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The Socialists vowed to bring down Meta the moment they secured victory in a parliamentary election on April 25, without even waiting for the new MPs to take their seats in September.
They accuse Meta, a former Socialist prime minister who quit the party 17 years ago, of inciting violence and fomenting political instability with his statements before and during the election.
Veliu's story and countless like it are the reason why Albania's miners have been calling for 30 years for a special status that would recognise the unique nature of their work, providing for better working conditions, pensions and health cover. Retired miners currently receive pensions of between 194 and 242 euros per month.
The murder of Kostantinos Katsifas by the Albanian police underlines the “velvet ethnic cleansing” of the Greek minority as EU is ready to accept Albania
Protesters rallied on Tuesday outside the city court in Elbasan, where a woman was killed last week by her husband.
The 54-year-old victim, a mother of three children who had requested a divorce from her husband, was killed in the court building in the middle of the day in front of her youngest son.
Police inspect the scene where a politician was murdered and four citizens were injured in Elbasan, Albania, March 21, 2021. Photo: LSA
Xhuvani is a former state official who had campaigned for several parties, including the Socialist Movement for Integration, LSI, and the Justice and Integration and Unity Party, while being a Socialist Party activist currently.
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Bushati said prosecutors asked him where the information came from, and said he had refused to reveal his source, calling the meeting "a short meeting without much substance" while suggesting that the prosecutors should instead investigate how the personal data of the citizens ended up in the hands of a political party.