Albanian police

Macedonian Police to Help Patrol Albanian Resorts

The number of Macedonian citizens holidaying in Albania for the summer has grown to the point where Albania has asked Macedonian police to help patrol the resorts.

Following an agreement between the Interior Ministries of Albania and Macedonia, this summer, for the first time, police from neighbouring Macedonia will help Albanian police tackle not only road policing but also crime.

Albania Probes Mystery Illnesses Among Opposition Supporters

Albanian police said on Monday they are working with the prosecutors to find out what happened at an opposition Democratic Party rally on Saturday in Tirana, after which about 140 people complained of suffering mysterious ailments.

Problems included red, swollen eyes, skin irritations, vomiting and difficulties with breathing.

UK Officials Embarrassed by Albanian Convict's Return

Media revelations that a convicted killer from Albania is living in Leicester, central England, and running a lucrative car wash business have drawn angry protests from Conservative MPs and embarrassed Theresa May's government, which claims to have adopted a "deport first, appeal later" to foreign criminals.

Albania: Teacher Arrested for Pro-ISIS Propaganda

BELGRADE - Albanian police said Thursday they had arrested a female teacher for making statements supportive of the so-called Islamic State extremist group.

The teacher, whose name was not given, is being questioned at the anti-terror offices in the capital, Tirana, according to a spokesman who declined to be identified as the investigation is ongoing.