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.
Donald Trump may be out of office, but women in Iran will continue to feel the weight of his "maximum pressure” campaign as sanctions are being maintained under Joe Biden.
Many young people are being lured into unprofessional and ill-equipped beauty centres in the country, where average monthly salaries around $500.
A 25-year-old man identified as Klodian Rasha was killed early on Tuesday in what police described as an excessive use of force by an officer during a curfew introduced to prevent a surge of coronavirus cases.
A deal billed as a breakthrough shows signs of fraying one week on, with neither Kosovo or Serbia closer to a final agreement.
Fetullah Gulen's terrorist organisation has made major inroads in the Balkans where those who oppose them are bullied into silence.
Growing Islamophobia is not just a phenomenon in Western Europe, in the Balkans where the continents largest number of Muslims are, it’s also a problem.
Aggressive diplomacy from Greece can't change the reality that Turkey has a rightful stake in the Eastern Mediterranean.
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