Albanian Prime Minister Apologizes for Comments About Greece
Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama has apologized to his Greek counterpart, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, for comments he made about Greece. Rama accused Greece of "cheating" to enter the European Union. The comments were made just hours before the two leaders were...
Albania’s Election Points To Ruling Party Win
Albania's preliminary election results, which were made public Monday, point towards the ruling Socialist Party winning another term.
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...
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...
Greeks in Albanian Town Have Properties Seized by State
Greeks who live in the seaside town of Himara in Albania have already seen their houses demolished and their properties seized since the passage of a new bill which allows the town to be rebuilt to increase tourism. The ethnic Greeks...
Albanian PM Says Greeks and Albanians Have Deep Ties
Albanian PM Edi Rama (third from left). Photo AMNA Relations between Greece and Albania are "historical and traditional", said Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama on Sunday, according to the Athens-Macedonian News Agency (AMNA). Rama spoke at a conference titled "News Agencies...
Albania's Premier: Greece Can Never Be Our Enemy
Albania's Prime Minister Edi Rama launched an attack on Friday against extreme nationalists in both Greece and Albania following the funeral of Konstantinos Katsifas. Responding to a Facebook post calling on him to intervene to stop the "shameful provocation by...
Friction in Greece-Albania Relations Not New, but Progress has been Made
The recent killing of Konstantinos Katsifas by Albanian police forces has added to the existing friction between the two neighbors. The shooting death of Katsifas led to claims by Omonoia, an organization representing the Greek minority of Albania, that...
Albanian PM Claims Chams Have Right to Lost Property in Greece
Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama said Greece must recognize the rights of Cham Albanians in Greece’s Epirus region, including the right to claim lost property. In an interview on Tuesday with Greek daily Ta Nea, Rama said the Chams should...
There is a Cham Issue with Greece, Albanian Premier says
There is a Cham issue with Greece and the Greek Foreign Minister heard wrong when he said there is not, Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama said on television on Thursday. Greece's Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias had stated previously that there...