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...

Leaders of Orthodox Churches Visit Tirana

Leaders of Orthodox churches consecrated the Resurrection of Christ Cathedral in Tirana on Sunday. The consecration service – a major event for all Orthodox churches...

Tirana Seeks Answers for Albanian Inmate’s Death

Over the weekend, the Albanian Foreign Ministry expressed concern for the death of Ilia Kareli in prison in Nigrita, Greece on Thursday. In a statement, the ministry said it “condemns attacks...

Marijuana Confiscated Enroute to Greek Island of Corfu

On Wednesday morning, Albanian authorities confiscated about 463 pounds of marijuana during two different police missions in Saranda and Gjirokastra. The Albanian polices confiscated about...