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An Albanian MP has hurled eggs at Prime Minister Edi Rama in parliament, splattering his tie in a dramatic return for an opposition coalition that has boycotted the house for six months.
Police in Albania say they have cracked down on an international drug trafficking ring that allegedly smuggled marijuana, heroin and cocaine to European Union member countries
At least 1 person has died during heavy rainfall that flooded many parts of Albania, paralysing its ports and causing flights from its only international airport to be suspended, authorities say.
Gay rights organisations in Albania say they have been assured their annual pride will not be hindered the day when the opposition also has planned a national protest.
Albanian police say they have arrested three people and seized about 12 tons of dried cannabis hidden in a storage building.
Nato's Parliamentary Assembly has urged member nations to stand up to Russia's military assertiveness as a senior official vowed to strengthen forces along the alliance's eastern borders.
The southern Albanian town of Saranda is erecting a bust of US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton to mark her contribution in the international arena for the Albanian nation.
The wedding ring of a British airman who disappeared during World War II was returned to his family 70 years after his plane crashed in the mountains of Albania.
Passengers who were rescued from the fire-hit Norman Atlantic ferry off the coast of Albania have claimed they received no help or instructions from crew members as the fire broke out.
There have been anti-government demonstrations in the country for the last three months.
Morocco's foreign minister has rejected any moves by the European Union to outsource reception centres for migrants beyond the bloc's borders to his country.
Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama says his country and Kosovo could one day have a single president as a "symbol of national unity" between Tirana and Pristina.
Albania, set to hold parliamentary elections, is often described as the last mysterious country in Europe.
Serbian officials are warning of another war in the Balkans if Albanians try to form a joint state with Kosovo in the war-weary European region.
Albania is promoting the archaeological finds in the waters off its southwest coast to raise public interest and to attract attention of decision-makers who can help preserve the discoveries.
Local authorities say that oil spilled from a ship has polluted a tourist beach in southwestern Albania.
Albania has ordered a 10-year ban on cutting down trees for industrial purposes to avert an "ecological disaster" in the impoverished Balkan country.
Floods have killed a woman in Albania and Macedonia sent more troops to a waterlogged central area after fresh rains, while snow closed roads and cut power in Croatia, Bosnia and Slovenia.
A cargo ship with 49 people evacuated from a Greek ferry that caught fire in the Adriatic Sea has arrived in the Italian port of Bari, the first big group to reach land.
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