Latest News from Albania
BONN - European Parliament (EP) Rapporteur on Serbia David McAllister said that the EU and NATO do not look favorably upon 4,500 Serbian troops saluting Russian President Vladimir Putin in Belgrade, and that Brussels expects that Serbia will keep its pro-EU orientation regardless of Putin's visit.
KOSOVSKA MITROVICA - Representatives of four Serb-dominated municipalities in north Kosovo urged on Thursday the Kosovo police to fully engage in protecting Serbs and ensuring security for all citizens.
Serbia's interior minister said on Oct. 16 that Albania was "not mature enough" to join the European community
At least six pupils were injured after a mass brawl erupted on Wednesday between the Albanian and Montenegrin pupils at an ethnically-mixed high school in Tuzi, a suburb of the Montenegrin capital.
The violence, which involved several dozen pupils, broke out after a few Albanian pupils came to school dressed in red T-shirts with Albanian symbols.
Incidents in Serbia and abroad after stadium provocation
BELGRADE -- Unknown persons late last night used a Molotov cocktail to torch a bakery owned by Albanians in the town of Sombor, northern Serbia.
The same bakery previously came under attack in 2008, when ethnic Albanians in Kosovo unilaterally declared independence.
Greece urges Serbia and Albania to "strengthen stability"
ATHENS -- The Greek government hopes that the governments of Albania and Serbia will "in words and deeds" work to strengthen regional stability.
Athens also hopes for "respect of borders and European perspective of all countries of the region."
KOSOVSKA MITROVICA - Unidentified persons burnt the flag of the Republic of Serbia, which was flying on the building of payment operations service in Kosovska Mitrovica, on the night between Wednesday and Thursday.
The incident occurred in one of the main streets in Kosovska Mitrovica, and the burnt flag could be seen on the site early on Thursday.
ATLANTA/BELGRADE - Serbia will remain a true pillar of stability in the Western Balkans, and nothing can compromise this, Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic told U.S. television channel CNN commenting on the incident which took place at a football match between Serbia and Albania on Tuesday evening.