Pope Francis has called on moderate Muslims and all religious leaders to condemn Islamic extremists who "pervert" religion to justify violence, as he visited Albania and held it up as a model for interfaith harmony.

Sep 21, 2014, 22:57 PM IST

Head of Albanian bank shot dead outside offices

The head of one of Albania`s top private banks was gunned down on Thursday outside his office in the capital Tirana, police said.

Jun 26, 2014, 17:11 PM IST

EU ministers clear Albania to apply for membership

EU European affairs ministers cleared the way Tuesday for Albania to apply for membership to the 28-nation bloc, a process requiring major reforms by Tirana and likely to take many years.

Jun 24, 2014, 18:44 PM IST

Three ministers quit in coalition split in Albania

Three Cabinet ministers have resigned in Albania as a junior partner formally pulled out of the conservative-led coalition government ahead of June polls.

Apr 04, 2013, 08:40 AM IST