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Old Church in Korçë Plundered

The  400-year-old church of Saint George in Moscopole, in the Korçë District, southeastern Albania, was plundered in the early morning hours of June 17. The thieves sawed the bars of the outer door and managed to remove an important part of...

Unity for Human Rights Blasts Vandalism

The Human Rights Union Party denounced the acts of vandalism against it that took place during the electoral campaign in Albania. For the fourth time, unknown people destroyed billboards with posters which bore the photo of the president of the...

Greece First in Remittances in Albania

Greece and Italy have the largest number of Albanian immigrants, and from these two countries Albania receives the biggest part of money transfers. However, Open Data that has researched World Bank statistics stresses also the other side of remittances that...

Greek Islands Among Europe's Cheapest Destinations

According to the American website Price of Travel, three Greek islands were included on the list of the fourteen cheapest beach destinations in Europe. The Greek island of Kos ranked fifth, as according to the website, “The hotels in Kos...

Parliament OK's Deal On TAP Gas

The Greek Parliament has ratified the Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) between Albania, Italy and Greece on the construction and operation of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) project, APA-Economics reported. The IGA between the three countries, which was signed in Athens on...

Greek-Australians Protest Albanian Census

The Panepirotic Federation of Australia strongly protested what it said were falsified results of the 2011 Census according to data given by the Albanian Institute of Statistics. In a statement, the Federation said the results showed there were discrepancies...

Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Opinion of Inventory of Greek Minorities in Albania

The Representative of Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Grigoris Delavekouras stated on Thursday, that Greek minorities' inventory in Albania should serve as a motivation for better functioning of the Albanian Public Administration and protection of the rights of minorities in...

Greek Minority to Boycott Inventory Process

Greek Minority Organization, 'Omonoia' in collaboration with the Vlach Community and the Organizations of Serbian and Slav Minorities have announced their unanimous decision concerning the imminent inventory.  They have decided to boycott the inventory process on 8th October. The President...

Twining of Thessaloniki with Durrës, Albania

On Tuesday, July 26th the mayor of Thessaloniki Yannis Boutaris met with the general consulate of Albania, Riza Ponta to discuss about the procedures of the twining of Thessaloniki with the Albanian city Durrës. They also explained the...