Albanian police

Balkan Gangsters ‘Profiting From Pandemic’, Report

In Serbia, it noted, agencies set up to fight cybercrime switched to focusing on people accused of causing panic and spreading disinformation on social networks and in Viber groups.

Some crime activities have decreased as a result of the pandemic, the report points out. Migration, for example, dropped significantly towards the end of March, it says.

Protesters Win ‘Battle’ in ‘War’ Over Albanian Theatre’s Fate

Protesters clashing with Albanian police on 24 July 2019 at the gates of the National Theatre. Photo: Gent Shkullaku.LSA

The announcement by Rama of the initiative on March 2018 was followed by two years of regular protests over the fate of the country's cultural heritage, political cronyism and concerns about the over-development of the centre of Tirana.

Montenegro Urged to Punish Border Policeman’s Killers

The assistant director of the Montenegrin Police Directorate, Nikola Janjusevic, said after the killing of the police officer on Sunday that the attackers must face justice.

Montenegro border police officer Milutin Lekovic was shot in the head in the resort town of Igalo, not far from Croatia, during the arrest of three foreign nationals who did not have any documents.

Albania Trades Blame With Airport Company for Plane Robbery

Austrian Airlines plane on Tirana International Airport on April 9, 2019. The plane was attacked by armed robbers who left the scene with millions of euros. Photo: Malton Dibra/LSA

Tirana International Airport SHPK, owned by Hong Kong-based China Everbright Limited, claimed that responsibility for responding to such major security breaches lay with the Albanian police.