Tag: Albania
Sport 04.02.19 | 10:07

Macedonian futsal team beats Albania, advances to next stage as top of the group

The Macedonian futsal team beat Albania 3:2 and won the FIFA World Cup qualifications that were taking place in Skopje. Ziberi (twice) and Ismaili were on target for Macedonia which came back after losing 1:2 at the halftime. Macedonia won the group with 9 points, ahead of Albania with 6, Greece with...

Macedonia 29.01.19 | 21:33

Albania deleted recordings showing Gruevski cross its border into Montenegro

Albanian Customs officers apparently erased the recordings showing former Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski going through a border crossing with Albania, during his trip to Hungary where he claimed political asylum in November. Macedonian authorities, who say they are investigating how Gruevski...

World 29.01.19 | 11:39

Independent: Albania is Europe’s Colombia

In an article entitled “Colombia of Europe: How tiny Albania became the continent’s drug trafficking headquarters”, British newspaper Independent, reveals that marijuana contributes $4 billion a year to Albania’s Gross Domestic Product from illegal drug sales. The white fishing boat with the...

Balkans 28.12.18 | 09:31

Albania’s government fulfills demands of boycotting students

Albania’s government says it has fulfilled the demands of public university students, who boycotted classes for more than two weeks this month, The Associated Press reports. A statement Wednesday said the Cabinet held an extraordinary meeting and decided to meet all the students’ requests. Students...

Balkans 27.12.18 | 13:16

Double controls in Albania-Kosovo customs removed

Interior Minister, Sander Lleshi announced on Thursday that the double control at the Albania-Kosovo border was removed. The Minister informed that the Council of Ministers approved on Wednesday the decision for removing double controls at the “Morine” border crossing point between Kosovo...

Balkans 24.12.18 | 18:56

NATO alarmed at Albanian intelligence leak

An Independent story, revealing how Albanian intelligence mistakenly published the names of its secret agents in neighboring countries, raised alarm in NATO whose covert actions were also affected. Albanian intelligence published names, ID numbers, ranks, travel details, and even vehicle details of its...

Balkans 20.12.18 | 15:54

Albania expels Iranian diplomats on national security grounds

Albania has expelled Iran’s ambassador and another diplomat for “damaging its national security”, the foreign ministry said, Reuters reported. Albania did not identify the two, and did not say when they were expelled or if they had left the NATO member country, but told Reuters it had consulted...