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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

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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Serbs reject Kosovo Albanian rule

Thursday, February 16th 2012, 10:03
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro

Ethnic Serbs in northern Kosovo reject rule by the territory's ethnic Albanian majority, in a referendum criticised by Serbia and the EU.
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Kosovo clashes near Serbia border

Saturday, January 14th 2012, 22:34
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro

Police in Kosovo make more than 140 arrests after ethnic Albanian protesters try to stop traffic from Serbia entering the territory.
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Albanian torture suspect missing

Wednesday, December 7th 2011, 13:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A former Albanian intelligence chief wanted for torture and kidnapping has jumped bail and gone missing in London.
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