Murderer Avni Metra to be extradited from UK
BBC NewsMurderer Avni Metra to be extradited from UK to AlbaniaBBC NewsA double murderer who posed as a refugee to enter the UK illegally is to be extradited. Avni Metra, 53, came to Britain in 1998, one year after he killed two brothers in his native Albania. He was convicted in his absence of both murders and possession ...Albanian murderer who posed as Kosovan asylum seeker to be extraditedNews & StarBREAKING: Albanian double murderer to be deported from UKExpress.co.ukall 4 news articles »
Posted on 19 August 2016 | 3:13 am
New Albanian Anti-Corruption Law Worries
Balkan InsightNew Albanian Anti-Corruption Law Worries MediaBalkan InsightJournalists' associations in Albania have expressed concerns that the draft law that will complete the country's long-awaited judicial reform might limit their right to free speech. The provision in the draft law that worries them is intended to ...
Posted on 18 August 2016 | 11:02 pm
Going Places Near & Far - Biking
The Island NowGoing Places Near & Far - Biking Albania: Exploring Heritage Sites of Lake Ohrid, Ancient City of OhridThe Island NowI travel to Albania with BikeTours.com's President Jim Johnson on a specially constructed “President's Tour” itinerary that modifies the regular “Albania's UNESCO Sites with Rivers, Valleys, and Gorges” trip. Johnson has been working with USAID and the ...
Posted on 18 August 2016 | 12:50 pm
Montenegro Could Admit 'Greater Albania'
Balkan InsightMontenegro Could Admit 'Greater Albania' CampaignerBalkan InsightVeliu tried to enter Greece at the Kakavija crossing on the Greek-Albanian border. He had previously been declared 'persona non grata' because of his claim that parts of Greece, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia “belong to Albania”. Veliu reportedly ...
Posted on 18 August 2016 | 5:02 am
Albanian Police Arrest 'Terror Attack'
Balkan InsightAlbanian Police Arrest 'Terror Attack' Suspect :: Balkan InsightBalkan InsightPolice said the 29-year-old suspect from Mitrovica in Kosovo attacked three people in the coastal city of Vlora while trying to kidnap them and shouting “Allahu ...Kosovo Albanian terror suspect arrested in Tirana - Region - on B92 ...B92all 2 news articles »
Posted on 18 August 2016 | 2:09 am
EP Debates on Albania, Resolution Approved
The Reporter for Albania in European Parliament, Knut Flenckestein, expressed his concern during the Monday session regarding the political tension in Albania. On the resolution for our country, Flenckestein, requested a clear picture about the arrest of the two MPs, Tom Doshi and Mark Frroku.
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 12:31 am
EP Appeals to Albania to Implement the
European Parliament expects from Albania to carry out as soon as possible the investigation of the arrested MP, Mark Frroku, and to start the implementation of the resolution that was approved last December in Parliament.
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 1:48 am
Albania Refuses Russia, Ilir Kulla: History
The commemorating parade on the 70th anniversary of the victory over Nazism will be held on May 9, 2015 in Moscow. But it seems that the parade is not going to be so enthusiastic. Official Moscow has sent invitations to European leaders, but most of them have not accepted paying a visit to Russia.
Posted on 11 April 2015 | 3:36 pm
Albania complains of UEFA double standards
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The Albanian football federation is accusing UEFA of double standards over its decision to award Serbia a forfeit victory in a European championship qualifier.
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 5:27 am
Albania and Kosovo to unite, inside EU or
By Fatos Bytyci and Matt Robinson PRISTINA/BELGRADE (Reuters) - The unification of Albania and Serbia's majority-Albanian former province of Kosovo is "inevitable", whether it happens through membership of the European Union or not, Albania's prime minister said on Tuesday. The suggestion was denounced in Belgrade, where a senior official accused Tirana's Prime Minister Edi Rama of "banging the ...
Posted on 7 April 2015 | 6:26 am
Pepe, Veloso, Guerreiro get Portugal call
Lisbon (AFP) - Pepe, Miguel Veloso and Raphael Guerreiro have returned to the Portugal squad for a friendly against France and a Euro 2016 qualifier against Albania next month, coach Fernando Santos announced on Friday. Monaco midfielder Joao Moutinho has ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 2:23 am
Midfielder Veloso back for Portugal against
LISBON, Portugal (AP) -- Miguel Veloso earned his first call-up in a year as Portugal coach Fernando Santos announced his 24-man squad for an exhibition game against France and a European Championship qualifying match in Albania. The Dynamo Kiev midfielder ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 1:01 am
Europa League group stage draw: talking
There are seven UEFA club competition group debutants this season, with Skënderbeu becoming Albania's first representatives at this stage. Sporting, Beşiktaş and Lokomotiv Moskva provide a daunting welcoming committee in Group H, and tough opening ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:35 am
Moroccan terrorist was in Albania in 2014
The Moroccan Ayyub Kazan, which was detained after threatening to carry out a terrorist attack on the train from Amsterdam - Paris, had also been in Albania. That was confirmed by the prosecutor who is handling the case. The Prosecutor said to "Reuters ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:13 am
EU should pressure Western Balkans to phase
Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia are home to 20 million people and have relatively carbon-intensive economies. All are seeking EU membership, but first they must meet economic and political conditions, including ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:28 pm
EU foreign policy chief warns Albania on
The European Union's foreign policy chief warned Albanian leaders Tuesday that the conduct of forthcoming parliamentary elections would be a major test for the country, which hopes one day to join the 27-nation bloc.
Posted on 15 April 2013 | 11:51 pm
Albania northwest under floodwaters for a
Villagers in northwestern Albania are running out of patience after their homes have been surrounded by floodwaters for a month.
Posted on 11 April 2013 | 12:18 pm
Albania to put trash import plan to
Albania pledged Tuesday to hold a historic referendum on whether to scrap waste imports, a money-making program strongly opposed by environmentalists who say the poor Balkan country is already buried under its own trash.
Posted on 9 April 2013 | 10:08 am
Albania says rain hampering flood response
Albanian authorities say continuous rainfall is hampering efforts to address severe flooding that has left hundreds of homes swamped and without electricity or drinking water for the past three weeks.
Posted on 8 April 2013 | 8:53 am
Piece of Berlin Wall used in Albanian
A memorial containing a 2.6-ton piece of the Berlin Wall was unveiled in Albania on Tuesday to honor former political prisoners who suffered under the late dictator Enver Hoxha's Communist regime.
Posted on 25 March 2013 | 5:48 pm
Resolved Question: Is Tropoje, Albania safe?
I want to visit the hometown of Marco.
Posted on 22 May 2014 | 10:46 pm
Resolved Question: What is ALBANIA like?
What would it be like to visit? To live?
What are some Albanian customs?
What are some things you should never do in Albania?
How are the people, friendly or more closed and guarded?
Posted on 11 October 2012 | 8:35 pm
Resolved Question: Asking about albania
how many times albania was kingdom ? was skanderbeg was a king ?or just hero ? zogu family was the ancestry of skanderbeg ? and when did the kingdom albania fall ? and how it ended ? thanks
Posted on 6 July 2012 | 8:02 am
Resolved Question: It is good country to
what will be the expence to stay for 4 days
Posted on 20 September 2011 | 2:48 am
Resolved Question: Anyone know anything
Lol its for a research paper for my Balkan History class at my university. There doesn't seem to be a whole lot of good information out there on this guy. I honestly never even heard of him until this class. We can't use Wikipedia sadly.
Posted on 11 September 2010 | 12:09 am