Albanian Gov’t Tears Down Greek Orthodox Church

Himare, Albania, municipal authorities demolished the Greek Orthodox Church of Saint Athanasios in the early morning hours of Wednesday to the dismay of Orthodox Christian...

Albanian PM Reacts to Greek Govt Criticism on Himare Church Incident

Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama did not let the Greek government's comments on developments within Albania slide by. Last week, police and employees of the Himare Municipality in...

Albania: Omonoia’s Notice on Greek Language

The Democratic Union of the Greek Minority, Omonoia, appealed to the Albanian government to pass the law on minorities which will clearly provide for...

Albania: ‘Omonoia’ Elects New President

As of yesterday, January 11, 2015 Leonidas Pappas is the new President of the Greek minority organization Omonoia in Albania. During the organization conference in...

Inauguration of New Orthodox Cathedral in Albania

October 26, the feast day of St. Demetrius, was chosen for the inauguration of Berat's new Cathedral in south-central Albania. The opening ceremony of...

Albania: “Omonoia” Complains About Violation of Greek Minority’s Rights

The Greek organization "Omonoia" has accused Albania's left-wing governing coalition of "non-respect of the pre-election and post-election agreements and continuous violation of human rights and...

Albania: Edi Rama Acknowledges Greeks of Himara

Edi Rama became the first prime minister in the history of Albania to recognize and acknowledge the Greek community of Himara. Until recently, Albanian...

Greece – Albania Relations Tested by Minority Concerns

Relations between Greece and Albania enter a shaky ground as Tirana's upcoming administrative reform plans threaten the demographics of Greek minorities in Albania. The main problem appears...

Albania Candidate for EU Membership

The EU Member States decided on Tuesday to grant Albania a candidate status on the country's accession to the European Union, but negotiations will be long...

Albania: Omonoia Seeking Union of Himara and Loukovo

The Democratic Union of the Greek minority, "Omonoia" has expressed with an official announcement, its opposition to the proposed administrative division in the region...