Greek Minority in Albania Celebrates “OXI Day”

The Greek minority in Albania enthusiastically commemorated the October 28th “OXI Day” in a series of celebrations that lasted three days. Celebrations started on Thursday,...

Greeks in Albanian Town Have Properties Seized by State

Greeks who live in the seaside town of Himara in Albania have already seen their houses demolished and their properties seized since the passage of...

Albanian Police Guard as Himara Authorities Demolish Greek Homes (video)

Greeks of Himara reacted, as massive police forces arrived in the area on Tuesday in order to help with the implementation of the project...

Greek Premier Tsipras Warns Albania Over Plans Against the Greek Minority

The Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras warned the Albanian Government on Friday that the country will not join the European Union if it implements...

Erdogan’s Present to Albania: Biggest Mosque in the Balkans Nears Completion

Inaugurated in 2015 by the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Albanian counterpart Bujar Nishani the construction project of the Grand Mosque 'Namazgja'...

EU Commission Proposes Immediate Accession Negotiations for Albania, North Macedonia

The European Commission released its annual assessments and recommendations regarding ''Reforms in the Western Balkans and Turkey'' on Wednesday. In the report, it proposes...

Albania Gives Citizenship to Greek Orthodox Archbishop Anastasios (video)

The Archbishop of Albania, Anastasios, led hundreds of Orthodox devotees at the Tirana Cathedral on Monday, where he held the first liturgy as an...

Albania’s President Cancels Local Elections Citing Political Tension (video)

Albania's President Ilir Meta has cancelled local elections scheduled for the end of the month citing political tension. In the past few days thousands of...

EU: Albania and FYROM Deserve to be Part of Expanded EU

The European Commission will propose to the Member States, probably by summer, the start of accession talks with Albania and FYROM, said Johannes Hahn,...

Albanian Authorities Order the Evacuation of 19 Greek Homes in Himare

Nineteen Greek expatriate families living in Himare, Albania, were ordered by local authorities to evacuate their homes within five days because they will be...