TIRANA The European Union's Frontex border agency deployed on Tuesday for the first time outside the EU, setting up on Albania's border with Greece to help fight illegal migration and crime.
TIRANA Zhaku, Lenci and Bobby, three lions whose miserable plight in a private Albanian zoo stirred uproar and led the Albanian government to order their rescue, began their journey to a Dutch big cat center on Tuesday, from where they will hopefully be returned to the wild. | Video
TIRANA, May 8 Albania's central bank held its
benchmark interest rate at a record-low 1 percent on Wednesday,
promising stimulus over the medium term and to normalise policy
TIRANA An International Monetary Fund team urged Albania on Monday to strengthen its revenue base, improve debt management by issuing short-term bills and make sure its new investment vehicle does not pose risks to its budget.
MARTA PASS, Albania The Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) has crossed the rocky mountains of Albania, putting it on track to start delivering gas to Europe next year.
TIRANA The Albanian government ordered troops to guard the country's international airport and criticized the Chinese company that runs the facility on Wednesday, a day after armed robbers seized bags of cash that were about to be loaded onto a plane.
TIRANA, March 28 Albania's Central Bank kept its
benchmark interest rate at a record low of 1 percent on Thursday
and repeated that it would shape its stimulus measures to
support the speed and stability of economic growth.
TIRANA Albanian police used tear gas and water cannon on Saturday to disperse protestors trying to break into parliament after marching twice around a nearby government building in a campaign for early elections.
TIRANA Albania's main opposition leader on Tuesday urged Prime Minister Edi Rama to call a snap election over allegations of corruption and vote fraud, as anti-government protesters rallied outside parliament.
TIRANA European lawmakers urged Albanian political parties on Thursday not to let domestic squabbles endanger the possible start of accession talks with the European Union in June, after the opposition quit parliament.