More of the same? What now for Albania?

Two months have passed since  the 2017 national  election results and the international community is mulling  over its implications.  Newly re-elected Edi Rama may well feel that...

Stadium of Shame

In less time than it takes to fill in a pothole on a major intercity road in Albania, the historic main stadium of Tirana was demolished. It...
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Feet on the Brakes

When I first visited Albania in 2005 I had one overwhelming impression: ‘This country has a lot of potential.’  I saw, as others before and since have...

Can Albania and Greece operate on reciprocal basis?

The decision to evict the church from the building was based on a 2002 court order that had not been enforced for years. Nevertheless, the forceful eviction...

Albanian PM admits defeat and resigns his post as head of DP!

Today, the historic leader of the Democratic Party and PM of Albania, finally admitted defeat in these general parliamentary elections 2013 and at the same time resigned...

An author’s insight into the looming elections crisis in Albania

Yesterday I was forwarded an article on Balkan Insight (BI) about some of the concerns over the upcoming parliamentary elections in Albania. The author was right on...

Another view of these Albanian parliamentary elections

Albanian parliamentary elections have always been a source of concern, manipulations and contestation. The parties in power have tried everything, and I mean everything, to get as...

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