Country: Albania
Tiranë District
Population: 418 495

North Macedonia PM Zoran Zaev on Official Visit to Brussels to Discuss EU Accession Process

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev will meet today at EU Headquarters in Brussels with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, European Parliament President David Sassoli, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell, EC Executive Vice President Frans Timmermans and with EU Commissioner for Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Oliver Varhei.

Albanian Port Hosts Start of Defender Europe 21 Exercise

A massive US-led military exercise including 28,000 forces from 26 nations, including the United States, NATO countries and their allies, started this week, and will conduct exercises in more than 30 training areas in 12 countries during April, May and June, including Western Balkan countries.

Tirana Mayor’s Bodyguards Criticised for Manhandling Inquisitive Journalist

The head of the Albanian Media Council has criticised the behaviour of the Mayor of Tirana's security detail after a video published by Ora News media outlet showed a journalist being physically stopped from putting questions to Mayor Erion Veliaj.

Albanian Socialist MP Candidate Praises Communist Dictator Hoxha

Prime Minister Edi Rama presents candidates Luljeta Bozo (left) and Najada Como. Photo: Edi Rama/Facebook.

"If you put them on a scale, for me he has more positives than negatives," Bozo told Albania's Public Television after being asked what she thought about Hoxha and the damage he did to the country.