No breakthrough at the EU meeting with leaders of Albania, Bosnia, Serbia, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Kosovo on the tortuous path towards bloc's membership.
As the European Union looks inward, countries promised accession to the bloc find themselves left in the cold.
What started as a regular police operation by Kosovo’s police forces to enforce the law has resulted in Serbia’s President using sabre-rattling rhetoric harking back to the dark old days of the 1990s.
The closest most Afghans have ever got to Albania is in the alphabet. Now, for some, it’s home and perhaps even their future.
Much of Kosovo’s best sporting talent has left the country to make their fortunes abroad. However, judo is bucking the trend and bringing home gold medals.
After recent agreements with Poland and Ukraine, Albania will become the next buyer of Turkish combat drones, which are high in demand.
In an extraordinary session, the parliament voted 104-7 to discharge the president with three abstentions. The final approval lies with Albania’s Constitutional Court within three months.
Fast-tracking Balkan NATO enlargement would help the US anchor a slipping Bosnia and Kosovo.
With over 95 percent of the votes counted, the country’s central election commission says Prime Minister Edi Rama’s Socialist Party secured 48.5 percent of the votes, equivalent to 74 seats in the 140-member parliament.
Socialist Prime Minister Edi Rama is seeking a third term against a dozen parties united behind the main opposition Democrats, led by his long-time rival Lulzim Basha.
Some 3.6 million eligible voters, including Albanians overseas, will elect 140 lawmakers among some 1,800 candidates from 12 political parties or coalitions and those running independently after a bitterly contested campaign.
Cuba and Iran are unable to rely on an international economy where the US is the main actor, a harsh reality that brought them together to secure a coronavirus vaccine.
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