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News: Albania

We have started to collect the most important news related to Albania in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Albania: news

Serbs found guilty of Kosovo murders

Tuesday, February 11th 2014, 21:36

Nine Serbian ex-paramilitaries are found guilty of murdering more than 100 ethnic Albanian civilians during the Kosovo conflict in 1999.
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Albanian manhunt after jail break

Saturday, November 23rd 2013, 22:14

A manhunt is under way in south-east Albania after seven prisoners overpower guards to escape from a high-security jail.
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Albania shuns Syria chemical weapons

Friday, November 15th 2013, 20:49
related countries: Syria Syria

Albania will not allow the destruction of Syrian chemical weapons on its soil, the country's Prime Minister Edi Rama says.
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Anger in Albania over chemical arms

Friday, November 15th 2013, 16:10
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Tirana

Unconfirmed reports that Albania may take in Syrian chemical weapons for disposal provoke angry protests in the capital Tirana.
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Albanian police seize stolen art

Wednesday, October 9th 2013, 18:23

Albanian police seize hundreds of works of art including paintings, icons and murals, which they say traffickers were aiming to sell abroad.
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How much has Albania changed?

Friday, July 26th 2013, 23:17

Albania tackles 'badlands' image - with parasols
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Early lead for opposition in Albania

Monday, June 24th 2013, 10:39

Votes are being counted after Albania's parliamentary election, with early returns showing the opposition Socialist-led alliance ahead.
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Polls close in Albanian election

Monday, June 24th 2013, 1:14

Albanians have voted in an election seen as a crucial test towards joining the EU, but polling is marred by a deadly shootout.
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Greek prison siege ends peacefully

Sunday, March 17th 2013, 19:59
related countries: Greece Greece

A hostage drama at a Greek prison ends peacefully with the surrender of an Albanian killer who previously escaped twice from a high-security jail.
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In pictures: Albanians celebrate independence

Wednesday, November 28th 2012, 16:44

Colourful celebrations mark 100 years of Albanian independence
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