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Dozens Injured in Albania Earthquake

At least 37 people were injured on Saturday when a 5.6-magnitude earthquake struck Albania. The earthquake struck along Albania's central coast near the port city of Durrës, according to the United States Geological Survey, about 35 kilometers west of the...

Athens Condemns Destruction of Greek Soldier's Monument in Albania

The Greek Foreign Ministry has expressed "horror and concern" over the destruction of a monument dedicated to early 20th-century Greek fighter Thymios Liolis in the village of Krania in southern Albania. According to the Foreign Ministry's announcement, issued on Tuesday...

Albania’s President Cancels Local Elections Citing Political Tension (video)

Albania's President Ilir Meta has cancelled local elections scheduled for the end of the month citing political tension. In the past few days thousands of Albanians have rallied at capital Tirana demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Edi Rama whom...

Magnitude 5.3 and 4.9 Earthquakes Shake Greek-Albanian Border

Two major earthquakes with a magnitude of 5.3 and 4.9 on the Richter scale hit the Greek-Albanian border at 07:26  and 10:00 local time on Saturday morning (05:26, 08:00 GMT+1). Many smaller quakes have also been recorded. The epicenters of...

Athens Warns Albania on its Treatment of Greek Minority

The Greek Foreign Ministry warned neighboring Albania on Thursday that its European Union prospects were directly linked to respecting the ethnic Greek minority living within its borders. It called upon Tirana "to return to a direction of progress rather than...

EU Commission Proposes Immediate Accession Negotiations for Albania, North Macedonia

The European Commission released its annual assessments and recommendations regarding ''Reforms in the Western Balkans and Turkey'' on Wednesday. In the report, it proposes the immediate opening of accession negotiations for Albania and North Macedonia, but not for the...

EU Deploys Border Guards on Albania-Greece Border

Teams from the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, or Frontex, will patrol Albania's borders with Greece for the first time, it was announced on Tuesday in Tirana. The newly-placed officers will patrol areas for illegal immigration and also keep...

Greek Indifference to Albanian "State Mafia" Targeting Hellenic Minority

*This editorial piece was originally published in Greek in Hellas Journal  by Giorgos Harvalias  It is noteworthy how insensitive Greek politicians are to the ongoing maltreatment of the Greek minority of North Epirus, Albania by the mafia-like regime of Edi Rama. Our homeland...

Greek Foreign Minister Warns Albania After Removal of Bilingual Signposts

Greek Foreign Minister George Katrougalos warned Albania on Monday that Athens will take legal action if the rights of the Greek minority in Albania are compromised in any way. Speaking at an event organized by the Institute of Alternative Politics...

Albania Retreats on Threat to Seize Albanian-Greek Properties

The Albanian government has removed a clause from its Government Gazette which allowed for the arbitrary confiscation and impoundment of land and properties of Greek expatriate residents in the Himara region. An Albanian government cabinet decision published on March 29 in...