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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

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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Albanian fire protest man dies

Friday, November 2nd 2012, 23:12

A communist-era dissident in Albania dies three weeks after setting himself on fire in a protest over delays in government compensation.
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France smashes 'huge heroin ring'

Tuesday, October 16th 2012, 11:53
related countries: France France, Germany Germany

Prosecutors in France say police have smashed a "huge" Albanian heroin-trafficking network, making 42 arrests in eastern France and Germany.
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Albania ex-prisoners in fire demo

Wednesday, October 10th 2012, 15:11

An ex-dissident in Albania is treated in hospital after deliberately setting himself on fire - the second such case this week.
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From China to Albania, via Guantanamo

Tuesday, August 14th 2012, 23:52
related countries: China China

Jailed in Guantanamo, born in China, now a chef in Albania
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Albanian Pulaku fails drugs test

Saturday, July 28th 2012, 13:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Albanian weightlifter Hysen Pulaku fails a drugs test and will not compete at the London 2012 Olympics.
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Kosovo ex-rebel leader cleared

Wednesday, May 2nd 2012, 15:35

A Kosovo court acquits an ethnic Albanian former guerrilla commander and three aides over the torture and killing of Serbs in 1999.
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Albania imprisons blast officials

Monday, March 12th 2012, 17:49

Nineteen former officials are jailed for a series of explosions at an ammunition disposal factory in Albania that killed 26 people in 2008.
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