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...

How Many Members in Albania’s Greek Minority?

 Vasil Bollano is the chairman of “Omonoia,” an association which represents the rights of Albania’s Greek minority. In a press conference that took place...

Greece Will Support Albania’s Plan to Enter the EU

The President of the Greek Republic--Karolos Papoulias--ended his two-day visit in Tirana and Gjirokastër assuring that Greece will support Albania’s plan to enter the...

Dule Elected Vice President of Albanian Parliament

The Albanian parliament, in today’s meeting, Thursday 26 September, decided by vote the election of the president of the Human Rights Union Party, Vaggelis...

Berisha Intervenes Over Permet

Outgoing Albanian Prime Minister Sali Berisha blasted Greek authorities who complained that a Greek Orthodox Church in Permet was being seized and vandalized, with...

Albania Seizes Orthodox Church

Tension still prevails in Përmet in Albania, where hundreds of Orthodox residents of the town came into conflict with the forces of private police...

New Violent Episodes in Përmet

After the scenes of brutality that were recorded against clergymen on August 17 at the Church of the Virgin Mary in Përmet, a town...

Albanians Pull Down Bell Tower in Përmet

Scenes of brutality against clergymen took place on August 17 at the Church of the Virgin Mary in Përmet, a town in Albania, capital...