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...

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...