Tag: tirana
Balkans 08.06.19 | 21:48

Mass protests in Albania, President Meta cancels the local elections

Massive opposition protest is taking place in the Albanian capital of Tirana, as President Ilir Meta decided to cancel the municipal elections that were set for June 30th. Police is using tear-gas again to disperse the protesters who are gathered outside the Parliament. Opposition leader Lulzim Basha...

Balkans 28.03.19 | 19:16

Albania opposition supporters try to storm parliament

Albanian opposition protesters on Thursday made further attempts to enter the parliament by force as they demand the government’s resignation and an early election, Washington Post reported. A few thousand center-right Democratic Party-led protesters used smoke bombs and projectiles and repeatedly...

Balkans 21.03.19 | 23:23

Albania opposition holds new rally

Several thousand opposition protesters tried to enter Albania’s parliament building Thursday calling for the government’s resignation and an early election. The rally is part of the center-right Democratic Party-led opposition’s protests over the past month accusing the leftist Socialist Party...

Macedonia 13.03.19 | 17:01

Zaev in Tirana: The Framework Agreement is fulfilled and we are working in the spirit of the agreement through building a society for all

The Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, accompanied by Deputy Prime Minister in charge of European Affairs, Bujar Osmani, Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov and Deputy Minister of Culture Vladimir Lazovski, paid an official visit to the Republic of Albania. Zaev began his official visit with a meeting with Albanian...

Balkans 27.02.19 | 11:27

Protests in Tirana escalate, protesters try to enter parliament building

Supporters of Albania’s opposition threw flares and torched a car tire outside the country’s parliament Tuesday in an attempt to block ruling lawmakers entering the building amid calls for the government to quit. The center-right Democratic Party-led opposition claims the leftist government of Prime...

Balkans 18.02.19 | 09:41

Albanian opposition walks out of Parliament after unruly protests, demands early elections

The Albanian opposition Democratic Party walked out of the Parliament in protest against corruption and political abuse by the ruling Socialist Party led by Prime Minister Edi Rama, and instructed its members of Parliament to resign. The move comes after unruly protests in downtown Tirana on Saturday,...